Master Spas Case Settles for $152,500

This page last reviewed: November 1, 2017

Master Spas is a Fort Wayne, Indiana, based company who manufactures portable electric spas. Master Spas sold or offered for sale portable electric spas in California, during the time period of July 2015 to July 2017.

This case started as an internal tip from California Energy Commission (Commission) staff. The Commission's investigation process identified Master Spas manufacturing and offering for sale portable electric spas not tested prior to being certified to the Appliance Efficiency Database (Database).

To settle this matter, Master Spas executed a Settlement Agreement with the Commission on October 30, 2017, for $152,500.00. The penalty monies are deposited into the Appliance Enforcement Subaccount established by SB 454 of 2011(Pavley). Master Spas has also agreed to a compliance plan to test and certify each basic model to the Database before continuing to sell into California.