Building Technologies Program
The U.S. Department of Energy's Building Technologies Program develops test procedures and minimum efficiency standards for residential appliances and commercial equipment.
- Compliance Certification Management System (CCMS)
CCMS is the on-line workflow application which permits manufacturers of residential appliances and commercial equipment and their third party representatives to submit compliance and certification information to DOE via the web.
- Compliance Certification Database
The certification database houses certification reports and compliance statements submitted by manufacturers for covered products and equipment subject to Federal conservation standards. The database offers users an easy-to-use search function for existing records in an easily downloadable format.
- FTC Appliance Energy Data Archive
The Federal Trade Commission collects manufacturer data about the energy use and efficiency of appliances.
- Test Procedure Guidance for Appliances and Commercial Equipment
This database is designed to provide guidance on Department of Energy test procedures. It enables users to search for existing guidance by product type or post new questions on the proper interpretation of the Department's test procedures.
- Appliances and Commercial Equipment Standards
On this site, you can find out more about DOE's program, find the general rules and regulations with which manufacturers need to comply, and find the latest information on rulemaking, standards, and test procedures for specific products.
- Certification and Enforcement
DOE currently has existing certification, compliance, and enforcement regulations for certain consumer products and commercial and industrial equipment covered under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975, as amended.