Regional Standards for Air-Conditioners in the Works
The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 directed the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to consider drafting new standards for several appliances (see
DOE is allowed to amend the current national standard and create up to two more stringent, regional standards. Although similar rulemaking proceedings have been delayed by several years in the past, the agency expects to have a final ruling on regional and standby standards by 2011.
More information is available at www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance_standards/notices_rules.html.
Published August 28, 2008 Permalink Citation
Wendt, A. (2008, August 28). Regional Standards for Air-Conditioners in the Works. Retrieved from https://www.buildinggreen.com/newsbrief/regional-standards-air-conditioners-works
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