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July 11, 2013
HKC-US: Proposed Penalty (2013-SE-33002)

DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that HKC-US, LLC failed to certify a ceiling fan light kit as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards.

July 10, 2013
NRECA’s Ex Parte Communication with DOE on June 11, 2013

The attendees identified above met via teleconference on July 10, 2013, to discuss DOE’s proposed rulemaking to allow waivers from energy conservation standards for large (>55 gallon) residential electric storage water heaters used in demand response and thermal energy storage programs (Docket No. EERE‐2012‐BT‐STD‐0022). 

July 8, 2013
Class Patent Waiver W(C)2012-007

This is a request by SOLID-STATE LIGHTING ROUND 4 for a DOE Class patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FOA-0000792.

July 8, 2013
Hicon: Proposed Penalty (2013-SE-1426)

DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Ningbo Hicon International Industry Company, Ltd. manufactured and distributed noncompliant freezer basic model BD-200 in the U.S.

July 5, 2013
Royal Pacific: Proposed Penalty (2013-SE-33004)

DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Royal Pacific, Ltd. failed to certify ceiling fans, ceiling fan light kits, medium base compact fluorescent lamps, and illuminated exit signs as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards.

July 1, 2013
CNA: Noncompliance Determination (2013-SE-1430)

DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to CNA International, Inc., d/b/a MC Appliance Corp. finding that Magic Chef-brand model HMCF7W ("CNA model HMCF7W") does not comport with the energy conservation standards.

June 20, 2013
Summit: ENERGY STAR Referral (F1112BL)

DOE referred the matter of Summit-brand refrigerator-freezer model F1112BL to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification.

June 19, 2013
ACEEE Supplementary Information Re Issues Discussed at June 11, 2013 Ex Parte Meeting

As supplementary information, to address a few questions raised by DOE in the ex parte meeting, ACEEE wishes to address three issues that were discussed – analysis of appropriate situations for a waiver, technical requirements, and procedures to minimize “leakage”.  

June 19, 2013
Efficiency Advocates’ Ex Parte Communication

The attendees identified in this memorandum met on June 11, 2013, to discuss DOE’s proposed rulemaking to allow waivers from energy conservation standards for large (>55 gallon) residential electric storage water heaters used in demand response and thermal energy storage programs (Docket
No. EERE‐2012‐BT‐STD‐0022).