October 17, 2019
The first document below is a policy regarding representations of efficiency in both the consumer and industrial (commercial) metrics.
The second document below is an enforcement policy statement regarding enforcement of certification requirements and compliance with standards as to certain individual models of consumer water heaters regarding violations occurring on or after October 1, 2019, and before December 31, 2021, related to definitions.
The third document below is an enforcement policy statement regarding water heaters commonly referred to as "circulating water heaters" by water heater manufacturers. The policy addresses standards violations and certification violations for consumer water heaters that operate as circulating water heaters.
The fourth document below is a final rule related to "Test Procedures for Consumer and Commercial Water Heaters," commonly referred to as the "Conversion Factor Final Rule." The rule includes three enforcement policies related to standards violations and certification violations for certain consumer water heaters and commercial water heating equipment.