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May 10, 2013
Kenmore: ENERGY STAR Referral (90701)

DOE referred the matter of Kenmore-brand dehumidifier, model number 90701, to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification.

May 9, 2013
Metl-Span: Order (2013-CE-5352)

DOE ordered Metl-Span LLC to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Metl-Span had failed to certify that any basic models of walk-in cooler and freezer components comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

May 7, 2013
Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-033

This is a request by GE-GLOBAL RESEARCH for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-OE000593.

May 7, 2013
ASE/CAGI Meeting about Compressors and Compressed Air System Efficiency

On April 25, 2013, several representatives of energy efficiency advocacy organizations met with staff and members of the Compressed Air and Gas Institute (CAGI) along with some compressed air experts at the offices of the Alliance to Save Energy to explore and discuss a consensus approach to advancing energy efficiency of compressed air systems within the context of the DOE’s potential rulemaking on compressors. 

 

May 6, 2013
Sears: Compromise Agreement (2011-SE-1418)

DOE and Sears, Roebuck & Co. entered into a Compromise Agreement to resolve a case involving the distribution in commerce of noncompliant freezers.

May 6, 2013
Danby: ENERGY STAR Referral (DUFM304WDB)

DOE referred the matter of Danby-brand freezer, model DUFM304WDB, to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification.

May 6, 2013
Emerson: ENERGY STAR Referral (CR289E)

DOE referred the matter of Emerson-brand refrigerator, model CR289E, to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification.

May 6, 2013
Natural Resources Defense Council Ex Parte Communication

On Wednesday May 1, 2013, a group of non-profit and state energy efficiency advocates met with representatives of the Department of Energy to discuss the efficiency standards for Manufactured Housing.

May 3, 2013
Ex Parte Communication, Docket EERE-2012-BT-STD-0022

On May 2, representatives from PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., the National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association, the Edison Electric Institute and the American Public Power Association held a meeting with members of the Department of Energy’s General Counsel and the Office of Energy Efficiency to discuss next steps associated with the referenced docket pertaining to residential electric storage water heaters.

May 3, 2013
EERE-2011-BT-STD-0005, Proposed EISA2007 Rule April 22, 2013

REF: PHONE CALL DISCUSSION

On  Monday April  22nd, 2013 I had spoken with Mr. Jeremy Dommu with respect to the following topics:

a) Technical challenges of proposed efficiency level 6 limits, and the fundamental issue of proportioning the no load power consumption requirements to the nominal output power rating.