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Title 10Chapter IISubchapter DPart 431Subpart I → Subject Group


Title 10: Energy
PART 431—ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM FOR CERTAIN COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT
Subpart I—Commercial Clothes Washers


Energy Conservation Standards

§431.156   Energy and water conservation standards and effective dates.

(a) Each commercial clothes washer manufactured on or after January 8, 2013, and before January 1, 2018, shall have a modified energy factor no less than and a water factor no greater than:

Equipment classModified energy factor (MEF),
cu. ft./kWh/cycle
Water factor (WF),
gal./cu. ft./cycle
Top-Loading1.608.5
Front-Loading2.005.5

(b) Each commercial clothes washer manufactured on or after January 1, 2018 shall have a modified energy factor no less than and an integrated water factor no greater than:

Equipment classModified energy factor (MEFJ2),
cu. ft./kWh/cycle
Integrated Water
factor (IWF),
gal./cu. ft./cycle
Top-Loading1.358.8
Front-Loading2.004.1

[76 FR 69123, Nov. 8, 2011, as amended at 79 FR 74541, Dec. 15, 2014; 81 FR 20529, Apr. 8, 2016]

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