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Current Test Procedure Waivers

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) regulations for covered products permit a person to seek a waiver, or an interim waiver, from the test procedure requirements for covered appliances and commercial equipment if certain criteria are satisfied. Regulations applicable to test procedure waivers for appliances can be found at 10 CFR 430.27; those applicable to test procedure waivers for commercial equipment are at 10 CFR 431.401.

This table lists all waivers to test procedures that DOE has granted and that are still in effect. The links to the notices provide access to the dockets in Regulations.gov, which contain all notices and public comments. Products include:

For more information, please email: AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov

Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps, Commercial

Scope Manufacturer Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Decision & Order Date
Multi-split Heat Pumps Fujitsu General America, Inc.     77FR13104 03/05/12
Multi-split Heat Pumps Fujitsu General Limited 77FR13107 03/05/12 77FR68752 11/16/12
Multi-split Heat Pumps Samsung Electronics America Inc. 76FR80916 12/27/11 77FR68755 11/16/12
Multi-split Heat Pumps Mitsubishi Electric and Electronics USA, Inc.     76FR65710 10/24/11
Multi-split Heat Pumps LG Electronics, Inc. 76FR53889 08/30/11 76FR78910 12/20/11
Multi-split Heat Pumps Fujitsu General Limited 76FR31946 06/02/11 76FR50204 08/12/11
Multi-split Heat Pumps LG Electronics, Inc. 76FR29733 05/23/11 76FR65707 10/24/11
Multi-split Heat Pumps Carrier Corporation 76FR19759 04/08/11 76FR31951 06/02/11
Multi-split Heat Pumps Mitsubishi Electric and Electronics USA, Inc. 76FR19078 04/06/11 76FR40714 07/11/11
Multi-split Heat Pumps DaikinAC (Americas) Inc 76FR19069 04/06/11 76FR34685 06/14/11
Multi-split Heat Pumps Sanyo North America Corp. 75FR13114 03/18/10 75FR41845 07/19/10
Multi-split Heat Pumps Daikin AC (Americas), Inc. 75FR4795 01/29/10 75FR22581 04/29/10
Multi-split Heat Pumps Daikin AC (Americas), Inc. 74FR66324 12/15/09 75FR25224 05/07/10
Multi-split Heat Pumps and Heat Recovery Systems LG Electronics, Inc. 74FR20688 05/05/09 74FR66330 12/15/09
Multi-split Heat Pumps and Heat Recovery Systems Mitsubishi Electric and Electronics USA, Inc. 73FR75408 12/11/08 74FR66315 12/15/09
Unitary Daiken AC (Americas) Inc. 73FR1213 01/07/08 74FR16373 04/10/09
Multi-split Heat Pumps and Heat Recovery Systems Daiken AC (Americas) Inc. 73FR1207 01/07/08 74FR15955 04/08/09
Multi-split Heat Pumps and Heat Recovery Systems Sanyo Fisher Company 73FR179 01/02/08 74FR16193 04/09/09
Variable Refrigerant Flow Zoning Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps Mitsubishi Electric and Electronics USA, Inc. 72FR17533 04/09/07 74FR66311 12/15/09
Variable Refrigerant Flow Zoning Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps Mitsubishi Electric and Electronics USA, Inc. 68FR54212 09/16/03 69FR52660 08/27/04

 

Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps, Commercial and Residential

Scope Manufacturer Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Decision & Order Date
Multi-split Heat Pumps and Heat Recovery Systems Daikin U.S. Corporation 72FR35986 07/02/07 73FR39680 07/10/08
Variable Refrigerant Flow Zoning Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps Mitsubishi Electric and Electronics USA, Inc. 71FR14858 03/24/06 72FR17528 04/09/07
Multi-split products Fujitsu General Limited 70FR5980 02/04/05 72FR71383 12/17/07
Multi-split products Samsung Air Conditioning 70FR9629 02/28/05 72FR71387 12/17/07

 

Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps, Residential

Scope Manufacturer Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Decision & Order Date
Multi-zone Unitary Small Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps ECR International, Inc. 78FR47681 08/06/13    
Heat Pump & Water Heater combination Daikin AC (Americas), Inc. 75FR62122 10/07/10 76FR11438 03/02/11
Heat Pump & Water Heater combination Daikin AC (Americas), Inc. 74FR66319 12/15/09 75FR34731 06/18/10
Heat Pumps Hallowell International 74FR63131 12/02/09 75FR6013 02/05/10
Multi-blower Air-conditioning and Heating equipment Cascade Group, LLC 72FR19891 04/20/07 73FR50787 08/28/08

 

Clothes Dryers

Scope Manufacturer Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver   Date Decision & Order Date
Condensing Clothes Dryers Indesit Company 78FR68042 11/13/13 79FR3785 01/23/14
Condensing Clothes Dryers ASKO Appliances Inc. 78FR41387 07/10/13 78FR53446 08/29/13
Condensing Clothes Dryers BSH Home Appliances Corp. 78FR36760 06/19/13 78FR53448 08/29/13
Condensing Clothes Dryers BSH Home Appliances Corp. 76FR19087 04/06/11 76FR33271 06/08/11
Condensing Clothes Dryers Miele Inc. 76FR5567 02/01/11 76FR17637 03/30/11
Condensing Clothes Dryers                  General Electric Company             74FR66335 12/15/09 75FR13122 03/18/10
Condensing Clothes Dryers Whirlpool Corporation 74FR15959 04/08/09 74FR66334 12/15/09
Condensing Clothes Dryers LG Electronics, Inc. 71FR49437 08/23/06 73FR66641 11/10/08
Condensing Clothes Dryers Miele Inc. 59FR49658 09/29/94 60FR9330 02/17/95

 

Direct Heating Equipment

Scope Manufacturer Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Decision & Order Date
Condensing Vented Direct Heaters Empire Comfort Systems 79FR18536 04/02/11    

Condensing Vented Direct Heaters - Fireplace

Empire Comfort Systems 76FR68180 11/03/11    

 

Dishwashers

Scope Manufacturer Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Decision & Order Date
Dishwasher "Water Use System" Whirlpool Corporation 78FR48661 08/09/13 78FR65629 11/01/13

 

Refrigeration Equipment, Commercial

Scope Manufacturer Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date  Decision & Order Date
Commercial Refrigerated Display Merchandisers Felix Storch, Inc. 78FR26006 05/03/13 78FR72074 12/02/13
Commercial Refrigerated Display Merchandisers Hussman Inc. 78FR25734 05/02/13 78FR72072 12/02/13
Commercial Refrigerated Display Merchandisers Hill PHOENIX Inc. 77FR5782 02/06/12    
Commercial Refrigerated Display Merchandisers Hussman Inc. 77FR4800 01/31/12 78FR79685 12/31/13

 

Refrigerators, Residential

Scope Manufacturer Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Decision & Order Date
Keg Beer Coolers, Assisted Living Refrigerators-freezers, and Hotel Refrigerators Felix Storch, Inc. 79FR14686 03/17/14 79FR49292 08/20/14
Refrigerators with Dual Compressors Samsung Electronics America, Inc.  79FR3793 01/23/14 79FR19884 04/10/14
Refrigerators with Multiple Defrost Cycles Samsung Electronics America, Inc.  79FR3787 01/23/14 79FR19882 04/10/14
Refrigerators with Shared Control Panel with Freezer Liebherr Canada Ltd. 79FR3791 01/23/14 79FR19886 04/10/14
Refrigerators with Multiple Defrost Cycles Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 78FR65625 11/01/13 79FR9896 02/21/14
Refrigerators with Multiple Defrost Cycles Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 78FR57141 09/17/13 78FR65623 11/01/13
Wine Cooler-Refrigerator PAPRSA 78FR35894 06/14/13 78FR35894 09/17/13
Refrigerators with Dual Compressors GE Appliances 78FR25724 05/02/13 78FR38699 06/27/13
Refrigerators with Multiple Defrost Cycles GE Appliances 78FR25728 05/02/13 78FR38696 06/27/13
Refrigerators with Multiple Defrost Cycles Samsung Electronics America Inc. 78FR15937 3/13/13 78FR35898 06/14/13
Refrigerators with Dual Compressors Samsung Electronics America Inc. 78FR15941 3/13/13 78FR35899 06/14/13
Refrigerators with Multiple Defrost Cycles Samsung Electronics America Inc. 78FR12044 02/21/13 78FR35901 06/14/13
Refrigerators with Multiple Compressors LG Electronics, Inc. 77FR44603 07/30/12 78FR18327 03/26/13
Wine Cooler-Refrigerator Sanyo E&E Corporation 77FR19654 04/02/12 77FR49443 08/16/12
Refrigerators with Multiple Defrost Cycles Samsung Electronics America Inc. 77FR13109 03/05/12 77FR75428 12/20/12
Refrigerators with Multiple Defrost Cycles GE Appliances 77FR8238 02/14/12 77FR75426 12/20/12
Refrigerators with Dual Compressors Sub-Zero Inc. 76FR71335 11/17/11 77FR5784 02/06/12
Refrigerators with Multiple Defrost Cycles Samsung Electronics America Inc. 76FR54456 09/01/11 77FR1474 01/10/12
Refrigerators with Multiple Defrost Cycles Samsung Electronics America Inc. 76FR16760
76FR59394
03/25/11
09/26/11
77FR1474 01/10/12
Wine Cooler-Freezer Liebherr Hausgerate 71FR2198 01/13/06 72FR20333 04/24/07