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June 23, 2014
Efficiency Advocates’ Ex Parte Communication with DOE on June 20, 2014

The attendees identified above met on June 20, 2014, to discuss DOE’s efforts on setting energy efficiency standards for manufactured housing. (Docket No. EERE-2009-BT-BC-0021).

June 23, 2014
Smeg: Proposed Penalty (2014-CE-23003)

DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Smeg USA Inc. failed to certify various basic models of refrigerators/refrigerator-freezers/freezers, dishwashers, and cooking products as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards.

June 18, 2014
Minka-Aire: Order (2014-CE-32018)

DOE ordered Minka Lighting Inc. to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Minka had failed to certify that certain models of ceiling fans comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

June 9, 2014
Office of the General Counsel Organization Chart

The following graphic is an organization chart for the Office of the General Counsel. The office is separated into four major departmental groups:

Litigation and Enforcement (GC-30)
Environment and Nuclear Programs (GC-50) 
Technology Transfer and Procurement (GC-60)
Energy Policy (GC-70)

May 29, 2014
Nostalgia Products: Proposed Penalty (2014-CE-14017)

DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Nostalgia Products Group, LLC failed to certify a variety of consumer refrigerators and
refrigerator-freezers as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards.

May 27, 2014
Minka-Aire: Proposed Penalty (2014-CE-32018)

DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Minka Lighting Inc. failed to certify a variety of ceiling fans as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards.

May 27, 2014
Sanden Vendo America: Order (2014-SE-52002)

DOE ordered Sanden Vendo America Inc. to pay a $6,200 civil penalty after finding Sanden Vendo America had manufactured and distributed in commerce in the U.S. 31 units of Class A refrigerated bottled or canned beverage vending machine model Vue30 (with 1128127 cassette refrigeration deck), a noncompliant product.

May 12, 2014
Ex Parte Communication Following Meeting Between DOE and the National Marine Manufacturers Association

At 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 7 2014 the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) along with representatives from three of its member organizations met with Jeremy Dommu of the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

May 12, 2014
Minibar North America: Order (2014-CE-14010)

DOE ordered Minibar North America, Inc. to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Minibar had failed to certify that certain models of refrigerators comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

May 5, 2014
Ex parte communication Memorandum

This memorandum provides a summary of an April 29, 2014, meeting with U.S. Department of Energy (“DoE”) staff concerning DOE’s rulemaking relating to regarding Energy Conservation Standards for Battery Chargers.