Appliance Efficiency Program

Manufacturers must certify appliance efficiency data to the Energy Commission in order to comply with state law.

checklist icon Compliance - Go here for information on our compliance program, to certify appliance data, or apply for approval of a test laboratory or third party certifier.

badge icon Enforcement - Go here for information on our enforcement program. You may also report a violation using the Appliance Efficiency Enforcement Intake Form (PDF).

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Report a violation via the fillable Appliance Efficiency Enforcement Intake Form.

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2015 Appliance Efficiency Regulations

Toilet, Urinal, and Faucet Regulations were adopted on April 8, 2015 and are effective January 1, 2016

Water Appliance Amendments to the Appliance Efficiency Regulations
Excerpt of the recent water appliance amendments to the Appliance Efficiency Regulations

Appliance Enforcement Regulations were adopted on May 13, 2015, and are effective July 1, 2015.

Proposed State Regulations and Federal Updates.

Air Filters, Deep Dimming Ballast, and Heat Pump Water-Chilling Packages Regulations: Implementation and Frequently Asked Questions

The Air Filters, Deep Dimming Ballast, and Heat Pump Waterchilling Packages Regulations Will Take Effect on July 1, 2016.

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Appliance Efficiency Program Bulletins


Upcoming Events

July 13, 2016
Staff Workshop Appliance Efficiency Regulations Pool Pump Motors and Portable Electric Spas

July 19, 2016
Webinar: Overview, Title 20 certification program and review of: modernized appliance efficiency database system and Commission enforcement program

August 17, 2016
Webinar: What Retailers Need to Know About the Title 20 Certification Program and a review of the Commission’s enforcement program.

September 08, 2016
Webinar: Overview, Title 20 Voluntary Standards for LEDs and review of the modernized appliance efficiency database system

October 04, 2016
Webinar: Overview, Title 20 Voluntary Standards for LEDs and review of the modernized appliance efficiency database system