Conservation Standards Enforcement

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The Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Enforcement ensures that manufacturers (including importers) of consumer products and industrial equipment meet the nation’s energy and water conservation standards.  These efforts save money for consumers and ensure that products deliver on efficiency claims.  Strong enforcement of the rules encourages compliance and keeps manufacturers who break the law from having a competitive advantage over manufacturers who play by the rules.

Learn more about the Department of Energy’s appliance and industrial equipment standards.

 

CASE DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

August 16, 2019
Temspec: Order (2016-SE-43010)
DOE found that Temspec model VHC60 of single package vertical air conditioners failed to comply with energy conservation standards.
August 14, 2019
Republic: Noncompliance Determination (2018-SE-65006)
DOE found that Republic failed to comply with certification requirements prior to importing and distributing electric motors commerce in the U.S.
August 9, 2019
TECO Electric: Order (2018-SE-65002)
DOE found that Teco Electric models AETHPE and AEEHED of electric motors failed to comply with energy conservation standards.
May 23, 2019
Changhong Meiling: Order (2017-SE-14004)
DOE found that Amana brand freezer basic model number AQC0902DRW failed to comply with DOE energy conservation standards.
May 13, 2019
Carrier: Order (2016-SE-16027, 2016-SE-16028, 2017-SE-16008)
DOE found that Carrier Corporation distributed three models of noncompliant air conditioners and heat pumps.
May 3, 2019
WEG Motores: Noncompliance Determination (2017-SE-41003)
DOE found that WEG model 25012OT3G447/9T of electric motor failed to comply with energy conservation standards.
February 1, 2019
Beverage Air: Order (2018-SE-42005)
DOE found that Beverage Air commercial freezer MF48-S failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
November 29, 2018
Jofemar: Order (2014-SE-52004)
DOE found that Jofemar refrigerated beverage vending machine model V.4 Vision E332USTS0443 failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
November 9, 2018
Jofemar: Proposed Penalty (2014-SE-42004)
DOE issued a civil penalty notice to Jofemar alleging that Jofemar had manufactured and distributed a noncompliant model of beverage vending machine.
August 24, 2018
Nortek: Order (2016-SE-16020)
DOE found that a certain split-system central air conditioning heat pump failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
August 17, 2018
Danco: Order (2017-SW-29002)
DOE found that certain showerhead basic models failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
July 27, 2018
Electrolux: Order (2014-SE-14013)
DOE found that Frigidaire freezer basic model U21 failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
June 14, 2018
Cayuga: Order (2017-CE-42027)
DOE ordered Cayuga Displays, Inc. to pay a $2,640 penalty after finding Cayuga distributed in commerce certain noncompliant commercial refrigerators.
April 26, 2018
Ice Air: Order (2014-SE-43001)
DOE found that Ice Air packaged terminal air conditioner model 8RSCT13 failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
April 26, 2018
Stajac Industries: Order (2016-SE-42042)
DOE found that Excellence branded models DS-30 and DS-48 of commercial ice cream freezers failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
April 2, 2018
HMC: Order (2015-SE-42069)
DOE found that commercial refrigerator basic model S32E-3 failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
March 1, 2018
SandenVendo: Order (2015-SE-52002)
DOE found that refrigerated bottled or canned beverage vending machine basic model VUE 40 failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
February 14, 2018
Cooper: Order (2017-SE-47003)
DOE found that a variety of liquid-immersed distribution transformers failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
February 2, 2018
Turbo Air: Order (2015-SE-42003)
DOE found that commercial refrigeration equipment basic model JURF-48 failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
January 12, 2018
Silver King: Order (2015-SE-42070)
DOE found that commercial freezer basic model SKF27AD/C10 failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
January 12, 2018
Silver King: Order (2015-SE-42070)
DOE found that commercial freezer basic model SKF27AD/C10 failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
January 12, 2018
Haier: Order (2012-SE-1628)
DOE found that a certain central air conditioning heat pump failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
November 16, 2017
Jofemar: NND (2014-SE-52004)
DOE found that Jofemar model V.4 Vision E332UST refrigerated beverage vending machine failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
October 31, 2017
Olsun: Order (2017-SE-47002)
DOE found that basic model A72283 of low-voltage dry-type distribution transformer failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.
September 21, 2017
Quietside: Order (2015-SE-16010)
DOE found that a certain Quietside split-system central air conditioning heat pump failed to comply with the energy conservation standards.