10 CFR 429.15 - Room air conditioners.

§ 429.15 Room air conditioners.

(a)Sampling plan for selection of units for testing.

(1) The requirements of § 429.11 are applicable to room air conditioners; and

(2) For each basic model of room air conditioners, 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 97 1/2 percent confidence limit (UCL) of the true mean divided by 1.05, where:

and

(ii) Any represented value of the energy efficiency ratio 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 97 1/2 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 room air conditioners; and

(2) Pursuant to § 429.12(b)(13), a certification report shall include the following public product-specific information: The energy efficiency ratio (EER in British thermal units per Watt-hour (Btu/W-h)), cooling capacity in British thermal units per hour (Btu/h), and the electrical power input in watts (W).

[ 76 FR 12451, Mar. 7, 2011; 76 FR 24763, May 2, 2011]

Title 10 published on 10-May-2017 03:48

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

  • 2017-03-29; vol. 82 # 59 - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    1. 82 FR 15457 - Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps; Correction
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
      Final rule; technical correction.
      Effective: March 29, 2017.
      10 CFR Parts 429 and 430

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