ARIZONA – proposed legislation that makes changes that include who manufacturers must certify products to that they meet certain energy efficiency standards
Issue: HB 2347 – energy efficiency standards
Affects: Those who manufacturer portable spas, pool pumps and heaters; and installers of such products.
Send comments to: Jennifer Hatfield,firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Summary:Beginning on May 31, 2020 and every three years thereafter, this measure requires the Department of Environmental Quality to conduct a comparative review and assessment of the efficiency standards prescribed in this article and those adopted in other states. In doing so, the Department of Environmental Quality must submit a report of its findings to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President of the Senate and adopt rules and submit a copy of the report to the Secretary of the State. Furthermore, the Department of Environmental Quality must adopt rules establishing minimum efficiency standards and water conservation standards for each product that is subject to a standard under federal regulations as well as a minimum efficacy standard for general service lamps of forty-five lumens per watt when tested in accordance with federal regulations.This measure also changes who manufacturers must certify in writing that products sold in this state meet the efficiency standards from the Governor’s Energy Office to the Department of Environmental Quality.In implementing this measure, the federal energy or water conservation standard for the product is withdrawn, repealed, or otherwise voided and the federal energy standard for general service lamps is withdrawn, repealed or otherwise voided.
Status: Failed upon adjournment May 3.
Current bill: https://apps.azleg.gov/BillStatus/GetDocumentPdf/455163