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Certify Products for Appliance Efficiency Standards

A guide for appliance manufacturers for certifying products for sale under Massachusetts' appliance efficiency standard law
Manufacturers must certify on January 1st, 2022 and may not ship uncertified products after that date.

DOER Appliance Standards

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What you need for Certify Products for Appliance Efficiency Standards

Manufacturers of products covered under the Massachusetts appliance efficiency standards must certify compliant products starting January 1st, 2022.  No uncertified products may be shipped to Massachusetts for sale in the state after that date. To keep the certification process as simple for manufacturers, DOER is using existing multi-state databases for certification.  As a result, the certification process will vary depending on the product type in question.  The certification process for every product type covered in the law can be found under "How to Comply" below.

 

 

How to certify Certify Products for Appliance Efficiency Standards

Table of appliance standards certification methods for product manufacturers

Product Type Certification Method
Commercial Kitchen Equipment Certify as voluntary products in the California database
Computers and Computer Monitors Standard matches California standard.  Products certified in the CA database do not require additional certification.
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Certify to the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) State Standards Appliance Database (SASD)
General Service Lamps Standard matches California standard.  Products certified in the CA database do not require additional certification.
High Color Rendering Index (CRI) Flourescent Lamps Certify as voluntary products in the California database
Plumbing Products
  • The MA standards for water closets and kitchen faucets match California's standards.  Products certified in the CA database do not require additional certification.
  • Urinals, private lavatory faucets, and showerheads must be certified to the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) State Standards Appliance Database (SASD)
Portable Electric Spas Standard matches California standard.  Products certified in the CA database do not require additional certification.
Water Coolers Certify as voluntary products in the California database
Residential Ventilation Fans Certify as voluntary products in the California database
Spray Sprinkler Bodies Standard matches California standard.  Products certified in the CA database do not require additional certification.

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