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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
On February 12, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a Federal Register request for information (RFI) and notice of document availability regarding energy conservation standards for residential conventional cooking products. DOE is initiating an effort to determine whether to amend the... Read More
Monday, February 10, 2014
On February 10, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) final rule prescribing new energy conservation standards for external power supplies was published in the Federal Register. The compliance date for these new and amended standards is February 10, 2016.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
On February 6, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a pre-publication Federal Register... Read More
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
On February 5, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of public meeting and availability of the framework document regarding energy conservation standards for commercial and industrial air compressors. The framework document describes the analytical approach that DOE plans to use and... Read More
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
On February 5, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued draft guidance concerning test procedures for televisions. This is a draft document and does not represent a definitive view of the agency on the questions addressed. This draft guidance provides further explanation and clarification of the Final Rule establishing a new test procedure for TVs.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Smarter power plugs and appliances that can turn electronics on and off according to a homeowner's behavior rather than a fixed schedule. A water heater that delivers water to the different fixtures in the house at temperatures customized for the particular water use. A smarter-than-ever thermostat that knows how to set different temperatures for different rooms in a house. High-pressure water jets that can cut magnetic metal to construct high-precision, high-efficiency motors at lower cost.... Read More
Monday, February 3, 2014
On February 3, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a pre-publication Federal Register... Read More
Friday, January 31, 2014
On January 31, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a pre-publication Federal Register... Read More
Friday, January 31, 2014
On January 31, 2014 the Department of Energy (DOE) issued a pre-publication Federal Register... Read More
Monday, January 27, 2014
On January 27, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued draft guidance concerning small electric motors definitions and scope of coverage. In the interest of helping manufacturers to understand how to apply the scope of coverage to specific motor designs, DOE has issued this draft guidance based upon previous public statements. DOE requests comment from stakeholders... Read More
Friday, January 24, 2014
On January 24, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of public meeting and availability of the framework document regarding energy conservation standards for commercial and industrial air compressors. The framework document describes the procedural and analytical approaches the DOE anticipates using to evaluate... Read More
Thursday, January 16, 2014
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued Federal Register notices withdrawing the notice of ... Read More
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
On January 14, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice announcing open public meetings for the Commercial/Industrial Pumps Working Group negotiated rulemaking under the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act (NRA) to negotiate proposed Federal standards for the energy efficiency of commercial/industrial pumps. The purpose of the meetings will be to... Read More
Friday, January 3, 2014
On January 3, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a final rule regarding test procedures for residential furnace fans. DOE issued a final rule to establish test procedures for measuring the electrical consumption for electrically powered devices used in weatherized and non-weatherized gas, oil, and electric furnaces and modular blowers to circulate... Read More
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
On December 31, 2013 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of proposed determination regarding energy conservation standards for hearth products. DOE has tentatively determined that hearth products qualify as a covered product under Part A of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended.

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