Energy Efficiency Standards Act
The Energy Efficiency Standards Act became effective March 1, 2005. Through this Act, nine separate products became subject to state mandated efficiency standards. These products are torchiere lighting fixtures, unit heaters, low-voltage dry-type distribution transformers, ceiling fans and ceiling fan light kits, red and green traffic signal modules, illuminated exit signs, commercial refrigeration cabinets, large packaged air-conditioning equipment and commercial clothes washers. Gradually, beginning March 1, 2005, new products subject to the Act may only be sold in the State if they meet these energy efficiency standards.
674 Maryland Energy Efficiency Standards Act of 2007
Effective July 1, 2007
Before January 1, 2008 the Maryland Energy Administration shall adopt regulations establishing minimum efficiency standards for the following types of new products: Bottle-type water dispensers; commercial hot food holding cabinets; metal halide lamp fixtures; residential furnaces; AC to DC power supplies; state-regulated incandescent reflector lamps; walk-in refrigerators and freezers.
Energy Efficiency Standards Regulations
Adopted effective June 19, 2006
- Proposed New Regulations
January 20, 2006
- General Notice to Members of the Interested Public
- General Notice Soliciting Comments on EESA Draft Regulations
- HB 1030 Energy Efficiency Standards
- Summary of HB 1030 Changes