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NEMA publishes small electric motor standards white paper.

Press Release Summary:

Feb 20, 2013 - NEMA MGW 1-2013 covers issues pertaining to rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Small Electric Motors of March 9, 2010, and related documents. White paper does not cover Department of Energy’s energy conservation standards and test procedures for electric motors, which apply to much larger set of products. Anyone unsure of the application of small motor rulemaking to their equipment should review scope of that rulemaking or contact DOE directly with questions.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes NEMA MGW 1-2013 the U.S. Department of Energy Small Electric Motor Standards Final Rule and Technical Support Document of March 9, 2010

Press release date: Feb 13, 2013

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published white paper NEMA MGW 1-2013 The U.S. Department of Energy Small Electric Motor Standards Final Rule and Technical Support Document of March 9, 2010.

NEMA MGW 1-2013 covers issues pertaining to the rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Small Electric Motors of March 9, 2010, and related documents. It does not cover the Department of Energy’s (DOE) energy conservation standards and test procedures for electric motors, which apply to a much larger set of products. Anyone unsure of the application of the small motor rulemaking to their equipment should review the scope of that rulemaking carefully or contact DOE directly with questions.

NEMA MGW 1-2013 can be viewed on the NEMA site. 

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