Department of Energy: Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnace Fans
GAO-14-798R: Aug 4, 2014
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Energy's (Energy) new rule on the Energy Conservation Program for consumer products, energy conservation standards for residential furnace fans. GAO found that (1) the final rule prescribes energy conservation standards for residential furnace fans. Pursuant to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, Energy must prescribe energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including residential furnace fans; and (2) Energy complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.