10 CFR 429.46 - Commercial clothes washers.

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§ 429.46 Commercial clothes washers. Link to an amendment published at 79 FR 71630, Dec. 3, 2014.
(a) Sampling plan for selection of units for testing.
(1) The requirements of§ 429.11 are applicable to commercial clothes washers; and
(2) For each basic model of commercial clothes washers, a sample of sufficient size shall be randomly selected and tested to ensure that—
(i) Any represented value of 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, water 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 commercial clothes washers; and
(2) Pursuant to§ 429.12(b)(13), a certification report shall include the following public product-specific information: The modified energy factor (MEF) in cubic feet per kilowatt hour per cycle (cu ft/kWh/cycle) and the water factor in gallons per cubic feet per cycle (gal/cu ft/cycle) for units manufactured on or after January 8, 2013.
[76 FR 12451, Mar. 7, 2011; 76 FR 24777, May 2, 2011]
Effective Date Note:
At 79 FR 71630, Dec. 3, 2014, § 429.46 was amended by revising paragraphs (a)(2)(i) introductory text, (a)(2)(ii) introductory text, and (b)(2), effective Jan. 2, 2015. For the convenience of the user, the revised text is set forth as follows:
§ 429.46 Commercial clothes washers.
(a) * * *
(2) * * *
(i) Any represented value of the water factor 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:
(ii) Any represented value of the modified energy factor or other measure of energy or water consumption of a basic model for which consumers would favor higher values shall be greater than or equal to the higher of:
(b) * * *
(2) Pursuant to§ 429.12(b)(13), a certification report shall include the following public product-specific information:
(i) If testing was conducted using Appendix J1 to subpart B ofpart 430 of this chapter: The modified energy factor (MEF) in cubic feet per kilowatt hour per cycle (cu ft/kWh/cycle); and the water factor (WF) in gallons per cubic feet per cycle (gal/cu ft/cycle);
(ii) If testing was conducted using Appendix J2 to subpart B ofpart 430 of this chapter: The modified energy factor (MEFJ2) in cu ft/kWh/cycle and the integrated water factor (IWF) in gal/cu ft/cycle.

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  • 2015-01-05; vol. 80 # 2 - Monday, January 5, 2015
    1. 80 FR 144 - Energy Conservation Program: Alternative Efficiency Determination Methods and Compliance for Commercial HVAC, Refrigeration, and Water Heating Equipment
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
      Final rule.
      Effective: February 4, 2015.
      10 CFR Part 429

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  • 2015-05-20; vol. 80 # 97 - Wednesday, May 20, 2015
    1. 80 FR 28850 - Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Test Procedures for Consumer and Commercial Water Heaters
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
      Reopening of the public comment period and announcement of public meeting.
      Comments: The comment period for the NOPR for the Conversion Factor for Test Procedures for Consumer and Certain Commercial Water Heaters published on April 14, 2015 (80 FR 20116), is reopened. DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this NOPR before and after the public meeting, but no later than June 15, 2015. Meeting: DOE will hold a public meeting on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., in Washington, DC. The meeting will also be broadcast as a webinar.
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