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FTC Approves Final Amendments to Energy Labeling Rule for Portable ACs

USA - January 11 2021 On December 22, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) announced adoption of a final rule requiring the use of the EnergyGuide labels on portable…

Sheila A. Millar.

FTC Imposes Record $1.2 Million Penalty for a “Made in USA” Case

USA - January 4 2021 For the second time since 2016, glue producer Chemence, Inc. (Chemence) has found itself adverse to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for making…

Sheila A. Millar.

DOE Proposes Revisions to Enforcement Regulations for Consumer Products and Commercial and Industrial Equipment

USA - September 10 2020 In a notice published on August 31, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE" or the "Department") proposed revisions to its existing enforcement…

Alexa M. Pecht.

FTC Targets False Energy Performance Claims

USA - August 13 2020 Marketing products as environmentally friendly can induce customers to pay higher prices than they would for other goods. But when promises of lower…

Sheila A. Millar.

DOE Proposes to Amend its Room Air Conditioner Test Procedures

USA - June 19 2020 In a notice published on June 11, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE" or the "Department") proposed amendments to its room air conditioner…

Alexa M. Pecht.