H.R.2083 - To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to improve energy standards for home appliances, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Introduced 05/01/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||05/01/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2083 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/01/2007)
Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to direct the Secretary of Energy to publish a final rule not later than December 31, 2010, determining whether to amend the standards in effect for refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and freezers manufactured on or after January 1, 2014.
Prescribes specified energy and water factors for: (1) residential clothes washers manufactured on or after January 1, 2011; and (2) dishwashers manufactured on or after January 1, 2010.
Requires dehumidifiers manufactured on or after October 1, 2012, to meet or exceed specified energy factor values.
Moves up from January 1, 2010, to January 1, 2009, the effective date for new qualifying levels for clothes washers the Secretary is required to establish.