Comment Period Open for Energy Star Commercial Ovens Draft 1 Specification

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting comments on the Energy Star Version 3.0 Commercial Ovens Draft 1 Specification through May 12.

The specification includes large and small electric combination ovens, small gas combination ovens, and electric 2/3-size combination ovens.

Comments can be sent to cfs@energystar.gov. The EPA also is accepting additional commercial oven energy performance data through the same deadline.

The revision aims to: amend the applicable terms and definitions for clarification purposes and to align with revised and/or updated industry standards and specifications; expand the scope to include additional sizes of combination ovens; revise the energy performance criteria levels for select oven sub-categories; and introduce new reporting requirements for all oven preheat times and energy use.

The full draft can be read here.

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