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IAPMO R&T, PMI to Present DOE Rule Change Webinar 
 
 

Ontario, Calif. (June 14, 2011)  IAPMO R&T and Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) will host the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as it discusses certification of plumbing products under DOE regulations, manufacturer compliance, and DOE's enforcement program. This meeting is an opportunity for manufacturers, importers, and product rating organizations to ask DOE questions about these requirements and learn about new requirements that will become effective next month. The meeting will be conducted via webinar so that attendees can participate remotely.
 
The webinar will be held on June 24, 1:30­3:30 p.m. EDT. Moderated by IAPMO Director of Special Programs Pete DeMarco, "Department of Energy's FINAL RULE for the Energy Conservation Program (10 CFR 429, 430, 431)" will explain the recently announced rulemaking undertaken by the DOE and the associated testing and reporting requirements that will become effective on July 5 for consumer plumbing products and pre-rinse spray valves.
 
"Manufacturers of the applicable products will find the webinar a valuable resource in understanding the new requirements and to ensure that they are compliant by the July 5 deadline," DeMarco said.
 
Space is limited, so interested parties are encouraged to register as soon as possible (and no later than noon EDT on June 22) by visiting https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/176928558.
 
Representatives from the DOE will field questions from the webinar participants. In addition, written questions and comments from stakeholders to be addressed during the webinar can be submitted to doe.webinar@iapmort.org no later than noon EDT on June 21.
 
To review a copy of the DOE regulations, direct your Web browser to both of the following links: http://www.iapmort.org/Documents/DOE_Certification_Compliance_and_Enforcement.pdf and http://www.iapmort.org/Documents/DOE_10_CFR_Parts_429_430_431_2May2011_Revisions.pdf.

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