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October 2, 2013
Ex Parte Memorandum on Grid-Enabled Water Heaters

On September 26, 2013 a number of stakeholders met with DOE representatives regarding water heater standards and thermal storage and demand response programs.

October 2, 2013
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October 1, 2013
Docket No. EERE–2012–BT–TP–0046 Ex Parte Communication

This Memorandum for the Record provides a summary of an October 1, 2013, meeting with DOE officials concerning potential test procedures and energy conservation standards for set-top boxes.

October 1, 2013
Ex Parte Communication_Kitable Refrigerator/Freezer Guidance

This memo memorializes the meeting between AHAM and the Department of Energy on September 25, for inclusion in the public docket. In summary, we discussed the need for DOE guidance regarding the certification of refrigerator/freezers that do not have icemakers, but have the capability to have an icemaker added later by the consumer.

October 1, 2013
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers

This memo memorializes the meeting between AHAM and the Department of Energy on September 25, for inclusion in the public docket. In summary, we discussed AHAM’s written comments on DOE’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Test Procedures for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, and Freezers, Docket No. EERE-2012-BT-TP-0016, RIN 1904-AC76.

September 30, 2013
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Ex Parte Memorandum

On September 24th representatives from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) met with David Danielson, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the Department of Energy (DOE), and other DOE staff to discuss proposals for the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).

September 30, 2013
AeroSys: Proposed Penalty (2011-SCE-1624)

DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty (NPCP) that AeroSys, Inc. failed to certify various basic models of space-constrained central air conditioners and air conditioning heat pumps as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. DOE also alleged in the NPCP that AeroSys, Inc. manufactured and distributed in the U.S. noncompliant basic models of space-constrained central air conditioners and air conditioning heat pumps.

September 25, 2013
CNA: Compromise Agreement (2013-SE-1430)

DOE and CNA International, Inc., d/b/a MC Appliance Corp. entered into a Compromise Agreement to resolve a case involving the distribution in commerce of noncompliant freezers.

September 24, 2013
Haier: Proposed Penalty (2011-SE-1408)

DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Haier America Trading, L.L.C. privately labeled and distributed noncompliant freezers in the U.S.

September 24, 2013
CNA: Proposed Penalty (2013-SE-1430)

DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that CNA International, Inc., d/b/a MC Appliance Corp. privately labeled and distributed noncompliant freezer Magic Chef model number HMCF7W in the U.S.