October 31, 2016

DOE Reaches Settlements with Three Commercial Refrigerator Equipment Manufacturers

DOE settled enforcement actions against three manufacturers of commercial refrigeration equipment for various violations.

March 31, 2016

Single-Package Vertical Units to be Certified

DOE recently resolved enforcement actions against two companies for failure to certify that the single package vertical air conditioners and heat pumps they were distributing meet the applicable energy conservation standards.

March 25, 2016

Enforcement Actions Settled

The General Counsel’s enforcement office recently settled enforcement actions against AHT Cooling Systems, Inc. and Crane Merchandising Systems, ...

March 4, 2016

DOE Collects Civil Penalties for Failure to Certify Compliance

DOE recently resolved enforcement actions against a variety of companies for failure to certify that the products they were distributing meet the applicable energy conservation standards.

March 1, 2016

DOE Reaches Settlements with Three Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturers

DOE settled enforcement actions against Utility Refrigerator, True Manufacturing, and Victory Refrigeration for distributing commercial refrigeration equipment in the United States that do not meet applicable energy conservation standards.

November 18, 2015

DOE Collects Civil Penalties for Failure to Certify Commercial Refrigeration Equipment

DOE recently resolved enforcement actions against two companies that failed to certify that their commercial refrigeration equipment complies with federal energy conservation standards.

November 12, 2015

DOE Seeks Comment on Regional Standards Enforcement Plan

DOE is seeking comment from the public on an enforcement plan that describes how the Department would enforce the regional standards for central air conditioners. The proposed rule was developed by a working group of efficiency advocates, manufacturer...

November 6, 2015

DOE Reaches Agreement with LG Electronics

DOE reached an agreement with LG Electronics, USA, Inc. (LG) that modifies a prior agreement under which LG had been making annual payments to consumers who had purchased certain models of LG and Kenmore-brand French Door refrigerators.

October 27, 2015

DOE Reaches $1.5M Settlement with Room Air Conditioner Manufacturer

The General Counsel’s enforcement office settled an enforcement action against Friedrich Air Conditioning Company for almost $1.5M for the distribution of room air conditioners that failed to meet federal minimum standards for energy efficiency.