Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Federal Register notice of proposed rule to streamline and modernize the so-called “Process Rule.” The proposal is intended to improve the agency’s process for setting energy efficiency standards and test procedures for residential appliances and commercial equipment, enhancing transparency, accountability, and regulatory certainty for stakeholders. DOE will […]

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In December, the Energy Star® team met with a UL field inspector and observed a safety audit at Vulcan in Baltimore.

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On behalf of its members, NAFEM has responded to an advance notice of potential rulemaking from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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As the next step in expanding the Energy Star® steam cooker project that combined safety and energy audits to dishwashers and ovens, NAFEM arranged for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star® team to meet with a UL field inspector and observe a safety audit.

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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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The competition recognizes individuals for creative, specific and innovative approaches that led to significant, measurable energy savings at their manufacturing facilities.

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Manufacturers of foodservice equipment covered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Appliance Standards Program must electronically submit compliance and certification reports to DOE through its online Compliance Certification Management System.

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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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