10 CFR 429.20 - Residential clothes washers.

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§ 429.20 Residential clothes washers.
(a) Sampling plan for selection of units for testing.
(1) The requirements of § 429.11 are applicable to residential clothes washers; and
(2) For each basic model of residential clothes washers, a sample of sufficient size shall be randomly selected and tested to ensure that—
(i) Any represented value of the water factor, integrated water factor, the estimated annual operating cost, the energy or water consumption, or other measure of energy or water 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 971/2 percent confidence limit (UCL) of the true mean divided by 1.05, where:
and
(ii) Any represented value of the modified energy factor, integrated modified energy factor, or other measure of energy or water 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 971/2 percent confidence limit (LCL) of the true mean divided by 0.95, where:
(b) Certification reports.
(1) The requirements of § 429.12 are applicable to residential clothes washers; and
(2) Pursuant to § 429.12(b)(13), a certification report shall include the following public product-specific information:
(i) For residential clothes washers manufactured before March 7, 2015: The modified energy factor (MEF) in cubic feet per kilowatt hour per cycle (cu ft/kWh/cycle) and the capacity in cubic feet (cu ft). For standard-size residential clothes washers, a water factor (WF) in gallons per cycle per cubic feet (gal/cycle/cu ft).
(ii) For residential clothes washers manufactured on or after March 7, 2015: The integrated modified energy factor (IMEF) in cu ft/kWh/cycle, the integrated water factor (IWF) in gal/cycle/cu ft, the capacity in cu ft and the type of loading (top-loading or front-loading).
(3) Pursuant to § 429.12(b)(13), a certification report shall include the following additional product-specific information: When using appendix J2, a list of all cycle selections comprising the complete energy test cycle for each basic model.
[76 FR 12451, Mar. 7, 2011; 76 FR 24767, May 2, 2011, as amended at 77 FR 13936, Mar. 7, 2012; 77 FR 32379, May 31, 2012]

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  • 2014-12-03; vol. 79 # 232 - Wednesday, December 3, 2014
    1. 79 FR 71624 - Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Commercial Clothes Washers
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
      Final rule.
      The effective date of this rule is January 2, 2015.
      10 CFR Parts 429 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.

  • 2014-12-03; vol. 79 # 232 - Wednesday, December 3, 2014
    1. 79 FR 71624 - Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Commercial Clothes Washers
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
      Final rule.
      The effective date of this rule is January 2, 2015.
      10 CFR Parts 429 and 431