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November 29, 2013
Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Proposed Determination of Computer Servers as a Covered Consumer Product, EERE-2013-BT-DET-0034

Pursuant to the guidance issued by the Office of General Counsel in its Notice of Guidance on Ex Parte Communications, 74 F.R. 197, this memorandum summarizes a November 22, 2013 meeting between Cisco Systems, Inc. (“Cisco”) and Department staff regarding the above-referenced Proposed Determination.

November 18, 2013
DOE EPCA Commercial Refrigeration Standards - EERE-2010-BT-STD-0003 / (RIN) 1904-AC19

In today’s call we discussed the new CRE proposed standard and how ControlTec anti-sweat controls can help meet those standards without sacrificing equipment performance or integrity. We have a revolutionary product that is the only in the business that has built in Measurement & Verification (M&V). All other anti-sweat heater controls are old technology that has algorithm’s to estimate store conditions inaccurately. 

November 15, 2013
Sylvane: Order (2013-CE-36005)

DOE ordered Sylvane, Inc. to pay a $4,000 civil penalty after finding Sylvane had failed to certify that certain models of dehumidifiers comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

November 7, 2013
PQL: Order (2013-CE-27001)

DOE ordered P.Q.L., Inc. to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding PQL had failed to certify that various basic models of medium base compact fluorescent lamps, general service fluorescent lamps, fluorescent lamp ballasts, and illuminated exit signs comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

October 28, 2013
American Nuclear Society MEMORANDUM OF EX PARTE COMMUNICATION

ANS requested the meeting to discuss process issues and ideas to make the Part 810 authorization program more effective and efficient.

October 23, 2013
CE: Compromise Agreement (2013-SE-1429)

DOE and CE North America entered into a Compromise Agreement to resolve a case involving the distribution in commerce of noncompliant freezers.

October 18, 2013
Haier: Compromise Agreement (2011-SE-1408)

DOE and Haier America Trading, L.L.C., entered into a Compromise Agreement to resolve a case involving the distribution in commerce of noncompliant freezers.

October 16, 2013
Sylvane: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-36005)

DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Sylvane, Inc. failed to certify at least two dehumidifier basic models as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards.