Bloomberg Law
Nov. 22, 2021, 3:07 PMUpdated: Nov. 22, 2021, 8:49 PM

Appliance Efficiency Standards to Get Greater Enforcement (1)

Daniel Moore
Daniel Moore

The Energy Department is heading toward greater enforcement of efficiency standards on appliances, moving to roll back key provisions of a Trump-era rule that critics say slowed the program.

The department has finalized revisions to a process rule, that governs procedures for its Appliance and Equipment Standards Program, according to a pre-publication notice in the Federal Register Friday.

The final rule eliminates a strict minimum energy savings threshold to set a standard, loosens requirements to use manufacturer-developed testing procedures, and moves to reinstate a negotiation process that could lead to quicker standards. It also eliminates a requirement for additional analysis ...

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