DOE Amends Electric Motors Energy Efficiency Testing
Dec 19, 2013
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A Final Rule from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) amends energy efficiency test procedures for electric motors. The new procedure allows currently unregulated motors to be tested, accomplished by clarifying the test setup requirements that are needed to facilitate testing of these motor types.

DOE also adopted definitions to determine the applicability of DOE regulations to various types of electric motors. The amendments would clarify the scope of coverage for electric motors.

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