EISA Update: DOE Preparing to Overturn General Service Lamps Final Rule
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- Apr 8, 2021 10:24 am GMTApr 8, 2021 7:07 am GMT
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For anyone involved in energy efficiency programs, this is big. Most halogen bulbs may soon disappear from store shelves due to moving forward with a 45 lumen per watt (LPW) minimum efficiency standard that has been on the back burner due to Final Rules issued by the Department of Energy (DOE) during the former President Trump's administration. A series of three events has made it quite clear that the DOE, under the the President Biden administration, intends to readdress several of those rules related to the the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). In particular, General Service Lamps (GSLs) appears to be first up.