Updated Efficiency Rules for Heating Equipment and Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts

New regs for Tuesday: Efficiency standards, railroad reporting requirements, disability payments

The Hill, January 5, 2015

Tuesday’s edition of the Federal Register contains new efficiency standards for home heating equipment, pool heaters, and fluorescent lamps, reporting requirements for railroads that cross streets and pedestrian walkways, and performance standards for railroads.

Here’s what is happening:

Efficiency: The Department of Energy is moving forward with new efficiency rules for heating equipment.

The efficiency rules from the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy would establish new test procedures for vented home heating equipment and pool heaters.

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