Energy in Oregon

Together with state and federal partners, ODOE helps create standards which will reduce energy consumption, will meet consumer needs, and can be implemented by manufacturers.
Water CoolersThe Oregon Department of Energy coordinates with other states and experts to provide the Oregon Legislature with recommended energy efficiency standards for appliances. 

The agency works with the Appliance Standards Awareness Project to coordinate which products are or are not federally regulated. Oregon may set standards for products that are not yet regulated.

Search for qualifying appliances on the Multi-State Appliance Standards Collaborative website.

Oregon has set standards for several products that are not currently federally regulated, including:
  • Televisions
  • DVD players and recorders
  • Commercial hot food holding cabinets
  • Compact audio products, like MP3 players
  • Bottle-type water dispensers
  • Large battery charging systems
  • Portable electric spas
  • Halogen lamps
  • Single-voltage external AC to DC power supplies
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