California Energy Commission Letterhead

In the matter of:
2008 Rulemaking on Appliance Efficiency Regulations

Implementation of California Code of Regulations, Title 20, Section 1601 through Section 1608

Docket No. 07-AAER-3

Notice of Committee Workshop
RE: 2008 Rulemaking Proceedings on Appliance Efficiency Regulations

 

Notice of Efficiency Committee Workshop

The California Energy Commission's Efficiency Committee (Chairman Jackalyne Pfannenstiel, Presiding Member, and Commissioner Arthur Rosenfeld, Associate Member) will conduct a public workshop to seek comments from interested parties regarding possible appliance efficiency standards for televisions to be considered as proposed amendments to the Appliance Efficiency Regulations (Title 20, California Code of Regulations, Section 1601 through Section 1608). The public is invited to attend the workshop, which will be held on:

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2008
2 p.m.
CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION
1516 Ninth Street
First Floor, Hearing Room A
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Audio from this meeting will be broadcast over the Internet.
For details, please go to:
www.energy.ca.gov/webcast/

If you do not have computer access and wish to participate in the meeting by phone,
please call 1-888-283-3870 by 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time
Passcode: Appliance Call Leader: Melinda Merritt

PLEASE NOTE: If you are planning to attend this meeting, please be aware that there may be traffic congestion and delays due to repair work on Interstate 5 in the downtown Sacramento area. Information on road closures and alternate routes is available at the Fix I-5 website at "http://www.fixi5.com/", or call 5-1-1 to receive information in English and Spanish.

Purpose

The purpose of this workshop is to provide industry, stakeholders and the public the opportunity to discuss possible amendments to the Appliance Efficiency Regulations proposed for televisions (in active mode).

Energy Commission staff will post current proposals submitted by interested parties for consideration and discussion at this workshop. Readers of this Workshop Notice will automatically receive the draft amendments when they are posted prior to the workshop.

Background

In its April 30, 2008, Notice of Efficiency Committee Workshop, the Efficiency Committee (Committee) established Part C [Docket Number 07-AAER-03-C] within Phase I of the 2008 Appliance Efficiency Rulemaking to specifically address television energy efficiency.

Written Comments

Written comments submitted prior to the workshop are requested by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 11, 2008. Written comments to be considered after the workshop must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday July 31, 2008. Please include the docket number 07-AAER-3-C, and indicate 2008 Rulemaking Proceeding on Appliance Efficiency Regulations in the subject line or first paragraph of your comments. Please send your comments in writing to:

Harinder Singh
California Energy Commission
Buildings and Appliances Office,
1516 Ninth Street, MS-25
Sacramento, CA 95814-5512

One paper copy must also be sent to the Energy Commission's Docket Unit.

The Energy Commission encourages comments by e-mail. Please include your name or organization's in the name of the file. Those submitting comments by electronic mail should provide them in either Microsoft Word format or as a Portable Document Format (PDF) to [hsingh@energy.state.ca.us].

Participants may also provide an original and 10 copies at the beginning of the workshop. All written materials relating to this workshop will be filed with the Dockets Unit and become part of the public record in this proceeding. Public Participation

The Energy Commission's Public Adviser's Office provides the public assistance in participating in Energy Commission activities. If you want information on how to participate in this forum, please contact the Public Adviser's Office at: (916) 654-4489 or toll free at (800) 822-6228, by FAX at (916) 654-4493, or by e-mail at [pao@energy.state.ca.us]. If you have a disability and require assistance to participate, please contact Lou Quiroz at (916) 654-5146 at least five days in advance.

Please direct all news media inquiries to the Media Office at (916) 654-4989, or by e-mail at [mediaoffice@energy.state.ca.us]. If you have questions about this workshop, please call Harinder Singh at (916) 654-4091 or by e-mail at [hsingh@energy.state.ca.us].

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JACKALYNE PFANNENSTIEL
Chairman and Presiding Member
Efficiency Committee

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ARTHUR H. ROSENFELD
Commissioner and Associate Member
Efficiency Committee

 

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