Current Test Procedure Waivers

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The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) regulations for covered products permit a person to seek a waiver, or an interim waiver, from the test procedure requirements for covered appliances and commercial equipment if certain criteria are satisfied. Regulations applicable to test procedure waivers for appliances can be found at 10 CFR 430.27; those applicable to test procedure waivers for commercial equipment are at 10 CFR 431.401.

This table lists all waivers to test procedures that DOE has granted and that are still in effect. The links to the notices provide access to the dockets in Regulations.gov, which contain all notices and public comments. Products include:

•             Battery Chargers

•             Ceiling Fans

•             Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps

•             Clothes Washers

•             Consumer Refrigerators

•             Commercial Refrigeration Equipment

•             Dishwashers

•             External Power Supply

•             Illuminated Exit Signs

•             Portable Air Conditioners

•             Room Air Conditioners

•             Walk-in Collers and Walk-in Freezers

For more information, please email: AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov 

BATTERY CHARGERS

Dyson, Inc.

Case No. BC-001 / docket # EERE-2016-BT-WAV-0034 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Battery Charger in Robotic Vacuum Cleaner 81FR62489 09/09/16  Closed 82FR16580 04/05/17

CEILING FANS

Big Ass Solutions 

Case No. 2017-011 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0049 / email BASFan2017WAV0049@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Ceiling Fans 83FR12726 03/23/18  Closed Pre-Publication Federal Register Notice 10/10/18

CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONERS AND HEAT PUMPS

TCL AC

Case No. 2018-009 / docket #  EERE-2018-BT-WAV-0013  / email TCL2018WAV0013@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps (non-communication variable speed systems with coil-only configuration)          

 

First Co.

Case No. 2018-006 / docket #  EERE-2018-BT-WAV-0012  / email FirstCo2018WAV0012@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps          

 

GD Midea Heating and Ventilating Equipment Co., Ltd.

Case No. 2017-013 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0060, email - Midea2017WAV0060@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps 83FR24767 05/30/18 Closed    

 

AeroSys

Case No. 2017-010 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0042 / email AeroSys2017WAV0042@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps 83FR24762 05/30/18 Closed    

 

National Comfort Products, Inc.

Case No. 2017-008 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0030 / email - NCP2017WAV0030@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps 83FR24754 05/30/18 Closed    

 

Johnson Controls, Inc.

Case No. CAC-051 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0037 / email JohnsonControlsCAC051waiver@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps 82FR45952 09/20/17 Closed 83FR12735 03/23/18

 

Johnson Controls, Inc.

Case No. CAC-050 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0039 / email JCI2017WAV0042@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps 83FR40011 08/13/18 Closed    

 

CLOTHES WASHERS

Samsung

Case No. CW-027 / Docket # EERE-2016-BT-WAV-0038 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Residential Clothes Washer 81FR87030 12/02/16 Closed 82FR17229 04/10/17

 

Whirlpool

Case No. CW-026 / docket # EERE-2015-BT-WAV-0020 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Residential Clothes Washer 80FR78208 12/16/15 Closed 81FR26215 05/02/16

 

CONSUMER REFRIGERATORS

Panasonic Appliances Refrigeration Systems Corporation of America

Case No. 2018-008 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0038 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Freezer, Freezer - - - 83FR50907 10/10/18

 

Panasonic Appliances Refrigeration Systems Corporation of America

Case No. RF-047 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0038 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Freezer, Freezer     Closed 82FR36386 08/04/17

 

New Shunxiang Electrical Appliance Co

Case No. RF-044 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0002 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Freezer, Freezer 82FR33099 07/19/17 Closed 83FR11743 03/16/18

 

AGA Marvel

Case No. RF-045 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Wine Cooler-Freezer 81FR41531 06/27/16 Closed 82FR21211 05/05/17

 

Panasonic Appliances Refrigeration Systems Corporation of America

Case No. RF-043 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Wine Cooler-Freezer 81FR4270 01/26/16 Closed 82FR21209 05/05/17

 

GE

Case No. RF-042 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Refrigerators with Multiple Compressors 79FR55775 09/14/14 Closed 80FR7851 02/12/15

 

Panasonic Appliances Refrigeration Systems Corporation of America

Case No. RF-041 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Wine Cooler-Freezer - - - 79FR55769 09/17/14

 

Sub-Zero

Case No. RF-040 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Wine Cooler-Freezer 79FR55772 09/17/14 Closed 80FR7854 02/12/15

 

Felix Storch, Inc.

Case No. RF-038 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Keg Beer Coolers, Assisted Living Refrigerators- Freezers, and Hotel Refrigerators 79FR14686 03/17/14 Closed 79FR49292 08/20/14

 

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Case No. RF-037 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Refrigerators with Dual Compressors 79FR3793 01/23/14 Closed 79FR19884 04/10/14

 

Liebherr Canada Ltd.

Case No. RF-035 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Refrigerators with Shared Control Panel with Freezer 79FR3791 01/23/14 Closed 79FR19886 04/10/14

 

COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION EQUIPMENT

AHT Cooling Systems GmBH and AHT Cooling Systems USA Inc.

Case No. 2017-007 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0041 / email AHT2017WAV0041@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment 83FR25658 06/04/18 Closed    

 

ITW Food Equipment Group, LLC

Case No. CR-007 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0001 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment 82FR33081 07/19/17 Closed 83FR46148 09/12/18

 

AHT Cooling Systems GmBH and AHT Cooling Systems USA Inc.

Case No. CR-006 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0027-0009 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov)
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Multi-mode commercial refrigeration equipment 82FR24430 05/26/17 Closed    

 

DISHWASHERS

IKEA (Whirlpool)

Case No. 2017-012 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0058 / email IKEA2017WAV0058@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Dishwasher with a “water use system”          

 

Miele

Case No. DW-012 / docket # EERE-2016-BT-WAV-0039 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Dishwasher that runs on an electrical supply voltage of 208 volts 81FR87027 12/02/16 Closed 82FR17227 04/10/17

 

Whirlpool

Case No. DW-011 / docket # EERE-2013-BT-WAV-0042 / email AS_Waiver_REquest@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Dishwasher with a “water use system” 78FR48661 08/09/13 Closed 78FR65629 11/01/13

 

EXTERNAL POWER SUPPLY

Apple

Case No. 2018-005 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0043 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
External Power Supply - - - 83FR50905 10/10/18

 

Huawei Technologies, Co. Ltd

Case No. 2017-014 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0061 / email Huawei2017WAV0061@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
External Power Supply 83FR12737 03/23/2018 Closed 83FR25448 06/01/18

 

Hefei Bitland Information Technology Co., Ltd

Case No. EPS-004/ docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0043 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
External Power Supply 82FR34294 07/24/17 Closed 83FR11738 03/16/18

 

Poin2 Labs

Case No. EPS-003/ docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0043 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
External Power Supply 82FR34294 07/24/17 Closed 83FR11738 03/16/18

 

Microsoft Corporation

Case No. EPS-002/ docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0043 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
External Power Supply 82FR34294 07/24/17 Closed 83FR11738 03/16/18

 

Apple Inc

Case No. EPS-001/ docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0043 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
External Power Supply 82FR34294 07/24/17 Closed 83FR11738 03/16/18

 

ILLUMINATED EXIT SIGNS

Beghelli

Case No. 2018-007 / docket # EERE-2018-BT-WAV-0011 / email Beghelli2018WAV0011@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Combination Illuminated Exit Signs          

 

Acuity Brands

Case No. IES-001 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0033 / email AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Combination Illuminated Exit Signs 82FR26469 06/07/2017 Closed 83FR11740 03/16/18

 

Portable Air Conditioners

LG Electronics USA, Inc.

Case No. 2018-004 / docket # EERE-2018-BT-WAV-0007  / email LG2018WAV0007@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Inverter portable air conditioners          

 

Room Air Conditioners

LG Electronics USA, Inc.

Case No. 2018-003 / docket # EERE-2018-BT-WAV-0006  / email LG2018WAV0006@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Room air conditioners with variable-speed compressors 83FR30717 06/29/2018 Closed    

 

WALK-IN COOLERS AND WALK-IN FREEZERS

Store It Cold

Case No. 2018-002 / docket # EERE-2018-BT-WAV-0002 / email storeitcold2018wav0002@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Walk-in cooler and walk-in freezer doors          

 

HH Technologies

Case No. 2018-001 / docket # EERE-2018-BT-WAV-0001  / email HHT2018WAV0001@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Walk-in cooler and walk-in freezer doors 83FR28211 06/18/2018 Closed Pre-Publication Federal Register Notice 10/15/2010

 

Jamison Door Company

Case No. 2017-009 / docket # EERE-2017-BT-WAV-0040  / email JamisonDoor2017WAV0040@ee.doe.gov
Scope Petition for Waiver / Grant of Interim Waiver Date Comment Period Decision & Order Date
Walk-in cooler and walk-in freezer doors 83FR28422 06/19/2018 Closed Pre-Publication Federal Register Notice 10/15/2018