DOE letter to EPA referring Intirion (MicroFridge) refrigerator MFRA-4GF to EPA for appropriate action after DOE’s ENERGY STAR verification testing indicated that the model did not meet the ENERGY STAR efficiency requirement.
DOE ordered Danby Products to pay a $9,900 civil penalty after finding Danby had failed to certify that certain models of refrigerators and freezers comply with the applicable energy conservation standard.
DOE ordered Goodman Manufacturing Company L.P. to pay an $8,000 civil penalty after finding Goodman Manufacturing had failed to certify that certain room air conditioners comply with the applicable energy conservation standard.
DOE issued an order assessing a $12,160 civil penalty against Sunpentown International, resolving a case for the importer’s failure to certify that SPT brand room air conditioners meet federal energy conservation standards.
On July 31, 2012, representatives of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and the North American Technicians Excellence (NATE) met with Department of Energy (DOE) staff to discuss the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals:
DOE assessed a $6,000 civil penalty against Paragon Sales Co. after Paragon signed a Compromise Agreement resolving the case for the company’s failure to certify that certain Liebherr residential freezers meet federal energy conservation standards.
DOE ordered Engineered Products Company to pay a $480 civil penalty after finding EPCO had manufactured/privately labeled and distributed in commerce in the U.S. 19 units of basic model 15701, a metal halide lamp fixture.
DOE ordered Almo Corporation to pay a $6,500 civil penalty after finding Almo had failed to certify that certain models of residential refrigerators comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.