U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Building Technologies Office – Appliance & Equipment Standards
Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Test Procedure for Clothes Washers and Reporting Requirements for Clothes Washers, Clothes Dryers, and Dishwashers; Final Rule
[Federal Register: August 27, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 166)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
10 CFR Part 430
[Docket No. EE-RM-94-230A]
Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Test Procedure for Clothes Washers and Reporting Requirements for Clothes Washers, Clothes Dryers, and Dishwashers
AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy.
ACTION: Final rule.
SUMMARY: This rule amends the Department of Energy clothes washer test procedure to test for compliance with the existing energy conservation standard. It also establishes a new clothes washer test procedure which will be used to analyze, and will apply to, anticipated revisions to the existing clothes washer energy conservation standards. This rule also modifies reporting requirements for clothes washers, clothes dryers, and dishwashers, requiring manufacturers and private labelers to submit energy factor data on their certification reports to the Department.
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