§ 1601. Scope.
20 CA ADC § 1601BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
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Title 20. Public Utilities and Energy
Division 2. State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission
Chapter 4. Energy Conservation
Article 4. Appliance Efficiency Regulations (Refs & Annos)
20 CCR § 1601
§ 1601. Scope.
This Article applies to the following types of new appliances, if they are sold or offered for sale in California, except those sold wholesale in California for final retail sale outside the state and those designed and sold exclusively for use in recreational vehicles, or other mobile equipment. Unless otherwise specified, each provision applies only to units manufactured on or after the effective date of the provision.
NOTE: For the applicability of these regulations to appliances installed in new building construction, see sections 110.0 and 110.1 of part 6 of Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations.
(a) Refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, freezers, and miscellaneous refrigeration that can be operated by alternating current electricity, including but not limited to refrigerated bottled or canned beverage vending machines, automatic commercial ice makers, refrigerators with or without doors, freezers with or without doors, walk-in coolers, walk-in freezers, and water dispensers, but excluding the following types:
(1) consumer products with total refrigerated volume exceeding 39 ft3;
(2) blast chillers; and
(3) automatic commercial ice makers with a harvest rate less than 50 lbs./24 hours and automatic commercial ice makers with a harvest rate greater than 4000 lbs./24 hours.
(b) Room air conditioners, room air-conditioning heat pumps, packaged terminal air conditioners, and packaged terminal heat pumps.
(c) Central air conditioners, which are electrically powered unitary air conditioners and electrically powered unitary heat pumps, except those designed to operate without a fan; and gas-fired air conditioners and gas-fired heat pumps, air filters for residential buildings for use in forced-air heating or forced-air cooling equipment, and heat pump water-heating packages.
(d) Portable air conditioners, evaporative coolers, residential furnace fans, ceiling fans, ceiling fan light kits, whole house fans, residential exhaust fans, and dehumidifiers.
(e) Vented gas space heaters and vented oil space heaters, vented and unvented infrared gas space heaters, electric residential boilers, and gas-fired combination space-heating and water-heating appliances.
NOTE: See Health and Safety Code section 19881 for restrictions on the sale of unvented gas space heaters and unvented oil space heaters.
(f) Water heaters, including but not limited to hot water supply boilers.
(g) Pool heaters; portable electric spas; residential pool pump and motor combinations, and replacement residential pool pump motors; and pumps, dedicated-purpose pool pumps, and replacement dedicated-purpose pool pump motors.
(h) Plumbing fittings, which are showerheads, lavatory faucets, kitchen faucets that are consumer products, metering faucets, kitchen replacement aerators, lavatory replacement aerators, wash fountains, tub spout diverters, public lavatory faucets, and commercial pre-rinse spray valves.
(i) Plumbing fixtures, which are water closets and urinals.
(j) Fluorescent lamp ballasts and deep-dimming fluorescent lamp ballasts that are designed to:
(1) operate at nominal input voltages of 120 or 277 volts,
(2) operate with an input current frequency of 60 Hertz, and
(3) be used with T5, T8, or T12 lamps; and mercury vapor lamp ballasts.
(k) Lamps, which are federally regulated general service fluorescent lamps, federally regulated incandescent reflector lamps, general service incandescent lamps, general service lamps, state-regulated light-emitting diode (LED) lamps, state-regulated small-diameter directional lamps, and includes GU24 base lamps.
(l) Emergency lighting, which is illuminated exit sign.
(m) Traffic signal modules.
(n) Luminaires, which are torchieres, metal halide luminaires, portable luminaires, under-cabinet luminaires, and includes luminaires with GU24 socket and base configurations and GU24 adaptors.
(o) Dishwashers that are federally regulated consumer products.
(p) Clothes washers that are federally regulated consumer products; and commercial clothes washers.
(q) Clothes dryers that are federally regulated consumer products.
(r) Cooking products that are federally regulated consumer products; and food service equipment.
(s) Electric motors and compressors, which are:
(1) electric motors, excluding definite purpose motors, special purpose motors, and motors exempted by the U.S. Department of Energy under 42 U.S.C. section 6313(b); or
(2) state-regulated compressors as defined in Section 1602 of this Article.
(t) Distribution transformers which are low voltage dry-type distribution transformers, liquid-immersed distribution transformers, and medium voltage dry-type distribution transformers.
(u) External power supplies, which are single voltage external AC to DC and AC to AC power supplies included with other retail products, and single voltage external AC to DC or AC to AC power supplies sold separately excluding external power supplies that are classified as devices for human use under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and require U.S. Food and Drug Administration listing and approval as a medical device.
(v) Computers, computer monitors, televisions, signage displays, and consumer audio and video equipment, which are compact audio products, digital versatile disc players, and digital versatile disc recorders.
(w) Battery charger systems, except those:
(1) used to charge a motor vehicle that is powered by an electric motor drawing current from rechargeable storage batteries, fuel cells, or other portable sources of electrical current, and which may include a nonelectrical source of power designed to charge batteries and components thereof. This exception does not apply to forklifts and autoettes, electric personal assistive mobility devices, golf carts, or low speed vehicles, as those vehicles are defined in Division 1 of the California Vehicle Code;
(2) that are classified as Class II or Class III devices for human use under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and require U.S. Food and Drug Administration listing and approval as a medical device;
(3) used to charge a battery or batteries in an illuminated exit sign, as defined in section 1602(l) of this Article;
(4) with input that is three phase of line-to-line 300 volts root mean square or more and is designed for a stationary power application;
(5) that are battery analyzers;
(6) that are voltage independent or voltage and frequency independent uninterruptible power supplies as defined by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 62040-3 ed.2.0 (March 2011), or
(7) that are contained completely within a larger product and that:
(A) provide power for data storage or for continuity within volatile cache or memory systems;
(B) maintain information for system use; and
(C) the battery is not capable of powering full operation of the product when AC mains power is removed.
(x) Landscape irrigation equipment.
(1) Spray sprinkler bodies.
The following document is incorporated by reference in section 1601.
INTERNATIONAL ELECTROTECHNICAL COMMISSION (IEC)
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Uninterruptible Power Systems
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Note: Authority cited: Sections 25213, 25218(e), 25401.9, 25402(a)-25402(c) and 25960, Public Resources Code; and Sections 16, 26 and 30, Governor's Exec. Order No. B-29-15 (April 1, 2015). Reference: Sections 25216.5(d), 25401.9, 25402(a)-25402(c), 25402.5.4 and 25960, Public Resources Code; and Section 16, Governor's Exec. Order No. B-29-15 (April 1, 2015).
1. Repealer of article 4 (sections 1601-1607) and new article 4 (sections 1601-1608) filed 8-11-78; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 78, No. 32). For history of former article 4, see Registers, 76, No. 47; 77, No. 47; and 78, No. 8.
2. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 4-26-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 17).
3. Amendment filed 7-21-82; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 82, No. 30).
4. New subsections (i) and (j) filed 10-1-82; designated effective 6-2-83 (Register 82, No. 40).
5. Editorial correction of subsections (g)-(j) filed 10-8-82; designated effective 6-2-83 (Register 82, No. 40).
6. Amendment of subsection (c) filed 1-3-83; designated effective 1-1-84 (Register 83, No. 2).
7. Amendment of subsection (c) filed 1-24-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 4).
8. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 3-26-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 13).
9. Amendment of subsections (e), (i) and (j) filed 5-22-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 21).
10. Amendment of subsections (a) and (d) filed 7-20-87; operative 8-19-87 (Register 87, No. 30).
11. Amendment filed 8-29-88; operative 9-28-88 (Register 88, No. 37).
12. New subsection (d) and renumbering of former subsections (d)-(j) to subsections (e)-(k) filed 6-5-90; operative 7-5-90 (Register 90, No. 31).
13. Amendment of subsections (d), (g), and (i) filed 11-6-91; operative 12-6-91 (Register 92, No. 9).
14. Repealer and new section filed 10-28-2002; operative 11-27-2002 (Register 2002, No. 44).
15. Amendment of first paragraph filed 4-1-2003 as an emergency; operative 4-1-2003 (Register 2003, No. 14). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-30-2003 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
16. Certificate of Compliance as to 4-1-2003 order transmitted to OAL 7-8-2003 and filed 8-19-2003 (Register 2003, No. 34).
17. Amendment filed 3-16-2005; operative 4-15-2005 (Register 2005, No. 11).
18. Amendment of subsection (k) filed 12-30-2005; operative 1-1-2006 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2005, No. 52).
19. Amendment of subsection (u) and Note filed 6-22-2006; operative 6-22-2006 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2006, No. 25).
20. Amendment of subsection (u) filed 11-29-2007; operative 12-29-2007 (Register 2007, No. 48).
21. Amendment of subsections (a), (a)(2), (d)-(e), (g), (j)(3) and (u) and new subsections (v)-(w) filed 7-10-2009; operative 8-9-2009 (Register 2009, No. 28).
22. Amendment of subsections (k) and (n) and amendment of Note filed 7-10-2009; operative 8-9-2009 (Register 2009, No. 28).
23. Amendment of subsection (v) filed 9-1-2010; operative 1-1-2011 (Register 2010, No. 36).
24. Amendment of subsections (l) and (w), new subsections (w)(1)-(6) and new list of incorporated documents including IEC 62040-3 ed.2.0 filed 10-26-2012; operative 1-1-2013 (Register 2012, No. 43).
25. Amendment of explanatory Note, repealer of subsection (a)(2), subsection renumbering and amendment of newly designated subsection (a)(3) and subsections (v) and (w)(1) filed 4-22-2014; operative 7-1-2014 (Register 2014, No. 17).
26. Amendment of first paragraph and subsection (h) and amendment of Note filed with the Secretary of State by the Office of Administrative Law on 5-15-2015. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Governor's Executive Order No. B-29-15 (4-1-2015); operative 5-15-2015 (Register 2015, No. 20).
27. Amendment of subsection (h) filed 2-10-2016; operative 2-10-2016. Exempt from OAL review pursuant to Governor's Executive Order B-29-15, issued 4-1-2015 (Register 2016, No. 7).
28. Amendment of subsections (c), (d) and (j) filed 6-30-2016; operative 7-1-2016 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2016, No. 27).
29. Amendment of subsection (k) filed 11-1-2016; operative 1-1-2017 (Register 2016, No. 45).
30. Amendment of subsections (v) and (w)(5)-(6) and new subsection (w)(7) filed 8-22-2017; operative 10-1-2017 (Register 2017, No. 34).
31. Amendment filed 9-26-2018; operative 10-1-2019 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2018, No. 39).
32. Amendment of subsection (s)(2) filed 6-10-2019; operative 6-10-2019 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2019, No. 24).
33. New subsections (x)-(x)(1) and amendment of Note filed 10-7-2019; operative 10-1-2020 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(2) and Public Resources Code section 25402(c)(1) (Register 2019, No. 41).
34. Amendment of subsction (g) filed 9-21-2020; operative 1-1-2021 (Register 2020, No. 39). Filing deadline specified in Government Code section 11349.3(a) extented 60 calendar days pursuant to Executive Order N-40-20 and an additional 60 calendar days pursuant to Executive Order N-66-20.
35. Amendment of subsection (l) filed 3-16-2021; operative 3-16-2021 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2021, No. 12). (Filing deadline specified in Government Code section 11349.3(a) extended 60 calendar days pursuant to Executive Order N-40-20.)
This database is current through 6/17/22 Register 2022, No. 24
20 CCR § 1601, 20 CA ADC § 1601
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