10 CFR 431.106 - Uniform test method for the measurement of energy efficiency of commercial water heating equipment.

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§ 431.106 Uniform test method for the measurement of energy efficiency of commercial water heating equipment.

(a)Scope. This section contains test procedures for measuring, pursuant to EPCA, the energy efficiency of commercial water heating equipment.

(b)Testing and calculations. Determine the energy efficiency of commercial water heating equipment by conducting the applicable test procedure(s):

(1)Residential-duty commercial water heaters. Test in accordance with appendix E to subpart B of part 430 of this chapter.

(2)Commercial water heating equipment other than residential-duty commercial water heaters. Test in accordance with the appropriate test procedures in appendices to subpart G of this part.

(i)Gas-fired and oil-fired storage water heaters and storage-type instantaneous water heaters. Test according to appendix A to subpart G of this part.

(ii)Electric storage water heaters and storage-type instantaneous water heaters. Test according to appendix B to subpart G of this part.

(iii)Gas-fired and oil-fired instantaneous water heaters and hot water supply boilers (other than storage-type instantaneous water heaters). Test according to appendix C to subpart G of this part.

(iv)Electric instantaneous water heaters (other than storage-type instantaneous water heaters). Test according to appendix D to subpart G of this part.

(v)Commercial heat pump water heaters. Test according to appendix E to subpart G of this part.

[ 81 FR 79322, Nov. 10, 2016]

Title 10 published on 2015-12-04

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 10 CFR Part 431 after this date.

  • 2017-02-02; vol. 82 # 21 - Thursday, February 2, 2017
    1. 82 FR 8985 - Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Compressors
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
      Final rule; delay of effective date.
      Effective February 1, 2017, the effective date of the rule amending 10 CFR parts 429 and 431 published in the Federal Register at 82 FR 1052 on January 4, 2017, is delayed until March 21, 2017. The incorporation by reference of the publication listed in this rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of March 21, 2017.
      10 CFR Parts 429 and 431