Energy

The group’s goal is to have another product category ready for pilot program verification in 2019.

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DOE is looking at ways to reduce compliance costs and/or increase consumer choices.

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The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Federal Register notice of petition for waiver from AHT Cooling Systems GmBH and AHT Cooling Systems USA Inc.

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NAFEM continues to monitor for new information on California’s planned HFC prohibitions and NOx emission reductions.

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In conjunction with the National Restaurant Association show in Chicago in May, NAFEM attended the Commercial Food Service Stakeholder Workshop for manufacturers, utilities vendors, suppliers and consultants.

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To help U.S. manufacturers drive energy productivity improvements and accelerate adoption of energy-efficient technologies, the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) have created the Sustainability in Manufacturing partnership.

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For nearly eight years, NAFEM has been able to provide direct input on U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) energy-efficiency standards through a seat on its Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC). Charlie Hon, manager, sustainability and government affairs, True Manufacturing, and the NAFEM seat-holder on the committee, is soon completing his second ASRAC term and, per DOE policy, cannot be reappointed for another consecutive term.

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ENERGY STAR® will be hosting a commercial food service (CFS) stakeholder workshop on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 1:00-3:00pm CT during the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show; EPA is working on the development of the ENERGY STAR Final Version 1.1 Commercial Coffee Brewers specification; and EPA is moving forward with development of the Draft 1 Version 3.0 specification.

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In early 2018, NAFEM, along with a coalition of other industries, provided requested comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on potential improvements to the ENERGY STAR program. ENERGY STAR has responded and did not make specific changes based on this input.

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