Appliance Efficiency Rulemakings


2015 Appliance Efficiency Rulemaking

Docket # 15-AAER-5
The California Energy Commission proposes to amend its Appliance Efficiency Regulations for residential lavatory faucets and showerheads.

Docket # 15-AAER-1
The California Energy Commission proposes to amend its Appliance Efficiency Regulations for toilets, urinals, faucets, HVAC air filters, fluorescent dimming ballasts, heat pump water chilling packages, and make federal appliance regulatory updates, minor corrections, and clarifications.


2015 Appliance Efficiency Pre-Rulemaking

Docket # 14-AAER-2
In this pre-rulemaking proceeding, the California Energy Commission staff will conducted workshops and meeting to receive comments on proposed standards for computers, computer monitors, and signage displays proposed standards.

2014 Appliance Efficiency Pre-Rulemaking

Docket # 14-AAER-1
This proceeding includes Staff Report Analysis and staff workshop comments for Fluorescent Dimming Ballasts, Air Filter Labeling, Heat-Pump Water-Chilling Packages, Faucets, Toilets, Urinals, Light-Emitting Diodes, and Multifaceted Reflector Lamps.

2013 Appliance Efficiency Pre-Rulemaking

Dockets 12-AAER-2A-G
2013, pre-rulemaking proceedings were conducted to receive from stakeholders' information data, and proposals to develop energy efficiency standards for the following topics: Computers, Computer Monitors, Signage Displays, Game Consoles, Network Equipment, And Set-Top Boxes, Fluorescent Dimming Ballasts, Light-Emitting Diodes And Multifaceted Reflector Lamps, Commercial Clothes Dryers, Pool Pump, SPA Labeling, Faucets, Toilets, Urinals, and Water Meters.

If you have questions about the 2014 Standards, please contact the Energy Standards Hotline.

If you would like to propose a rulemaking or a change to the current regulations, please download the Proposal Template. Proposals can be submitted to the Appliance Efficiency Program at