16 CFR Appendix K2 to Part 305 - Representative Average Unit Energy Costs for Dishwasher and Room Air Conditioner Labels

Appendix K2 to Part 305 - Representative Average Unit Energy Costs for Dishwasher and Room Air Conditioner Labels
Link to an amendment published at 86 FR 9284, Feb. 12, 2021.

This Table contains the representative unit energy costs that must be utilized to calculate estimated annual energy cost disclosures required under §§ 305.16, 305.18 and 305.27 for dishwashers and room air conditioners. This Table is based on information published by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2017.

Type of energy In commonly used terms As required by
DOE test
procedure
Electricity ¢13.00/kWh 23 $.1300/kWh.
Natural Gas $1.05/therm 4 or $10.86/MCF 56 $0.00001052/Btu.
No. 2 Heating Oil $2.59/gallon 7 $0.00001883/Btu.
Propane $1.53/gallon 8 $0.00001672/Btu.
Kerosene $3.01/gallon 9 $0.00002232/Btu.

1 Btu stands for British thermal units.

2 kWh stands for kilowatt hour.

3 kWh = 3,412 Btu.

4 therm = 100,000 Btu.

5 MCF stands for 1,000 cubic feet.

6 For the purposes of this table, one cubic foot of natural gas has an energy equivalence of 1,032 Btu.

7 For the purposes of this table, one gallon of No. 2 heating oil has an energy equivalence of 137,561 Btu.

8 For the purposes of this table, one gallon of liquid propane has an energy equivalence of 91,333 Btu.

9 For the purposes of this table, one gallon of kerosene has an energy equivalence of 135,000 Btu.

[83 FR 7600, Feb. 22, 2018, as amended at 84 FR 58038, Oct. 30, 2019]

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