Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
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Ceiling Fan Improvement Act of 2020

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02/05/2020 Introduced in House Open

            




116 HR 5758 IH: Ceiling Fan Improvement Act of 2020
U.S. House of Representatives
2020-02-05
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I116th CONGRESS2d SessionH. R. 5758IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESFebruary 5, 2020Mr. Guthrie (for himself and Ms. Schakowsky) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and CommerceA BILLTo amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to make technical corrections to the energy conservation standard for ceiling fans, and for other purposes.
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Short title
This Act may be cited as the Ceiling Fan Improvement Act of 2020.
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Modifications to the ceiling fan energy conservation standard
(a)
In general
Section 325(ff)(6) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6295(ff)(6)) is amended by adding at the end the following: (C) (i)Large-diameter ceiling fans manufactured on or after January 21, 2020, shall— (I)not be required to meet minimum ceiling fan efficiency in terms of ratio of the total airflow to the total power consumption as described in the final rule titled Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Ceiling Fans (82 Fed. Reg. 6826 (January 19, 2017)); and (II)have a CFEI greater than or equal to— (aa)1.00 at high speed; and (bb)1.31 at 40 percent speed or the nearest speed that is not less than 40 percent speed. (ii)For purposes of this subparagraph, the term CFEI means the Fan Energy Index for large-diameter ceiling fans, calculated in accordance with ANSI/AMCA Standard 208–18 titled Calculation of the Fan Energy Index, with the following modifications: (I)Using an Airflow Constant (Q0) of 26,500 cubic feet per minute. (II)Using a Pressure Constant (P0) of 0.0027 inches water gauge. (III)Using a Fan Efficiency Constant (η0) of 42 percent..
(b)
Revision
For purposes of section 325(m) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6295(m)), the standard established in section 325(ff)(6)(C) of such Act (as added by subsection (a) of this section) shall be treated as if such standard was issued on January 19, 2017.

Picture Name From Date Type
Brett Guthrie R-KY 02/05/2020 Sponsor
Janice Schakowsky D-IL 02/05/2020 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
02/05/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.Action By: House of Representatives
02/05/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
Summary
There is one summary for H.R.5758. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/05/2020) Ceiling Fan Improvement Act of 2020 This bill revises the energy conservation standard for ceiling fans. Specifically, it sets forth energy efficiency standards for electricity used by large-diameter ceiling fans manufactured on or after January 21, 2020, and exempts such fans from certain requirements under the rule titled Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Ceiling Fans.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/05/2020) Ceiling Fan Improvement Act of 2020 This bill revises the energy conservation standard for ceiling fans. Specifically, it sets forth energy efficiency standards for electricity used by large-diameter ceiling fans manufactured on or after January 21, 2020, and exempts such fans from certain requirements under the rule titled Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Ceiling Fans.
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