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Title 16Chapter ISubchapter CPart 305 → Appendix


Title 16: Commercial Practices
PART 305—ENERGY AND WATER USE LABELING FOR CONSUMER PRODUCTS UNDER THE ENERGY POLICY AND CONSERVATION ACT (“ENERGY LABELING RULE”)


Appendix K2 to Part 305—Representative Average Unit Energy Costs for Dishwasher and Room Air Conditioner Labels

This Table contains the representative unit energy costs that must be utilized to calculate estimated annual energy cost disclosures required under §§305.16, 305.18 and 305.27 for dishwashers and room air conditioners. This Table is based on information published by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2017.

Type of energyIn commonly used termsAs required by
DOE test
procedure
Electricity¢13.00/kWh23$.1300/kWh.
Natural Gas$1.05/therm4 or $10.86/MCF56$0.00001052/Btu.
No. 2 Heating Oil$2.59/gallon7$0.00001883/Btu.
Propane$1.53/gallon8$0.00001672/Btu.
Kerosene$3.01/gallon9$0.00002232/Btu.

1Btu stands for British thermal units.

2kWh stands for kilowatt hour.

3kWh = 3,412 Btu.

4therm = 100,000 Btu.

5MCF stands for 1,000 cubic feet.

6For the purposes of this table, one cubic foot of natural gas has an energy equivalence of 1,032 Btu.

7For the purposes of this table, one gallon of No. 2 heating oil has an energy equivalence of 137,561 Btu.

8For the purposes of this table, one gallon of liquid propane has an energy equivalence of 91,333 Btu.

9For the purposes of this table, one gallon of kerosene has an energy equivalence of 135,000 Btu.

[83 FR 7600, Feb. 22, 2018, as amended at 84 FR 58038, Oct. 30, 2019]

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