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Title 10Chapter IISubchapter DPart 429Subpart B → §429.48


Title 10: Energy
PART 429—CERTIFICATION, COMPLIANCE, AND ENFORCEMENT FOR CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT
Subpart B—Certification


§429.48   Illuminated exit signs.

(a) Sampling plan for selection of units for testing. (1) The requirements of §429.11 are applicable to illuminated exit signs; and

(2) For each basic model of illuminated exit sign selected for testing, a sample of sufficient size shall be randomly selected and tested to ensure that—

(i) Any represented value of input power demand or other measure of energy consumption of a basic model for which consumers would favor lower values shall be greater than or equal to the higher of:

(A) The mean of the sample, where:

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Or,

(B) The upper 95 percent confidence limit (UCL) of the true mean divided by 1.10, where:

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and

(ii) Any represented value of the energy efficiency or other measure of energy consumption of a basic model for which consumers would favor higher values shall be less than or equal to the lower of:

(A) The mean of the sample, where:

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Or,

(B) The lower 95 percent confidence limit (LCL) of the true mean divided by 0.90, where:

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(b) Certification reports. (1) The requirements of §429.12 are applicable to illuminated exit signs; and

(2) Pursuant to §429.12(b)(13), a certification report shall include the following public product-specific information: The input power demand in watts (W) and the number of faces.

[76 FR 12451, Mar. 7, 2011; 76 FR 24778, May 2, 2011]

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