Current Appliance Efficiency Rulemakings

2019 Rulemaking

  • Docket # 19-AAER-02
    The California Energy Commission proposes amendments to the Title 20 Appliance Efficiency Regulations that would modify existing mandatory energy efficiency standards for replacement pool pump motors.

  • Docket # 19-AAER-01
    The California Energy Commission proposes amendments to the Title 20 Appliance Efficiency Regulations that would result in new mandatory water efficiency standards for spray sprinkler bodies. There are currently no water efficiency standards for spray sprinkler bodies.


2018 Pre-Rulemaking

  • Docket # 18-AAER-03   (Phase 2 Pre-Rulemaking dockets 18-AAER-06 and 18-AAER-08)
    The California Energy Commission invites interested stakeholders to submit proposals for standards, test procedures, labeling requirements, and/or other measures that will improve the efficiency and reduce the energy consumption of the appliances below. Energy Commission staff will consider these proposals, along with the data and information received through the Invitation to Participate, as they draft recommendations for the Energy Commission's consideration as part of the formal rulemaking.


 

2018 Rulemaking

  • Docket # 18-AAER-05
    The California Energy Commission proposes amendments to the Title 20 Appliance Efficiency Regulations that would result in new mandatory energy efficiency standards for commercial and industrial air compressors. There are currently no energy efficiency standards for commercial and industrial air compressor.


2017 Pre-Rulemaking

  • Docket # 17-AAER-05   (Phase 2 Pre-Rulemaking dockets 17-AAER-06 through 17-AAER-13)
    The California Energy Commission invites interested stakeholders to submit proposals for standards, test procedures, labeling requirements, and/or other measures that will improve the efficiency and reduce the energy or water consumption of the appliances below. Energy Commission staff will consider these proposals, along with the data and information received through the Invitation to Participate, as they draft recommendations for the Energy Commission's consideration as part of the formal rulemaking.


 
  • Docket # 17-AAER-01
    In this pre-rulemaking proceeding, the California Energy Commission staff will conduct workshops and meetings to receive comments on proposed standards for Commercial Tumble Dryers and Air Filter Labeling.


2015 Pre-Rulemaking

  • Docket # 15-AAER-02
    In this pre-rulemaking proceeding, the California Energy Commission staff will conduct workshops and meetings to receive comments on proposed standards for Pool Pump Motors and Portable Electric Spas.



Information about prior years' appliance efficiency standards can be found on our Historical Regulations & Rulemakings page.

If you have questions about appliance efficiency standards, please contact the Energy Standards Hotline.

If you would like to propose a rulemaking or a change to the current regulations, please download the Proposal Template. Proposals can be submitted to the Appliance Efficiency Program at appliances@energy.ca.gov.