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May 27, 2014
Minka-Aire: Proposed Penalty (2014-CE-32018)

DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Minka Lighting Inc. failed to certify a variety of ceiling fans as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards.

May 27, 2014
Sanden Vendo America: Order (2014-SE-52002)

DOE ordered Sanden Vendo America Inc. to pay a $6,200 civil penalty after finding Sanden Vendo America had manufactured and distributed in commerce in the U.S. 31 units of Class A refrigerated bottled or canned beverage vending machine model Vue30 (with 1128127 cassette refrigeration deck), a noncompliant product.

May 12, 2014
Ex Parte Communication Following Meeting Between DOE and the National Marine Manufacturers Association

At 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 7 2014 the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) along with representatives from three of its member organizations met with Jeremy Dommu of the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

May 12, 2014
Minibar North America: Order (2014-CE-14010)

DOE ordered Minibar North America, Inc. to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Minibar had failed to certify that certain models of refrigerators comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

May 5, 2014
Ex parte communication Memorandum

This memorandum provides a summary of an April 29, 2014, meeting with U.S. Department of Energy (“DoE”) staff concerning DOE’s rulemaking relating to regarding Energy Conservation Standards for Battery Chargers.

 

April 30, 2014
Sanden Vendo America: Proposed Penalty (2014-SE-52002)

DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Sanden Vendo America Inc. manufactured and distributed noncompliant Class A refrigerated bottled or canned beverage vending machine model Vue30 (with 1128127 cassette refrigeration deck) in the U.S.

April 30, 2014
Nicor: Order (2014-CE-32016)

DOE ordered Nicor, Inc. to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Nicor had failed to certify that certain models of ceiling fans comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

April 29, 2014
Kohler: Order (2014-CW-30003)

DOE ordered Kohler Co. to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Kohler had failed to certify that certain models of water closets comply with the applicable water conservation standards.

April 28, 2014
Comments on Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Alternative Efficiency Determination Methods and Test Procedures for Walk-In Coolers and Walk-In Freezers; Docket No. EERE-2011-BT-TP-0024

On behalf of our client, Bally Refrigerated Boxes, Inc. (“Bally” or “Company”), we are pleased to submit the enclosed comments on the February 20, 2014 supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking for walk-in cooler and walk-in freezer alternative efficiency determination methods and test procedures (79 Fed. Reg. 9818).

April 25, 2014
Whirlpool: Order (2013-SE-1420)

DOE ordered Whirlpool Corporation to pay a $5,329,800 civil penalty after finding Whirlpool had manufactured and distributed in commerce in the U.S. at least 26,649 units of basic model 8TAR81 noncompliant refrigerator-freezer.