Appliance Efficiency Rulemakings

Rulemakings

2016 Appliance Efficiency Rulemaking

Docket # 16-AAER-03
The California Energy Commission staff will conduct workshops and meetings to receive comments on proposed standards for landscape emitters.

Docket # 16-AAER-02
The California Energy Commission proposes to amend its Appliance Efficiency Regulations to include Regulations for Computers, Computer Monitors, and Signage Displays.

2015 Appliance Efficiency Rulemaking

Docket # 15-AAER-07
The California Energy Commission proposes to amend its Appliance Efficiency Regulations for kitchen faucets, tub spout diverters and showerheads.

Docket # 15-AAER-6
The California Energy Commission proposes to amend its Appliance Efficiency Regulations for General Service LED Lamps and Small Diameter Directional Lamps, and portable Luminaires.

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.

Pre-Rulemakings

2015 Appliance Efficiency Pre-Rulemaking

Docket # 15-AAER-02
In this pre-rulemaking proceeding, the California Energy Commission staff will conduct workshops and meetings to receive comments on proposed standards for Pool Pump Motors and Portable Electric Spas.

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.

Informational Proceedings

2016 Informational Proceeding - Innovative Water Conservation and
Water Loss Detection and Control Technologies

Docket # 16-OII-01
The purpose of this Order Instituting an Informational Proceeding (OIIP) is to obtain information from interested stakeholders on the role of the Energy Commission in implementing Executive Order B-37-16, including the requirement that the Energy Commission certify innovative water conservation and water loss detection and control technologies that also increase energy efficiency. It is anticipated that this proceeding will cover, at a minimum, the topics described above, and may result in recommendations for the Commission to consider in a future rulemaking.

Closed Proceedings

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


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 appliances@energy.ca.gov.