2017 ORS 469.233¹
Energy efficiency standards

The following minimum energy efficiency standards for new products are established:

(1)(a) Automatic commercial ice cube machines must have daily energy use and daily water use no greater than the applicable values in the following table:

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Equipment type Type of Harvest rate Maximum Maximum

cooling (lbs. ice/24 hrs.) energy use condenser

(kWh/100 lbs.) water use

(gallons/100 lbs. ice)

Ice-making head water <500 7.80 -.0055H 200 -.022H

>= 500<1436 5.58 -.0011H 200 -.022H

>= 1436 4.0 200 -.022H

Ice-making head air <450 10.26 -.0086H Not applicable

>= 450 6.89 -.0011H Not applicable

Remote condensing

but not remote

compressor air <1000 8.85 -.0038 Not applicable

>= 1000 5.10 Not applicable

Remote condensing

and remote

compressor air <934 8.85 -.0038H Not applicable

>= 934 5.30 Not applicable

Self-contained

models water <200 11.40 -.0190H 191 -.0315H

>= 200 7.60 191 -.0315H

Self-contained

models air <175 18.0 -.0469H Not applicable

>= 175 9.80 Not applicable

Where H = harvest rate in pounds per 24 hours, which must be reported within 5 percent

of the tested value. Maximum water use applies only to water used for the condenser.

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(b) For purposes of this subsection, automatic commercial ice cube machines shall be tested in accordance with the ARI 810-2003 test method as published by the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute. Ice-making heads include all automatic commercial ice cube machines that are not split system ice makers or self-contained models as defined in ARI 810-2003.

(2) Commercial clothes washers must have a minimum modified energy factor of 1.26 and a maximum water consumption factor of 9.5. For purposes of this subsection, capacity, modified energy factor and water consumption factor are defined and shall be measured in accordance with the federal test method for commercial clothes washers under 10 C.F.R. 430.23.

(3) Commercial prerinse spray valves must have a flow rate equal to or less than 1.6 gallons per minute when measured in accordance with the ASTM International’s “Standard Test Method for Prerinse Spray Valves,” ASTM F2324-03.

(4)(a) Commercial refrigerators or freezers must meet the applicable requirements listed in the following table:

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Equipment Type Doors Maximum Daily

Energy Consumption (kWh)

Reach-in cabinets, pass-through

cabinets and roll-in or roll-through Solid 0.10V + 2.04

cabinets that are refrigerators Transparent 0.12V + 3.34

Reach-in cabinets, pass-through

cabinets and roll-in or roll-through

cabinets that are “pulldown”

refrigerators Transparent 0.126V + 3.51

Reach-in cabinets, pass-through

cabinets and roll-in or roll-through Solid 0.40V + 1.38

cabinets that are freezers Transparent 0.75V + 4.10

Reach-in cabinets that are

refrigerator-freezers with an

AV of 5.19 or higher Solid 0.27AV - 0.71

kWh = kilowatt hours

V = total volume (ft^3)

AV = adjusted volume = 1.63 x freezer volume (ft^3) + refrigerator volume (ft^3)

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(b) For purposes of this subsection:

(A) “Pulldown” designates products designed to take a fully stocked refrigerator with beverages at 90 degrees Fahrenheit and cool those beverages to a stable temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit within 12 hours or less.

(B) Daily energy consumption shall be measured in accordance with the American National Standards Institute/American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers test method 117-2002, except that:

(i) The back-loading doors of pass-through and roll-through refrigerators and freezers must remain closed throughout the test; and

(ii) The controls of all commercial refrigerators or freezers shall be adjusted to obtain the following product temperatures, in accordance with the California Code of Regulations, Title 20, Division 2, Chapter 4, Article 4, section 1604, table A-2, effective November 27, 2002:

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Product or compartment type Integrated average product temperature

in degrees Fahrenheit

Refrigerator 38 ± 2

Freezer 0 ± 2

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(5) Illuminated exit signs must have an input power demand of five watts or less per illuminated face. For purposes of this subsection, input power demand shall be measured in accordance with the conditions for testing established by the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star exit sign program version 3.0. Illuminated exit signs must also meet all applicable building and safety codes.

(6) Metal halide lamp fixtures designed to be operated with lamps rated greater than or equal to 150 watts but less than or equal to 500 watts may not contain a probe-start metal halide lamp ballast.

(7)(a) Single-voltage external AC to DC power supplies manufactured on or after July 1, 2008, must meet the requirements in the following table:

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Nameplate Output Minimum Efficiency in Active Mode

<1 Watt 0.5 * Nameplate Output

>= 1 Watt and <= 51 Watts 0.09 * Ln (Nameplate Output) + 0.5

> 51 Watts 0.85

Maximum Energy Consumption in No-Load Mode

Any Output 0.5 Watts

Where Ln (Nameplate Output) - Natural Logarithm of the nameplate output expressed in Watts

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(b) For the purposes of this subsection, efficiency of single-voltage external AC to DC power supplies shall be measured in accordance with the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s “Test Method for Calculating the Energy Efficiency of Single-Voltage External AC to DC and AC to AC Power Supplies,” dated August 11, 2004. The efficiency in the active and no-load modes of power supplies shall be tested only at 115 volts at 60 Hz.

(8)(a) State-regulated incandescent reflector lamps manufactured on or after January 1, 2008, must meet the minimum efficiencies in the following table:

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Wattage Minimum average lamp efficiency

(lumens per watt)

40 - 50 10.5

51 - 66 11.0

67 - 85 12.5

86 - 115 14.0

116 - 155 14.5

156 - 205 15.0

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(b) Lamp efficiency shall be measured in accordance with the applicable test method found in 10 C.F.R. 430.23.

(9) Torchieres may not use more than 190 watts. A torchiere uses more than 190 watts if any commercially available lamp or combination of lamps can be inserted in a socket and cause the torchiere to draw more than 190 watts when operated at full brightness.

(10)(a) Traffic signal modules must have maximum and nominal wattage that does not exceed the applicable values in the following table:

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Module Type Maximum Wattage Nominal Wattage

(at 74°C) (at 25°C)

12” red ball (or 300 mm circular) 17 11

8” red ball (or 200 mm circular) 13 8

12” red arrow (or 300 mm arrow) 12 9

12” green ball (or 300 mm circular) 15 15

8” green ball (or 200 mm circular) 12 12

12” green arrow (or 300 mm arrow) 11 11

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(b) For purposes of this subsection, maximum wattage and nominal wattage shall be measured in accordance with and under the testing conditions specified by the Institute for Transportation Engineers “Interim LED Purchase Specification, Vehicle Traffic Control Signal Heads, Part 2: Light Emitting Diode Vehicle Traffic Signal Modules.”

(11) Unit heaters must be equipped with intermittent ignition devices and must have either power venting or an automatic flue damper.

(12) Bottle-type water dispensers designed for dispensing both hot and cold water may not have standby energy consumption greater than 1.2 kilowatt-hours per day, as measured in accordance with the test criteria contained in Version 1 of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s “Energy Star Program Requirements for Bottled Water Coolers,” except that units with an integral, automatic timer may not be tested using Section D, “Timer Usage,” of the test criteria.

(13) Commercial hot food holding cabinets shall have a maximum idle energy rate of 40 watts per cubic foot of interior volume, as determined by the “Idle Energy Rate-dry Test” in ASTM F2140-01, “Standard Test Method for Performance of Hot Food Holding Cabinets” published by ASTM International. Interior volume shall be measured in accordance with the method shown in the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s “Energy Star Program Requirements for Commercial Hot Food Holding Cabinets,” as in effect on August 15, 2003.

(14) Compact audio products may not use more than two watts in standby passive mode for those without a permanently illuminated clock display and four watts in standby passive mode for those with a permanently illuminated clock display, as measured in accordance with International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) test method 62087:2002(E), “Methods of Measurement for the Power Consumption of Audio, Video, and Related Equipment.”

(15) Digital versatile disc players and digital versatile disc recorders may not use more than three watts in standby passive mode, as measured in accordance with International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) test method 62087:2002(E), “Methods of Measurement for the Power Consumption of Audio, Video, and Related Equipment.”

(16) Portable electric spas may not have a standby power greater than 5(V:SUPER.2/3:SEC6.) Watts where V = the total volume in gallons, as measured in accordance with the test method for portable electric spas contained in the California Code of Regulations, Title 20, Division 2, Chapter 4, section 1604.

(17)(a) Walk-in refrigerators and walk-in freezers with the applicable motor types shown in the table below shall include the required components shown.

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Motor Type Required Components

All Interior lights: light sources with an efficacy of 45

lumens per watt or more, including ballast losses (if any)

All Automatic door closers that firmly close all reach-in doors

All Automatic door closers that firmly close all walk-in doors

no wider than 3.9 feet and no higher than 6.9 feet that

have been closed to within one inch of full closure

All Wall, ceiling and door insulation at least R-28 for

refrigerators and at least R-34 for freezers

All Floor insulation at least R-28 for freezers (no

requirement for refrigerators)

Condenser fan motors of (i) Electronically commutated motors,

under one horsepower (ii) Permanent split capacitor-type motors, or

(iii) Polyphase motors of ½ horsepower or more

Single-phase evaporator Electronically commutated motors

fan motors of under one

horsepower and less

than 460 volts

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(b) In addition to the requirements in paragraph (a) of this subsection, walk-in refrigerators and walk-in freezers with transparent reach-in doors shall meet the following requirements:

(A) Transparent reach-in doors shall be of triple pane glass with either heat-reflective treated glass or gas fill;

(B) If the appliance has an anti-sweat heater without anti-sweat controls, the appliance shall have a total door rail, glass and frame heater power draw of no more than 40 watts if it is a freezer or 17 watts if it is a refrigerator per foot of door frame width; and

(C) If the appliance has an anti-sweat heater with anti-sweat heat controls, and the total door rail, glass, and frame heater power draw is 40 watts or greater per foot of door frame width if it is a freezer or 17 watts or greater per foot of door frame width if it is a refrigerator, the anti-sweat heat controls shall reduce the energy use of the anti-sweat heater in an amount corresponding to the relative humidity in the air outside the door or to the condensation on the inner glass pane.

(18) A television manufactured on or after January 1, 2014, must automatically enter television standby-passive mode after a maximum of 15 minutes without video or audio input on the selected input mode. A television must enter television standby-passive mode when turned off with the remote control unit or via an internal signal. The peak luminance of a television in home mode, or in the default mode as shipped, may not be less than 65 percent of the peak luminance of the retail mode or the brightest selectable preset mode of the television. A television must meet the standards in the following table:

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Television Standby- Maximum On Mode Minimum

Viewable passive Mode Power Usage (P in Power

Screen Power Usage Watts, A is Viewable Factor for

Area (Watts) Screen area) (P >= 100W)

<1400 sq. in 1 W P <= 0.12 x A + 25 0.9

>=1400 sq. in 3 W NA NA

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(19)(a) Large battery charger systems manufactured on or after January 1, 2014, must meet the minimum efficiencies in the following table:

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Standards for Large Battery Charger Systems

Performance Standard

Parameter

Charge Return

Factor 100 percent Crf <= 1.10

Depth of Discharge

80 percent Crf <= 1.10

Depth of Discharge

40 percent Crf <= 1.15

Depth of Discharge

Power Conversion

Efficiency >= 89 percent

Power Factor >= 0.90

Battery Maintenance

Mode Power <= 10

+0.0012E[b] W

(E[b] = battery

capacity of

tested battery)

No Battery

Mode Power <= 10 W

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(b)(A) As described in subparagraph (B) of this paragraph, inductive charger systems and small battery charger systems must meet the minimum energy efficiency standards in the following table:

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Standards for Inductive and Small Battery Charger Systems

Performance Standard

Parameter

Maximum 24-hour For E[b] of 2.5 Wh or less: 16 x N

charge and

maintenance For E[b] > 2.5 Wh and

energy (Wh) <= 100 Wh: 12 x N+1.6E[b]

(E[b] = capacity

of all batteries in For E[b] > 100 Wh and

ports and N = <= 1000 Wh: 22 x N+1.5E[b]

number of charger

ports) For E[b] > 1000 Wh:

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 469—Energy; Conservation Programs; Energy Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors469.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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