Reinventing the Wheel... DOE Style

Yurek, Stephen R.
July 2010
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jul2010, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p12
The article discusses the move of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in enforcing federal appliance-efficiency standards. Scott Harris, the new general counsel of DOE, leads the implementation that requires manufacturers to certify compliance with applicable standards before its distribution. While the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has welcomed the move of DOE, they also regret the DOE's level of mistrust on manufacturers.


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