10 CFR 429.17 - Residential water heaters.

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§ 429.17 Residential water heaters.
(a) Sampling plan for selection of units for testing.
(1) The requirements of § 429.11 are applicable to residential water heaters; and
(2) For each basic model of residential water heaters, a sample of sufficient size shall be randomly selected and tested to ensure that—
(i) Any represented value of estimated annual operating cost, energy consumption or other measure of energy consumption of a basic model for which consumers would favor lower values shall be greater than or equal to the higher of:
(A) The mean of the sample, where:
Or,
(B) The upper 95 percent confidence limit (UCL) of the true mean divided by 1.10, where:
and
(ii) Any represented value of the energy factor or other measure of energy consumption of a basic model for which consumers would favor higher values shall be less than or equal to the lower of:
(A) The mean of the sample, where:
Or,
(B) The lower 95 percent confidence limit (LCL) of the true mean divided by 0.90, where:
(b) Certification reports.
(1) The requirements of § 429.12 are applicable to residential water heaters; and
(2) Pursuant to § 429.12(b)(13), a certification report shall include the following public product-specific information: The energy factor (EF), rated storage volume in gallons (gal), first hour rating (maximum gallons per minute), and recovery efficiency (percent).
[76 FR 12451, Mar. 7, 2011; 76 FR 24764, May 2, 2011]

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  • 2014-07-11; vol. 79 # 133 - Friday, July 11, 2014
    1. 79 FR 40542 - Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Test Procedures for Residential and Commercial Water Heaters
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
      Final rule.
      The effective date of this rule is July 13, 2015. Compliance will be mandatory starting one year after the publication in the Federal Register of a mathematical conversion factor to convert from the existing efficiency ratings to efficiency ratings under the test procedure adopted by this final rule, or December 31, 2015, whichever is later. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in this rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of July 13, 2015. Other publications referenced were approved on March 23, 2009, and May 16, 2012.
      10 CFR Parts 429, 430, and 431

Title 10 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 10 CFR 429 after this date.

  • 2014-11-07; vol. 79 # 216 - Friday, November 7, 2014
    1. 79 FR 66338 - Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Test Procedures for Residential and Commercial Water Heaters; Air-Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute Petition for Repeal
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
      Petition for repeal; request for comments.
      Any comments must be received by DOE not later than January 6, 2015.
      10 CFR Part 429