Last Updated December 8, 2021
Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
On July 1, 2021, the Rhode Island General Assembly passed SB339, codifying new water and energy efficiency standards effective immediately at passage. Products with new or updated energy standards, without federal preemption are listed below:
- Commercial Fryers
- Commercial hot-food holding cabinets
- Commercial steam cookers
- Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment
- Gas fire places
- Water coolers
These provisions do not apply to: new products manufactured in the state and sold outside the state; new products manufactured outside the state and sold at wholesale inside the state for final retail sale and installation outside the state; products installed in mobile manufactured homes at the time of construction; or products designed expressly for installation and use in recreational vehicles.
* These acts include the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987, the Energy Policy Act of 1992, the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.