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Furnace Standards Enforcement Policy Statement | Department of Energy  

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Furnace Standards Enforcement Policy Statement Furnace Standards Enforcement Policy Statement Furnace Standards Enforcement Policy Statement On January 11, 2013, the Department of Justice, on behalf of DOE, and the American Public Gas Association (APGA) filed a joint motion asking the court to enter an agreement to settle APGA's challenge to DOE's June 27, 2011 Direct Final Rule. The settlement agreement would, among other things, vacate the energy conservation standards applicable to non-weatherized gas furnaces established in the DFR. In an exercise of its enforcement discretion, DOE will, during the pendency of the litigation, act in a manner consistent with the terms of the settlement agreement with regard to the enforcement of the standards. Furnace Standards Enforcement Policy Statement - April 5, 2013

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Conservation Standards Enforcement | Department of Energy  

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Conservation Standards Enforcement Conservation Standards Enforcement Conservation Standards Enforcement The Office of the General Counsel is working to ensure that manufacturers of consumer products and commercial equipment meet the nation's conservation standards. Through its new focus on enforcement, the Department of Energy will save money for consumers and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. "For the sake of our environment and our economy, it's critical that we enforce our energy efficiency regulations," said Scott Blake Harris, former DOE General Counsel. "Strong enforcement of the rules will encourage compliance and keep manufacturers who break the law from having a competitive advantage over manufacturers who play by the rules." DOE enforces the energy and water conservation standards

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Enforcement Policy Statement: Regional Standards Enforcement...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

which set forth amended energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps, including regional standards in certain States. 76 FR 37408. DOE has initiated...

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Regional Standards Enforcement Policy | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

approaches to enforcing regional standards for residential central air conditioners and heat pumps. DOE will not assert civil penalty authority over distributors for violation of...

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Renewables Portfolio Standard Enforcement Program  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to be reviewed, the City's RPS Procurement Plan to determine compliance with the RPS Enforcement Program; 5. Annual review of the RPS Procurement Plan shall include consideration of each of the following elements with the provisions in the RPS Procurement Plan, o Review the applicability and appropriateness of excusing

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2014-10-20 Issuance: ASRAC Regional Standards Enforcement Working...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

2014-10-20 Issuance: ASRAC Regional Standards Enforcement Working Group; Notice of Open Meeting 2014-10-20 Issuance: ASRAC Regional Standards Enforcement Working Group; Notice of...

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DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces &  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces & Boilers DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces & Boilers November 19, 2007 - 4:31pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it has increased the energy efficiency standards for residential furnaces and boilers, underscoring the Department's commitment to meet its aggressive, five-year appliance standard rulemaking schedule, as established in its January 31, 2006, Report to Congress. The Department estimates that these amended standards, which become effective in 2015, will save the equivalent of the total amount of energy consumed by 2.5 million American households in one year, or approximately 0.25 quadrillion (10x15) British thermal

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DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces &  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces & Boilers DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces & Boilers November 19, 2007 - 4:31pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it has increased the energy efficiency standards for residential furnaces and boilers, underscoring the Department's commitment to meet its aggressive, five-year appliance standard rulemaking schedule, as established in its January 31, 2006, Report to Congress. The Department estimates that these amended standards, which become effective in 2015, will save the equivalent of the total amount of energy consumed by 2.5 million American households in one year, or approximately 0.25 quadrillion (10x15) British thermal

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Enforcing Energy-Efficiency Standards | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcing Energy-Efficiency Standards Enforcing Energy-Efficiency Standards Enforcing Energy-Efficiency Standards September 13, 2010 - 4:37pm Addthis Scott Blake Harris Former General Counsel What does this mean for me? The Department sets energy efficiency standards for a vast array of consumer and commercial products. The Department had never systematically enforced DOE's 35-year-old energy efficiency standard. Over the past year, we have thus moved quickly and decisively to end that situation. From now on, compliance with all aspects of DOE energy efficiency standards will be expected, and those standards will be enforced. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu has said that when it comes to remediating climate change and promoting energy independence, improved energy efficiency is not just low-hanging fruit-it's fruit lying on the

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Local Enforcement of Appliance Efficiency Standards and Labeling Program in  

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Local Enforcement of Appliance Efficiency Standards and Labeling Program in Local Enforcement of Appliance Efficiency Standards and Labeling Program in China: Progress and Challenges Title Local Enforcement of Appliance Efficiency Standards and Labeling Program in China: Progress and Challenges Publication Type Conference Proceedings Year of Publication 2012 Authors Zheng, Nina, Nan Zhou, Cecilia Fino-Chen, and David Fridley Conference Name 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Date Published 06/2012 Conference Location Pacific Grove, California, U.S.A. Keywords appliance energy efficiency, china, labeling, local enforcement, standards Abstract As part of its commitment to promoting and improving the local enforcement of appliance energyefficiency standards and labeling, the China National Institute of Standardization launched the Nationaland Local Enforcement of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling program on August 14, 2009. For thisprogram, Jiangsu, Shandong, Sichuan and Shanghai were selected as pilot locations. This paper providesinformation on the local enforcement program's recent background, activities and results as well ascomparison to previous rounds of check-testing in 2006 and 2007. In addition, the paper also offersevaluation on the achievement and weaknesses in the local enforcement scheme and recommendationsbased on international experience.

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Evaluation of Local Enforcement of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling  

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Evaluation of Local Enforcement of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Evaluation of Local Enforcement of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Program in China Title Evaluation of Local Enforcement of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Program in China Publication Type Conference Proceedings Year of Publication 2012 Authors Zheng, Nina, Nan Zhou, Cecilia Fino-Chen, and David Fridley Conference Name International Energy Program Evaluation Conference Date Published 06/2012 Conference Location Rome, Italy Keywords china, china energy, china energy group, energy analysis and environmental impacts department, energy efficiency, local enforcement, policy studies, standards & labeling programs Abstract As part of China's commitment to promoting and improving the local enforcement of appliance energyefficiency standards and labeling, the China National Institute of Standardization launched a localenforcement of efficiency standards and labeling project on August 14, 2009. For this project, Jiangsu,Shandong, Sichuan and Shanghai were selected as pilot locations. This paper provides information onthe local enforcement project's recent background, activities and results as well as comparison toprevious rounds of check-testing in 2006 and 2007. In addition, the paper also offers evaluation on theachievement and weaknesses in the local enforcement scheme and recommendations based oninternational experience.

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Establishment, Implementation and Enforcement of Building Codes and Standards  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Establishment, Implementation and Enforcement Establishment, Implementation and Enforcement of Building Codes and Standards Nanette Lockwood Global Director Government Affairs Solutia Inc. 2 Crystex ® Solutia Inc. Advanced Interlayers Performance Films Technical Specialties 2010 Revenue $1.9 billion USD Facilities 50+ Employees 3,300 U.S. Building Codes and Standards * Developed, updated and published on regular intervals at the national level for use locally * Adopted by federal agencies, state and local governments * Typically enforced by local building departments * Applies to new construction, additions and major renovations for nearly all buildings Model Building Codes * National development committees - Architects, engineers, builders, scientists, insurers, government researchers, agencies and building officials

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Evaluation of China's local enforcement of energy efficiency standards and  

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Evaluation of China's local enforcement of energy efficiency standards and Evaluation of China's local enforcement of energy efficiency standards and labeling programs for appliances and equipment Title Evaluation of China's local enforcement of energy efficiency standards and labeling programs for appliances and equipment Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2013 Authors Khanna, Nina Zheng, Nan Zhou, David Fridley, and Cecilia Fino-Chen Journal Energy Policy Date Published 10/2013 Keywords Appliance standards and labeling, compliance, energy efficiency, Low Emission & Efficient Buildings and Equipment Abstract Aims This paper aims to evaluate local enforcement of China's mandatory appliance and equipment energy efficiency standards and labeling programs, two increasingly important policies for meeting national energy and carbon reduction targets. The expected energy savings of efficiency standards and labels can be fully realized only with strong enforcement to ensure compliance for all products sold. This paper provides comprehensive retrospective evaluation of the methodologies, results, progress and remaining challenges in pilot enforcement projects initiated in the absence of consistent national check-testing focused on energy efficiency.

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DOE Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Residential Furnace Fans Energy Conservation Standards  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Department of Energy has published a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding energy conservation standards for residential furnace fans.

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Conservation Standards Enforcement: Importer Q&As  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended, an importer is a manufacturer. Therefore, an importer is held to the same standard as a domestic manufacturer -- just as though the importer had built the product(s) it imports. These FAQs are designed to help an importer identify key issues to consider to ensure compliance.

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Conservation Standards Enforcement | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

October 3, 2011 October 3, 2011 Aspen: Noncompliance Determination (2011-SE-1602) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Aspen Manufacturing finding that indoor unit model AEW244 and outdoor unit model NCPC-424-3010 of residential split system central air conditioning system do not comport with the energy conservation standards. September 28, 2011 Zoe Industries: Noncompliance Determination (2011-SW-2912) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Zoe Industries, Inc. finding that Giessdorf 150043 model, a showerhead, does not comport with the water conservation standards. September 28, 2011 Hudson-Reed: Noncompliance Determination (2011-SW-2909) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination, finding that Hudson-Reed's "HEAD16" showerhead does not meet the applicable water

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Conservation Standards Enforcement | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 8, 2010 September 8, 2010 ASKO Appliances: Compliance Determination (2010-SE-0601) DOE tested four units dishwasher manufactured by ASKO Appliances, Inc. Applying statistical analysis, DOE found that the dishwasher meets the federal energy standards for maximum energy use. August 30, 2010 Arçelik A.Ş: Compliance Determination (2010-SE-0105) DOE issued a Notice of Compliance Determination after test results revealed that Arçelik's Blomberg BRFB1450 refrigerator-freezer complies with the applicable energy conservation standards. August 24, 2010 Leader Electronics: Noncompliance Determination (2010-SE-2301) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Leader Electronics, Inc. finding that "NU50-2093400-I3(NU50-21090-300F)" and "MU03-F050040-A1(MU03-Fl050-AKOS)" of external power supplies do not

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Conservation Standards Enforcement | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 20, 2012 November 20, 2012 Teddico: Noncompliance Determination (2012-SE-5409) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to The Electrical Design, Development and Implementation Company d/b/a Teddico finding that a variety of basic models of magnetic probe-start metal halide lamp fixtures do not comport with the energy conservation standards. November 19, 2012 Hydac: Noncompliance Determination (2012-SE-4107) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Hydac Technology Corporation finding that a variety of electric motor basic models do not comport with the energy conservation standards. November 7, 2012 YMGI: Order (2011-SCE-1605) DOE ordered YMGI Group LLC to pay a $31,400 civil penalty after finding (1) YMGI had failed to certify that certain models of residential central air

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Conservation Standards Enforcement | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 23, 2013 April 23, 2013 Golden Opportunity: Compromise Agreement (2013-SE-1418) DOE and Golden Opportunity, Inc. entered into a Compromise Agreement to resolve a case involving the distribution in commerce of noncompliant freezers. April 23, 2013 Haier: Noncompliance Determination (2011-SE-1428) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Haier America Trading, LLC finding that Haier model HMCM106EA, a freezer, does not comport with the energy conservation standards. April 23, 2013 Haier: Compromise Agreement (2011-SE-1428) DOE and Haier America Trading, LLC entered into a Compromise Agreement to resolve a case involving the distribution in commerce of noncompliant freezers. April 10, 2013 Precision: Noncompliance Determination (2013-SE-1410) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Precision Trading

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Conservation Standards Enforcement | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

March 2, 2010 March 2, 2010 Hudson-Reed: Data Request (2010-CW-1403) DOE requested test data from Hudson-Reed Limited for Hudson Reed's showerhead ("shower tower") model "AS333". March 2, 2010 Delta Faucet: Data Request (2010-SW-1603) DOE requested test data from Delta Faucet Corporation for Delta Faucet's showerhead model "In2ition 75582". January 7, 2010 Haier America: Consent Decree (2010) DOE entered into a Consent Decree with Haier America Trading, L.L.C., after DOE testing in the Energy Star Verification Testing Pilot Program showed Haier's freezer model HUF138EA, not only failed to satisfy the ENERGY STAR specification, but also failed to meet the applicable federal energy conservation standards. December 23, 2009 LG Electronics v. DOE - Defendants' Brief in Opposition to Plaintiff LG

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Building Technologies Office: Residential Furnaces and Boilers Framework  

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Residential Furnaces Residential Furnaces and Boilers Framework Meeting to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Residential Furnaces and Boilers Framework Meeting on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Residential Furnaces and Boilers Framework Meeting on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Residential Furnaces and Boilers Framework Meeting on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Residential Furnaces and Boilers Framework Meeting on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Residential Furnaces and Boilers Framework Meeting on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Residential Furnaces and Boilers Framework Meeting on AddThis.com... About Standards & Test Procedures Implementation, Certification & Enforcement

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Enforcement  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Department of Energys (DOE) Office of Enforcement promotes overall improvement in the Department's safety and security programs through management and implementation of the DOE enforcement programs for safety and classified information security that are authorized by the Atomic Energy Act. The office is independent of the DOE offices that develop and implement policy and programs. The office conducts enforcement investigations using systematic enforcement practices to thoroughly evaluate operational events and conditions that represent potentially serious violations of the Departments nuclear safety, worker safety and health, and classified information security regulations. These investigations can result in civil penalties against DOE contractors that violate the regulations.

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Energy Conservation Program for Certain Industrial Equipment: Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Warm Air Furnaces, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Energy Conservation Program for Certain Industrial Equipment: Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Warm Air Furnaces, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

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New Energy Efficiency Standards for Furnace Fans to Reduce Carbon...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

by at least 3 billion metric tons in total by 2030, equal to more than a year's carbon pollution from the entire U.S. electricity system. Furnace fans are used to circulate air...

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Microsoft Word - Guidance Concerning Enforcement of EISA 2007 Standards for.docx  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement of EISA 2007 Standards for Enforcement of EISA 2007 Standards for Candelabra Base and Intermediate Base Lamps Issued: July 1, 2011 The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007) imposed energy conservation standards for candelabra and intermediate base lamps, and those provisions became effective with the statute. Despite the language of the statute, DOE has been made aware that for the last several years there has been an understanding among interested stakeholders that the standards would not become effective until January 1, 2012. That understanding was solidified by DOE staff statements suggesting that energy conservation standards for candelabra and intermediate base lamps would not be enforced until then. DOE understands that manufacturers made production

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Enforcement Policy Statement: Off Mode Standards for CAC/HP ...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

power consumption standard for central air conditioners or central air conditioning heat pumps (CACHP) until 180 days following publication of a final rule establishing a...

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ASRAC Regional Standards Enforcement Notice of Open Meeting  

Energy Savers [EERE]

1 webinar and receive call-in information, please register at http:energy.goveerebuildingsappliance-standards-and-rulemaking-federal-advisory- committee. FOR FURTHER...

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Appliance Standards Update and Review of Certification, Compliance and Enforcement Powerpoint Presentation for ASHRAE Conference, January 31, 2011  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This document is Appliance Standards Update and Review of Certification, Compliance and Enforcement Powerpoint Presentation for ASHRAE Conference, January 31, 2011

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Analysis of the effects of a proposed rule for the enforcement of respirable dust standards  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The effects of a rule for the enforcement of respirable dust standards proposed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has been evaluated. Respirable coal dust sample data collected over a three year period by a mining company were used...

Britton, Robert Grant

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New Energy Efficiency Standards for Furnace Fans to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Help Americans Save on Energy Bills  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

WASHINGTON As part of President Obamas Climate Action Plan, the Energy Department today announced a new energy efficiency standard for furnace fans, the latest of eight finalized standards and nine proposed standards issued since the Climate Action Plan was announced last year.

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2014-06-25 Issuance: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnace Fans; Final Rule  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This document is a pre-publication Federal Register final rule regarding energy conservation standards for furnace fans, as issued by the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy on June 25, 2014. Though it is not intended or expected, should any discrepancy occur between the document posted here and the document published in the Federal Register, the Federal Register publication controls. This document is being made available through the Internet solely as a means to facilitate the public's access to this document.

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2014-06-09 Issuance: Regional Standards Enforcement Working Group; Notice of Intent  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This document is a pre-publication notice of intent to establish the regional standards enforcement working group, as issued by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency on June 9, 2014. Though it is not intended or expected, should any discrepancy occur between the document posted here and the document published in the Federal Register, the Federal Register publication controls. This document is being made available through he Internet solely as a means to facilitate the public's access to this document.

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Residential Condensing Gas Furnaces | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Gas Furnaces Residential Condensing Gas Furnaces Standardized Templates for Reporting Test Results residentialcondensinggasfurnacev1.0.xlsx More Documents & Publications...

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2014-10-20 Issuance: ASRAC Regional Standards Enforcement Working Group; Notice of Open Meeting  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This document is a pre-publication Federal Register notice of open meeting for the ASRAC Regional Standards Enforcement Working Group, as issued by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency on October 10, 2014. Though it is not intended or expected, should any discrepancy occur between the document posted here and the document published in the Federal Register, the Federal Register publication controls. This document is being made available through the Internet solely as a means to facilitate the public's access to this document.

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

sealing ­ The installer is to insure leakage of the HVAC system is less than 6% for new air conditioning(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL) 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards have a minimum 78% AFUE (Exception: Wall & floor furnaces; room heaters). 2. Central air conditioners

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards have a minimum 78% AFUE (Exception: Wall & floor furnaces; room heaters). 2. Central air conditioners of Section 150(m): · All joints and openings in the HVAC system must be sealed. · Only UL 181, UL 181A, or UL

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL) 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards have a minimum 78% AFUE (Exception: Wall & floor furnaces; room heaters). 2. Central air conditioners the mandatory requirements of Section 150(m): · All joints and openings in the in the HVAC system must be sealed

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL) 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards have a minimum 78% AFUE (Exception: Wall & floor furnaces; room heaters). 2. Central air conditioners of Section 150(m): · All joints and openings in the HVAC system must be sealed. · Only UL 181, UL 181A, or UL

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Technical support document: Energy conservation standards for consumer products: Refrigerators and furnaces including: environmental impacts regulatory impact analysis  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The National Appliance Energy Conversation Act (NAECA) of 1987 (P.L. 100-12) establishes energy efficiency standards for 13 types of consumer products. The legislation requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to consider new or amended standards on these and other types of products at specified times. DOE is currently selecting standards for two types of products: refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and freezers; and small gas furnaces. This Technical Support Document presents the methodology, data and results from the analysis of the energy and economic impacts of the proposed standards. 8 refs., 39 figs., 135 tabs.

Not Available

1989-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Appliance Standards Update and Review of Certification, Compliance and Enforcement Powerpoint Presentation for ASHRAE Conference, January 31, 2011  

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Buildings Regulatory Program Buildings Regulatory Program Buildings Regulatory Program Appliance Standards Update and Review of Certification, Compliance and Enforcement John Cymbalsky, Ashley Armstrong, and Laura Barhydt US Department of Energy January 31, 2011 Presentation Outline Presentation Outline * Upcoming Relevant Rulemakings * Changes to Rulemaking Process * Executive Order 13563 * Overview of Compliance, Certification, and Enforcement * Detailed Questions and Answers 2 | U.S. Department of Energy energy.gov Long Term Schedules for Certain HVAC Rulemakings Long Term Schedules for Certain HVAC Rulemakings Appliance Standards Product Categories Driver Approx. Rule Initiation Date Final Action Date Heating Products Rulemakings Residential Water Heaters, Direct Heating Equipment, and Pool

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Appliance Standards Update and Review of Certification, Compliance and Enforcement Powerpoint Presentation for ASHRAE Conference, January 31, 2011  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Buildings Regulatory Program Buildings Regulatory Program Buildings Regulatory Program Appliance Standards Update and Review of Certification, Compliance and Enforcement John Cymbalsky, Ashley Armstrong, and Laura Barhydt US Department of Energy January 31, 2011 Presentation Outline Presentation Outline * Upcoming Relevant Rulemakings * Changes to Rulemaking Process * Executive Order 13563 * Overview of Compliance, Certification, and Enforcement * Detailed Questions and Answers 2 | U.S. Department of Energy energy.gov Long Term Schedules for Certain HVAC Rulemakings Long Term Schedules for Certain HVAC Rulemakings Appliance Standards Product Categories Driver Approx. Rule Initiation Date Final Action Date Heating Products Rulemakings Residential Water Heaters, Direct Heating Equipment, and Pool

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STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR TUBE "A1-GateOx" furnace in TRL.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the generation of water vapors by Pyrogenic reaction. The gas control is provided by the Argus 581 Gas ControlOx" is an Atmospheric furnace designed to grow thermal SiO2 in the temperature range of 800- 1050C, on Silicon wafers up

Reif, Rafael

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STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR TUBE "B2-Ox-Alloy" furnace in TRL.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the generation of water vapors by Pyrogenic reaction. The gas control is provided by the Argus 581 Gas Control_Alloy" is an Atmospheric furnace designed to grow thermal SiO2 in the temperature range of 800- 1050C, on Silicon wafers up

Reif, Rafael

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STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR TUBE "B1-Au" furnace in TRL.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the generation of water vapors by Pyrogenic reaction. The gas control is provided by the Argus 581 Gas Control" is an Atmospheric furnace designed to grow thermal SiO2 in the temperature range of 800- 1050C, on Silicon wafers up

Reif, Rafael

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STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR TUBE "A2-WetOxBond" furnace in TRL.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the generation of water vapors by Pyrogenic reaction. The gas control is provided by the Argus 581 Gas ControlOxBond" is an Atmospheric furnace designed to grow thermal SiO2 in the temperature range of 800- 1050C, on Silicon wafers up

Reif, Rafael

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2015-02-10 Issuance Energy Conservation Standard for Residential Furnaces; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Public Meeting  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This document is a pre-publication Federal Register notice of proposed rulemaking and public meeting regarding energy conservation standards for residential furnaces, as issued by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency on February 10, 2015. Though it is not intended or expected, should any discrepancy occur between the document posted here and the document published in the Federal Register, the Federal Register publication controls. This document is being made available through the Internet solely as a means to facilitate the public's access to this document.

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2014-08-19 Issuance Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC)- Central Air Conditioner Regional Standards Enforcement Working Group; Notice of Open Meetings  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This document is a pre-publication Federal Registe notice of open meetings regarding the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC) - Central Air Conditioner Regional Standards Enforcement Working Group, as issued by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency on August 19, 2014. Though it is not intended or expected, should any discrepancy occur between the document posted here and the document published in the Federal Register, the Federal Register publication controls. This document is being made available through the Internet solely as a means to facilitate the public's access to this document.

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Building Code Compliance and Enforcement: The Experience of SanFrancisco's Residential Energy Conservation Ordinanace and California'sBuildign Standards for New Construction  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

As part of Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory's (LBL) technical assistance to the Sustainable City Project, compliance and enforcement activities related to local and state building codes for existing and new construction were evaluated in two case studies. The analysis of the City of San Francisco's Residential Energy Conservation Ordinance (RECO) showed that a limited, prescriptive energy conservation ordinance for existing residential construction can be enforced relatively easily with little administrative costs, and that compliance with such ordinances can be quite high. Compliance with the code was facilitated by extensive publicity, an informed public concerned with the cost of energy and knowledgeable about energy efficiency, the threat of punishment (Order of Abatement), the use of private inspectors, and training workshops for City and private inspectors. The analysis of California's Title 24 Standards for new residential and commercial construction showed that enforcement of this type of code for many climate zones is more complex and requires extensive administrative support for education and training of inspectors, architects, engineers, and builders. Under this code, prescriptive and performance approaches for compliance are permitted, resulting in the demand for alternative methods of enforcement: technical assistance, plan review, field inspection, and computer analysis. In contrast to existing construction, building design and new materials and construction practices are of critical importance in new construction, creating a need for extensive technical assistance and extensive interaction between enforcement personnel and the building community. Compliance problems associated with building design and installation did occur in both residential and nonresidential buildings. Because statewide codes are enforced by local officials, these problems may increase over time as energy standards change and become more complex and as other standards (eg, health and safety codes) remain a higher priority. The California Energy Commission realizes that code enforcement by itself is insufficient and expects that additional educational and technical assistance efforts (eg, manuals, training programs, and toll-free telephone lines) will ameliorate these problems.

Vine, E.

1990-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Creating and Implementing a Regularized Monitoring and Enforcement System for China's Mandatory Standards and Energy Information Label for Appliances  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

best practices, Chinas monitoring and enforcement effort of mandatory energy efficiencybest practices, however, Chinas monitoring and enforcement effort for its mandatory energy efficiencyBest Practice Based on the review of existing laws and regulations related to energy efficiency

Lin, Jiang

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Furnace Litigation Settled | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

energy conservation standards for residential furnaces, central air conditioners, and heat pumps, including regional standards for different product types in indicated States....

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Building Technologies Office: Implementation, Certification and Enforcement  

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Implementation, Implementation, Certification and Enforcement to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Implementation, Certification and Enforcement on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Implementation, Certification and Enforcement on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Implementation, Certification and Enforcement on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Implementation, Certification and Enforcement on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Implementation, Certification and Enforcement on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Implementation, Certification and Enforcement on AddThis.com... About Standards & Test Procedures Implementation, Certification & Enforcement Standardized Templates for Reporting Test Results

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Enforcement Documents  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

enforcement-documents Forrestal Building 1000 enforcement-documents Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 205851.800.dial.DOE en Enforcement Letter, WEL-2013-04 http://energy.gov/hss/downloads/enforcement-letter-wel-2013-04 enforcement-letter-wel-2013-04" class="title-link">Enforcement Letter, WEL-2013-04

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Enforcement Policy Statement: Compliance Period for Regional...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

energy conservation standards for residential furnaces, central air conditioners, and heat pumps, including regional standards for different product types in indicated States....

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Disclosure of Permitted Communication Concerning Regional Standards  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Disclosure of Permitted Communication Concerning Regional Standards Disclosure of Permitted Communication Concerning Regional Standards Enforcement Framework Document -- Docket No. EERE-2011-BT-CE-0077 Disclosure of Permitted Communication Concerning Regional Standards Enforcement Framework Document -- Docket No. EERE-2011-BT-CE-0077 This memo provides an overview of communications made to DOE staff on the subject of a policy for providing waivers from new regional furnace efficiency standards. memo_furnace_std_waiver_policy.pdf More Documents & Publications Disclosure of Permitted Communication Concerning Fossil Fuel Energy Consumption Reduction for New Construction and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings -- Docket No. EERE-2010-BT-STD-0031; RIN 1904-AB96 Record of Communication Concerning Ceiling Fan and Ceiling Fan Light Kit

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Tube furnace  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A vermiculite insulated tube furnace is heated by a helically-wound resistance wire positioned within a helical groove on the surface of a ceramic cylinder, that in turn is surroundingly disposed about a doubly slotted stainless steel cylindrical liner. For uniform heating, the pitch of the helix is of shorter length over the two end portions of the ceramic cylinder. The furnace is of large volume, provides uniform temperature, offers an extremely precise programmed heating capability, features very rapid cool-down, and has a modest electrical power requirement.

Foster, Kenneth G. (Livermore, CA); Frohwein, Eugene J. (San Ramon, CA); Taylor, Robert W. (Livermore, CA); Bowen, David W. (Livermore, CA)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Furnace assembly  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A method of and apparatus for heating test specimens to desired elevated temperatures for irradiation by a high energy neutron source. A furnace assembly is provided for heating two separate groups of specimens to substantially different, elevated, isothermal temperatures in a high vacuum environment while positioning the two specimen groups symmetrically at equivalent neutron irradiating positions.

Panayotou, Nicholas F. (Kennewick, WA); Green, Donald R. (Richland, WA); Price, Larry S. (Pittsburg, CA)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental assessment for proposed energy conservation standards for two types of consumer products; refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and freezers; small gas furnaces; and a proposed No standard standard for television sets  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This environmental assessment (EA) evaluates the environmental impacts resulting from new or amended energy-efficiency standard for refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, freezers, small gas furnaces, and television sets as mandated by the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987. A complete description of the Engineering and Economic Analysis of the proposed standards may be found elsewhere in the Technical Support Document (TSD). Four of the 14 scenarios for product design changes described in the Engineering Analysis of the TSD are chosen for environmental assessment based on their relative importance as design measures. Values for energy savings that result from product design changes are also taken from the TSD. The two main environmental concerns addressed are emissions from fossil fuel-fired electricity generation and the chlorofluorcarbons used in the production of rigid insulation foam. Each of the 12 design options for refrigerators and freezers result in decreased electricity use and and, therefore, reduced power plant emissions. Design changes that call for additional rigid foam insulation per appliance are of interest because they affect chlorofluorocarbon consumption. There is strong evidence that chlorofluorocarbons migrate to the stratosphere, break down, and catalyze the destruction of stratospheric ozone.

Not Available

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Office of Enforcement Resolves 20 Energy Efficiency Enforcement Cases |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Resolves 20 Energy Efficiency Enforcement Resolves 20 Energy Efficiency Enforcement Cases DOE Office of Enforcement Resolves 20 Energy Efficiency Enforcement Cases June 3, 2011 - 5:04pm Addthis The Department of Energy's Office of Enforcement today announced that it has resolved the 20 enforcement cases it brought in April 2011 against companies for failing to certify that their products comply with the Department's energy and water use standards. The certification requirement generates important information that allows the Department to verify compliance with its efficiency standards and ensures that consumers have the information they need to buy energy- and cost-saving products. In 17 of the cases, the companies entered agreements that include a commitment to certify all covered products. As part of the agreements,

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Enforcement News | Department of Energy  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Enforcement News Enforcement News Enforcement News RSS September 30, 2013 DOE Reaches $1.9M Settlement The General Counsel's enforcement office settled an enforcement action against Ningbo Hicon International Industry Company, Ltd. for $1,927,097. Ningbo Hicon is a Chinese company that manufactures consumer refrigeration products for a variety of private labelers. Ningbo Hicon agreed to the settlement after manufacturing and distributing chest freezers that consumed about 30% more energy than permitted under the appliance energy conservation standards. This settlement reflects the second largest penalty since the enforcement office was created in 2010. July 12, 2013 Rule Issued to Prohibit Importation of Products that Fail To Comply with Federal Energy Conservation Standards

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Enforcement Surveillance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Law Enforcement Surveillance inthe Network Society Serena Chan and L. Jean Camp 22 IEEE Technology to techno- logical changes. In the twentieth century, the frequency of communi- cations and interactions has

Camp, L. Jean

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Compliance Certification Enforcement | Department of Energy  

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Compliance Certification Enforcement Compliance Certification Enforcement Compliance Certification Enforcement DOE enforces the energy and water conservation regulations established by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Appliance Standards Program to ensure that residential, commercial and industrial equipment deliver the energy and cost savings required by law. To ensure that all covered products comply with the energy and water conservation standards, the enforcement office reviews manufacturers' compliance with certification requirements. Products covered under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975, as amended, are required annually to ''certify by means of a certification report that each basic model(s) meets the applicable energy conservation standard." This program

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Furnaces | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

TODO: Add description List of Furnaces Incentives Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleFurnaces&oldid267167" Category: Articles with outstanding TODO tasks...

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Enforcement | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

violate the regulations. Enforcement Process Overview, the Enforcement Coordinator Handbook and enforceable regulations and directives for worker safety and health, nuclear...

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Certification/enforcement analysis  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Industry compliance with minimum energy efficiency standards will be assured through a two-part program approach of certification and enforcement activities. The technical support document (TSD) presents the analyses upon which the proposed rule for assuring that consumer product comply with applicable energy efficiency standards is based. Much of the TSD is based upon support provided DOE by Vitro Laboratories. The OAO Corporation provided additional support in the development of the sampling plan incorporated in the proposed rule. Vitro's recommended approach to appliance certification and enforcement, developed after consideration of various program options, benefits, and impacts, establishes the C/E program framework, general criteria, and procedures for assuring a specified level of energy efficiency performance of covered consumer products. The results of the OAO analysis are given in Volume II of the TSD.

None

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Compliance, Certification and Enforcement for US Appliance and Equipment Energy Efficiency Programs by US DOE  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Information about energy and water conservation standards, ENERGY STAR, and compliance and certification enforcement.

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Paired Straight Hearth Furnace  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

A coal based dri and molten metal process for long range replacement of blast furnaces and coke ovens

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Enforcement Letter - ELBNI032504  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

25, 2004 25, 2004 Mr. J. P. Henschel [ ] Bechtel National Inc. 3000 George Washington Way Richland, WA 99352 Subject: Enforcement Letter for Concrete Work Issues Dear Mr. Henschel: This letter addresses eleven instances that have occurred at the Waste Treatment Plant during a 14-month period form August 2002 through October 2003 in which concrete work was not performed to established procedures and standards. The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) has reviewed these concrete work issues and is concerned with the work process you have in place to inspect concrete work prior to pour. In addition, OE is concerned with your failure to correct these known problems in a timely manner. It is our expectation that Bechtel

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Enforcement Letter  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

10, 2003 10, 2003 Mr. John Christian [ ] BNFL, Inc. East Tennessee Technology Park Portal No. 8, Building K-761 P.O. Box 5689 Oak Ridge, TN 37831 Subject: Enforcement Letter- Noncompliance Tracking System Reports and May 14-15, 2003, Price-Anderson Amendments Act Program Review Dear Mr. Christian: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) review of the facts and circumstances related to several Price-Anderson noncompliances, which are documented in the following Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) reports * NTS-ORO--BNFL-K33-2003-0001, "Weaknesses in BNFL's Issue Screening Process to Determine PAAA Noncompliance." This report documents that the BNFL PAAA Review Board failed to correctly identify and report the vast majority of

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DOE Adopts Rules to Improve Energy Efficiency Enforcement | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Appliance Standards Investigation for Certain Air Con International Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps DOE Announces Tougher Enforcement of Appliance Standards Reporting Requirements...

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Heat treatment furnace  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A furnace heats through both infrared radiation and convective air utilizing an infrared/purge gas design that enables improved temperature control to enable more uniform treatment of workpieces. The furnace utilizes lamps, the electrical end connections of which are located in an enclosure outside the furnace chamber, with the lamps extending into the furnace chamber through openings in the wall of the chamber. The enclosure is purged with gas, which gas flows from the enclosure into the furnace chamber via the openings in the wall of the chamber so that the gas flows above and around the lamps and is heated to form a convective mechanism in heating parts.

Seals, Roland D; Parrott, Jeffrey G; DeMint, Paul D; Finney, Kevin R; Blue, Charles T

2014-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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High pressure oxygen furnace  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A high temperature high pressure oxygen furnace having a hybrid partially externally heated construction is disclosed. A metallic bar fabricated from an alloy having a composition of at least 45% nickel, 15% chrome, and 10% tungsten is utilized, the preferred alloy including 55% nickel, 22% chrome, 14% tungsten, 2% molybdenum, 3% iron (maximum) and 5% cobalt (maximum). The disclosed alloy is fabricated into 11/4 inch bar stock and has a length of about 17 inches. This bar stock is gun drilled for over 16 inches of its length with 0.400 inch aperture to define a closed high temperature, high pressure oxygen chamber. The opposite and closed end of the bar is provided with a small support aperture into which both a support and a thermocouple can be inserted. The closed end of the gun drilled bar is inserted into an oven, preferably heated by standard nickel chrome electrical elements and having a heavily insulated exterior. 5 figs.

Morris, D.E.

1992-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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High pressure oxygen furnace  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A high temperature high pressure oxygen furnace having a hybrid partially externally heated construction is disclosed. A metallic bar fabricated from an alloy having a composition of at least 45% nickel, 15% chrome, and 10% tungsten is utilized (the preferred alloy including 55% nickel, 22% chrome, 14% tungsten, 2% molybdenum, 3% iron (maximum) and 5% cobalt (maximum). The disclosed alloy is fabricated into 11/4 inch bar stock and has a length of about 17 inches. This bar stock is gun drilled for over 16 inches of its length with 0.400 inch aperture to define a closed high temperature, high pressure oxygen chamber. The opposite and closed end of the bar is provided with a small support aperture into which both a support and a thermocouple can be inserted. The closed end of the gun drilled bar is inserted into an oven, preferably heated by standard nickel chrome electrical elements and having a heavily insulated exterior.

Morris, Donald E. (Kensington, CA)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Safety and Security Enforcement Program  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Enforcement Enforcement Enforcement Home Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Office of Nuclear Safety Enforcement Security Enforcement Notices of Violation Consent Orders / Settlement Agreements Compliance Orders Special Report Orders Enforcement Letters Regulatory Assistance Reviews Enforcement Program and Process Guidance and Information Non-Compliance Tracking System (NTS) Non-Compliance Reporting Thresholds Regulations and Directives Enforcement Staff Enforcement Coordinator Contact Information 2013 DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Workshop Request for Investigation or Inspection of Safety or Security Violations Archived Documents HSS Logo Safety and Security Enforcement Program Office of Enforcement and Oversight What's New: » Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC

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2014-06-25 Issuance: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

6-25 Issuance: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnace Fans; Final Rule 2014-06-25 Issuance: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnace Fans; Final Rule...

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Enforcement Cases | Department of Energy  

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Enforcement Cases Enforcement Cases Enforcement Cases RSS December 20, 2013 AeroSys: Order (2011-SCE-1624) DOE ordered AeroSys, Inc. (AeroSys) to pay a $100,000 civil penalty after finding AeroSys had (1) failed to certify that certain models of space-constrained central air conditioners and air conditioning heat pumps comply with the applicable energy conservation standards; and (2) manufactured and distributed in commerce in the U.S. units of noncompliant models of space-constrained central air conditioners and air conditioning heat pumps. November 15, 2013 Sylvane: Order (2013-CE-36005) DOE ordered Sylvane, Inc. to pay a $4,000 civil penalty after finding Sylvane had failed to certify that certain models of dehumidifiers comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

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Laboratory Induction Furnaces  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... supplied at 10,000 volts by a suitable transformer. It is controlled either by a contactor or by push buttons on the furnace table.

1930-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced steel reheat furnace  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Energy and Environmental Research Corp. (EER) under a contract from the Department of Energy is pursuing the development and demonstration of an Advanced Steel Reheating Furnace. This paper reports the results of Phase 1, Research, which has evaluated an advanced furnace concept incorporating two proven and commercialized technologies previously applied to other high temperature combustion applications: EER`s gas reburn technology (GR) for post combustion NOx control; and Air Product`s oxy-fuel enrichment air (OEA) for improved flame heat transfer in the heating zones of the furnace. The combined technologies feature greater production throughput with associated furnace efficiency improvements; lowered NOx emissions; and better control over the furnace atmosphere, whether oxidizing or reducing, leading to better control over surface finish.

Moyeda, D.; Sheldon, M.; Koppang, R. [Energy and Environmental Research Corp., Irvine, CA (United States); Lanyi, M.; Li, X.; Eleazer, B. [Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA (United States)

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enforcement Guidance Supplements (EGS)  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Requirements (07161999) EGS 99-01: Enforcement of 10 CFR Part 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule) for Facilities Below Hazard Category III (070199) EGS 98-02: DOE Enforcement...

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Compliance, Certification and Enforcement for US Appliance and Equipment Energy Efficiency Programs by US DOE  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Compliance, Certification and Enforcement Compliance, Certification and Enforcement for US Appliance and Equipment Energy Efficiency Programs by US DOE As the Department of Energy is ramping up its focus on energy-efficiency, the Office of the General Counsel is stepping up enforcement and verification efforts to ensure manufacturers meet the energy and water conservation standards expected of them and save energy for American consumers and businesses. Recent enforcement initiatives go beyond compliance with energy-efficiency standards. We are working to protect consumers through verification and supporting the enforcement of Energy Star specifications to ensure that manufacturers offer the energy savings they advertise. Enforcement initiatives include: * Conservation Standards Enforcement

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Trends in furnace control  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This paper relates Italimpianti's experiences over the past few years in the area of control of reheat furnaces for the steel industry. The focus is on the level 1 area; specifically on the use of PLC-based systems to perform both combustion control and mechanical/hydraulic control. Some topics to be discussed are: overview of reheat furnace control system requirements; PLC only control vs separate PLC and DCS systems; PLC hardware requirements; man machine interface (MMI) requirements; purge, light-on and safety logic; implementation of more sophisticated level 1 control algorithms; furnace temperature optimization: look up tables vs full thermal modeling; and recent trends including integrated PLC/DCS system.

McDonald, T.J.; Keefe, M.D. (Italimpianti of America, Inc., Coraopolis, PA (United States). Instrumentation and Controls Dept.)

1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Enforcement  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

DOE's Office of Enforcement in the Office of the General Counsel leads the Department's efforts to ensure manufacturers deliver products that meet energy and water conservation standards....

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Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. This enforcement guidance focuses on the applicability of 10 CFR Part 830 to nuclear weapon programs and several related enforcement issues. Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues More Documents & Publications Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-03: Specific Issues on Applicability of

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Furnace Black Characterization  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Furnace Black Furnace Black Characterization Sid Richardson Carbon Co Fort Worth, TX Dr. Michel Gerspacher 005F 2 Definitions Particle Aggregate = 20nm to 100nm "Diameter" = 200nm to 1,000nm "Length" = Set of Percolated Aggregates Particle (?) Aggregate Agglomerate Constituents Size = Tech/Scientific Challenge 005F 3 Furnace Process High Temperature Refractory Feedstock Oil Air Natural Gas Reaction Zone Quench 005F 4 Specific Surface Area 005F 5 Structure 3-D Morphology Key Characteristic Summary of Crystallographic Studies 005F 7 Methodologies 005F 8 Summary * For all furnace carbon black 12Å < L C < 17Å * Crystallite L a ≈ 25Å * Amorphous Carbon * No micropores * Very few surface groups (hetero atoms) { 005F 9 Effect of Heat Treatment on Amorphous Carbon

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Paired Straight Hearth Furnace  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

PSH will use two linear tunnel hearth furnaces that share a common translating pallet train and which are aligned in parallel and run in opposite directions. Pellets are loaded...

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A Furnace Temperature Regulator  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Synopsis.By making the heating coil of an electric furnace one arm of a wheatstone bridge, and combining this with a galvanometer regulator, thus keeping constant the resistance of the coil, we can, regardless of variations in the current supply, and with no attention, maintain constant the temperature of furnaces not too directly influenced by the temperature of the room, or where the surrounding air is kept constant. The power available in this regulator is relatively very great indeed; nothing has to be inserted within the furnace cavity, and the lag is practically nothing; the regulator is often almost at its best under conditions most unfavorable to other regulators. It has held a small furnace constant to 0.1 for hours at temperatures from 500 to 1400.

Walter P. White and Leason H. Adams.

1919-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enforcement | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Enforcement Enforcement Worker Safety & Health Documents November 27, 2013 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2013-04 Issued to National Renewable Energy Laboratory related to a drum rupture and flash event of the Thermochemical User Facility. More Nuclear Safety Documents July 22, 2013 Enforcement Letter, NEL-2013-03 Issued to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC related to Programmatic Deficiencies in the Software Quality Assurance Program at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory More Security Enforcement Documents May 4, 2012 Enforcement Letter, CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC - SEL-2012-01 Issued to URS CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC, related to a Security Incident involving the Protection and Control of Classified Information at the East Tennessee Technology Park More Leadership

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Enforcement Guidance Supplement  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

EGS:01-02 Appendix E- Operational Procedures for Enforcement Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 17, 2001 MEMORANDUM FOR: DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF PRICE-ANDERSON ENFORCEMENT SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-02: Management and Independent Assessment Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. OE typically issues such guidance in the form of Enforcement Guidance Supplements (EGSs), which provide information or recommendations only and impose no requirements or actions on DOE contractors.

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DOE Office of Enforcement Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

DOE Office of Enforcement Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency DOE Office of Enforcement Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency Enforcement Effort with 20 New Proposed Penalty Notices DOE Office of Enforcement Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency Enforcement Effort with 20 New Proposed Penalty Notices May 2, 2011 - 5:06pm Addthis Demonstrating its continuing commitment to rigorous enforcement of important federal efficiency requirements, the Department of Energy's Office of Enforcement today announced 20 new enforcement cases. These cases are against companies that the Department has reason to believe are selling products in the United States without certifying that their products comply with energy efficiency or water conservation standards. The legally required certifications help ensure that products sold in the

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DOE Office of Enforcement Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

DOE Office of Enforcement Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency DOE Office of Enforcement Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency Enforcement Effort with 20 New Proposed Penalty Notices DOE Office of Enforcement Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency Enforcement Effort with 20 New Proposed Penalty Notices May 2, 2011 - 5:06pm Addthis Demonstrating its continuing commitment to rigorous enforcement of important federal efficiency requirements, the Department of Energy's Office of Enforcement today announced 20 new enforcement cases. These cases are against companies that the Department has reason to believe are selling products in the United States without certifying that their products comply with energy efficiency or water conservation standards. The legally required certifications help ensure that products sold in the

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Implementation, Certification and Enforcement | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Implementation, Certification Implementation, Certification and Enforcement Implementation, Certification and Enforcement The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is authorized by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (as amended) to enforce compliance with the energy and water conservation standards established for certain consumer products and commercial and industrial equipment. To ensure the implementation of the current standards for covered appliances and equipment, DOE has published certification, compliance, and enforcement regulations for these products and equipment in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 10 CFR part 429. Please note that the previous link is to the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR), which is a version of the CFR updated daily. It is not an official legal edition of

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Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities.This enforcement guidance focuses on the applicability of 10 CFR Part 830 to nuclear weapon programs and several related enforcement issues. Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues More Documents & Publications Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-03: Specific Issues on Applicability of

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Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. This enforcement guidance focuses on the applicability of 10 CFR Part 830 to nuclear weapon programs and several related enforcement issues. Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues More Documents & Publications Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-03: Specific Issues on Applicability of

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American Gas Association (AGA) for DOE Furnace Product Class  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Thank you for the opportunity to brief your staff in recent weeks on an impact analysis of a national condensing furnace standard, which was conducted jointly by the American Gas Association (AGA),...

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Furnace | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Furnace Furnace Dataset Summary Description The following data-set is for a benchmark residential home for all TMY3 locations across all utilities in the US. The data is indexed by utility service provider which is described by its "unique" EIA ID ( Source National Renewable Energy Laboratory Date Released April 05th, 2012 (2 years ago) Date Updated April 06th, 2012 (2 years ago) Keywords AC apartment CFL coffeemaker Computer cooling cost demand Dishwasher Dryer Furnace gas HVAC Incandescent Laptop load Microwave model NREL Residential television tmy3 URDB Data text/csv icon Residential Cost Data for Common Household Items (csv, 14.5 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Annually Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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Improved graphite furnace atomizer  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A graphite furnace atomizer for use in graphite furnace atomic absorption spectroscopy is described wherein the heating elements are affixed near the optical path and away from the point of sample deposition, so that when the sample is volatilized the spectroscopic temperature at the optical path is at least that of the volatilization temperature, whereby analyteconcomitant complex formation is advantageously reduced. The atomizer may be elongated along its axis to increase the distance between the optical path and the sample deposition point. Also, the atomizer may be elongated along the axis of the optical path, whereby its analytical sensitivity is greatly increased.

Siemer, D.D.

1983-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of Security Enforcement | Department of Energy  

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Security Enforcement Office of Security Enforcement MISSION The Office of Security Enforcement implements the Department's classified information security enforcement program in...

97

Enforcement News | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 23, 2010 September 23, 2010 DOE Resolves Nearly One-Third of 27 Recently Filed Civil Penalty Cases The Department has successfully resolved eight of the 27 enforcement cases brought just two weeks ago against companies for selling products without properly certifying their compliance with the Department's conservation standards. The swift resolution of nearly one-third of these cases reflects the central goal of the Department's enforcement effort - compliance with all aspects of the Department's regulations to ensure that consumers have the information they need to buy energy a September 21, 2010 DOE Requires Air-Con International to Cease Sales of Inefficient Air Conditioners and Proposes Penalties The Department has issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination and

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Enforcement News | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 18, 2011 July 18, 2011 Showerhead Manufacturer Agrees to Civil Penalty to Resolve Enforcement Action The Department of Energy has settled a civil penalty action it initiated against "Showerheadpower" for the manufacture and online sale of showerheads that used more water than allowed by federal law. As enacted by Congress, showerheads may not consume water in excess of 2.5 gallons per minute. The manufacturer in this matter admitted it had altered commercially available, legal showerheads to consume water in excess of this efficiency standard. The manufacturer admitted to selling at least 5,000 of these modified showerheads between June 3, 2006, and February 7, 2011. July 1, 2011 Candelabra and Intermediate Base Lamps Enforcement Policy Statement The Department issued guidance today advising manufacturers, importers and

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ENERGY STAR Qualified Gas Furnaces | Data.gov  

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Gas Furnaces Gas Furnaces Consumer Data Apps Challenges Resources About Blogs Let's Talk Feedback Consumer You are here Data.gov » Communities » Consumer » Data ENERGY STAR Qualified Gas Furnaces Dataset Summary Description Gas Furnaces that have earned the ENERGY STAR are more efficient than standard models. ENERGY STAR is the trusted symbol for energy efficiency helping consumers save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices. More information on ENERGY STAR is available at www.energystar.gov. Tags {Furnaces,"Energy Star",products,"energy efficiency",efficient,"greenhouse gas emissions",climate,utility,utilities,household,savings,labels,partners,certification} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility

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DOE Withdraws Interpretive Rule and Provides Enforcement Guidance on  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Interpretive Rule and Provides Enforcement Guidance Interpretive Rule and Provides Enforcement Guidance on Showerheads DOE Withdraws Interpretive Rule and Provides Enforcement Guidance on Showerheads March 4, 2011 - 5:27pm Addthis The Department has withdrawn as unwarranted the draft interpretative rule setting out the Department's views on the definition of a "showerhead" for purposes of the water conservation standard enacted by Congress in 1992. To provide certainty going forward, however, the Department today provides a brief enforcement guidance, which balances the Department's obligation to enforce the congressional standard with its determination to avoid needless economic dislocation. The guidance, available here, explains how the Department intends to enforce the 1992 law and provides manufacturers a

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101

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Documents Enforcement Documents RSS December 2, 2014 Consent Order, Battelle Energy Alliance - NCO-2014-02 Nuclear Safety Enforcement Consent Order issued to Battelle Energy...

102

Laboratory Evaluation of Residential Furnace BlowerPerformance  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A testing program was undertaken at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and an electric utility (Pacific Gas and Electric Co.) to compare the performance of furnace blowers. This laboratory testing program was undertaken to support potential changes to California Building Standards regarding in-field furnace blower energy use. This technical support includes identifying suitable performance metrics and target performance levels for use in standards. Five different combinations of blowers and residential furnaces were tested for air moving performance. Three different types of blower and motor combinations were tested in two different furnace cabinets. The blowers were standard forward--curved impellors and a prototype impeller with reverse-inclined blades. The motors were two 6-pole permanent split capacitor (PSC) single-phase induction motors, a brushless permanent magnet (BPM) motor and a prototype BPM designed for use with a prototype reverse-inclined impellor. The laboratory testing operated each blower and furnace combination over a range of air flows and pressure differences to determine air flow performance, power consumption and efficiency. Additional tests varied the clearance between the blower housing and the furnace cabinet, and the routing of air flow into the blower cabinet.

Walker, Iain S.; Lutz, Jim D.

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

Non-carbon induction furnace  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

The present invention is directed to an induction furnace for melting and casting highly pure metals and alloys such as uranium and uranium alloys in such a manner as to minimize contamination of the melt by carbon derived from the materials and the environment within the furnace. The subject furnace is constructed of non-carbon materials and is housed within a conventional vacuum chamber. The furnace comprises a ceramic oxide crucible for holding the charge of metal or alloys. The heating of the crucible is achieved by a plasma-sprayed tungsten susceptor surrounding the crucible which, in turn, is heated by an rf induction coil separated from the susceptor by a cylinder of inorganic insulation. The furnace of the present invention is capable of being rapidly cycled from ambient temperatures to about 1650/sup 0/C for effectively melting uranium and uranium alloys without the attendant carbon contamination problems previously encountered when using carbon-bearing furnace materials.

Holcombe, C.E.; Masters, D.R.; Pfeiler, W.A.

1984-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

104

DOE Resolves Nearly All of its September 2010 Certification Enforcement  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Resolves Nearly All of its September 2010 Certification Resolves Nearly All of its September 2010 Certification Enforcement Actions DOE Resolves Nearly All of its September 2010 Certification Enforcement Actions October 19, 2010 - 10:39am Addthis The Energy Department's new Office of Enforcement, part of the General Counsel's Office, announced today that it has now successfully resolved 26 of the 30 certification enforcement cases brought in September 2010 as part of the Department's ongoing enforcement initiative. The Department will continue aggressively enforcing its certification requirements, which generate information that allows the Department to verify if a company is complying with energy and water efficiency standards that deliver significant energy, water, and cost savings to the American public.

105

DOE Resolves Nearly All of its September 2010 Certification Enforcement  

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Resolves Nearly All of its September 2010 Certification Resolves Nearly All of its September 2010 Certification Enforcement Actions DOE Resolves Nearly All of its September 2010 Certification Enforcement Actions October 19, 2010 - 10:39am Addthis The Energy Department's new Office of Enforcement, part of the General Counsel's Office, announced today that it has now successfully resolved 26 of the 30 certification enforcement cases brought in September 2010 as part of the Department's ongoing enforcement initiative. The Department will continue aggressively enforcing its certification requirements, which generate information that allows the Department to verify if a company is complying with energy and water efficiency standards that deliver significant energy, water, and cost savings to the American public.

106

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-02: DOE Enforcement Activities of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

99-02: DOE Enforcement Activities 99-02: DOE Enforcement Activities of Internal Dosimetry Program Requirements Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-02: DOE Enforcement Activities of Internal Dosimetry Program Requirements Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedure entitled Enforcement of DOE Nuclear Safety Requirements under Price-Anderson Amendments Act of 1988, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH Enforcement) to issue clarifying guidance in a timely manner with respect to the processes used in its enforcement activities. The focus of this enforcement guidance clarifies internal dosimetry program requirements identified by the Department of Energy's nuclear safety requirements in 10 CFR 835 (Occupational Radiation Protection Programs) and 10 CFR 830.120

107

Reduce Air Infiltration in Furnaces  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This tip sheet describes how to save process heating energy and costs by reducing air infiltration in industrial furnaces; tips include repairing leaks and increasing insulation.

108

Sandia National Laboratories: Solar Furnace  

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Test Facility * NSTTF * Parabolic Dish * Renewable Energy * SAND 2011-4654W * solar * Solar Energy * Solar Furnace * solar power * Solar Research Comments are closed. Renewable...

109

Blast furnace taphole drill  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A blast furnace taphole drill has a flaring head with cutting edges at its cutting end formed by intersecting angled faces. A central bore carries cleaning air to the cutting end. To prevent blockage of the cleaning air bore by debris and possible jamming of the drill, the head has deep radial grooves formed at the bottoms of the valley shapes between the cutting edges. The grooves extend radially from the air bore and conduct the air so that it can get behind or under jammed debris. Reduced taphole drilling times can be achieved.

Gozeling, J.A.; de Boer, S.; Spiering, A.A.

1984-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

110

Enforcement Letters | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Services » Enforcement » Enforcement Letters Services » Enforcement » Enforcement Letters Enforcement Letters Documents Available for Download November 27, 2013 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2013-04 Issued to National Renewable Energy Laboratory related to a drum rupture and flash event of the Thermochemical User Facility. July 30, 2013 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2013-02 Issued to Wastren Advantage, Inc. related to the Loss of Supplied Breathing Air in the Box Breakdown Area of the Transuranic Waste Processing Center located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee July 22, 2013 Enforcement Letter, NEL-2013-03 Issued to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC related to Programmatic Deficiencies in the Software Quality Assurance Program at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory May 29, 2013 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2013-01

111

Enforcement Letter ELPNL050404  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

5, 2004 5, 2004 Dr. Leonard K. Peters, [ ] Batelle Memorial Institute Pacific Northwest Division P.O. Box 999 902 Battelle Blvd. Richland, WA 99352 Subject: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Enforcement Letter Dear Dr. Peters: The Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) has conducted a preliminary evaluation of the deficiencies described in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS-RL-- PNNL-PNNLNUCL-2003-0004. Our evaluation included review of the causal analysis, corrective actions, additional supporting information, and discussion with Department of Energy Richland Operations Office (RL) personnel. The subject NTS report described multiple deficiencies identified through a DOE-RL assessment of contamination control and survey practices associated with

112

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 13, 2010 April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex - April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex related to Deficiencies in the Fabrication of Safety Significant Embed Plates at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site, April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Amer Industrial Technologies - April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to Amer Industrial Technologies related to Weld Deficiencies at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site. March 26, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Intennech, Inc. - March 26, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to Intermech, Inc. related to Installation and Inspection of Anchor Bolts and Pipe Supports at the DUF6 Conversion

113

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-02: DOE Enforcement Activities of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

99-02: DOE Enforcement Activities 99-02: DOE Enforcement Activities of Internal Dosimetry Program Requirements Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-02: DOE Enforcement Activities of Internal Dosimetry Program Requirements The guide discusses the following areas: (1) prospective determination of employees that are "likely to receive" 100 millirem (mrem) or greater per 10 CFR 835.402, (Individual Monitoring); (2) application of enforcement policy in taking credit for respiratory protection in prospective determinations; (3) use of contractor's policies regarding personnel internal exposure to radioactive material; (4) As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) programs; (5) clarification of enforcement with regard to internal dosimetry programs; and Final Comments. Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-02: DOE Enforcement Activities of

114

Enforcement Letters | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

May 5, 2004 May 5, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Battelle Memorial Institute - May 5, 2004 Enforcement Letter issued to Battelle Memorial Institute related to Radiological Work Practices at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory April 19, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - April 19, 2004 Enforcement Letter issued to Westinghouse Savannah River Company related to Employee Reprisal at the Savannah River Site April 1, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Bechtel Nevada - April 1, 2002 Enforcement Letter issued to Bechtel Nevada related to Noncompliances with Occupational Radiation Protection and Quality Assurance Requirements at the Nevada Test Site March 25, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Bechtel National Inc - March 25, 2004 Enforcement Letter issued to Bechtel National, Inc., related to Concrete

115

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

2, 1995 Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Hanford Corporation - September 22, 1995 Issued to Westinghouse Hanford Corporation related to Operational Safety Requirements...

116

A new compact fixed-point blackbody furnace  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

More and more NMIs are realizing their primary scale themselves with fixed-point blackbodies as their reference standard. However, commercially available fixed-point blackbody furnaces of sufficient quality are not always easy to obtain. CHINO Corp. and NMIJ, AIST jointly developed a new compact fixed-point blackbody furnace. The new furnace has such features as 1) improved temperature uniformity when compared to previous products, enabling better plateau quality, 2) adoption of the hybrid fixed-point cell structure with internal insulation to improve robustness and thereby to extend lifetime, 3) easily ejectable and replaceable heater unit and fixed-point cell design, leading to reduced maintenance cost, 4) interchangeability among multiple fixed points from In to Cu points. The replaceable cell feature facilitates long term maintenance of the scale through management of a group of fixed-point cells of the same type. The compact furnace is easily transportable and therefore can also function as a traveling standard for disseminating the radiation temperature scale, and for maintaining the scale at the secondary level and industrial calibration laboratories. It is expected that the furnace will play a key role of the traveling standard in the anticipated APMP supplementary comparison of the radiation thermometry scale.

Hiraka, K.; Oikawa, H.; Shimizu, T.; Kadoya, S.; Kobayashi, T. [CHINO CORPORATION, Itabashi, Tokyo (Japan)] [CHINO CORPORATION, Itabashi, Tokyo (Japan); Yamada, Y.; Ishii, J. [National Metrology Institute of Japan, AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki (Japan)] [National Metrology Institute of Japan, AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki (Japan)

2013-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

117

Appliances and Commercial Equipment Standards  

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Commercial Warm Air Furnaces Commercial Warm Air Furnaces Sign up for e-mail updates on regulations for this and other products The Department of Energy (DOE) has regulated the energy efficiency level of commercial warm air furnaces since 1994. Commercial warm air furnaces are self-contained oil-fired or gas-fired furnaces that are designed to supply heated air through ducts to spaces that require it. Commercial warm air furnaces are industrial equipment and have a maximum rated input capacity of 225,000 British thermal units (Btu) an hour or more. Recent Updates | Standards | Test Procedures | Waiver, Exception, and Exemption Information | Statutory Authority | Historical Information | Contact Information Recent Updates DOE published a request for information regarding energy conservation standards for commercial warm air furnaces. 78 FR 25627 (May 2, 2013). For more information, please see the rulemaking webpage.

118

Enforcement News | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 21, 2010 April 21, 2010 DOE Initiates Enforcement Proceedings against Westinghouse and Mitsubishi for Failure to Certify (Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty Issued) The Office of General Counsel has issued Notices of Proposed Civil Penalty to Westinghouse Lighting Corporation and Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc. for failing to certify that certain of their products meet the applicable energy conservation standards as required by the Energy Policy Conservation Act (EPCA) and DOE regulations. The Notice issued to Westinghouse proposes payments to the government of $350,400 for failure to certify over 71 types of light bulbs. April 16, 2010 DOE Closes Investigation into Alleged Lighting Efficiency Violations The U.S. Department of Energy has closed its investigation into the energy

119

Enforcement News | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

January 28, 2010 January 28, 2010 DOE Institutes Enforcement Action against 4 Showerhead Manufacturers for Failure to Certify 116 Products WASHINGTON DC - The Office of General Counsel has issued Notices of Proposed Civil Penalty to Zoe Industries, Altmans Products LLC, EZ-FLO International, and Watermark Designs, Ltd. for failing to certify to the Department of Energy that showerheads manufactured or distributed by these companies meet the applicable water conservation standard as required by the Energy Policy Conservation Act and DOE's regulations. January 26, 2010 DOE Withdraws the Energy Star Label from 34 Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Washington, DC - On January 25th, the General Counsel notified 25 manufacturers that the Department of Energy has withdrawn their right to

120

Appliances and Commercial Equipment Standards  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Furnace Fans Furnace Fans Sign up for e-mail updates on regulations for this and other products Currently there are no energy conservation standards for residential furnace fans. A furnace fan is an electrically-powered device used in residential central heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for the purposes of circulating air through duct work. A furnace fan consists of a fan motor and its controls, a centrifugal impeller, and sheet metal housing. The Department of Energy (DOE) is currently conducting an energy conservation standard rulemaking for furnace fans. If any standard is established, its benefits will be explained in the final rule. Recent Updates | Standards | Test Procedures | Waiver, Exception, and Exemption Information | Statutory Authority | Historical Information | Contact Information

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121

Enforcement Letter - KHLLC081204  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

4 4 Ms. Nancy Tuor, [ ] Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC 10808 Highway 93 Unit B Golden, CO 80403-9200 Subject: Enforcement Letter for Water Treatment System Breach and Foam Fire Dear Ms. Tuor: The Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) has reviewed the details and circumstances regarding two recent site events: the Building 771 unauthorized breach of the Water Treatment System in December 2003; and the February 2004 Building 991 foam fire. Both of these events represent significant breakdowns in your safety programs. Additionally, the general failure to adequately recognize hazards and implement effective controls observed in association with the Building 991 foam fire was an underlying deficiency in the 2003 Building 371 glovebox fire, for which this office has

122

Enforcement Letter - WSRC  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

4, 2003 4, 2003 Robert A. Pedde, [ ] Westinghouse Savannah River Company Savannah River Site Building 703-A/Room A203 Aiken, SC 29808 Subject: Enforcement Letter for Criticality Safety Violations (NTS-SR-WSRC- HCAN-2002-0001) Dear Mr. Pedde: This letter addresses Criticality Safety Violations that have occurred at the H-Canyon facility during a 15-month period from February 2002 through June 2003. The DOE Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) has reviewed these violations and is dismayed that they are both programmatic and recurring in nature. Indeed, in one case a criticality safety defense noncompliant condition existed since November 1996. Our review of these events identified multiple work process deficiencies that contributed to

123

Enforcement Letter - ELBN022603  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

26, 2003 26, 2003 Mr. Frederick A. Tarantino [ ] Bechtel Nevada 2621 Losee Road North Las Vegas, NV 89030-4129 Subject: Enforcement Letter - Bechtel Nevada Authorization Basis Noncompliances Dear Mr. Tarantino: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE's) review of the facts and circumstances related to certain nuclear safety noncompliances during 2002 at the Nevada Test Site. These noncompliances were identified in the process of conducting a limited Price-Anderson Amendments Act (PAAA) Program Review of Bechtel Nevada during November 14-15, 2002, by DOE's Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE), in coordination with DOE's National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office (NNSA/NSO). These matters are being called to your attention through this

124

Enforcement Guidance Supplements (EGS)  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Supplements (EGS) Supplements (EGS) EGS 05-01: Contractor Investigation, Causal Analysis, and Corrective Actions (09/23/2005) EGS 03-02: Revision to Occurrence Report-Based Noncompliance Tracking System Reporting Criteria (09/05/2003) EGS 03-01: Supplemental Guidance Concerning the Factual Bases for Issuing Consent Orders Pursuant to 10 CFR 820.23 (07/21/2003) EGS 02-01: Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassay Accreditation (02/21/2002) EGS 01-02: Management and Independent Assessment (12/17/2001) EGS 01-01: Nuclear Weapons Program Enforcement Issues (10/15/2001) EGS 00-04: Factual Bases for Issuing Consent Orders Pursuant to 10 CFR 820.23 and Compliance Orders Pursuant to 10 CFR Subpart C (10/26/2000) EGS 00-03: Specific Issues on Applicability of 10 CFR 830 (09/12/2000)

125

Enforcement Letter - Chicago  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Shirley Strum-Kenny Shirley Strum-Kenny [ ] Stony Brook University Hospital Administration Building, Room 310 Stony Brook, NY 11794-0701 Subject: Enforcement Letter (NTS-CH-BH-BNL-BNL-1998-0004) EA-1999-02 Dear Dr. Strum-Kenny: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning an event at the Radiation Therapy Facility (RTF) occurring in March 1998. In November 1998, DOE conducted an investigation to determine whether violations of DOE's nuclear safety rules associated with the event had occurred. The resulting Investigation Summary Report was transmitted to you on February 19, 1999. On March 11, 1999, you participated in an Enforcement Conference, along with Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) management, to discuss the occurrence, its

126

Conservation Standards Enforcement | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

("shower tower") model "AS333". March 2, 2010 Delta Faucet: Data Request (2010-SW-1603) DOE requested test data from Delta Faucet Corporation for Delta Faucet's showerhead...

127

WaterFurnace Renewable Energy Inc formerly WaterFurnace Industries Inc WFI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

WaterFurnace Renewable Energy Inc formerly WaterFurnace Industries Inc WFI WaterFurnace Renewable Energy Inc formerly WaterFurnace Industries Inc WFI Jump to: navigation, search Name WaterFurnace Renewable Energy Inc (formerly: WaterFurnace Industries, Inc (WFI)) Place Indiana Zip 46809 Sector Geothermal energy Product WaterFurnace develops and manufactures geothermal heating and cooling systems. References WaterFurnace Renewable Energy Inc (formerly: WaterFurnace Industries, Inc (WFI))[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. WaterFurnace Renewable Energy Inc (formerly: WaterFurnace Industries, Inc (WFI)) is a company located in Indiana . References ↑ "WaterFurnace Renewable Energy Inc (formerly: WaterFurnace Industries, Inc (WFI))"

128

Enforcement handbook: Enforcement of DOE nuclear safety requirements  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This Handbook provides detailed guidance and procedures to implement the General Statement of DOE Enforcement Policy (Enforcement Policy or Policy). A copy of this Enforcement Policy is included for ready reference in Appendix D. The guidance provided in this Handbook is qualified, however, by the admonishment to exercise discretion in determining the proper disposition of each potential enforcement action. As discussed in subsequent chapters, the Enforcement and Investigation Staff will apply a number of factors in assessing each potential enforcement situation. Enforcement sanctions are imposed in accordance with the Enforcement Policy for the purpose of promoting public and worker health and safety in the performance of activities at DOE facilities by DOE contractors (and their subcontractors and suppliers) who are indemnified under the Price-Anderson Amendments Act. These indemnified contractors, and their suppliers and subcontractors, will be referred to in this Handbook collectively as DOE contractors. It should be remembered that the purpose of the Department`s enforcement policy is to improve nuclear safety for the workers and the public, and this goal should be the prime consideration in exercising enforcement discretion.

NONE

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Modeling energy consumption of residential furnaces and boilers in U.S. homes  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In 2001, DOE initiated a rulemaking process to consider whether to amend the existing energy efficiency standards for furnaces and boilers. A key factor in DOE's consideration of new standards is their cost-effectiveness to consumers. Determining cost-effectiveness requires an appropriate comparison of the additional first cost of energy efficiency design options with the savings in operating costs. This report describes calculation of equipment energy consumption (fuel and electricity) based on estimated conditions in a sample of homes that are representative of expected furnace and boiler installations. To represent actual houses with furnaces and boilers in the United States, we used a set of houses from the Residential Energy Consumption Survey of 1997 conducted by the Energy Information Administration. Our calculation methodology estimates the energy consumption of alternative (more-efficient) furnaces, if they were to be used in each house in place of the existing equipment. We developed the method of calculation described in this report for non-weatherized gas furnaces. We generalized the energy consumption calculation for this product class to the other furnace product classes. Fuel consumption calculations for boilers are similar to those for the other furnace product classes. The electricity calculations for boilers are simpler than for furnaces, because boilers do not provide thermal distribution for space cooling as furnaces often do.

Lutz, James; Dunham-Whitehead, Camilla; Lekov, Alex; McMahon, James

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Steam Cracker Furnace Energy Improvements  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Channel, ~ 25 mi. east of Houston ? Includes 4 manufacturing sites, 2 technology/engineering offices ?Significant community involvement Baytown Refinery Page 4 Steam Cracking to Olefins ? Process 60+ years old; ExxonMobil one of pioneers... Steam Cracker Furnace Energy Improvements Tim Gandler Energy Coordinator Baytown Olefins Plant, Baytown Tx 2010 Industrial Energy Technology Conference May, 2010 Page 2 ? Baytown Complex ? Steam Cracking to Olefins ? Furnace overview...

Gandler, T.

131

Fossil fuel furnace reactor  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A fossil fuel furnace reactor is provided for simulating a continuous processing plant with a batch reactor. An internal reaction vessel contains a batch of shale oil, with the vessel having a relatively thin wall thickness for a heat transfer rate effective to simulate a process temperature history in the selected continuous processing plant. A heater jacket is disposed about the reactor vessel and defines a number of independent controllable temperature zones axially spaced along the reaction vessel. Each temperature zone can be energized to simulate a time-temperature history of process material through the continuous plant. A pressure vessel contains both the heater jacket and the reaction vessel at an operating pressure functionally selected to simulate the continuous processing plant. The process yield from the oil shale may be used as feedback information to software simulating operation of the continuous plant to provide operating parameters, i.e., temperature profiles, ambient atmosphere, operating pressure, material feed rates, etc., for simulation in the batch reactor.

Parkinson, William J. (Los Alamos, NM)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Variable frequency microwave furnace system  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A variable frequency microwave furnace system (10) designed to allow modulation of the frequency of the microwaves introduced into a furnace cavity (34) for testing or other selected applications. The variable frequency microwave furnace system (10) includes a microwave signal generator (12) or microwave voltage-controlled oscillator (14) for generating a low-power microwave signal for input to the microwave furnace. A first amplifier (18) may be provided to amplify the magnitude of the signal output from the microwave signal generator (12) or the microwave voltage-controlled oscillator (14). A second amplifier (20) is provided for processing the signal output by the first amplifier (18). The second amplifier (20) outputs the microwave signal input to the furnace cavity (34). In the preferred embodiment, the second amplifier (20) is a traveling-wave tube (TWT). A power supply (22) is provided for operation of the second amplifier (20). A directional coupler (24) is provided for detecting the direction of a signal and further directing the signal depending on the detected direction. A first power meter (30) is provided for measuring the power delivered to the microwave furnace (32). A second power meter (26) detects the magnitude of reflected power. Reflected power is dissipated in the reflected power load (28).

Bible, Don W. (Clinton, TN); Lauf, Robert J. (Oak Ridge, TN)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

Variable frequency microwave furnace system  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A variable frequency microwave furnace system designed to allow modulation of the frequency of the microwaves introduced into a furnace cavity for testing or other selected applications. The variable frequency microwave furnace system includes a microwave signal generator or microwave voltage-controlled oscillator for generating a low-power microwave signal for input to the microwave furnace. A first amplifier may be provided to amplify the magnitude of the signal output from the microwave signal generator or the microwave voltage-controlled oscillator. A second amplifier is provided for processing the signal output by the first amplifier. The second amplifier outputs the microwave signal input to the furnace cavity. In the preferred embodiment, the second amplifier is a traveling-wave tube (TWT). A power supply is provided for operation of the second amplifier. A directional coupler is provided for detecting the direction of a signal and further directing the signal depending on the detected direction. A first power meter is provided for measuring the power delivered to the microwave furnace. A second power meter detects the magnitude of reflected power. Reflected power is dissipated in the reflected power load. 5 figs.

Bible, D.W.; Lauf, R.J.

1994-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

134

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-02: DOE Enforcement Activities where  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Present Present Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-02: DOE Enforcement Activities where Off-site Transportation Issues are also Present Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity to the Office of Enforcement and Investigation to issue clarifying guidance from time to time with respect to the processes used in its enforcement activities. Recently several questions have arisen regarding the scope of Price-Anderson enforcement when transportation issues are directly or indirectly involved in an incident. These questions can be separated into two areas, (1) transportation issues that involve on-site transportation typically not regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT), and (2) transportation

135

Building Energy Codes ENFORCEMENT TOOLKIT BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM  

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ENFORCEMENT TOOLKIT ENFORCEMENT TOOLKIT BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM Building Energy Codes ACE LEARNING SERIES i Building Energy Codes ENFORCEMENT TOOLKIT Prepared by: Building Energy Codes Program The U.S. Department of Energy's Building Energy Codes Program is an information resource on energy codes and standards for buildings. They work with other government agencies, state and local jurisdictions, organizations that develop model codes and standards, and building industry to promote codes that will provide for energy and environmental benefits and help foster adoption of, compliance with, and enforcement of those codes. September 2012 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC05-76RL01830 PNNL-SA-90467 LEARNING SERIES OVERVIEW Building Energy Codes ACE

136

DOE Announces Additional Energy Efficiency Enforcement Action to Protect  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Additional Energy Efficiency Enforcement Action to Additional Energy Efficiency Enforcement Action to Protect Consumers DOE Announces Additional Energy Efficiency Enforcement Action to Protect Consumers January 7, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - The Department of Energy announced today that it has entered into a Consent Decree with Haier America resolving an investigation into whether Haier violated DOE's energy efficiency standards. DOE's investigation led Haier to determine that a parts defect caused certain freezers to consume more energy than represented to consumers and possibly violated DOE's energy efficiency standards and the ENERGY STAR® requirements for freezers. As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to enforcing energy efficiency, this Consent Decree obligates Haier to notify affected consumers, repair defective units, and pay a

137

Improving the Field Performance of Natural Gas Furnaces, Chicago, Illinois (Fact Sheet)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The objective of this project is to examine the impact that common installation practices and age-induced equipment degradation may have on the installed performance of natural gas furnaces, as measured by steady-state efficiency and AFUE. PARR identified twelve furnaces of various ages and efficiencies that were operating in residential homes in the Des Moines Iowa metropolitan area and worked with a local HVAC contractor to retrieve them and test them for steady-state efficiency and AFUE in the lab. Prior to removal, system airflow, static pressure, equipment temperature rise, and flue loss measurements were recorded for each furnace. After removal from the field the furnaces were transported to the Gas Technology Institute (GTI) laboratory, where PARR conducted steady-state efficiency and AFUE testing. The test results show that steady-state efficiency in the field was 6.4% lower than that measured for the same furnaces under standard conditions in the lab, which included tuning the furnace input and air flow rate. Comparing AFUE measured under ASHRAE standard conditions with the label value shows no reduction in efficiency for the furnaces in this study over their 15 to 24 years of operation when tuned to standard conditions. Further analysis of the data showed no significant correlation between efficiency change and the age or the rated efficiency of the furnace.

Rothgeb, S.; Brand, L.

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Documents Enforcement Documents Enforcement Documents RSS November 27, 2013 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2013-04 Issued to National Renewable Energy Laboratory related to a drum rupture and flash event of the Thermochemical User Facility. August 29, 2013 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC - WEA-2013-01 issued to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC, related to a Fall Injury Event that occurred in Building 701 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory WEA-2013-01 July 30, 2013 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2013-02 Issued to Wastren Advantage, Inc. related to the Loss of Supplied Breathing Air in the Box Breakdown Area of the Transuranic Waste Processing Center located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee July 22, 2013 Enforcement Letter, NEL-2013-03 Issued to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC related to Programmatic

139

BPM Motors in Residential Gas Furnaces: What are the Savings?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

standby power consumption in BPM furnaces is significantlytotal electricity consumption by BPM furnaces. This is notOverall, it appears the BPM motors used in furnaces offer

Lutz, James; Franco, Victor; Lekov, Alex; Wong-Parodi, Gabrielle

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

BPM Motors in Residential Gas Furnaces: What are the Savings?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of the total electricity consumption by BPM furnaces. Thisbecause furnace electricity consumption is significant.of furnace electricity consumption. Therefore, accurate

Lutz, James; Franco, Victor; Lekov, Alex; Wong-Parodi, Gabrielle

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Furnace Blower Electricity: National and Regional Savings Potential  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Inc. Pigg, Scott. 2003. Electricity Use by New Furnaces: Astage furnaces offer national electricity savings, but withABORATORY Furnace Blower Electricity: National and Regional

Franco, Victor; Florida Solar Energy Center

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Philadelhia Gas Works (PGW) Doe Furnace Rule | Department of...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Philadelhia Gas Works (PGW) Doe Furnace Rule Philadelhia Gas Works (PGW) Doe Furnace Rule DOE Furnace Rule More Documents & Publications Focus Series: Philadelphia Energyworks: In...

143

Enforcement Letters | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

- December 23, 2010 Issued to National Security Technologies, LLC related to a flash fire event at the Nevada National Security Site May 20, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Battelle...

144

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Laboratory, (WCO-2009-01) September 14, 2009 Enforcement Letter, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC - September 14, 2009 Issued to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC related to a Failed...

145

Enforcement Guidance Supplement (EGS) 00-04  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Guidance Supplement Enforcement Guidance Supplement EGS: 00-04 Appendix E- Operational Procedures for Enforcement Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 October 23, 2000 MEMORANDUM FOR: DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-04: Factual Bases for Issuing Consent Orders Pursuant to 10 CFR 820.23 and Compliance Orders Pursuant to 10 CFR Subpart C DOE' s Operational Procedures for Enforcement (June 1998), which supercede the DOE Enforcement Handbook (1087-95), provides the Office of Enforcement and Investigation with the opportunity to issue interim enforcement guidance from time to time with

146

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-02: DOE Enforcement Activities where  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Present. Present. Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-02: DOE Enforcement Activities where Off-site Transportation Issues are also Present. Recently several questions have arisen regarding the scope of Price-Anderson enforcement when transportation issues are directly or indirectly involved in an incident. These questions can be separated into two areas, (1) transportation issues that involve on-site transportation typically not regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT), and (2) transportation issues that involve off-site transportation. This guidance addresses off-site transportation that is regulated by DOT and other state and federal agencies. Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-02: DOE Enforcement Activities where Off-site Transportation Issues are also Present.

147

Office of Nuclear Safety Enforcement | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Office of Nuclear Safety Enforcement Office of Nuclear Safety Enforcement MISSION The Office of Nuclear Safety Enforcement implements the Department's nuclear safety...

148

Cement advanced furnace and process  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This patent describes a suspension shaft furnace for producing discrete cement clinkers from discrete pellets of cement-forming batch materials which are gravity-migrated therethrough. It comprises a vertical furnace housing enclosing a top pellet-feeding and preheating zone comprising an elongate vertical shaft section opening into an intermediate fluidized bed section comprising fuel inlet conduits, an air-permeable clinker-impermeable support; a lower clinker-cooling section beneath the fluidized bed section; clinker-discharge means communicating between the fluidized bed section and the cooling section and air inlet means.

Litka, A.F.; Cohen, S.M.

1992-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

149

Commercial Equipment Testing Enforcement Policies  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

In an exercise of its enforcement discretion, under specific conditions, DOE will not perform assessment testing, verification testing, or enforcement testing on units of certain types of commercial equipment if the manufacturer distributes in commerce an otherwise identical unit that does not have that feature.

150

Enforcement Letter - Richland  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

24, 2001 24, 2001 Ms. M.P. Delozier [ ] CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc. MSIN: H6-08 2440 Stevens Center Richland, WA 99352 Subject: Enforcement Letter Dear Ms. Delozier: This letter refers to a recent investigation by the Department of Energy (DOE), regarding potential noncompliances with the requirements of 10 CFR 830, "Nuclear Safety Management," occurring at the Hanford Tank Farms. The investigation reviewed three issues that were reported into the Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) by CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc. Two of the NTS reports involve the failure to perform the Technical Safety Requirement (TSR) for [ ] gas monitoring. The initial potential noncompliance occurred in January 2000, in which a Zip Cord was installed in a catch tank without first monitoring for [ ]

151

Enforcement Letter - Chicago  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

16, 2002 16, 2002 Dr. Peter Paul, [ ] Brookhaven Science Associates Brookhaven National Laboratory Building 460 P.O. Box 5000 Upton, NY 11973-5000 Subject: Enforcement Letter Dear Dr. Paul: This letter refers to an evaluation by the Department of Energy (DOE) of three reports of noncompliances with quality assurance and/or occupational radiation protection provisions of DOE's nuclear safety requirements occurring at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). These issues, described below, were reported into the Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) by your staff and involved procurement and/or control of radioactive sources. 1. On January 19, 2001, BNL reported that an [radioactive] neutron source in an unlabeled package had been moved from a posted High Radiation Area to radiologically controlled

152

NSTec Enforcement Letter  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

3, 2007 3, 2007 Dr. Stephen M. Younger President and General Manager National Security Technologies, LLC P.O. Box 98521 M/S NSF001 Las Vegas, Nevada 89193-8521 Dear Dr. Younger: The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Enforcement conducted an evaluation of the deficiencies described in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) Report NTS- NSO--NST-NTS-2007-0002, Unplanned Radiological Exposure during Borehole Activity. Our evaluation included reviews of the associated critique and root cause analysis reports, and the related corrective action plan. Based on our evaluation, we have concluded that violations of 10 C.F.R. 835, Occupational Radiation Protection, occurred when the National Security Technologies (NSTec) Borehole Management Project personnel were preparing to gain access to the wellhead at a post-shot crater in

153

Enforcement Letter - ELMOUND1222041  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

4 4 Mr. John G. Lehew, [ ] CH2M Hill Mound, Inc 1 Mound Road P.O. Box 3030 Miamisburg, OH 45343-3030 Subject: Enforcement Letter-Spread of Contamination during Group 9 Waste Line Remediation Dear Mr. Lehew: My office has completed an evaluation of the facts and circumstances relating to the contamination event reported in the above subject. On Tuesday, July 27, 2004, several employees working in the soil contamina tion area (SCA) were unnecessarily contaminated with radioactive material as they traversed the SCA. The employees were assisting in the removal of a concrete encased underground radioactive material waste line. Documentation for the removal of prior sections of the waste line in potential release

154

Enforcement Letter ELWSRC041904  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

19, 2004 19, 2004 Mr. Robert A. Pedde, [ ] Westinghouse Savannah River Company Savannah River Site Building [ ]/Room [ ] Aiken, SC 29808 Subject: Enforcement Letter Addressing Employee Reprisal (NTS-SR-WSRC-CLOSEGEN-2003-0001) Dear Mr. Pedde: On October 13, 2003, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) reported a noncompliance into the Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) involving an employee reprisal. The employee was terminated from WSRC after raising safety-related issues and procedural violations while positions in his area of expertise were available elsewhere at the site. The matter was investigated as an employee concern and the employee was reinstated. Our review of the Investigation Report dated October 1, 2003, indicates that the matter

155

Enforcement Letter - Richland  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

7, 1997 7, 1997 Mr. H. J. Hatch [ ] Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc., H5-20 P.O. Box 1000 Richland, WA 99352-1000 Subject: Noncompliance Numbers NTS-RL--PHMC-TANKFARM-1997-0001 NTS-RL--PHMC-TANKFARM-1997-0002 NTS-RL--PHMC-TANKFARM-1997-0003 Dear Mr. Hatch: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of potential violations of the Quality Assurance Rule (QA Rule) nuclear safety requirements identified in the subject reports. Fluor Daniel Hanford, Incorporated, as Management and Integrating contractor for the DOE's Hanford site, has responsibility for assuring sub-tier contractors comply with its Quality Assurance Plan. On April 27 and 28, 1997, the Office of Enforcement and Investigation personnel met with members of your staff and representatives from Lockheed Martin Hanford Company (LMHC). Our purpose

156

Enforcement Letter - Rocky Flats  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

1, 2000 1, 2000 Mr. Robert G. Card [ ] Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site 10808 Highway 93, Unit B Golden, CO 80403-8200 Subject: Enforcement Letter Dear Mr. Card: This letter refers to an evaluation by the Department of Energy (DOE) of noncompliance report number NTS-RFO--KHLL-SITEWIDE-2000-0005, which describes noncompliances with the design and procurement requirements of 10 CFR 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule). 10 CFR 830.120(c)(2)(iii) requires that procured items and services shall meet established requirements and perform as required; 10 CFR 830.120(c)(2)(ii) requires that design work including changes, shall incorporate applicable requirements and design bases; 10 CFR 830.120(c)(2)(iv) requires that inspection and testing of specified items, services, and processes shall be conducted

157

Enforcement Letter - KHLL  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Mr. Robert G. Card [ ] Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C. Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site P.O. Box 464 Golden, CO 80402-0464 Subject: Enforcement Letter Noncompliance Report: NTS-RFO--KHLL-771OPS-1997-0002 Dear Mr. Card: This letter refers to the Department of Energy=s (DOE) evaluation of potential noncompliances with the requirements of 10 CFR 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule). The potential noncompliances involved inadequate implementation of work controls, specifically failure of workers to perform required surveillance of the Fire Protection System. The failure to fully perform the required surveillance was identified by Safe Sites of Colorado (SSOC) on June 2, 1997, and reported to DOE in the subject Noncompliance Tracking System report on June 26, 1997.

158

Enforcement Letter - Idaho  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Dr. Bernard L. Meyers Dr. Bernard L. Meyers [ ] Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC P.O. Box 1625, MS 3898 Idaho Falls, Idaho 83415 Subject: Enforcement Letter (NTS-ID--BBWI-TRA-1999-0001) Dear Dr. Meyers: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning issues related to the contamination of personnel while performing a hot cell exhaust system filter replacement. This incident occurred on July 21, 1999, at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory's (INEEL) Test Reactor Area Hot Cell Facility (TRA-632). Building TRA-632 is used by International Isotopes Idaho, Inc. (I4) for the preparation of irradiated materials for commercial distribution. During February 29 through March 2, 2000, DOE conducted an investigation to determine what, if any, noncompliances with applicable nuclear

159

Enforcement Letter - Argonne West  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

9, 1999 9, 1999 Mr. John I. Sackett [ ] Argonne National Laboratory-West P.O. Box 2528 Idaho Falls, Idaho 83403-6000 Subject: Enforcement Letter (NTS-CH-AA-ANLW-ANLW-1998-0001) Dear Mr. Sackett: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning two incidents occurring in June and August 1998 at Argonne National Laboratory - West's (ANLW) Fuel Conditioning Facility (FCF): dropping a fuel basket assembly containing chopped fuel elements and repair of a manipulator seal tube. During November 2-3, 1998, DOE conducted an investigation to determine what, if any, noncompliances with applicable nuclear safety regulations may have been associated with these incidents. A copy of the investigation summary report is

160

Enforcement Letter - Idaho  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

0, 1999 0, 1999 Mr. Steve Laflin [ ] International Isotopes Idaho Inc. 2325 West Broadway, Suite D Idaho Falls, ID 83402 Subject: Enforcement Letter (NTS-ID--LITC-TRA-1999-0001) Dear Mr. Laflin: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning the relocation of an irradiated [isotope] pellet from within a hot cell to an adjoining, outside, charging port service area. This incident occurred on January 6, 1999, at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory's Test Reactor Area Hot Cell Facility (TRA-632). Building TRA-632 is utilized by International Isotopes Idaho Inc. (I4) for the preparation of irradiated materials for distribution. During March 23-24, 1999, DOE conducted an investigation to determine

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While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


161

Enforcement Letter - Idaho  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

2000 2000 Dr. Bernard L. Meyers [ ] Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC P.O. Box 1625, MS 3898 Idaho Falls, ID 83414 Subject: Enforcement Letter Dear Dr. Meyers: This letter refers to a recent investigation by the Department of Energy (DOE) regarding noncompliances with requirements of 10 CFR 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule) occurring at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The investigation reviewed five issues reported into the Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) by Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC (BBWI) and two Quality Program assessment reports. Two of the NTS reports involved specific events that occurred before October 1, 1999, when BBWI began operating INEEL but was responsible for implementing corrective actions. The remaining three reports involved programmatic

162

Enforcement Letters | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

January 20, 2010 January 20, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Isoteck Systems, LLC - January 20, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to Isotek Systems, LLC related to Quality Assurance Issues associated with the U233 Material Downblending and Disposition Project at Oak Ridge National Laboratory September 14, 2009 Enforcement Letter, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC - September 14, 2009 Enforcement Letter issued to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC related to a Failed Scram Event at the Neutron Radiography Reactor at the Idaho National Laboratory July 13, 2009 Enforecement Letter, Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group INC, - July 13, 2009 Enforcement Letter issued to Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group, Inc., related to a Form Wood Timber Fire at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site

163

Enforcement Letters | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 30, 1999 July 30, 1999 Enforcement Letter, Lockheed-Martin Energy Systems, Inc - July 30, 1999 Issued to Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. related to Radioactive Material Uptakes at the Y-12 National Security Complex April 15, 1999 Enforcement Letter, Stony Brook University Hospital - April 15, 1999 Issued to Stony Brook University Hospital related to a Failed Interlock at the Radiation Therapy Facility at the Brookhaven National Laboratory February 9, 1999 Enforcement Letter, Argonne National Laboratory-West - February 9, 1999 Enforcement Letter issued to Argonne National Laboratory related to a Dropped Fuel Basket Assembly and Radiation Protection Program Deficiencies at Argonne National Laboratory-West August 4, 1998 Enforcement Letter, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - August 4,

164

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

June 5, 2008 June 5, 2008 Preliminary Notice of Violation, CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. - NEA-2008-02 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc., related to a Radioactive Waste Spill at the Hanford Site Tank Farms May 15, 2008 Enforcement Letter, Sandia Corporation - May 15, 2008 Enforcement Letter issued to Sandia Corporation related to the Protection of Classified Information at the Sandia National Laboratories May 15, 2008 Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC, - May 15, 2008 Enforcement Letter issued to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC related to the Protection of Classified Information at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory May 15, 2008 Enforcement Letter, Los Alamos National Security LLC - May 15, 2008

165

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

October 13, 2004 October 13, 2004 Enforcement Letter issued to BWXT Y-12 - October 13, 2004 Enforcement Letter issued to BWXT Y-12 related to Safety Basis Compliance Deficiencies at the Y-12 National Security Complex October 4, 2004 Enforcement Letter, CH2M Hill - October 4, 2004 Issued to CH2M Hill related to at a Lapse in Dosimetry Accreditation at the Separations Process Research Unit August 30, 2004 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Washington TRU Solutions, LLC - EA-2004-08 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Washington TRU Solutions, LLC, related to the Transportainer Procurement and Fabrication Deficiencies at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant August 12, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Kaiser-Hill Company - August 12, 2004 Enforcement Letter issued to Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC related to a Water

166

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

8, 2003 8, 2003 Consent Order, Fluor Fernald, Inc. - EA-2003-05 Price-Anderson Enforcement Consent Order issued to Fluor Fernald, Inc., related to an Unposted High Radiation Area at the Fernald Environmental Management Project, (EA-2003-05) July 17, 2003 Enforcement Letter, BNFL Inc - July 10, 2003 Enforcement Letter issued to BNFL, Inc. related to potential violations of Quality Assurance Requirements at the East Tennessee Technology Park July 7, 2003 Enforcement Letter, LANL - July 7, 2003 Enforcement Letter issued to Los Alamos National Laboratory related to Negative Performance Trends June 4, 2003 Preliminary Notice of Violation, BWXT Y-12 - EA-2003-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to BWXT Y-12, related to Welding Inspection Deficiencies at the Y-12 National Security Complex, June 4, 2003

167

Effect of Combustion Air Preheat on a Forged Furnace Productivity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to determine are the effects of combustion air preheat on four additional furnace operating characteristics. These characteristics are: (1) fuel utilization of a furnace operating cycle; (2) time to heat the furnace load; (3) scale production; and (4) furnace...

Ward, M. E.; Bohn, J.; Davis, S. R.; Knowles, D.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Furnaces and Boilers | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Furnaces and Boilers Furnaces and Boilers Furnaces and Boilers June 24, 2012 - 4:56pm Addthis Upgrading to a high efficiency furnace or boiler is an effective way to save money on home heating. Upgrading to a high efficiency furnace or boiler is an effective way to save money on home heating. What does this mean for me? To maintain your heating system's efficiency and ensure healthy indoor air quality, it's critical to maintain the unit and its venting mechanism. Proper maintenance extends the life of your furnace or boiler and saves you money. Most U.S. homes are heated with either furnaces or boilers. Furnaces heat air and distribute the heated air through the house using ducts. Boilers heat water, and provide either hot water or steam for heating. Steam is distributed via pipes to steam radiators, and hot water can be distributed

169

Furnace and Boiler Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

either hot water or steam for heating. Furnaces Furnaces are the most common heating systems used in homes in the United States. They can be all electric, gas-fired (including...

170

Breakthrough Furnace Can Cut Solar Industry Costs  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Furnace can Cut Solar Industry Costs A game-changing Optical Cavity Furnace (OCF)-developed by the National Renew- able Energy Laboratory (NREL) with funding from the U.S....

171

DOE Extends Comment Period on Certification and Enforcement Notice of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Certification and Enforcement Notice Certification and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Rulemaking DOE Extends Comment Period on Certification and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Rulemaking October 15, 2010 - 10:22am Addthis In response to a formal request, the Department has extended to October 29, 2010, the deadline for submission of comments in response to the Notice or Proposed Rulemaking on the certification and enforcement of the Department's energy conservation standards. (75 FR 56796). The signed extension provided here will be published shortly in the Federal Register. Addthis Related Articles DOE Extends Comment Period on Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy Independence and Security Act DOE Extends Comment Period on Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy Independence and Security Act Department of Energy Issues Final Rule on Loan Guarantees

172

DOE Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency Enforcement Effort with Nearly  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency Enforcement Effort with Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency Enforcement Effort with Nearly 30 New Proposed Penalties DOE Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency Enforcement Effort with Nearly 30 New Proposed Penalties September 13, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - As part of an ongoing commitment to rigorously enforce appliance efficiency requirements, the Department of Energy today announced 27 new proposed penalties against companies selling products in the United States without certifying that they comply with energy efficiency or water conservation standards. The legally required certifications help ensure that products sold in the U.S. deliver significant energy and cost savings to the American public. The 27 companies include manufacturers, importers, and private labelers of appliance, plumbing, and lighting products.

173

Furnace Blower Electricity: National and Regional Savings Potential  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Currently, total electricity consumption of furnaces isthe total furnace electricity consumption and are primarilyto calculate the electricity consumption during cooling

Franco, Victor; Florida Solar Energy Center

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Standard  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Standard Standard rock For at least two generations, the depth of underground muon experiments has been reduced to depth in "standard rock." This is by definition the overburden of the Cayuga Rock Salt Mine near Ithaca, New York, where K. Greisen and collaborators made seminal observations of muons at substantial depths[1]. Ref. 1 says only "Most of the ground consists of shales of various types, with average density 2.65 g/cm 2 and average atomic number 11." Menon and Murthy later extended the definition: Z 2 /A = 5.5, Z/A = 0.5, and and ρ = 2.65 g/cm 2 [2]. It was thus not-quite-sodium. Lohmann[3] further assumed the mean excitation energy and density effect parameters were those of calcium carbonate, with no adjustments for the slight density difference. We use their definition for this most important material. (Extracted from D.E. Groom, N.V. Mokhov, and S.I. Striganov,

175

Safety and Security Enforcement Coordinator Handbook  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

SAFETY AND SECURITY SAFETY AND SECURITY ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR HANDBOOK August 2012 Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy AUGUST 2012 DOE ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR HANDBOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS i Table of Contents Ensure use of the proper version by checking with the Office of Enforcement and Oversight website at: www.hss.doe.gov/enforce/process_guidance.html. Acronyms and Definitions ........................................................................................... iii I. Purpose of Enforcement Coordinator Handbook ............................................ 1 II. Enforcement Coordinator Roles and Responsibilities ................................... 2 * DOE Enforcement Coordinator ......................................................................... 2

176

Safety and Security Enforcement Coordinator Handbook  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

SAFETY AND SECURITY SAFETY AND SECURITY ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR HANDBOOK August 2012 Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy AUGUST 2012 DOE ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR HANDBOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS i Table of Contents Ensure use of the proper version by checking with the Office of Enforcement and Oversight website at: www.hss.doe.gov/enforce/process_guidance.html. Acronyms and Definitions ........................................................................................... iii I. Purpose of Enforcement Coordinator Handbook ............................................ 1 II. Enforcement Coordinator Roles and Responsibilities ................................... 2 * DOE Enforcement Coordinator ......................................................................... 2

177

Enforcement Documents - Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Department...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Enforcement Documents - Oak Ridge National Laboratory January 20, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Isotek Systems, LLC - January 20, 2010 Issued to Isotek...

178

Enforcement Program and Process Guidance and Information  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Safety and Security Enforcement Coordinator Handbook is intended to provide DOE and contractor enforcement coordinators with information to aid their respective organizations in implementing ...

179

Security Enforcement Reporting Criteria | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

can be found in the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Enforcement Coordinator Handbook. Security Enforcement Reporting Criteria More Documents & Publications Safety and...

180

Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - April...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Savannah River Company - July 21, 1998 Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - March 29, 2000 Enforcement Letter, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory - June 7, 2000...

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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


181

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-01: Enforcement of 10 CFR Part 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule) for Facilities below Hazard Category III  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH Enforcement) periodically to issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. During the past 18 months, EH Enforcement has identified a number of examples in which both DOE and contractor organizations have incorrectly exempted activities from applicability of the DOE Quality Assurance Rule 10 CFR 830.120 (QA Rule). The contractors excluded these activities on the basis that the QA Rule did not apply if the activity was classified as less than a Hazard Category III under DOE Standard 1027-92 (Hazard Categorization and Accident Analysis Techniques for Compliance with DOE Order 5480.23, Nuclear Safety Analysis Reports). Standard 1027 provides guidance for determining whether a facility, activity or area requires a Safety Analysis Report but it does not provide a basis for exclusion from the provisions of the QA Rule.

182

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-01:Enforcement of 10 CFR Part 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule)for Facilities Below Hazard Category III  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH Enforcement) periodically to issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. During the past 18 months, EH Enforcement has identified a number of examples in which both DOE and contractor organizations have incorrectly exempted activities fromapplicability of the DOE Quality Assurance Rule 10 CFR 830.120 (QA Rule). The contractors excluded these activities on the basis that the QA Rule did not apply if the activity was classified as less than a Hazard Category III under DOE Standard 1027-92 (Hazard Categorization and Accident Analysis Techniques for Compliance with DOE Order 5480.23, Nuclear Safety Analysis Reports). Standard 1027 provides guidance for determining whether a facility, activity or area requires a Safety Analysis Report but it does not provide a basis for exclusion from the provisions of the QA Rule.

183

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

3, 2012 3, 2012 Enforcement Letter, Computer Services, LLC - WEL-2012-03 Enforcement Letter issued to On Computer Services, LLC, related to an Employee Electrical Shock that occurred in Technical Area 55 at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, October 23, 2012 Enforcement Letter, Controlled Power Company - WEL-2012-02 Enforcement Letter issued to Controlled Power Company related to an Electrical Shock Near Miss that occurred in the Radiological Laboratory Utility Office Building at the Los Alamos National Laboratory October 17, 2012 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Security, LLC - WEA-2012-03 Issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC, related to Four Electrical Safety-Related Events that occurred at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) October 4, 2012

184

Enforcement News | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

December 23, 2010 December 23, 2010 DOE Issues Enforcement Guidance on Large-Capacity Clothes Washer Waivers and the Waiver Process Today, the Department of Energy issued enforcement guidance on the application of recently granted waivers for large-capacity clothes washers and announced steps to improve the waiver process - and refrain from certain enforcement actions - so that innovative covered products can demonstrate compliance with DOE efficiency requirements and come to market without undue delays. Based on comments received in response to DOE's December 13, 2010 Westinghouse Pays $50,000 Civil Penalty to Resolve Light Bulb Efficiency Violations The Department of Energy has successfully resolved the enforcement case against Westinghouse Lighting Corporation for failure to certify its light

185

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 1, 2004 April 1, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Bechtel Nevada - April 1, 2002 Enforcement Letter issued to Bechtel Nevada related to Noncompliances with Occupational Radiation Protection and Quality Assurance Requirements at the Nevada Test Site March 25, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Bechtel National Inc - March 25, 2004 Enforcement Letter issued to Bechtel National, Inc., related to Concrete Work Issues at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant at the Hanford Site January 23, 2004 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC - EA-2004-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC, related to a Toppled Waste Stack Event at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex Subsurface Disposal Area at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory.

186

Savannah River Site - Enforcement Documents  

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Enforcement Documents Enforcement Documents Savannah River Site Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC related to a Puncture Wound Injury resulting in a Radiological Uptake at the Savannah River Site, July 22, 2011 (NEA-2011-02) Consent Order issued to Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group, Inc., related to Nuclear Facility Construction Deficiencies and Subcontractor Oversight at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site, April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to Amer Industrial Technologies, Inc. related to Weld Deficiencies at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site, April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex related to Deficiencies in the Fabrication of Safety Significant Embed Plates at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site, April 13, 2010

187

Enforcement Letters | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Letter, NEL-2013-01 - January 7, 2013 Issued to B&W Pantex, LLC related to the Conduct of Nuclear Explosive Operations at the Pantex Plant December 20, 2012 Enforcement...

188

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Letter, NEL-2013-01 - January 7, 2013 Issued to B&W Pantex, LLC related to the Conduct of Nuclear Explosive Operations at the Pantex Plant December 20, 2012 Enforcement...

189

Enforcement Letters | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 8, 2005 Enforcement Letter, CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc - July 8, 2005 Issued to CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc., related to Neutron Exposure at the Hanford Site June 2, 2005...

190

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Corporation - EA-1999-05 Issued to Mason & Hanger Corporation, related to a Chemical Fire at the Pantex Plant, (EA-1999-05 July 30, 1999 Enforcement Letter, Lockheed-Martin...

191

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 16, 2006 November 16, 2006 Preliminary Notice of Violation, CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc. - EA-2006-06 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc., related to Radiological Contamination Events at the Hanford Site Tank Farms September 8, 2006 Enforcement Letter, Washington TRU Solutions - September 8, 2006 Enforcement Letter issued to Washington TRU Solutions, LLC related to Quality Assurance Deficiencies associated with the Super High-Efficiency Neutron Counter Non-Destructive Assay System Refurbishment at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant June 15, 2006 Enforcement Letter, BWXT Y-12 - June 15, 2006 Enforcement Letter issued to BWXT Y-12 related to Quality Assurance Deficiencies in construction activities at the Y-12 National Security Complex Highly Enriched Uranium Manufacturing Facility

192

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

4, 2011 4, 2011 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2011-01 Issued to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC, related to a Worker Injury that occurred during Tree Cutting Operations at the Brookhaven National Laboratory October 24, 2011 Enforcement Letter, NEL-2011-03 Issued to EnergySolutions, LLC related to a Radiological Contamination Event at the Separations Process Research Unit at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory October 21, 2011 Enforcement Letter, Safety and Ecology Corporation - NEL-2011-04 Enforcement Letter issued to Safety and Ecology Corporation related to Two Radiological Contamination Events at the Separations Process Research Unit at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory October 13, 2011 Consent Order, URS Energy & Construction, Inc. - NCO-2011-02 Issued to URS Energy & Construction, Inc., related to Quality Improvement

193

Enforcing Building Energy Codes in China: Progress and Comparative Lessons  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

From 1995 to 2005, building energy use in China increased more rapidly than the world average. China has been adding 0.4 to 1.6 billion square meters of floor space annually , making it the worlds largest market for new construction. In fact, by 2020, China is expected to comprise half of all new construction. In response to this, China has begun to make important steps towards achieving building energy efficiency, including the implementation of building energy standards that requires new buildings to be 65% more efficient than buildings from the early 1980s. Making progress on reducing building energy use requires both a comprehensive code and a robust enforcement system. The latter the enforcement system is a particularly critical component for assuring that a building code has an effect. China has dramatically enhanced its enforcement system in the past two years, with more detailed requirements for ensuring enforcement and new penalties for non-compliance. We believe that the U.S. and other developed countries could benefit from learning about the multiple checks and the documentation required in China. Similarly, some of the more user-friendly enforcement approaches developed in the U.S. and elsewhere may be useful for China as it strives to improve enforcement in rural and smaller communities. In this article, we provide context to Chinas building codes enforcement system by comparing it to the U.S. Among some of the enforcement mechanisms we look at are testing and rating procedures, compliance software, and training and public information.

Evans, Meredydd; Shui, Bin; Halverson, Mark A.; Delgado, Alison

2010-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

194

On numerical simulation of flow, heat transfer and combustion processes in tangentially-fired furnace  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In this work, an Eulerian/Lagrangian approach has been employed to investigate numerically flow characteristics, heat transfer and combustion processes inside corner-fired power plant boiler furnace. To avoid pseudo-diffusion that is significant in modeling tangentially-fired furnaces, some attempts have been made at improving the finite-difference scheme. Comparisons have been made between standard {kappa}-{epsilon} model and RNG {kappa}-{epsilon} model. Some new developments on turbulent diffusion of particles are taken into account in an attempt to improve computational accuracy. Finally, temperature deviation is studied numerically so as to gain deeper insight into tangentially fired furnace.

Sun, P.; Fan, J.; Cen, K.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01, Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Guidance Supplement Enforcement Guidance Supplement EGS:01-01 Appendix E-Operational Procedures for Enforcement Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 October 15, 2001 MEMORANDUM FOR: DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement

196

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. This enforcement guidance focuses on the applicability of 10 CFR Part 830 to nuclear weapon programs and several related enforcement issues.

197

(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL) 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards). 2. Central air conditioners & heat pumps less than 65,000 Btu/hr must have a minimum 13 SEER. 3 system must be sealed. · Only UL 181, UL 181A, or UL 181B approved tapes or mastic shall be used to seal

198

Furnace and Boiler Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Furnace and Boiler Basics Furnace and Boiler Basics Furnace and Boiler Basics August 16, 2013 - 2:50pm Addthis Furnaces heat air and distribute the heated air through a building using ducts; boilers heat water, providing either hot water or steam for heating. Furnaces Furnaces are the most common heating systems used in homes in the United States. They can be all electric, gas-fired (including propane or natural gas), or oil-fired. Boilers Boilers consist of a vessel or tank where heat produced from the combustion of such fuels as natural gas, fuel oil, or coal is used to generate hot water or steam. Many buildings have their own boilers, while other buildings have steam or hot water piped in from a central plant. Commercial boilers are manufactured for high- or low-pressure applications.

199

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-01: Enforcement Position Relative to the  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-01: Enforcement Position Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-01: Enforcement Position Relative to the Discovery/Control of Legacy Contamination Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-01: Enforcement Position Relative to the Discovery/Control of Legacy Contamination Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-Enforcement) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. On November 24, 1999, I issued a memorandum providing interim clarification on the EH-Enforcement position on legacy radioactive contamination. That memorandum was issued in response to questions I had received regarding 10 CFR 835 (Occupational Radiation Protection) applicability and potential enforcement related to

200

Crystal growth furnace with trap doors  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An improved furnace is provided for growing crystalline bodies from a melt. The improved furnace is characterized by a door assembly which is remotely controlled and is arranged so as to selectively shut off or permit communication between an access port in the furnace enclosure and a hot zone within that enclosure. The invention is especially adapted to facilitate use of crystal growing cartridges of the type disclosed in U.S. Pat. No. 4,118,197.

Sachs, Emanual M. (Watertown, MA); Mackintosh, Brian H. (Lexington, MA)

1982-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 02-01, Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassy Accreditation  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Guidance Supplement EGS: 02-01 Appendix E- Operational Procedures for Enforcement Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 February 21, 2002 MEMORANDUM FOR: DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF PRICE-ANDERSON ENFORCEMENT SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 02-01: Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassay Accreditation Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998,

202

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-02  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

EGS 99-02 EGS 99-02 Appendix E - Operational Procedures for Enforcement July 16, 1999 MEMORANDUM FOR DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-02: DOE Enforcement Activities of Internal Dosimetry Program Requirements Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedure entitled Enforcement of DOE Nuclear Safety Requirements under Price-Anderson Amendments Act of 1988, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH Enforcement) to issue clarifying guidance in a timely manner with respect to the processes used in its enforcement activities. The focus of this enforcement guidance clarifies internal dosimetry program requirements identified by the Department of

203

Nuclear Safety Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement » Nuclear Safety Enforcement Documents Enforcement » Nuclear Safety Enforcement Documents Nuclear Safety Enforcement Documents Documents Available for Download July 22, 2013 Enforcement Letter, NEL-2013-03 Issued to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC related to Programmatic Deficiencies in the Software Quality Assurance Program at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory February 12, 2013 Enforcement Letter, NEL-2013-02 Issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC related to a Radiological Contamination Event at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center at Los Alamos National Laboratory January 7, 2013 Enforcement Letter, NEL-2013-01 Issued to B&W Pantex, LLC related to the Conduct of Nuclear Explosive Operations at the Pantex Plant October 23, 2012 Enforcement Letter, Controlled Power Company - WEL-2012-02

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List of Furnaces Incentives | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Furnaces Incentives Furnaces Incentives Jump to: navigation, search The following contains the list of 688 Furnaces Incentives. CSV (rows 1-500) CSV (rows 501-688) Incentive Incentive Type Place Applicable Sector Eligible Technologies Active AEP (Central and North) - CitySmart Program (Texas) Utility Rebate Program Texas Commercial Industrial Institutional Local Government Schools Boilers Central Air conditioners Chillers Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building Custom/Others pending approval Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls Furnaces Heat pumps Lighting Lighting Controls/Sensors Motor VFDs Motors Roofs Windows Yes AEP (Central, North and SWEPCO) - Commercial Solutions Program (Texas) Utility Rebate Program Texas Commercial Industrial Institutional Local Government Nonprofit

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Covered Product Category: Residential Gas Furnaces | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

select products that feature sealed combustion. Condensing furnaces should not use indoor air, which frequently contains contaminants from common household products, for...

206

Enforcement Letter - BWXT Y-12  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

13, 2004 13, 2004 Mr. Dennis R. Ruddy [ ] BWXT Y-12 P.O. Box 2009 MS 8001 Oak Ridge, TN 37831-8001 Subject: Enforcement Letter Dear Mr. Ruddy: On June 7, 2004, the Department of Energy (DOE)/Na tional Nuclear Security Agency (NNSA) issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (EA-2004-04), which included a quality improvement citation for continuing Safety Basis compliance issues at Y-12. BWXT Y-12 performance in this area had been the subject of discussion during both the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) onsite investigation, held during October 2003, and the subsequent enforcement conference held on January 22, 2004. On August 5, 2004, BWXT Y-12 submitted Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report number NTS-Y12- -BWXT-Y12NUCLEAR-2004-0007, titled Corrective Actions

207

Enforcement News | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Blog » Enforcement News Blog » Enforcement News Enforcement News Worker Safety & Health News November 9, 2012 Department of Energy Cites Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC for violations of the Department's worker safety and health regulations. August 19, 2010 DOE Cites Washington Closure Hanford for Safety Violations Department of Energy issues a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to contractor Washington Closure Hanford (WCH) for violations of DOE's worker safety and health program regulations in 2009 at the Hanford Site in southeast Washington State. More Nuclear Safety News October 4, 2012 Department of Energy Cites Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC for Nuclear Safety

208

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 13, 2009 July 13, 2009 Enforecement Letter, Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group INC, - July 13, 2009 Enforcement Letter issued to Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group, Inc., related to a Form Wood Timber Fire at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site July 10, 2009 Enforcement Letter , Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Y-12, LLC - July 10, 2009 Enforcement Letter issued to Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Y-12, LLC related to the Protection of Classified Information at the Y-12 National Security Complex June 1, 2009 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. - WEA-2010-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Sandia Corporation related to the Inadvertent Ignition of a Rocket Motor May 20, 2009

209

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

August 5, 2005 August 5, 2005 Consent Order, Bechtel Hanford, Inc - EA-2005-01 Price-Anderson Enforcement Consent Order issued to Bechtel Hanford, Inc. related to Radiological Uptakes at the 618-2 Burial Ground at the Hanford Site, (Consent Order 2005-1) August 4, 2005 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC - EA-2005-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC, related to the New Hydrofracture Facility Transportation Event and the Personnel Contamination Event at the Hot Storage Garden Facility at the East Tennessee Technology Park July 8, 2005 Enforcement Letter, CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc - July 8, 2005 Enforcement Letter issued to CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc., related to Neutron Exposure at the Hanford Site June 14, 2005

210

2014-08-19 Issuance Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

2014-08-19 Issuance Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC) - Central Air Conditioner Regional Standards Enforcement Working Group; Notice of Open...

211

DRAFT AGENDA Measurement Science & Standards in Forensic Firearms  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

DRAFT AGENDA Measurement Science & Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis July 10-11, 2012 Enforcement Standards Office, Forensic Science Program · Scientific Working Group for Firearms and Toolmarks

212

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 26, 1999 February 26, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation, International Technology Corporation - EA-1999-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to International Technology Corporation, related to Radiological Work Control Deficiencies at the Salmon Site in Mississippi, (EA-1999-01) February 9, 1999 Enforcement Letter, Argonne National Laboratory-West - February 9, 1999 Enforcement Letter issued to Argonne National Laboratory related to a Dropped Fuel Basket Assembly and Radiation Protection Program Deficiencies at Argonne National Laboratory-West November 24, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Savannah River Company - EA-97-11 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Westinghouse Savannah River Company, related to Quality Assurance Program Deficiencies at the Defense

213

DOE Institutes Enforcement Action against 4 Showerhead Manufacturers for  

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Institutes Enforcement Action against 4 Showerhead Institutes Enforcement Action against 4 Showerhead Manufacturers for Failure to Certify 116 Products DOE Institutes Enforcement Action against 4 Showerhead Manufacturers for Failure to Certify 116 Products January 28, 2010 - 1:49pm Addthis WASHINGTON DC - The Office of General Counsel has issued Notices of Proposed Civil Penalty to Zoe Industries, Altmans Products LLC, EZ-FLO International, and Watermark Designs, Ltd. for failing to certify to the Department of Energy that showerheads manufactured or distributed by these companies meet the applicable water conservation standard as required by the Energy Policy Conservation Act and DOE's regulations. These Notices of Proposed Civil Penalty collectively propose payments to the government of over $3 million. Unless the manufacturers settle these claims within

214

Enforcement Letter, Bechtel National Inc - March 25, 2004 | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

National Inc - March 25, 2004 National Inc - March 25, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Bechtel National Inc - March 25, 2004 March 25, 2004 Enforcement Letter issued to Bechtel National, Inc., related to Concrete Work Issues at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant at the Hanford Site This letter addresses eleven instances that have occurred at the Waste Treatment Plant during a 14-month period form August 2002 through October 2003 in which concrete work was not performed to established procedures and standards. The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) has reviewed these inspect concrete work prior to pour. In addition, OE is concerned with your failure to correct these known problems in a timely manner. It is our expectation that Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) has quality improvement programs in place to prevent recurrence

215

DOE Initiates Enforcement Proceedings against Westinghouse and Mitsubishi  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Initiates Enforcement Proceedings against Westinghouse and Initiates Enforcement Proceedings against Westinghouse and Mitsubishi for Failure to Certify (Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty Issued) DOE Initiates Enforcement Proceedings against Westinghouse and Mitsubishi for Failure to Certify (Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty Issued) April 21, 2010 - 10:42am Addthis The Office of General Counsel has issued Notices of Proposed Civil Penalty to Westinghouse Lighting Corporation and Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc. for failing to certify that certain of their products meet the applicable energy conservation standards as required by the Energy Policy Conservation Act (EPCA) and DOE regulations. The Notice issued to Westinghouse proposes payments to the government of $350,400 for failure to certify over 71 types of light bulbs. The Notice issued to Mitsubishi

216

DOE Initiates Enforcement Actions Against 4 Showerhead Manufacturers  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Initiates Enforcement Actions Against 4 Showerhead Initiates Enforcement Actions Against 4 Showerhead Manufacturers (Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty and Requests for Test Data Issued) DOE Initiates Enforcement Actions Against 4 Showerhead Manufacturers (Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty and Requests for Test Data Issued) March 7, 2010 - 3:41pm Addthis The Office of General Counsel has issued a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty to Hudson-Reed Limited for failing to certify to DOE that showerheads manufactured or distributed within the United States meet the applicable water conservation standards as required by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) and DOE regulations. This Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty proposes payments to the government of $1,920,200. Under federal law, manufacturers of some products covered by EPCA are required to

217

Enforcement Regulations and Directives - Nuclear Safety | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Nuclear Safety Nuclear Safety Enforcement Regulations and Directives - Nuclear Safety 10 C.F.R. Part 820 and Amendments 10 C.F.R. Part 820 - Procedural Rules for DOE Nuclear Activities 10 C.F.R. Part 820 - Procedural Rules for DOE Nuclear Activities; General Statement of Enforcement Policy; Final rule; amendment of enforcement policy statement and confirmation of interim rule 10 C.F.R. Part 830 10 C.F.R. Part 830 - Nuclear Safety Management; Final Rule Office of General Counsel Interpretation regarding the Application of DOE Technical Standard 1027-92 under 10 C.F.R. Part 830 Office of General Counsel Interpretation regarding Noncompliant Documented Safety Analyses and Exemption Relief (9/28/2011) Related Guidance DOE-STD-1083-2009, Processing Exemptions to Nuclear Safety Rules and

218

Enforcement Letter, Bechtel National Inc - March 25, 2004 | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

National Inc - March 25, 2004 National Inc - March 25, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Bechtel National Inc - March 25, 2004 March 25, 2004 Enforcement Letter issued to Bechtel National, Inc., related to Concrete Work Issues at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant at the Hanford Site This letter addresses eleven instances that have occurred at the Waste Treatment Plant during a 14-month period form August 2002 through October 2003 in which concrete work was not performed to established procedures and standards. The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) has reviewed these inspect concrete work prior to pour. In addition, OE is concerned with your failure to correct these known problems in a timely manner. It is our expectation that Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) has quality improvement programs in place to prevent recurrence

219

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

This enforcement guidance focuses on the applicability of 10 CFR Part 830 to nuclear weapon programs and several related enforcement issues. Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01:...

220

Nuclear Safety Enforcement Letter issued to Sandia Corporation...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Nuclear Safety Enforcement Letter issued to Sandia Corporation Nuclear Safety Enforcement Letter issued to Sandia Corporation 9222014 Enforcement Letter, Sandia Corporation,...

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221

EGS 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for...

222

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01, Nuclear Weapon Program...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for...

223

Office of Worker Safety and Health Enforcement | Department of...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Office of Worker Safety and Health Enforcement MISSION The Office of Worker Safety and Health Enforcement implements the Department's worker...

224

Enforcement Letter, WEL-2012-04 - November 5, 2012 | Department...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Letter, Controlled Power Company - WEL-2012-02 Enforcement Letter, Safety and Ecology Corporation - NEL-2011-04 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2012-05 - December 20,...

225

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-04, Factual Bases for Issuing...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Subpart C DOE's Operational Procedures for Enforcement (June 1998), which supercede the DOE Enforcement Handbook (1087-95), provides the Office of Enforcement and Investigation...

226

Time and Temperature Test Results for PFP Thermal Stabilization Furnaces  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The national standard for plutonium storage acceptability (standard DOE-STD-3013-99, generally known as ''the 3013 standard'') has been revised to clarify the requirement for processes that will produce acceptable storage materials. The 3013 standard (Reference 1) now states that ''Oxides shall be stabilized by heating the material in an oxidizing atmosphere to a Material Temperature of at least 950 C (1742 F) for not less than 2 hours.'' The process currently in use for producing stable oxides for storage at the Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP) heats a furnace atmosphere to 1000 C and holds it there for 2 hours. The temperature of the material being stabilized is not measured directly during this process. The Plutonium Process Support Laboratories (PPSL) were requested to demonstrate that the process currently in use at PFP is an acceptable method of producing stable plutonium dioxide consistently. A spare furnace identical to the production furnaces was set up and tested under varying conditions with non-radioactive surrogate materials. Reference 2 was issued to guide the testing program. The process currently in use at the PFP for stabilizing plutonium-bearing powders was shown to heat all the material in the furnace to at least 950 C for at least 2 hours. The current process will work for (1) relatively pure plutonium dioxide, (2) dioxide powders mixed with up to 20 weight percent magnesium oxide, and (3) dioxide powders with up to 11 weight percent magnesium oxide and 20 weight percent magnesium nitrate hexahydrate. Time and temperature data were also consistent with a successful demonstration for a mixture containing 10 weight percent each of sodium and potassium chloride; however, the molten chloride salts destroyed the thermocouples in the powder and temperature data were unavailable for part of that run. These results assume that the current operating limits of no more than 2500 grams per furnace charge and a powder height of no more than 1.5 inches remain in effect, although deeper powder beds (up to 2 inches) also yielded temperatures of greater than 950 C for longer than 2 hours.

COMPTON, J.A.

2000-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

227

Existing and prospective blast-furnace conditions  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Blast-furnace conditions are investigated by means of a multizone model. The expected performance of prospective technologies is assessed, as well as the trends in blast-furnace processes. The model permits the identification of means of overcoming practical difficulties.

I.G. Tovarovskii; V.I. Bol'shakov; V.P. Lyalyuk; A.E. Merkulov; D. V. Pinchuk [Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine). Institute of Ferrous Metallurgy

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

228

Thermal Imaging Control of Furnaces and Combustors  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The object if this project is to demonstrate and bring to commercial readiness a near-infrared thermal imaging control system for high temperature furnaces and combustors. The thermal imaging control system, including hardware, signal processing, and control software, is designed to be rugged, self-calibrating, easy to install, and relatively transparent to the furnace operator.

David M. Rue; Serguei Zelepouga; Ishwar K. Puri

2003-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

229

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-03  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

EGS:00-03 EGS:00-03 Appendix E- Operational Procedures for Enforcement Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 12, 2000 MEMORANDUM FOR DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-03: Specific Issues on Applicability of 10 CFR 830 Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedure entitled Enforcement of DOE Nuclear Safety Requirements under Price-Anderson Amendments Act of 1988, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH- Enforcement) to issue clarifying guidance in a timely manner with respect to the processes used in enforcement activities. This enforcement guidance focuses on several issues related to applicability of 10 CFR 830 that have been observed in

230

Optical cavity furnace for semiconductor wafer processing  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An optical cavity furnace 10 having multiple optical energy sources 12 associated with an optical cavity 18 of the furnace. The multiple optical energy sources 12 may be lamps or other devices suitable for producing an appropriate level of optical energy. The optical cavity furnace 10 may also include one or more reflectors 14 and one or more walls 16 associated with the optical energy sources 12 such that the reflectors 14 and walls 16 define the optical cavity 18. The walls 16 may have any desired configuration or shape to enhance operation of the furnace as an optical cavity 18. The optical energy sources 12 may be positioned at any location with respect to the reflectors 14 and walls defining the optical cavity. The optical cavity furnace 10 may further include a semiconductor wafer transport system 22 for transporting one or more semiconductor wafers 20 through the optical cavity.

Sopori, Bhushan L.

2014-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

231

Nitrogen Control in Electric Arc Furnace Steelmaking by Direct...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Nitrogen Control in Electric Arc Furnace Steelmaking by Direct Reduced Iron Fines Injection Nitrogen Control in Electric Arc Furnace Steelmaking by Direct Reduced Iron Fines...

232

Biomass Boiler and Furnace Emissions and Safety Regulations in...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Biomass Boiler and Furnace Emissions and Safety Regulations in the Northeast States Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Biomass Boiler and Furnace Emissions...

233

WICF Certification, Compliance and Enforcement webinar | Department...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

DOE Certification, Compliance, and Enforcement Overview for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, Freezers, Dehumidifiers, Room Air Conditioners, Clothes Washers, Clothes...

234

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 02-01 Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassay Accreditation  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 21, 2002 February 21, 2002 MEMORANDUM FOR: DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF PRICE-ANDERSON ENFORCEMENT SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 02-01: Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassay Accreditation Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. OE typically issues such guidance in the form of Enforcement Guidance

235

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 02-01:Enforcement Position Relative to 10  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Position Relative Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassay Accreditation Enforcement Guidance Supplement 02-01:Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassay Accreditation Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. OE typically issues such guidance in the form of Enforcement Guidance Supplements (EGSs), which provide information or recommendations only and impose no requirements or actions on Department of Energy (DOE) contractors. Enforcement Guidance Supplement 02-01:Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassay Accreditation More Documents & Publications

236

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 02-01: Enforcement Position Relative to 10  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Position Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassay Accreditation Enforcement Guidance Supplement 02-01: Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassay Accreditation Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. OE typically issues such guidance in the form of Enforcement Guidance Supplements (EGSs), which provide information or recommendations only and impose no requirements or actions on Department of Energy (DOE) contractors. Enforcement Guidance Supplement 02-01: Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassay Accreditation More Documents & Publications

237

Office of Enforcement - Regulatory Assistance Reviews  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Regulatory Assistance Reviews Regulatory Assistance Reviews Office of Enforcement and Oversight (formerly Program Reviews) Enforcement Regulatory Assistance Reviews evaluate contractor programs for identifying, evaluating, reporting and correcting noncompliances. The objective of these reviews is to work collaboratively with sites to identify areas where program effectiveness can be improved and ensure that noncompliances are being proactively self-identified. 2013 Office of Security Enforcement Regulatory Assistance Review of Battelle at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, July 18, 2013 Office of Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Regulatory Assistance Review of L ATA Environmental Services of Kentucky, LLC at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, February 11, 2013 Office of Security Enforcement Regulatory Assistance Review of

238

Security Enforcement Reporting Criteria | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Security Enforcement Reporting Criteria Security Enforcement Reporting Criteria Security Enforcement Reporting Criteria Classified information security noncompliances are categorized according to the disclosure or potential disclosure of DOE classified information placed at risk. There are two categories of noncompliances that are based on the relative severity of a classified information security incident. The categories are identified by an event category and type. Each of the two categories is further subdivided into three types based on the type of interest (security interest, management interest, and procedural interest). Security Enforcement Reporting Criteria More Documents & Publications Safety and Security Enforcement Coordinator Handbook DOE-STD-1210-2012 HQFMSP Chapter 11, Incidents of Security Concern

239

Enforcement Action 2003-04  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Washington, DC 20585 Washington, DC 20585 September 3, 2003 Dr. Michael R. Anastasio [ ] Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory P.O. Box 808, L-001 Livermore, CA 94551-0808 EA-2003-04 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Civil Penalty $137,500 (Waived by Statute) Dear Dr. Anastasio: This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy's Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) of the June 2002 extremity radiological overexposure event in [ ]. An Investigation Summary Report describing the results of that review was issued to you on May 15, 2003. An Enforcement Conference was held on June 23, 2003, in Germantown, Maryland, with members of your staff to discuss these findings. A Conference Summary Report is enclosed.

240

Argonne National Laboratory - Enforcement Documents  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Enforcement Documents Enforcement Documents Argonne National Laboratory Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of Chicago related to Nuclear Safety Program Deficiencies at Argonne National Laboratory, March 7, 2006 (EA-2006-02) - University of Chicago/Argonne National Laboratory - Press Release, March 7, 2006 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of Chicago related to the Uncontrolled Release of Radioactive Material at Argonne National Laboratory-East, August 14, 2001 (EA-2001-05) - Argonne National Laboratory - Press Release, August 17, 2001 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of Chicago related to Programmatic Management Failures at Argonne National Laboratory-West, February 28, 2001 (EA-2001-01) - Argonne National Laboratory-West - Press Release, March 2, 2001

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241

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 11, 2000 September 11, 2000 Enforcement Letter, Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C - September 11, 2000 Issued to Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC related to Noncompliances with Design and Procurement Requirements at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site August 24, 2000 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems - EA-2000-11 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, related to Quality Assurance Issues at the Y-12 National Security Complex, (EA-2000-11) July 25, 2000 Consent Order, Fluor Federal Services - EA-2000-10 Price-Anderson Enforcement Consent Order issued to Fluor Federal Services related to Quality Problems at the Tank Farm Waste Remediation System at the Hanford Site, July 25, 2000 (EA-2000-10) July 25, 2000 Consent Order, CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc. - EA-2000-09

242

DMP ENFORCEMENT LETTER ELDMP102804  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

28, 2004 28, 2004 Mr. C. Delbert Marcum [ ] Diversified Metal Products, Inc. 3710 N. Yellowstone Highway P.O. Box 1404 Idaho Fall, Idaho 83403 Subject: Enforcement Letter for Transportainer Fabrication Deficiencies Dear Mr. Marcum: This letter addresses deficiencies associated with the fabrication of four transportainers delivered under contract to Washington TRU Solutions LLC (WTS) in support of their Characterization and Repackaging Modular Unit development. The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) has reviewed your performance in delivering these transportainers and is concerned with the quality assurance aspects of your work activities in fabricating the transportainers. Specifically, three areas of deficiency were noted and are provided below in more detail:

243

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 28, 2007 September 28, 2007 Preliminary Notice of Violation,University of California - EA-2007-02 Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to the Unauthorized Reproduction and Removal of Classified Matter from the Los Alamos National Laboratory September 18, 2007 Preliminary Notice of Violation, BWXT Y-12 LLC - EA-2007-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to BWXT Y-12, LLC, related to Criticality Safety Controls at the Y-12 National Security Complex September 6, 2007 Enforcement Letter, CH2M Hill Hanford Group Inc, - September 6, 2007 Enforcement Letter issued to CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc., related to Quality Improvement Deficiencies at the Hanford Tank Farms July 13, 2007 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory -

244

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 19, 1998 September 19, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Bechtel Hanford, Inc. - EA-97-08 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Bechtel Hanford, Inc., related to Unplanned Radioactive Material Uptakes by Five Workers at the Hanford Site, (EA-97-08) August 4, 1998 Enforcement Letter, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - August 4, 1998 Issued to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company related to a Repetitive Problem with Instrument Operability at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory July 31, 1998 Enforcement Letter, Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc - July 31, 1998 Issued to Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc., related to Incomplete Corrective Actions at the Hanford Site, July 31, 1998 July 28, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory -

245

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

2 2 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Fluor Hanford, Incorporated - EA-2002-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Fluor Hanford, Incorporated, related to Quality Assurance issues at the Hanford Site. August 13, 2002 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Bechtel Hanford, Inc., - EA-2002-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Bechtel Hanford, Inc., related to Quality Assurance Deficiencies associated with the Nondestructive Assay Services at the Hanford Site June 19, 2002 Enforcement Letter, Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C. - June 19, 2002 Enforcement Letter issued to Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC related to Unplanned Radioactive Material Uptakes at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site June 13, 2002 Preliminary Notice of Violation, BWXT Idaho, LLC - EA-2002-02

246

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

May 4, 2000 May 4, 2000 Enforcement Letter, Babcock & Wilcox of Ohio, Inc - May 4, 2000 Issued to Babcock & Wilcox of Ohio, Inc., related to Deficiencies in the Unresolved Safety Question Process at the Miamisburg Environmental Management Project April 17, 2000 Preliminary Notice of Violation, MOTA Corporation - EA-2000-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to MOTA Corporation, related to the Unauthorized Removal of Material at Building 211 at Argonne National Laboratory-East, (EA-2000-03) March 29, 2000 Enforcement Letter, Building 703-A - March 29, 2000 Issued to Westinghouse Savannah River Company related to Training Issues at the Savannah River Site March 19, 2000 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC - EA-2000-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC, related

247

Enforcement Letter - ELBWXT082902WS  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

858 858 August 29, 2002 Dr. D. B. Shipp [ ] Bechtel BWXT Idaho, L.L.C. 2525 Freemont Avenue Idaho Falls, Idaho 83415 Subject: RWMC Enforcement Letter (NTS-ID--BBWI-RWMC-2002-0002) Dear Dr. Shipp: During July 16-17, 2002, personnel from the DOE Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) conducted an onsite investigation at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex (RWMC) of multiple events occurring during 2001-2002. The events all involved transuranic (TRU) waste characterization, handling, and shipping activities. The investigation included a detailed review of the March 2002 event in which an incorrect payload of TRU waste drums was shipped to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). OE also reviewed an additional seven similar events occurring in

248

2011 DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Workshop  

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2011 DOE Safety and Security Workshop 2011 DOE Safety and Security Workshop Enforcement Home Registration - CLOSED Agendas Day 1 Agenda and Presentations Day 2 Agenda and Presentations Hotel Information Enforcement Home 2011 DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Workshop Office of Enforcement and Oversight The Office of Health, Safety and Security's (HSS) Office of Enforcement will be hosting its 2011 DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Workshop on the dates and location provided below. When: April 5 - 7, 2011 April 5 and 6 are open to Federal employees and contractors (8 am - 5 pm) April 7 is a half-day session for Federal participants only (8 - 11:30 am) The Energy Facility Contractors Group (EFCOG) Enforcement Coordination Working Group will be holding a meeting on April 7 at the Nevada Support Facility. For more information about that meeting, click here.

249

Furnace Blower Performance Improvements- Building America Top Innovation  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This Top Innovation profile describes Building America research into improving efficiency of furnace fan blowers.

250

Appliances and Commercial Equipment Standards  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Residential Furnaces and Boilers Residential Furnaces and Boilers Sign up for e-mail updates on regulations for this and other products The Department of Energy (DOE) has regulated the energy efficiency level of residential furnaces and boilers since 1987. Residential furnaces and boilers include gas, electric, and oil-fired furnaces and boilers that are used to provide central heating to residential dwellings. Furnaces heat air and distribute the heated air through the house using ducts. Boilers heat water, providing either hot water or steam for heating. Steam is distributed via pipes to steam radiators, and hot water can either be distributed via baseboard radiators, radiant floor systems, or can heat air via a coil. The standards for residential furnaces and boilers implemented in 1992 will save approximately 3.9 quads of energy and result in approximately $46.2 billion in energy bill savings for products shipped from 1992-2021. The standard will avoid about 206 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions, equivalent to the annual greenhouse gas emissions of about 40.4 million automobiles.

251

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-01:Enforcement of 10 CFR Part 830.120  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement of 10 CFR Part Enforcement of 10 CFR Part 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule)for Facilities Below Hazard Category III Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-01:Enforcement of 10 CFR Part 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule)for Facilities Below Hazard Category III Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH Enforcement) periodically to issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. During the past 18 months, EH Enforcement has identified a number of examples in which both DOE and contractor organizations have incorrectly exempted activities fromapplicability of the DOE Quality Assurance Rule 10 CFR 830.120 (QA Rule). The contractors excluded these activities on the

252

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-01: Enforcement of 10 CFR Part 830.120  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement of 10 CFR Part Enforcement of 10 CFR Part 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule) for Facilities below Hazard Category III Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-01: Enforcement of 10 CFR Part 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule) for Facilities below Hazard Category III Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH Enforcement) periodically to issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. During the past 18 months, EH Enforcement has identified a number of examples in which both DOE and contractor organizations have incorrectly exempted activities from applicability of the DOE Quality Assurance Rule 10 CFR 830.120 (QA Rule). The contractors excluded these activities on the

253

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-01: Enforcement Position Relative to the  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

1: Enforcement Position 1: Enforcement Position Relative to the Discovery/Control of Legacy Contamination Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-01: Enforcement Position Relative to the Discovery/Control of Legacy Contamination Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-Enforcement) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. On November 24, 1999, I issued a memorandum providing interim clarification on the EH-Enforcement position on legacy radioactive contamination. That memorandum was issued in response to questions I had received regarding 10 CFR 835 (Occupational Radiation Protection) applicability and potential

254

Sustainable Electric Arc Furnace Steel Production: GREENEAF  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Generally speaking, in the electric furnace, coal (and consequently char) can be used as injected powder or charged into the basket. The syngas can be used for EAF burners.

Loris Bianco; Giulia Baracchini

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Furnace Blower Performance Improvements - Building America Top...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

in preparation for cold weather, they may be unaware of how furnace blowers can impact HVAC efficiency. In fact, studies show that the most common blowers have efficiencies of...

256

Energy Assessment Protocol for Glass Furnaces  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The Department of Energy funded development of a methodology that could be used by glass producers to increase furnace efficiency, and that could serve as a model for other energy-intensive industries. Accordingly, a team comprising PPG Industries...

Plodinec, M. J.; Kauffman, B. M.; Norton, O. P.; Richards, C.; Connors, J.; Wishnick, D.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

DOE Furnace Rule Ex Parte Communication  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Philadelphia Gas Works (POW), the largest municipally-owned gas utility in the United States, is concerned about the impact that a new furnace efficiency rule could have on POW, its customers, the...

258

Minimum Gas Service Standards (Ohio)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Natural gas companies in Ohio are required to follow the Minimum Gas Service Standards, which are set and enforced by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. These rules are found in chapter 4901...

259

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying...

260

WICF Certification, Compliance and Enforcement webinar  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

WICF Testing, Certification, WICF Testing, Certification, Compliance, and Enforcement Overview August 30, 2011 2 | Building Technologies Program & General Counsel's Office of Enforcement eere.energy.gov Agenda 2 Certified Ratings 3 1 Testing Basic Model Enforcement 4 5 Manufacturer How to Submit Questions 6 3 | Building Technologies Program & General Counsel's Office of Enforcement eere.energy.gov Manufacturer Explanation A Manufacturer of a WICF * Is a domestic manufacturer or an importer. * Produces a component of a walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer that affects energy consumption, including, but not limited to, refrigeration, doors, lights, windows, or walls.

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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


261

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant - Enforcement Documents  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Enforcement Documents Enforcement Documents Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Enforcement Letter issued to Washington TRU Solutions, LLC related to Quality Assurance Deficiencies associated with the Super High-Efficiency Neutron Counter Non-Destructive Assay System Refurbishment at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, September 8, 2006 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Washington TRU Solutions, LLC, related to Radiological Uptakes at the Mobile Visual Examination and Repackaging Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, December 22, 2005 (EA-2005-08) - Washington TRU Solutions, LLC - Press Release, December 22, 2005 Enforcement Letter issued to Diversified Metal Products, Inc. related to Transportainer Fabrication Deficiencies for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, October 28, 2004

262

Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Hanford Corporation - July 6...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 6, 1995 Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Hanford Corporation - July 6, 1995 July 6, 1995 Issued to Westinghouse Hanford Corporation related to Radiological Work Control...

263

Enforcement Documents - Hanford | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

radiological doses to four individuals at the Plutonium Finishing Plant at DOE's Hanford Site. September 13, 2012 Enforcement Letter, NEL-2012-02 - September 13, 2012 Issued...

264

Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Hanford Corporation - September...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 22, 1995 Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Hanford Corporation - September 22, 1995 September 22, 1995 Issued to Westinghouse Hanford Corporation related to Operational...

265

Enforcement Documents - Argonne National Laboratory | Department...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Argonne National Laboratory Enforcement Documents - Argonne National Laboratory April 10, 2014 Consent Order, UChicago Argonne, LLC - NCO-2014-01 Issued to UChicago Argonne, LLC,...

266

Enforcement Documents - West Valley Demonstration Project | Department...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

West Valley Demonstration Project Enforcement Documents - West Valley Demonstration Project December 7, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation, West Valley Nuclear Services -...

267

Pantex Enforcement Letter | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

of Enforcement and Oversight has evaluated the facts and circumstances surrounding the conduct of nuclear explosive operations at Pantex Plant, during the period August 2011 -...

268

Enforcement Letter, Brookhaven Science Associates - January 16...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Science Associates - January 16, 2002 Enforcement Letter, Brookhaven Science Associates - January 16, 2002 January 16, 2002 Issued to Brookhaven Science Associates related to...

269

B&W Pantex Enforcement Letter  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Mr. Woolery: Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 7, 2013 The Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight has evaluated the facts and...

270

Safety and Security Enforcement Process Overview | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

of Energy (DOE) Office of Enforcement and Oversight (HS-40), within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), to implement DOE's regulatory obligations as authorized by...

271

Enforcement Letter Issued to LVI Services, Inc  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Tennessee 37922 WEL-2013-03 Dear Mr. Gilmore: This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight investigation into the...

272

Enforcement Letter, Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Technology Development & Fabrication Complex - April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex - April 13, 2010 April 13, 2010 Issued to...

273

Enforcement Letter, Geiger Brothers Mechanical Contractors, INC...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Geiger Brothers Mechanical Contractors, INC - March 26, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Geiger Brothers Mechanical Contractors, INC - March 26, 2010 March 26, 2010 Issued to Geiger...

274

Nuclear Safety Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plants March 26, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Geiger Brothers Mechanical Contractors, INC - March 26, 2010 Issued to Geiger Brothers Mechanical Contractors,...

275

Enforcement Documents - Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant |...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Gaseous Diffusion Plant March 26, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Geiger Brothers Mechanical Contractors, INC - March 26, 2010 Issued to Geiger Brothers Mechanical Contractors,...

276

EPA Mobile Source Enforcement Memo 1A  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY WASHINGTON, D.C. 20460 OFFICE OF ENFORCEMENT AND COMPLIANCE ASSURANCE September 4, 1997 Addendum to Mobile Source Enforcement Memorandum 1A SUBJECT: Tampering Enforcement Policy for Alternative Fuel Aftermarket Conversions A. Purpose The purpose of this document is to clarify and revise the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) "tampering" enforcement policy for motor vehicles and motor vehicle engines originally designed to operate on gasoline or diesel fuel and subsequently modified to operate exclusively or in conjunction with compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquified petroleum gas (LPG or propane), hereinafter referred to as "alternative fuels". The provisions of

277

Enforcement InfoCenter | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

More Nuclear Safety Documents December 2, 2014 Consent Order, Battelle Energy Alliance - NCO-2014-02 Nuclear Safety Enforcement Consent Order issued to Battelle Energy...

278

Enforcement Letter, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC - September...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Alliance, LLC - September 14, 2009 Enforcement Letter, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC - September 14, 2009 September 14, 2009 Issued to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC related...

279

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 02-01:Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassay Accreditation  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. OE typically issues such guidance in the form of Enforcement Guidance Supplements (EGSs), which provide information or recommendations only and impose no requirements or actions on Department of Energy (DOE) contractors.

280

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 02-01: Enforcement Position Relative to 10 CFR 835 Bioassay Accreditation  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. OE typically issues such guidance in the form of Enforcement Guidance Supplements (EGSs), which provide information or recommendations only and impose no requirements or actions on Department of Energy (DOE) contractors.

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "furnace standards enforcement" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


281

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-01: Enforcement Position Relative to the Discovery/Control of Legacy Contamination  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

1 1 Appendix E - Operational Procedures for Enforcement May 4, 2000 MEMORANDUM FOR DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-01: Enforcement Position Relative to the Discovery/Control of Legacy Contamination Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-Enforcement) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. On November 24, 1999, I issued a memorandum providing interim clarification on the EH-Enforcement position on legacy radioactive contamination. That memorandum was

282

Enforcement Letter - Savannah River-07/21/1998  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

21, 1998 21, 1998 Mr. A. L. Schwallie [ ] Westinghouse Savannah River Company Building 703-A, P.O. Box 616 Road 1 Aiken, SC 29802 Subject: Enforcement Letter Incomplete Corrective Action for Noncompliance Report: NTS-SR--WSRC-SLDHZD-1996-0001 Dear Mr. Schwallie: The Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-10) has received your letter dated June 30, 1998, Subject: Notification of Incomplete Corrective Action, in which you report that one corrective action for the above referenced NTS report was not completed and only partially implemented in the field. This action dealt with developing and implementing qualification standards for Generator Certification Officials and was reported by Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) as being completed June 30, 1997.

283

Enforcement Letter-Richland-07/31/1998  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

1, 1998 1, 1998 Mr. R. D. Hanson [ ] Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc. P.O. Box 1000 MS/H5-20 Richland, WA 99352-1000 Subject: Enforcement Letter Noncompliance Number NTS-RL--PHMC-PHMCGENL-1998-0003 Dear Mr. Hanson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances surrounding the failure of Fluor Daniel Hanford, Incorporated (FDH) to effectively complete corrective actions for Enforcement Action 96-02 (EA 96-02), although FDH informed the DOE Richland Operations Office (DOE-RL) that such work had been completed. 10 CFR 830.120 (c)(1)(iii) (Quality Improvement) mandates processes to detect and prevent quality problems be established and implemented. 10 CFR 830.120 (c)(2)(i) (Work Processes) requires that work be performed to established technical standards

284

Enforcement Letter, NEL-2013-03 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

3 3 Enforcement Letter, NEL-2013-03 July 22, 1013 Issued to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC related to Programmatic Deficiencies in the Software Quality Assurance Program at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory The Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight has evaluated the facts and circumstances surrounding programmatic deficiencies identified in the Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) software quality assurance (SQA) program. LLNS reported these deficiencies on January 16, 2013, in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS--LSO-LLNL-LLNL-2013-0001, LLNL Software Quality Assurance Program Does Not Meet DOE 0 414.1 D Standards and Procedures Requirements. Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) issued a letter to the

285

TECHNICAL SUPPORT DOCUMENT: ENERGY CONSERVATION STANDARDS FOR CONSUMER  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

SUPPORT DOCUMENT: ENERGY SUPPORT DOCUMENT: ENERGY CONSERVATION STANDARDS FOR CONSUMER PRODUCTS: REFRIGERATORS, FURNACES, AND TELEVISION SETS including Environmental Assessment (DOEIEA-0372) Regulatory Impact Analysis November 1988 U.S. Department of Energy Assistant Secretary, Conservation and Renewable Energy Building Equipment Division DOE/EA-0372 ONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR PROPOSED ENERGY 0NSERVATION STANDARDS FOR TWO TYPES OF CONSUMER PRODUCTS; REFRIGERATORS, REFRIGERATOR-FREEZERS, AND FREEZERS; SMALL GAS FURNACES; AND A PROPOSED 'NO STANDARD" STANDARD FOR TELEVISION SETS TRODUCTION AND SUMMARY his environmental assessment (EA) evaluates the environmental impacts lting from new or amended energy-efficiency standards for refrigerators, igerator-freezers, freezers, small gas furnaces, and television sets as mandated

286

Air Leakage of Furnaces and Air Handlers  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Air Leakage of Furnaces and Air Handlers Air Leakage of Furnaces and Air Handlers Title Air Leakage of Furnaces and Air Handlers Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number LBNL-5553E Year of Publication 2010 Authors Walker, Iain S., Mile Lubliner, Darryl J. Dickerhoff, and William W. Delp Journal 2010 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings The Climate for efficiency is now Date Published 08/2010 Abstract In recent years, great strides have been made in reducing air leakage in residential and to a lesser extent small commercial forced air duct systems. Several authorities have introduced low leakage limits for thermal distribution systems; for example, the State of California Energy Code for Buildings gives credit for systems that leak less than 6% of the total air flow at 25 Pa.

287

Cogeneration from glass furnace waste heat recovery  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In glass manufacturing 70% of the total energy utilized is consumed in the melting process. Three basic furnaces are in use: regenerative, recuperative, and direct fired design. The present paper focuses on secondary heat recovery from regenerative furnaces. A diagram of a typical regenerative furnace is given. Three recovery bottoming cycles were evaluated as part of a comparative systems analysis: steam Rankine Cycle (SRC), Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC), and pressurized Brayton cycle. Each cycle is defined and schematicized. The net power capabilities of the three different systems are summarized. Cost comparisons and payback period comparisons are made. Organic Rankine cycle provides the best opportunity for cogeneration for all the flue gas mass flow rates considered. With high temperatures, the Brayton cycle has the shortest payback period potential, but site-specific economics need to be considered.

Hnat, J.G.; Cutting, J.C.; Patten, J.S.

1982-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 3, 1999 September 3, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-1999-08 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to Deficiencies in Work Controls at the Los Alamos National Laboratory Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Facility, (EA-1999-08) August 20, 1999 Enforcement Letter, International Isotopes Idaho Inc - August 20, 1999 Issued to International Isotopes Idaho, Inc. related to the Relocation of an Irradiated Pellet at the Test Reactor Area Hot Cell Facility at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory August 18, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - EA-1999-07 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company, related to Procurement, Quality Assurance, Emergency

289

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 4, 1997 September 4, 1997 Enforcement Letter, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. - September 4, 1997 Issued to Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc., related to the Erroneous Transfer of Mixed Waste to a Landfill at the K-25 Site August 14, 1997 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Sandia Corporation - EA-97-07 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Sandia Corporation, related to Radiological Work Control Deficiencies at the Radioactive and Mixed Waste Management Facility at Sandia National Laboratories, (EA-97-07) August 14, 1997 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Sandia Corporation - EA-97-06 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Sandia Corporation, related to the Scram, Restart, and Destruction of Records for the Annular Core Research Reactor at Sandia National Laboratories, (EA-97-06)

290

Enforcement Action 2002-05  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

National Nuclear Security Administration National Nuclear Security Administration Washington, DC 20585 December 17, 2002 Dr. John Browne [ ] Los Alamos National Laboratory P.O. Box 1663 Los Alamos, NM 87545 EA-2002-05 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Civil Penalty $220,000 (Waived by Statute) Dear Dr. Browne: This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy (DOE)/ National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) of the unauthorized staging and storage of transuranic (TRU) waste in PF-185 from March 1996 until June 2001. Following consultation with my office, the Department's Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) initiated an investigation in March 2002. The scope of the investigation included: (1) failures leading to the establishment of an unauthorized

291

Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

May 31, 2011 May 31, 2011 Enforcement Letter, NEL-2011-01 Issued to LATA Environmental Services of Kentucky, LLC, regarding work control issues that resulted in the release of uranium hexafluoride (UF6) at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant May 27, 2011 Consent Order, Washington River Protection Solutions, LLC - NCO-2011-01 Consent Order issued to Washington River Protection Solutions, LLC related to deficiencies in the corrective action management program, radiation control program, and sealed radioactive source accountability and control program April 18, 2011 Preliminary Notice, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC, SEA-2011-01 Issued to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC related to Classified Information Introduced into Unapproved Information Systems at the Idaho National Laboratory

292

Segmented ceramic liner for induction furnaces  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A non-fibrous ceramic liner for induction furnaces is provided by vertically stackable ring-shaped liner segments made of ceramic material in a light-weight cellular form. The liner segments can each be fabricated as a single unit or from a plurality of arcuate segments joined together by an interlocking mechanism. Also, the liner segments can be formed of a single ceramic material or can be constructed of multiple concentric layers with the layers being of different ceramic materials and/or cellular forms. Thermomechanically damaged liner segments are selectively replaceable in the furnace. 5 figs.

Gorin, A.H.; Holcombe, C.E.

1994-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

293

Measure Guideline: High Efficiency Natural Gas Furnaces  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This Measure Guideline covers installation of high-efficiency gas furnaces. Topics covered include when to install a high-efficiency gas furnace as a retrofit measure, how to identify and address risks, and the steps to be used in the selection and installation process. The guideline is written for Building America practitioners and HVAC contractors and installers. It includes a compilation of information provided by manufacturers, researchers, and the Department of Energy as well as recent research results from the Partnership for Advanced Residential Retrofit (PARR) Building America team.

Brand, L.; Rose, W.

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Development and Validation of a 3-Dimensional CFB Furnace Model  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

At Foster Wheeler, a three-dimensional CFB furnace model is essential part of knowledge development of CFB furnace process regarding solid mixing, combustion, ... Analyses of field-test results in industrial-scal...

Arl Vepslinen; Karl Myhnen

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Residential Two-Stage Gas Furnaces - Do They Save Energy?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of two-stage furnaces with BPM motors provides electricityof two-stage furnaces with BPM motors provides electricityPSC) and brushless permanent magnet (BPM) 1 . PSC motors are

Lekov, Alex; Franco, Victor; Lutz, James

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Design and fabrication of a tin-sulfide annealing furnace  

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A furnace was designed and its heat transfer properties were analyzed for use in annealing thin-film tins-ulfide solar cells. Tin sulfide has been explored as an earth abundant solar cell material, and the furnace was ...

Lewis, Raymond (Raymond A.)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

DOE Publishes Final Rule for Residential Furnace Fan Test Procedure...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

DOE Publishes Final Rule for Residential Furnace Fan Test Procedure DOE Publishes Final Rule for Residential Furnace Fan Test Procedure January 3, 2014 - 12:00am Addthis The...

298

Furnace Blower Electricity: National and Regional Savings Potential  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Solar Energy Center ABSTRACT Currently, total electricity consumption of furnacesFurnace Blower Electricity: National and Regional Savings Potential Victor Franco, James Lutz, Alex Lekov, and Lixing Gu (Florida Solar

Franco, Victor; Florida Solar Energy Center

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

2014-04-17 DOE Certification, Compliance, and Enforcement Overview...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

04-17 DOE Certification, Compliance, and Enforcement Overview for Plumbing Products 2014-04-17 DOE Certification, Compliance, and Enforcement Overview for Plumbing Products This...

300

Notice of 2009 Guidance on Energy Efficiency Enforcement Regulations...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Notice of 2009 Guidance on Energy Efficiency Enforcement Regulations Notice of 2009 Guidance on Energy Efficiency Enforcement Regulations Notice - DOE Guidance on Energy Efficiency...

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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


301

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-02: Price-Anderson Amendment...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-02: Price-Anderson Amendment Act (PAAA) Program Reviews Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-02: Price-Anderson Amendment Act (PAAA) Program...

302

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 03-02: Revision to Occurrence...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the...

303

DOE and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Sign...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Sign Memorandum of Collaboration for Safe Offshore Energy Development DOE and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Sign...

304

2015 DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Workshop - Badging and...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

2015 DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Workshop - Badging and Facility Information 2015 DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Workshop - Badging and Facility Information January...

305

Enforcement Notice of Intent to Investigate, Nuclear Waste Partnership...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Nuclear Waste Partnership, LLC Enforcement Notice of Intent to Investigate, Nuclear Waste Partnership, LLC June 16, 2014 DOE Office of Enforcement issues a Notice of Intent to...

306

Enforcement Letter, Argonne National Laboratory-West - February...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

- In the Matter of Bernard F. Cowan Enforcement Letter, Argonne National Laboratory-East - February 24, 2000 Enforcement Letter, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory - June 7, 2000...

307

Energy Code Compliance and Enforcement Best Practices (Text Version...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Code Compliance and Enforcement Best Practices (Text Version) Energy Code Compliance and Enforcement Best Practices (Text Version) Curtis Framel: Good afternoon, and good...

308

Residential Two-Stage Gas Furnaces - Do They Save Energy?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

total fuel and electricity consumption under laboratoryto decrease the electricity consumption of furnaces, mainlytotal fuel and electricity consumption under laboratory

Lekov, Alex; Franco, Victor; Lutz, James

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

DOE Publishes Final Rule for Residential Furnace Fan Test Procedure  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Department of Energy (DOE) has published a final rule regarding test procedures for residential furnace fans.

310

Projected Regional Impacts of Appliance Efficiency Standards for the U.S. Residential Sector  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Conservation Standards for Consumer Products: Room Air Conditioners, Water Heaters, Direct Heating Equipment, Mobile Home Furnaces, Kitchen Ranges and Ovens, Pool

Koomey, J.G.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Waste Heat Recovery Submerged Arc Furnaces (SAF)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

designed consumes power and fuel that yields an energy efficiency of approximately 40% (Total Btus required to reduce to elemental form/ Btu Input). The vast majority of heat is lost to the atmosphere or cooling water system. The furnaces can be modified...

O'Brien, T.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Covered Product Category: Residential Gas Furnaces  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

FEMP provides acquisition guidance across a variety of product categories, including residential gas furnaces, which are an ENERGY STAR-qualified product category. Federal laws and requirements mandate that agencies meet these efficiency requirements in all procurement and acquisition actions that are not specifically exempted by law.

313

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-01, Enforcement Position Relative to the Discovery/Control of Legacy Contamination  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

EGS 00-01 Appendix E - Operational Procedures for Enforcement Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 May 4, 2000 MEMORANDUM FOR DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-01: Enforcement Position Relative to the Discovery/Control of Legacy Contamination Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-Enforcement) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. On November 24, 1999, I issued a memorandum providing interim clarification on the

314

Enforcement Documents - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Enforcement Documents - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory July 22, 2013 Enforcement Letter, NEL-2013-03 Issued to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC related to Programmatic Deficiencies in the Software Quality Assurance Program at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory February 23, 2006 Preliminary Notice of Violation, University of California - EA-2006-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to Radiological Uptakes, a Radioactive Material Spill, and Radiological Protection Program, Quality Assurance, and Safety Basis Deficiencies at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory June 2, 2005 Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - June 2, 2005

315

EGS 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Guidance Supplement Enforcement Guidance Supplement EGS:01-01 Appendix E-Operational Procedures for Enforcement Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 October 15, 2001 MEMORANDUM FOR: DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-01: Nuclear Weapon Program Enforcement Issues Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. This enforcement guidance focuses on the applicability of 10 CFR Part 830 to nuclear weapon programs and several related enforcement issues.

316

Development of the Household Sample for Furnace and Boiler Life-Cycle Cost  

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Development of the Household Sample for Furnace and Boiler Life-Cycle Cost Development of the Household Sample for Furnace and Boiler Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Title Development of the Household Sample for Furnace and Boiler Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-55088 Year of Publication 2005 Authors Whitehead, Camilla Dunham, Victor H. Franco, Alexander B. Lekov, and James D. Lutz Document Number LBNL-55088 Pagination 22 Date Published May 31 Publisher Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory City Berkeley Abstract Residential household space heating energy use comprises close to half of all residential energy consumption. Currently, average space heating use by household is 43.9 Mbtu for a year. An average, however, does not reflect regional variation in heating practices, energy costs, or fuel type. Indeed, a national average does not capture regional or consumer group cost impacts from changing efficiency levels of heating equipment. The US Department of Energy sets energy standards for residential appliances in, what is called, a rulemaking process. The residential furnace and boiler efficiency rulemaking process investigates the costs and benefits of possible updates to the current minimum efficiency regulations. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) selected the sample used in the residential furnace and boiler efficiency rulemaking from publically available data representing United States residences. The sample represents 107 million households in the country. The data sample provides the household energy consumption and energy price inputs to the life-cycle cost analysis segment of the furnace and boiler rulemaking. This paper describes the choice of criteria to select the sample of houses used in the rulemaking process. The process of data extraction is detailed in the appendices and is easily duplicated.The life-cycle cost is calculated in two ways with a household marginal energy price and a national average energy price. The LCC results show that using an national average energy price produces higher LCC savings but does not reflect regional differences in energy price.

317

Establishment, Implementation and Enforcement of Building Codes and Standards  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

筑规范和标准的建立,执行和监管 筑规范和标准的建立,执行和监管 Nanette Lockwood 政府事务全球总监 Solutia公司 第二届中美能效论坛 2011年5月5-6日|劳伦斯伯克利国家实验室,伯克利市,加州 2 Crystex ® Solutia 公司简介 先进建筑材料 高性能薄膜材料 技术专长 2010年利润 $19 亿美元 办公场所 50个以上 雇员 3,300人 第二届中美能效论坛 2011年5月5-6日|劳伦斯伯克利国家实验室,伯克利市,加州 美国建筑规范和标准 * 定期开发、更新,并且在国家 层面上发布面向当地应用的建 筑规范和标准。 * 能够被国家、州(省)和地方

318

Status of the Local Enforcement of Energy Efficiency Standards and  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231. ERNEST ORLANDO LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL thereof, or The Regents of the University of California. Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Environmental Energy Technologies Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Cao Ning China National

319

2014-06-09 Issuance: Regional Standards Enforcement Working Group...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Regulatory Negotiations Convening on Commercial Certification for Heating, Ventilating, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Equipment 2014-06-09 Issuance: Manufactured Housing...

320

DOE Announces Tougher Enforcement of Appliance Standards Reporting...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

energy and cost savings to the American public," said DOE General Counsel Scott Blake Harris. "This 30 day period will provide all manufacturers the same opportunity to submit...

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321

LANL Enforcement Letter - 7/7/2003  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

7, 2003 7, 2003 Vice Admiral George P. Nanos [ ] Los Alamos National Laboratory P.O. Box 1663 Los Alamos, NM 87545 Subject: Los Alamos National Laboratory Enforcement Letter Dear Admiral Nanos: The Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) is concerned that nuclear safety at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL/Laboratory) continues to demonstrate a negative performance trend. Our observations are based on numerous recent events involving both nuclear safety and radiological control issues. Since our last discussions at the March 2003 LANL Price-Anderson Amendments Act Enforcement Conference, my office has reviewed numerous nuclear safety and radiological events as part of enforcement action follow-up and monitoring. The events

322

Enforcement Letter -Chicago-02/24/2000  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

4, 2000 4, 2000 Yoon I. Chang, PhD [ ] Argonne National Laboratory-East 9700 South Cass Avenue Argonne, IL 60439-4832 Subject: Enforcement Letter (NTS-CH-AA-ANLE-ANLE-1999-0009) Dear Dr. Chang: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning the above referenced Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report describing bioassay program deficiencies at Argonne National Laboratory- East (ANL-E). This report was submitted to DOE on December 23, 1999. Approximately thirteen months previous to this NTS report's submittal, DOE's Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-Enforcement) issued to all DOE and contractor Price-Anderson Amendments Act coordinators a memorandum explaining EH-Enforcement's experience with and concern regarding contractor bioassay program

323

Animal Care Enforcement Actions | Data.gov  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Animal Care Enforcement Actions Animal Care Enforcement Actions Agriculture Community Menu DATA APPS EVENTS DEVELOPER STATISTICS COLLABORATE ABOUT Agriculture You are here Data.gov » Communities » Agriculture » Data Animal Care Enforcement Actions Dataset Summary Description Contains monthly reports on 7060s and stipulations related to enforcement of the Animal Welfare and Horse Protection Acts. Form 7060 - Official warning of an alleged violation of statue or regulation and notice to the subject that APHIS may seek civil or criminal penalties for alleged violation in the future if the subject again violates. Stipulation - a pre-litigation monetary settlement between APHIS and the subject. The stipulation provides the subject with notice of alleged violation, affords the subject an opportunity for an administrative hearing, and offers the subject an opportunity to waive the hearing and pay a monetary penalty calculated within Civil Penalty guidelines.

324

Nuclear Safety Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

14, 2002 14, 2002 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Fluor Hanford, Incorporated - EA-2002-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Fluor Hanford, Incorporated, related to Quality Assurance issues at the Hanford Site. June 19, 2002 Enforcement Letter, Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C. - June 19, 2002 Enforcement Letter issued to Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC related to Unplanned Radioactive Material Uptakes at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site October 22, 2001 Special Report Order, CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc. - October 22, 2001 Special Report Order issued to CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc., related to Multiple Nuclear Safety Issues at the Hanford Site October 9, 2001 Enforcement Letter, LANL - October 9, 2001 Enforcement Letter issued to Los Alamos National Laboratory related to

325

Security Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Security Enforcement Documents Security Enforcement Documents Security Enforcement Documents Documents Available for Download May 4, 2012 Enforcement Letter, CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC - SEL-2012-01 Issued to URS CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC, related to a Security Incident involving the Protection and Control of Classified Information at the East Tennessee Technology Park April 18, 2011 Preliminary Notice, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC, SEA-2011-01 Issued to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC related to Classified Information Introduced into Unapproved Information Systems at the Idaho National Laboratory March 24, 2011 Settlement Agreement, Sandia Corporation - SSA-2011-01 Settlement Agreement between DOE/NNSA and Sandia Corporation for Adverse Classified Information Security Trend at Sandia National Laboratories

326

Office of Enforcement - Notices of Violation  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Notices of Violation Notices of Violation Office of Enforcement and Oversight 2013 Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC, related to a Fall Injury Event that occurred in Building 701 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, August 29, 2013 (WEA-2013-01) - Press Release 2012 Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC, related to a Worker Fall from a Scaffold in the K-Area Complex at the Savannah River Site, November 9, 2012 (WEA-2012-04) - Press Release Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC, related to Four Electrical Safety-Related Events that occurred at the Los Alamos National Laboratory,

327

Prices vs. quantities with incomplete enforcement  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This paper extends Weitzman's (1974) "Prices vs. Quantities" to allow for incomplete enforcement. Whether the regulator uses prices (e.g., taxes) or quantities (e.g., tradeable quotas), a first-best design is always ...

Montero, Juan-Pablo

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Safety and Security Enforcement Process Overview  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

SAFETY AND SECURITY SAFETY AND SECURITY ENFORCEMENT PROCESS OVERVIEW August 2012 OFFICE OF ENFORCEMENT AND OVERSIGHT OFFICE OF HEALTH, SAFETY AND SECURITY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AUGUST 2012 DOE ENFORCEMENT PROCESS OVERVIEW PREFACE i Preface Over the years, the United States Congress has given the Secretary of Energy authority to promulgate rules to provide assurance that U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) contractors provide a workplace free from recognized hazards, that the operations of our nuclear facilities minimize potential danger to life and property, and that our classified matter is protected from disclosure in the interest of national security. Congress institutionalized these mandates through amendments to the Atomic Energy Act, and Congress also provided DOE with enforcement authority to assure compliance

329

Building Technologies Program: About Standards  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

About Standards to About Standards to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Program: About Standards on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Program: About Standards on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Program: About Standards on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Program: About Standards on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Program: About Standards on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Program: About Standards on AddThis.com... About Standards & Test Procedures Implementation, Certification & Enforcement Rulemakings & Notices Further Guidance ENERGY STAR® Popular Links Success Stories Previous Next Lighten Energy Loads with System Design. Learn More. Warming Up to Pump Heat. Learn More. Cut Refrigerator Energy Use to Save Money. Learn More.

330

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-02: DOE Enforcement Activities of Internal Dosimetry Program Requirements  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedure entitled Enforcement of DOE Nuclear Safety Requirements under Price-Anderson Amendments Act of 1988, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH Enforcement) to issue clarifying guidance in a timely manner with respect to the processes used in its enforcement activities. The focus of this enforcement guidance clarifies internal dosimetry program requirements identified by the Department of Energys nuclear safety requirements in 10 CFR 835 (Occupational Radiation Protection Programs) and 10 CFR 830.120 (Quality Assurance Requirements). To develop the enforcement guidance, EH Enforcement convened a DOE working group which included representatives from the Field Office elements and the Office of Worker Protection Programs and Hazards Management, which is the office responsible for the content and technical clarifications of 10 CFR 835. The guide discusses the following areas: (1) prospective determination of employees that are likely to receive 100 millirem (mrem) or greater per 10 CFR 835.402, (Individual Monitoring); (2) application of enforcement policy in taking credit for respiratory protection in prospective determinations; (3) use of contractors policies regarding personnel internal exposure to radioactive material; (4) As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) programs; (5) clarification of enforcement with regard to internal dosimetry programs; and Final Comments.

331

Enforcing Emissions Trading when Emissions Permits are Bankable  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We propose enforcement strategies for emissions trading programs with bankable emissions permits that guarantee...

John K. Stranlund; Christopher Costello

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-22, Management and Independent Assessment  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

EGS: 01-02 Appendix E- Operational Procedures for Enforcement Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 17, 2001 MEMORANDUM FOR: DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF PRICE-ANDERSON ENFORCEMENT SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-02: Management and Independent Assessment Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. OE typically issues such guidance in the form of Enforcement Guidance Supplements (EGSs), which provide information or recommendations only and impose no

333

Notice of Guidance on Energy Efficiency Enforcement Regulations |  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Notice of Guidance on Energy Efficiency Enforcement Regulations Notice of Guidance on Energy Efficiency Enforcement Regulations Notice of Guidance on Energy Efficiency Enforcement Regulations Notice - DOE Guidance on Energy Efficiency Enforcement Regulations, Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 197 October 14, 2009. This notice sets forth the Department of Energy's (DOE's) interpretation of its energy efficiency enforcement regulations. These regulations provide for manufacturer submission of compliance statements and certification reports to DOE, maintenance of compliance records by manufacturers, and the availability of enforcement actions for improper certification or upon a determination of noncompliance. DOE also announces its intent to randomly select and review manufacturer compliance with these requirements and initiate enforcement

334

Enforcement Documents - Nevada National Security Site | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Nevada National Security Site Nevada National Security Site Enforcement Documents - Nevada National Security Site November 13, 2007 Enforcement Letter, National Security Technologies LLC,- November 13, 2007 Enforcement Letter issued to National Security Technologies, LLC related to an Unplanned Radiological Exposure during a Borehole Activity at the Nevada Test Site May 21, 2007 Enforcement Letter, National Security Technologies, LLC - May 21, 2007 Enforcement Letter issued to National Security Technologies, LLC related to Nuclear Safety Quality Assurance Requirements Deficiencies at the Nevada Test Site April 1, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Bechtel Nevada - April 1, 2002 Enforcement Letter issued to Bechtel Nevada related to Noncompliances with Occupational Radiation Protection and Quality Assurance Requirements at the

335

Optimized Utility Systems and Furnace Integration  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

OPTIMIZED UTILITY SYSTEMS AND FURNACE INTEGRATION A. S. McMullan and H. D. Spriggs, Linnhoff March, Inc., Leesburg, Va. ABSTRACT Conventional process design philosophy usually results in utility systems being designed after process design... defines the Process/Utility interface. Clearly, changing the process design can result in different utility demands and possibly in different utility system designs. This paper presents a procedure, using Pinch Technology, for the simultaneous design...

McMullan, A. S.; Spriggs, H. D.

336

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-02, DOE Enforcement Activities where Off-site Transporation Issues are also Present  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

EGS:98-02 Appendix E - Operational Procedures for Enforcement Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 15, 1998 MEMORANDUM FOR DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-02: DOE Enforcement Activities where Off-site Transportation Issues are also Present Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity to the Office of Enforcement and Investigation to issue clarifying guidance from time to time with respect to the processes used in its enforcement activities. Recently several questions have arisen regarding the scope of Price-Anderson

337

Modeling Energy Consumption of Residential Furnaces and Boilers in U.S. Homes  

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24 24 Modeling Energy Consumption of Residential Furnaces and Boilers in U.S. Homes James Lutz, Camilla Dunham-Whitehead, Alex Lekov, and James McMahon Energy Analysis Department Environmental Energy Technologies Division Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory University of California Berkeley, CA 94720 February 2004 This work was supported by the Office of Building Technologies and Community Systems of the U.S. Department of Energy, under Contract No. DE-AC03-76SF00098. ABSTRACT In 2001, DOE initiated a rulemaking process to consider whether to amend the existing energy efficiency standards for furnaces and boilers. A key factor in DOE's consideration of new standards is their cost-effectiveness to consumers. Determining cost-effectiveness requires an

338

Using coal-dust fuel in Ukrainian and Russian blast furnaces  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Ukrainian and Russian blast-furnace production falls short of the best global practices. It is no secret that, having switched to oxygen and natural gas in the 1960s, the blast-furnace industries have improved the batch and technological conditions and have attained a productivity of 2.5 and even 3 t/(m{sup 3} day), but have not been able to reduce coke consumption below 400 kg/t, which was the industry standard 40 years ago. The situation is particularly bad in Ukraine: in 2007, furnace productivity was 1.5-2 t/m{sup 3}, with a coke consumption of 432-530 kg/t. Theoretical considerations and industrial experience over the last 20 years show that the large-scale introduction of pulverized fuel, with simultaneous improvement in coke quality and in batch and technological conditions, is the only immediately available means of reducing coke consumption considerably (by 20-40%). By this means, natural-gas consumption is reduced or eliminated, and the efficiency of blast-furnace production and ferrous metallurgy as a whole is increased.

A.A. Minaev; A.N. Ryzhenkov; Y.G. Banninkov; S.L. Yaroshevskii; Y.V. Konovalov; A.V. Kuzin [Donetsk National Technical University, Donetsk (Russian Federation)

2008-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

339

Reduce Air Infiltration in Furnaces (English/Chinese) (Fact Sheet)  

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Chinese translation of the Reduce Air Infiltration in Furnaces fact sheet. Provides suggestions on how to improve furnace energy efficiency. Fuel-fired furnaces discharge combustion products through a stack or a chimney. Hot furnace gases are less dense and more buoyant than ambient air, so they rise, creating a differential pressure between the top and the bottom of the furnace. This differential, known as thermal head, is the source of a natural draft or negative pressure in furnaces and boilers. A well-designed furnace (or boiler) is built to avoid air leakage into the furnace or leakage of flue gases from the furnace to the ambient. However, with time, most furnaces develop cracks or openings around doors, joints, and hearth seals. These openings (leaks) usually appear small compared with the overall dimensions of the furnace, so they are often ignored. The negative pressure created by the natural draft (or use of an induced-draft fan) in a furnace draws cold air through the openings (leaks) and into the furnace. The cold air becomes heated to the furnace exhaust gas temperature and then exits through the flue system, wasting valuable fuel. It might also cause excessive oxidation of metals or other materials in the furnaces. The heat loss due to cold air leakage resulting from the natural draft can be estimated if you know four major parameters: (1) The furnace or flue gas temperature; (2) The vertical distance H between the opening (leak) and the point where the exhaust gases leave the furnace and its flue system (if the leak is along a vertical surface, H will be an average value); (3) The area of the leak, in square inches; and (4) The amount of operating time the furnace spends at negative pressure. Secondary parameters that affect the amount of air leakage include these: (1) The furnace firing rate; (2) The flue gas velocity through the stack or the stack cross-section area; (3) The burner operating conditions (e.g., excess air, combustion air temperature, and so on). For furnaces or boilers using an induced-draft (ID) fan, the furnace negative pressure depends on the fan performance and frictional losses between the fan inlet and the point of air leakage. In most cases, it would be necessary to measure or estimate negative pressure at the opening. The amount of air leakage, the heat lost in flue gases, and their effects on increased furnace or boiler fuel consumption can be calculated by using the equations and graphs given in Industrial Furnaces (see W. Trinks et al., below). Note that the actual heat input required to compensate for the heat loss in flue gases due to air leakage would be greater than the heat contained in the air leakage because of the effect of available heat in the furnace. For a high-temperature furnace that is not maintained properly, the fuel consumption increase due to air leakage can be as high as 10% of the fuel input.

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2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

ENFORCEMENT GUIDANCE SUPPLEMENT 95-01: Application of Price Anderson  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

ENFORCEMENT GUIDANCE SUPPLEMENT 95-01: Application of Price ENFORCEMENT GUIDANCE SUPPLEMENT 95-01: Application of Price Anderson Enforcement Policy to Programmatic Elements for Which Exemption Requests Have Been Submitted ENFORCEMENT GUIDANCE SUPPLEMENT 95-01: Application of Price Anderson Enforcement Policy to Programmatic Elements for Which Exemption Requests Have Been Submitted In accordance with Section 1.3 (Interim Enforcement Guidance) of the DOE Enforcement Handbook (1087- 95), this document responds to questions regarding the manner in which DOE's enforcement policy, as set forth in 10 CFR Part 820, Appendix A (Enforcement Policy), will be applied to identified violations of the provisions of 10 CFR Part 835 when the violation involves a regulatory provision for which the contractor has requested exemption. The DOE Office of Worker Protection Programs and

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341

ENFORCEMENT GUIDANCE SUPPLEMENT 95-01: Application of Price Anderson  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

ENFORCEMENT GUIDANCE SUPPLEMENT 95-01: Application of Price ENFORCEMENT GUIDANCE SUPPLEMENT 95-01: Application of Price Anderson Enforcement Policy to Programmatic Elements for Which Exemption Requests Have Been Submitted ENFORCEMENT GUIDANCE SUPPLEMENT 95-01: Application of Price Anderson Enforcement Policy to Programmatic Elements for Which Exemption Requests Have Been Submitted In accordance with Section 1.3 (Interim Enforcement Guidance) of the DOE Enforcement Handbook (1087-95), this document responds to questions regarding the manner in which DOE's enforcement policy, as set forth in 10 CFR Part 820, Appendix A (Enforcement Policy), will be applied to identified violations of the provisions of 10 CFR Part 835 when the violation involves a regulatory provision for which the contractor has requested exemption. The DOE Office of Worker Protection Programs and

342

Gas-Fired Boilers and Furnaces | Department of Energy  

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Gas-Fired Boilers and Furnaces Gas-Fired Boilers and Furnaces Gas-Fired Boilers and Furnaces May 16, 2013 - 4:36pm Addthis A residential natural gas meter. A residential natural gas meter. What does this mean for me? Your gas boiler or furnace may be oversized, particularly if you've upgraded the energy efficiency of your home. Your gas boiler or furnace can be retrofitted to improve its energy efficiency. Gas boilers and furnaces can be fueled by either natural gas or propane with simple modifications accounting for the different characteristics of the fuels. Propane is usually more expensive as a fuel, but is available throughout the United States. Natural gas supplies depend on having a natural gas distribution system in your area, and areas at the end of the pipeline (such as the Northeast) tend to pay higher prices for natural gas.

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Gas-Fired Boilers and Furnaces | Department of Energy  

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Gas-Fired Boilers and Furnaces Gas-Fired Boilers and Furnaces Gas-Fired Boilers and Furnaces May 16, 2013 - 4:36pm Addthis A residential natural gas meter. A residential natural gas meter. What does this mean for me? Your gas boiler or furnace may be oversized, particularly if you've upgraded the energy efficiency of your home. Your gas boiler or furnace can be retrofitted to improve its energy efficiency. Gas boilers and furnaces can be fueled by either natural gas or propane with simple modifications accounting for the different characteristics of the fuels. Propane is usually more expensive as a fuel, but is available throughout the United States. Natural gas supplies depend on having a natural gas distribution system in your area, and areas at the end of the pipeline (such as the Northeast) tend to pay higher prices for natural gas.

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ACE Learning Series - Adoption, Compliance, and Enforcement | Building  

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Resource Center Resource Center Site Map Printable Version Development Adoption Compliance Regulations Resource Center FAQs Publications Resource Guides eLearning Model Policies Glossary Related Links ACE Learning Series Utility Savings Estimators ACE Learning Series - Adoption, Compliance, and Enforcement ACE Learning Series Buildings account for almost 40% of the energy used in the United States and, as a direct result of that use, our environment and economy are impacted. Building energy codes and standards provide an effective response. The Building Energy Codes Program (BECP) designed the ACE Learning Series for those in the building industry having the greatest potential to influence the adoption of and compliance with building energy codes and standards. The Learning Series consists of:

345

Enforcement Documents - Pantex Plant | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Pantex Plant Pantex Plant Enforcement Documents - Pantex Plant January 7, 2013 Enforcement Letter, NEL-2013-01 Issued to B&W Pantex, LLC related to the Conduct of Nuclear Explosive Operations at the Pantex Plant November 21, 2006 Preliminary Notice of Violation, BWXT Pantex, LLC - EA-2006-04 Issued to BWXT Pantex, LLC, related to Quality Assurance and Safety Basis Requirements Violations at the Pantex Plant May 16, 2005 Preliminary Notice of Violation, BWXT Pantex LLC - EA-2005-02 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to BWXT Pantex LLC, related to High Explosive Cracking during Weapon Disassembly at the Pantex Plant June 21, 2000 Consent Order, Mason & Hanger Corporation - EA-2000-07 Price-Anderson Enforcement Consent Order issued to Mason & Hanger Corporation related to Fire Suppression System Issues at the Pantex Plant,

346

Enforcement Guidance Supplement - EGS 99-03  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

for Enforcement Department of Energy Washington DC 20585 October 20, 1999 MEMORANDUM FOR: DOE and Contractor PAAA Coordinators FROM: R. Keith Christopher Director Office of Enforcement and Investigation SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 99-03: Limitation of 10 CFR Part 830 to Equipment Referenced in the Safety Analysis Report Recently this Office received a reply to a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV), although not denying any facts or conclusions in the PNOV and agreeing to pay the full imposed Civil Penalty, included arguments that some of the equipment cited in the PNOV was not, in their view, subject to the requirements of Part 830. The contractor argued that only equipment referenced in the Safety Analysis Report (SAR), Technical

347

Office of River Protection (Hanford) - Enforcement Documents  

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Enforcement Documents Enforcement Documents Office of River Protection (Hanford) Enforcement Letter issued to Washington River Protection Solutions, LLC, related to a positive Unreviewed Safety Question involving the Tank Farm Waste Transfer System at the Hanford Site, (NEL-2012-01) February 28, 2012 Consent Order issued to Washington River Protection Solutions, LLC related to deficiencies in the corrective action management program, radiation control program, and sealed radioactive source accountability and control program (NCO-2011-01) May 27, 2011 Consent Order issued to Bechtel National, Inc. for Deficiencies in Vendor Commercial Grade Dedication Processes at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Project (NCO-2010-03) September 22, 2010 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Bechtel National, Inc., related to Deficiencies at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant at the Hanford Site, December 3, 2008 (NEA-2008-04)

348

Enforcement Documents - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Enforcement Documents - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory January 8, 2008 Preliminary Notice of Violation,Battelle Memorial Institute - EA-2007-07 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Battelle Memorial Institute related to Radiological Events and the Independent Assessment Program at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory May 5, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Battelle Memorial Institute - May 5, 2004 Enforcement Letter issued to Battelle Memorial Institute related to Radiological Work Practices at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory April 3, 1996 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - EA-96-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Battelle related to the Delayed Response to a Criticality Safety Alarm at the Pacific Northwest National

349

Residential Two-Stage Gas Furnaces - Do They Save Energy?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

ASHRAE test procedure for several furnace efficiency levels (80%, 81%, 90%,ASHRAE Test Procedure 80% AFUE (Two-stage, BPM) 81% AFUE (Two-stage, BPM) 90%

Lekov, Alex; Franco, Victor; Lutz, James

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Nitrogen oxide emissions from a kraft recovery furnace  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) emissions from a rebuilt kraft recovery furnace slightly exceeded the specified limit of 1.1 lb/ton (0.55 kg/metric ton) of black-liquor solids. Mill trials were undertaken to determine whether NOx emissions could be minimized by modifying furnace operation. NOx emissions increased when secondary air was shifted to tertiary ports. NOx emissions fell when the amounts of primary and total air were decreased, but this increased emissions of other pollutants. After demonstrating that best operation of the furnace could not meet the permit with an emissions limit that matched the furnace's performance at best operation.

Prouty, A.L.; Stuart, R.C. (James River Corp., Camas, WA (United States)); Caron, A.L. (NCASI West Coast Regional Office, Corvallis, OR (United States))

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Install Waste Heat Recovery Systems for Fuel-Fired Furnaces  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This tip sheet recommends installing waste heat recovery systems for fuel-fired furnaces to increase the energy efficiency of process heating systems.

352

Implementation of an Organic Rankine cycle on a Stepping furnace.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

?? In this master thesis an implementation of an Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) on a stepping furnace in a steel mill is modeled and proposed. (more)

Piorn, iga

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Breakthrough Furnace Can Cut Solar Industry Costs (Fact Sheet)  

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A game-changing Optical Cavity Furnace (OCF), developed by NREL, uses optics to heat and purify solar cells at unmatched precision, while also boosting the cells' efficiency.

Not Available

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Enforcement Action - EA-2003-02  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 10, 2003 April 10, 2003 Vice Admiral George P. Nanos [ ] Los Alamos National Laboratory P.O. Box 1663 Los Alamos, NM 87545 EA-2003-02 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Civil Penalty $385,000 (Waived by Statute) Dear Admiral Nanos: This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy's Office of Enforcement (OE) of the March 13, 2002, [ ] contamination event, the September 26, 2002, [ ] radiography event and safety basis (SB) issues at [ ], [ ], and [ ]. An Investigation Summary Report describing the results of that review was issued to you on January 30, 2003. An Enforcement Conference was held on March 4-5, 2003, in

355

Appliances and Commercial Equipment Standards: Guidance  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Office Office HOME ABOUT ENERGY EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS APPLIANCE & EQUIPMENT STANDARDS BUILDING ENERGY CODES EERE » Building Technologies Office » Appliances & Equipment Standards About Standards & Test Procedures Implementation, Certification & Enforcement Rulemakings & Notices Further Guidance ENERGY STAR® Guidance and Frequently Asked Questions This webpage is designed to provide guidance and answer Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the U.S. Department of Energy's appliance standards program. Guidance types span all covered products and covered equipment and cover such topics as: definitions, scope of coverage, conservation standards, test procedures, certification, Compliance and Certification Management System (CCMS), and enforcement. This website offers users an

356

Price-Anderson Nuclear Safety Enforcement Program. 1996 Annual report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This first annual report on DOE`s Price Anderson Amendments Act enforcement program covers the activities, accomplishments, and planning for calendar year 1996. It also includes the infrastructure development activities of 1995. It encompasses the activities of the headquarters` Office of Enforcement in the Office of Environment, Safety and Health (EH) and Investigation and the coordinators and technical advisors in DOE`s Field and Program Offices and other EH Offices. This report includes an overview of the enforcement program; noncompliances, investigations, and enforcement actions; summary of significant enforcement actions; examples where enforcement action was deferred; and changes and improvements to the program.

NONE

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-01: Enforcement Position Relative to the Discovery/Control of Legacy Contamination  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-Enforcement) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. On November 24, 1999, I issued a memorandum providing interim clarification on the EH-Enforcement position on legacy radioactive contamination. That memorandum was issued in response to questions I had received regarding 10 CFR 835 (Occupational Radiation Protection) applicability and potential enforcement related to the discovery of legacy contamination in unposted and/or uncontrolled areas. This Enforcement Guidance Supplement (EGS) provides more detail related to specific 10 CFR 835 requirements and applicability of those requirements. This EGS also discusses EH-Enforcement's planned level of enforcement discretion associated with legacy contamination incidents, as well as the limitations to the application of that discretion.

358

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-01: Enforcement Position Relative to the Discovery/Control of Legacy Contamination  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-Enforcement) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. On November 24, 1999, I issued a memorandum providing interim clarification on the EH-Enforcement position on legacy radioactive contamination. That memorandum was issued in response to questions I had received regarding 10 CFR 835 (Occupational Radiation Protection) applicability and potential enforcement related to the discovery of legacy contamination in unposted and/or uncontrolled areas. This Enforcement Guidance Supplement (EGS) provides more detail related to specific 10 CFR 835 requirements and applicability of those requirements. This EGS also discusses EH-Enforcements planned level of enforcement discretion associated with legacy contamination incidents, as well as the limitations to the application of that discretion.

359

Residential Energy Code Technical Support: Training that Works for Enforcement Personnel  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. and the Model Energy Code. In addltlon to the WSEC. the Bonnevil le Power Adminl stration (BPA) sponsors the Model Conservation Standards (MCS) Early Adopter Program. Thl s program. which began In 1984. effectively tightens standards for electrlcall y... questions. The development of the hotl ine concept resulted and was a joint process of the BPA. WSEO. ICBO. and WABO. Slnce the program had positive implications for enforcement of energy efficient codes. BPA agreed to provide funding. WSEO's Energy...

Bowman, J.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enforcement Letter, Sandia Corporation - WEL-2012-01 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Sandia Corporation - WEL-2012-01 Sandia Corporation - WEL-2012-01 Enforcement Letter, Sandia Corporation - WEL-2012-01 March 5, 2012 Enforcement Letter issued to Sandia Corporation, related to five occupational exposure events that occurred at Sandia National Laboratories The Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight evaluated five occupational exposure events that have occurred since June 2010 at the Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Four of the five events involved worker exposures to airborne contaminants in excess of requirements contained in 29 C.F.R. Part 1910, Occupational Safety and Health Standards; the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) 2005 Threshold Limit Values (TLV); or 10 C.F.R. Part 850, Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program.

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361

Molten metal holder furnace and casting system incorporating the molten metal holder furnace  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A bottom heated holder furnace (12) for containing a supply of molten metal includes a storage vessel (30) having sidewalls (32) and a bottom wall (34) defining a molten metal receiving chamber (36). A furnace insulating layer (42) lines the molten metal receiving chamber (36). A thermally conductive heat exchanger block (54) is located at the bottom of the molten metal receiving chamber (36) for heating the supply of molten metal. The heat exchanger block (54) includes a bottom face (65), side faces (66), and a top face (67). The heat exchanger block (54) includes a plurality of electrical heaters (70) extending therein and projecting outward from at least one of the faces of the heat exchanger block (54), and further extending through the furnace insulating layer (42) and one of the sidewalls (32) of the storage vessel (30) for connection to a source of electrical power. A sealing layer (50) covers the bottom face (65) and side faces (66) of the heat exchanger block (54) such that the heat exchanger block (54) is substantially separated from contact with the furnace insulating layer (42).

Kinosz, Michael J. (Apollo, PA); Meyer, Thomas N. (Murrysville, PA)

2003-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

362

Appliances and Commercial Equipment Standards  

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Energy Conservation Standards Energy Conservation Standards Sign up for e-mail updates on regulations for this and other products The Department of Energy (DOE) is considering developing energy conservation standards for residential furnace fans. This rulemaking is mandated by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA). Recent Updates | Public Meeting Information | Submitting Public Comments | Milestones and Documents | Related Rulemakings | Statutory Authority | Contact Information Recent Updates DOE published a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding energy conservation standards for residential furnace fans. 78 FR 64067 (October 25, 2013). DOE also published a notice of extension of the public comment period, extending the original comment deadline from December 24, 2013 to January 23, 2014. 78 FR 77607 (December 24, 2013).

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2014-07-08 Issuance: ASRAC Regional Enforcement Working Group...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

7-08 Issuance: ASRAC Regional Enforcement Working Group; Notice of Membership 2014-07-08 Issuance: ASRAC Regional Enforcement Working Group; Notice of Membership This document is a...

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Enforcement Guidance Supplement 03-01 Supplemental Guidance Concerning...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

for Issuing Consent Orders Pursuant to 10 CFR 820.23 In October 2000, the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) issued Enforcement Guidance Supplement (EGS) 00-04, "Factual...

365

Department of Energy Initiates Formal Enforcement Action in Los...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

details on this and other departmental enforcement actions at the Office of Enforcement. Media contact(s): Megan Barnett, DOE, (202) 586-4940 Julianne Smith, NNSA, (202) 586-7371...

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Support for ENERGY STAR Enforcement | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Support for ENERGY STAR Enforcement Support for ENERGY STAR Enforcement By offering a means for consumers to buy products more energy-efficient than required by law, ENERGY STAR...

367

Building America Top Innovations 2013 Profile … High-Performance Furnace Blowers  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Annual Fuel Utilization Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency [AFUE] and Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio [SEER] and at real installed conditions. A testing program was undertaken at two laboratories to compare the performance of furnace blowers over a range of static pressure differences that included standard rating points and measured field test pressures. Three different combinations of blowers and residential furnaces were tested. The laboratory test results for blower power and airflow were combined with DOE2 models of building loads, models of air conditioner performance, standby power, and igniter, and combustion air blower power to determine potential energy and peak demand impacts. BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES OFFICE Recognizing Top Innovations in Building Science - The U.S. Department of Energy's

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Building America Top Innovations 2013 Profile … High-Performance Furnace Blowers  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

annual fuel utilization annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) and seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) and at real installed conditions. A testing program was undertaken at two laboratories to compare the performance of furnace blowers over a range of static pressure differences that included standard rating points and measured field test pressures. Three different combinations of blowers and residential furnaces were tested. The laboratory test results for blower power and airflow were combined with DOE2 models of building loads, models of air conditioner performance, standby power, and igniter and combustion air blower power to determine potential energy and peak demand impacts. BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES OFFICE Recognizing Top Innovations in Building Science - The U.S. Department of Energy's

369

Processing automotive shredder fluff for a blast furnace injection  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Processing automotive shredder fluff for a blast furnace injection S. GUIGNOT* , M. GAMET, N. *Corresponding author: s.guignot@brgm.fr, (+33)238643485 Abstract Automotive shredder fluff is a byproduct. Keywords: automotive shredder residues, fluff, iron recovery, process, blast furnace hal-01017129

Boyer, Edmond

370

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-02: DOE Enforcement Activities where Off-site Transportation Issues are also Present  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity to the Office of Enforcement and Investigation to issue clarifying guidance from time to...

371

Simple Maintenance Saves Costly Furnace Repair/Replacement | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Simple Maintenance Saves Costly Furnace Repair/Replacement Simple Maintenance Saves Costly Furnace Repair/Replacement Simple Maintenance Saves Costly Furnace Repair/Replacement January 6, 2010 - 8:26am Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory For the past few weeks, my forced-air gas furnace has been on the fritz. I blame this on the fact that I haven't been as diligent as I should have been with regular furnace maintenance, which includes: Checking the condition of the vent connection pipe and chimney Checking the physical integrity of the heat exchanger Adjusting the controls to provide optimum water and air temperature settings for both efficiency and comfort Having a technician perform a combustion-efficiency test Checking the combustion chamber for cracks. Testing for carbon monoxide

372

Method of operating a centrifugal plasma arc furnace  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A centrifugal plasma arc furnace is used to vitrify contaminated soils and other waste materials. An assessment of the characteristics of the waste is performed prior to introducing the waste into the furnace. Based on the assessment, a predetermined amount of iron is added to each batch of waste. The waste is melted in an oxidizing atmosphere into a slag. The added iron is oxidized into Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4}. Time of exposure to oxygen is controlled so that the iron does not oxidize into Fe{sub 2}O{sub 3}. Slag in the furnace remains relatively non-viscous and consequently it pours out of the furnace readily. Cooled and solidified slag produced by the furnace is very resistant to groundwater leaching. The slag can be safely buried in the earth without fear of contaminating groundwater. 3 figs.

Kujawa, S.T.; Battleson, D.M.; Rademacher, E.L. Jr.; Cashell, P.V.; Filius, K.D.; Flannery, P.A.; Whitworth, C.G.

1998-03-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Method of operating a centrifugal plasma arc furnace  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A centrifugal plasma arc furnace is used to vitrify contaminated soils and other waste materials. An assessment of the characteristics of the waste is performed prior to introducing the waste into the furnace. Based on the assessment, a predetermined amount of iron is added to each batch of waste. The waste is melted in an oxidizing atmosphere into a slag. The added iron is oxidized into Fe.sub.3 O.sub.4. Time of exposure to oxygen is controlled so that the iron does not oxidize into Fe.sub.2 O.sub.3. Slag in the furnace remains relatively non-viscous and consequently it pours out of the furnace readily. Cooled and solidified slag produced by the furnace is very resistant to groundwater leaching. The slag can be safely buried in the earth without fear of contaminating groundwater.

Kujawa, Stephan T. (Butte, MT); Battleson, Daniel M. (Butte, MT); Rademacher, Jr., Edward L. (Butte, MT); Cashell, Patrick V. (Butte, MT); Filius, Krag D. (Butte, MT); Flannery, Philip A. (Ramsey, MT); Whitworth, Clarence G. (Butte, MT)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

E-Print Network 3.0 - arc furnace dust Sample Search Results  

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Collection: Renewable Energy 2 The Effec' of Furnace Design and Operation on Air Pollution Summary: chemical constituents in furnace gases arc very malodorous, or toxic, when...

375

Development of coke properties during the descent in the blast furnace.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??The efficiency in use of reducing agents in blast furnace (BF) ironmaking has been significantly improved over the years. At most blast furnaces, auxiliary fuels (more)

Maria Lundgren

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Enforcement Letter, Los Alamos National Laboratory - July 7, 1997 |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 7, 1997 July 7, 1997 Enforcement Letter, Los Alamos National Laboratory - July 7, 1997 July 7, 1997 Issued to the University of California related to Potential Quality Assurance Rule Violations associated with an Explosion and Fire at the Los Alamos National Laboratory This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE's) evaluation of potential noncompliances with the requirements of 10 CFR 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule). The noncompliances involved the failure of Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to adequately implement the requirements contained in the governing quality assurance standard for stockpile evaluations in the areas of work controls and procedural compliance. As a result of these failures, an explosion and fire occurred at the [ ] on November 14, 1996.

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Lawrence Livermore National Security Enforcement Letter (NEL-2013-03)  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Penrose C. Albright Penrose C. Albright Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 July 22, 2013 President and Laboratory Director Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 7000 East Avenue Livermore, California 94550 NEL-2013-03 Dear Dr. Albright: The Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight has evaluated the facts and circumstances surrounding programmatic deficiencies identified in the Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) software quality assurance (SQA) program. LLNS reported these deficiencies on January 16, 2013, in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS--LSO-LLNL-LLNL- 2013-0001, LLNL Software Quality Assurance Program Does Not Meet DOE 0 414.1 D Standards and Procedures Requirements.

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Enforcement Letter, Los Alamos National Laboratory - July 7, 1997 |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 7, 1997 July 7, 1997 Enforcement Letter, Los Alamos National Laboratory - July 7, 1997 July 7, 1997 Issued to the University of California related to Potential Quality Assurance Rule Violations associated with an Explosion and Fire at the Los Alamos National Laboratory This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE's) evaluation of potential noncompliances with the requirements of 10 CFR 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule). The noncompliances involved the failure of Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to adequately implement the requirements contained in the governing quality assurance standard for stockpile evaluations in the areas of work controls and procedural compliance. As a result of these failures, an explosion and fire occurred at the [ ] on November 14, 1996.

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Scholastic Standards Scholastic Standards  

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Scholastic Standards _______________ 1.8 Page 1 Scholastic Standards Center for Advising-7095 Gaye DiGregorio, Executive Director Scholastic standards are mandated by the faculty through the Faculty Council Committee on Scholastic Standards. Procedures relative to scholastic standards

380

Revisions to Energy Efficiency Enforcement Regulations  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

6450-01-P 6450-01-P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 10 CFR Parts 430 and 431 Docket No. EERE-2010-BT-CE-0014 RIN 1904-AC23 Revisions to Energy Efficiency Enforcement Regulations AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and Office of the General Counsel, Department of Energy. ACTION: Request for Information (RFI); request for comment. SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE or the "Department") intends to expand and revise its existing energy efficiency enforcement regulations for certain consumer products and commercial and industrial equipment covered under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975, as amended (EPCA or the "Act"). These regulations provide for manufacturer submission of compliance statements and

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381

Enforcement Action - EA-2004-05  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

21, 2004 21, 2004 Vice Admiral George P. Nanos [ ] Los Alamos National Laboratory P.O. Box 1663 Los Alamos, NM 87545 EA-2004-05 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Civil Penalty $770,000 (Waived by Statute) Dear Admiral Nanos: This letter refers to the investigation by the Department of Energy's Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) of the August 5, 2003, [ ] multiple [ ] uptake event, the September 27, 2003, [ ] five worker exposure to toxic vapors, and programmatic issues in the radiological protection program at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). An Investigation Summary Report describing the results of that review was issued to you on March 23, 2004. An Enforcement Conference was held on April 13-14, 2004, in

382

Enforcement Action - EA-2006-01  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

23, 2006 23, 2006 OFFICE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR Dr. Michael R. Anastasio, Director Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory P.O. Box 808, L-001 Livermore, CA 94550 EA-2006-01 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Civil Penalty of $588,500 (Waived by Statute) Dear Dr: Anastasio: This letter refers to the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement's (OE) investigation of the August 2004 MOVER radiological uptakes and the April 2005 Phosphorous Spill Event, as well as longstanding Radiological Protection Program, Quality Assurance, and Safety Basis deficiencies. An Investigation Summary Report describing the results of that review was issued to you on August 30, 2005. An Enforcement Conference was held on October 5, 2005, in Germantown, Maryland, with

383

Enforcement Action - EA-2005-03  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

4, 2005 4, 2005 Mr. Christopher P. Leichtweis President and Chief Executive Officer Safety and Ecology Corporation SEC Business Center 2800 Solway Road Knoxville, TN 37931 EA-2005-03 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Civil Penalty- $55,000 Dear Mr. Leichtweis: This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) involving a contractor employee protection issue at the Portsmouth site. 10 CFR 708, "DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program," has been designated a nuclear safety regulation by DOE and, thus, it is enforceable under the Price-Anderson Amendments Act [See 64 FR 12861,12863 (1999)]. Pursuant to the structure of the regulation, a finding of contractor retaliation against an

384

Enforcement Action EA-2005-04  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

4, 2005 4, 2005 Mr. Michael C. Hughes President and General Manager Bechtel Jacobs Company, L.L.C. Building K-1225/MS-7294/RM 107 P.O. Box 4699 East Tennessee Technology Park Oak Ridge, TN 37831-7294 EA-2005-04 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Civil Penalty - $247,500 Dear Mr. Hughes: This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) of the May 2004 New Hydrofracture Facility (NHF) transportation event and the August 2004 personnel contamination event at the Hot Storage Garden (HSG) Facility. An Investigation Summary Report describing the results of the OE review was issued to you on May 17, 2005. An Enforcement Conference was held on June 13, 2005, in Germantown, Maryland, with you and

385

Enforcement Action EA-2004-04  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

7, 2004 7, 2004 Mr. Dennis R. Ruddy [ ] BWXT Y-12 P.O. Box 2009 MS 8001 Oak Ridge, TN 37831-8001 EA 2004-04 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $82,500. Dear Mr. Ruddy: This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) of the April 2003 explosion event involving the Saltless Direct Oxide Reduction (SDOR) process, as well as continuing problems associated with Safety Basis compliance at the Y-12 site . An Investigation Summary Report describing the results of that review was issued to BWXT Y-12 on December 22, 2003. An Enforcement Conference was held on January 22, 2004, in Germantown, Maryland, with members of your staff and you to discuss

386

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Enforcement Letter  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

31, 2002 31, 2002 Dr. William J. Madia [ ] Oak Ridge National Laboratory P.O. Box 2008 Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6255 Subject: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Enforcement Letter Dear Dr. Madia: The Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) has conducted a preliminary evaluation of the deficiencies described in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS- ORO--ORNL-X10PHYSICS-2002-0001. Our evaluation included review of the investigation report, associated corrective action plan, and discussion with site personnel. The subject NTS report described a series of deficiencies that resulted in several personnel being exposed to unanticipated radiation fields during the startup testing of an electron cyclotron resonance (ECR) source at the [facility]. The exposures occurred

387

Nuclear Safety Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

June 13, 2008 June 13, 2008 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Babcock & Wilcox Teclmical Services Y-12, LLC - NEA-2008-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Y-12, LLC, related to a Uranium Chip Fire at the Y-12 National Security Complex March 17, 2008 Enforcement Letter , Bechtel BWXT Idaho LLC - March 17, 2008 Enforcement Letter issued to Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC, related to Procedural Adequacy and Adherence in Transuranic Waste Characterization and Shipping at the Idaho National Laboratory January 4, 2008 Special Report Order, Los Alamos National Security, LLC - January 4, 2008 Issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC related to Glovebox Activities at TA-55 and Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Facilities at the Los Alamos

388

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-01:Duration of Investigations Conducted  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-01:Duration of Investigations Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-01:Duration of Investigations Conducted Pursuant to 10 CFR 820.21; Purpose of Transcript Requirements Set Forth in 10 CFR 820.10 (d) Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-01:Duration of Investigations Conducted Pursuant to 10 CFR 820.21; Purpose of Transcript Requirements Set Forth in 10 CFR 820.10 (d) The DOE Enforcement Handbook (1087-95) provides the Office of Enforcement and Investigation with the opportunity to issue interim clarifying guidance occasionally with respect to the processes to be used in this office (see Section 1.3- Interim Enforcement Guidance). In particular, it is important to assist contractors and others on the relationships between the requirements of Part 820 and the Enforcement Policy, 10 CFR 820, Appendix

389

HEATING, AIR-CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION DISTRIBUTORS INTERNATIONAL (HARDI)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

OE Framework Document and Stakeholder Meeting regarding the Enforcement of the updated Energy Conservation Standards for Air Conditioners, Furnaces and Heat Pumps.

390

Development of the household sample for furnace and boilerlife-cycle cost analysis  

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Residential household space heating energy use comprises close to half of all residential energy consumption. Currently, average space heating use by household is 43.9 Mbtu for a year. An average, however, does not reflect regional variation in heating practices, energy costs, or fuel type. Indeed, a national average does not capture regional or consumer group cost impacts from changing efficiency levels of heating equipment. The US Department of Energy sets energy standards for residential appliances in, what is called, a rulemaking process. The residential furnace and boiler efficiency rulemaking process investigates the costs and benefits of possible updates to the current minimum efficiency regulations. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) selected the sample used in the residential furnace and boiler efficiency rulemaking from publically available data representing United States residences. The sample represents 107 million households in the country. The data sample provides the household energy consumption and energy price inputs to the life-cycle cost analysis segment of the furnace and boiler rulemaking. This paper describes the choice of criteria to select the sample of houses used in the rulemaking process. The process of data extraction is detailed in the appendices and is easily duplicated. The life-cycle cost is calculated in two ways with a household marginal energy price and a national average energy price. The LCC results show that using an national average energy price produces higher LCC savings but does not reflect regional differences in energy price.

Whitehead, Camilla Dunham; Franco, Victor; Lekov, Alex; Lutz, Jim

2005-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

391

Building Technologies Office: Standards and Test Procedures  

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Standards and Test Standards and Test Procedures to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Standards and Test Procedures on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Standards and Test Procedures on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Standards and Test Procedures on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Standards and Test Procedures on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Standards and Test Procedures on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Standards and Test Procedures on AddThis.com... About Standards & Test Procedures Implementation, Certification & Enforcement Rulemakings & Notices Further Guidance ENERGY STAR® Popular Links Success Stories Previous Next Lighten Energy Loads with System Design. Learn More.

392

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-02: DOE Enforcement Activities where Off-site Transportation Issues are also Present  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

December 15, 1998 December 15, 1998 MEMORANDUM FOR DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-02: DOE Enforcement Activities where Off-site Transportation Issues are also Present. Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedures for Enforcement, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity to the Office of Enforcement and Investigation to issue clarifying guidance from time to time with respect to the processes used in its enforcement activities. Recently several questions have arisen regarding the scope of Price-Anderson enforcement when transportation issues are directly or indirectly involved in an incident. These questions can be separated into two areas,

393

Strategic evaluation of investments in coal-dust fuel for blast furnaces  

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The paper discusses the evaluation of venture investment projects in pulverized coal injection into blast furnaces.

S.V. Bogdanov; S.M. Kornilaev [State University of Management, Moscow (Russian Federation)

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

An Application of the Electric Resistance Furnace to the Determination of Oxygen in Iron and Steel.  

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An Application of the Electric Resistance Furnace to the Determination of Oxygen in Iron and Steel. ...

R. H. McMillen

1913-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Covered Product Category: Residential Gas Furnaces | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Gas Furnaces Gas Furnaces Covered Product Category: Residential Gas Furnaces October 7, 2013 - 10:39am Addthis ENERGY STAR Qualified Products FEMP provides acquisition guidance across a variety of product categories, including residential gas furnaces, which are an ENERGY STAR®-qualified product category. Federal laws and executive orders mandate that agencies meet these efficiency requirements in all procurement and acquisition actions that are not specifically exempted by law. Most manufacturers display the ENERGY STAR label on complying models. For a model not displaying this label, check the manufacturer's literature to determine if it meets the efficiency requirements outlined by ENERGY STAR. Performance Requirements for Federal Purchases For the most up-to-date efficiency levels required by ENERGY STAR, look for

396

Legendary West Virginia Senior Citizen Stays Warm With New Furnace |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Legendary West Virginia Senior Citizen Stays Warm With New Furnace Legendary West Virginia Senior Citizen Stays Warm With New Furnace Legendary West Virginia Senior Citizen Stays Warm With New Furnace April 1, 2010 - 7:16pm Addthis Joshua DeLung For the last 56 years, Beulah Sisk has lived in the same house in Princeton, W.Va. Beulah, who worked for 25 years at Lloyd's Pastry Shop, is well known in Princeton. People still see her on the streets today and recognize her as an icon in the community. After a wind storm damaged Beulah's home last year, it came as no surprise when a senior center employee, concerned for Beulah's safety, told her about the weatherization assistance program. "A tree fell on my house and damaged a lot of things, including my furnace," Beulah says. "I tried to have it repaired, but it still

397

Oil-Fired Boilers and Furnaces | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Oil-Fired Boilers and Furnaces Oil-Fired Boilers and Furnaces Oil-Fired Boilers and Furnaces May 16, 2013 - 3:15pm Addthis Diagram of an oil boiler. New tanks are generally double-wall or have a spill container built underneath to reduce the chances of an oil spill. Typically, the tank drip pan shown here is required only for single-wall tanks and would extend the full width of the tank. | Photo courtesy State of Massachusetts. Diagram of an oil boiler. New tanks are generally double-wall or have a spill container built underneath to reduce the chances of an oil spill. Typically, the tank drip pan shown here is required only for single-wall tanks and would extend the full width of the tank. | Photo courtesy State of Massachusetts. What does this mean for me? If you have an oil furnace or boiler, you can now burn oil blended

398

Oil-Fired Boilers and Furnaces | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Oil-Fired Boilers and Furnaces Oil-Fired Boilers and Furnaces Oil-Fired Boilers and Furnaces May 16, 2013 - 3:15pm Addthis Diagram of an oil boiler. New tanks are generally double-wall or have a spill container built underneath to reduce the chances of an oil spill. Typically, the tank drip pan shown here is required only for single-wall tanks and would extend the full width of the tank. | Photo courtesy State of Massachusetts. Diagram of an oil boiler. New tanks are generally double-wall or have a spill container built underneath to reduce the chances of an oil spill. Typically, the tank drip pan shown here is required only for single-wall tanks and would extend the full width of the tank. | Photo courtesy State of Massachusetts. What does this mean for me? If you have an oil furnace or boiler, you can now burn oil blended

399

Mathematical Modeling of Pottery Production in Different Industrial Furnaces  

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The traditional process for pottery production was analyzed in this work by developing a fundamental mathematical model that simulates the operation of rustic pottery furnaces as employed by natives of village...

Marco Aurelio Ramrez Argez

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Voltage flicker prediction for two simultaneously operated ac arc furnaces  

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An EMTP-based arc furnace model was developed for evaluation of flicker concerns associated with supplying a large integrated steel mill as they go from one to two furnace operation and as system changes are implemented that will affect the short circuit capacity at the 230 kV power supply substation. The model includes a dynamic arc representation which is designed to be characteristic of the initial portions of the melt cycle when the arc characteristics are the most variable (worst flicker conditions). The flicker calculations are verified using previous measurements with one furnace operation. Flicker simulations were then performed to evaluate a variety of different possible system strengths with both one and two furnaces in operation. The primary flicker measure used for this study is the unweighted rms value of the fluctuation envelope, expressed as a percentage of the rms line-to-ground voltage magnitude.

Tang, L. [ABB Power T and D Co., Inc., Raleigh, NC (United States)] [ABB Power T and D Co., Inc., Raleigh, NC (United States); Kolluri, S. [Entergy Services, New Orleans, LA (United States)] [Entergy Services, New Orleans, LA (United States); McGranaghan, M.F. [Electrotek Concepts, Inc., Knoxville, TN (United States)] [Electrotek Concepts, Inc., Knoxville, TN (United States)

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Hydronic Heating Coil Versus Propane Furnace, Rehoboth Beach...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

source heat pump (ASHP) with supplemental propane furnace heating. The Building America test house uses the same ASHP unit, but supplemental heat is provided by a combined DHW and...

402

Valorization of Automotive Shredder Residues in metallurgical furnaces Project REFORBA  

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) and the electric arc furnace (EAF) routes, P1 could be used as substitute for coal or coke, and P2 could replace with raw materials cheaper than coke. As additional potential benefits the amount of CO2 generated

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

403

Paired Straight Hearth Furnace-Transformational Ironmaking Process  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

based on the Paired Straight Hearth Furnace (PSH) for iron ore reduction y PSH is a coal and natural gas coke-free process most suitable for American fine concentrates y PSH...

404

Image-Based Filtering and Control of Tubular Furnaces  

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In this paper, an image based advanced control strategies for controling combustion processes and temperature regimes of two flows tubular furnaces in petroluem refinery has been developed as a new approach and design principles have been targeted. In ...

A. G. Abilov; O. Tuzunalp; Z. Telatar

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Energy expenditures and carbon-dioxide emissions at blast furnaces  

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Thermodynamic analysis of the reduction of iron and the material balances of carbon shows that the CO2 levels in the blast-furnace gas may be maintained by lowering the carbon consumption in the direct reduction ...

G. V. Korshikov; V. N. Titov; V. G. Mikhailov

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Use of refractory coatings on linings of electric resistance furnaces  

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Results of experimental and theoretical studies of the reduction of power consumption in furnaces with a lining covered by IVAKS-2 and IVA-2 intensifying refractory coatings are presented. The heating curves o...

A. V. Aksenov; V. A. Belyakov

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Office of Enforcement and Oversight | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Enforcement and Oversight The Atomic Energy Act of 1954 authorizes the Department of Energy (DOE) to be self-regulating with respect to the safety and security of the DOE workforce, protection of the public from Departmental operations, and the protection of national security assets. The Office of Health, Safety and Security's (HSS) Office of Enforcement and Oversight fulfills two key elements of DOE's overall approach to ensuring effective self-regulation and providing assurance of the Department's safety and security posture to its leadership, its workers, and the public - regulatory enforcement and independent oversight. The Office of Enforcement and Oversight was created in May 2011 by merging two former HSS offices; the Office of Independent Oversight and the Office

408

ACE Learning Series - Enforcement Toolkit | Building Energy Codes Program  

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Enforcement Toolkit Enforcement Toolkit The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program (BECP) developed this toolkit to help the enforcement community achieve higher levels of compliance with building energy codes. Although this toolkit is not intended for use by designers, developers, home owners or renters, building owners, or building operators, it may provide those individuals some insight into the issues facing the enforcement community. Publication Date: Saturday, September 1, 2012 EnforcementToolkit.pdf Document Details Document Number: PNNL-SA-90467 Prepared by: prepared by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy Building Energy Codes Program Focus: Enforcement Document type: Other Target Audience: Advocate Architect/Designer

409

Enforcement Letter, LANL - July 7, 2003 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 7, 2003 July 7, 2003 Enforcement Letter, LANL - July 7, 2003 July 7, 2003 Enforcement Letter issued to Los Alamos National Laboratory related to Negative Performance Trends The Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) is concerned that nuclear safety at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL/Laboratory) continues to demonstrate a negative performance trend. Our observations are based on numerous recent events involving both nuclear safety and radiological control issues. Since our last discussions at the March 2003 LANL Price-Anderson Amendments Act Enforcement Conference, my office has reviewed numerous nuclear safety and radiological events as part of enforcement action follow-up and monitoring. Enforcement Letter, LANL - July 7, 2003 More Documents & Publications

410

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-01: Duration of Investigations Conducted  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Duration of Investigations Duration of Investigations Conducted Pursuant to 10 CFR 820.21; Purpose of Transcript Requirements Set Forth in 10 CFR 820.10 (d) Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-01: Duration of Investigations Conducted Pursuant to 10 CFR 820.21; Purpose of Transcript Requirements Set Forth in 10 CFR 820.10 (d) The DOE Enforcement Handbook (1087-95) provides the Office of Enforcement and lnvestigation with the opportunity to issue interim clarifying guidance occasionally with respect to the processes to be used in this office (see Section 1.3- Interim Enforcement Guidance). In particular, it is important to assist contractors and others on the relationships between the requirements of Part 820 and the Enforcement Policy, 10 CFR 820, Appendix A. Enforcement Guidance Supplement 98-01: Duration of Investigations Conducted

411

Enforcement Action - EA 2004-07  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

4 4 Mr. Woodrow B. Jameson [ ] Fluor Fernald Inc. P.O. Box 538704 Cincinnati, Ohio 45253-8704 EA 2004-07 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation for Deficiencies Related to the Control of Respirators at the Waste Pit Project Dear Mr. Jameson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Price- Anderson Enforcement's (OE) recent review of programmatic failures involving the use of respiratory protection at the Waste Pit Project (WPP). Our review identified that specific noncompliances under 10 CFR 830, Subpart A, "Quality Assurance Requirements," and 10 CFR 835 "Occupational Radiation Protection" have occurred as described in the attached Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV).

412

US statutes for enforcement by security inspectors  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This document is one of a three volume set. BNL 52201 is titled `Selected Text of Atomic Energy Act Executive Orders and Other Laws of General Interest to Safeguards and Security Executives`, and it contains detailed information for use by executives. BNL 52202 is titled `U.S. Statutes of General Interest to Safeguards and Security Officers`, and contains less detail than BNL 52201. It is intended for use by officers. BNL 52203 is titled `U.S. Statutes for Enforcement by Security Inspectors`, and it contains statutes to be applied by uniformed security inspectors.

Cadwell, J.J.; Ruger, C.J.

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

NRC Enforcement Policy Review, July 1995-July 1997  

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On June 30, 1995, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a complete revision of its General Statement of Policy and Procedure for Enforcement Action (Enforcement Policy) (60 FR 34381). In approving the 1995 revision to the Enforcement Policy, the Commission directed the staff to perform a review of its implementation of the Policy after approximately 2 years of experience and to consider public comments. This report represents the results of that review.

Lieberman, J.; Pedersen, R.M.

1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - June 2, 2005 |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

June June 2, 2005 Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - June 2, 2005 June 2, 2005 Enforcement Letter Issued to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for Quality Assurance Deficiencies related to Weapon Activities, June 2, 2005 This letter is to inform you of the Department of Energy's (DOE) concern regarding several quality assurance-related deficiencies involving actions by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) personnel. These deficiencies were associated with a cracked explosive event that occurred at the Pantex site in January 2004. The timing of this letter is intended to coincide with a DOE enforcement action stemming from this event. Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - June 2, 2005 More Documents & Publications

415

Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - June 2, 2005 |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

June June 2, 2005 Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - June 2, 2005 June 2, 2005 Enforcement Letter Issued to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for Quality Assurance Deficiencies related to Weapon Activities, June 2, 2005 This letter is to inform you of the Department of Energy's (DOE) concern regarding several quality assurance-related deficiencies involving actions by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) personnel. These deficiencies were associated with a cracked explosive event that occurred at the Pantex site in January 2004. The timing of this letter is intended to coincide with a DOE enforcement action stemming from this event. Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - June 2, 2005 More Documents & Publications

416

Enforcement Letter, Argonne National Laboratory-East - February...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 24, 2000 Enforcement Letter, Argonne National Laboratory-East - February 24, 2000 February 24, 2000 Issued to Argonne National Laboratory related to Bioassay Program...

417

Enforcement Letter, Argonne National Laboratory-East - August...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

August 6, 1996 Enforcement Letter, Argonne National Laboratory-East - August 6, 1996 August 6, 1996 Issued to the University of Chicago related to an Unplanned and Uncontrolled...

418

Enforcement Letter, Argonne National Laboratory-East - April...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 23, 1997 Enforcement Letter, Argonne National Laboratory-East - April 23, 1997 April 23, 1997 Issued to the University of Chicago related to Radiological Worker Training and...

419

2014-10-06 DOE Certification, Compliance, and Enforcement Overview...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Dehumidifiers, Room Air Conditioners, Clothes Washers, Clothes Dryers, and Dishwashers 2014-10-06 DOE Certification, Compliance, and Enforcement Overview for Refrigerators,...

420

Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Enforcement | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

advertise. (Note: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) enforces compliance with the ENERGY STAR specifications. The Federal Trade Commission ensures that efficiency...

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421

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-02: Price-Anderson Amendment...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

of program implementation lessons-learned Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-02: Price-Anderson Amendment Act (PAAA) Program Reviews More Documents & Publications...

422

Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-04: Factual Bases for Issuing...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Guidance). In particular, it is important to provide contractors and others with explanations on how certain procedural mechanisms provided in Part 820 are utilized to...

423

Enforcement Notice of Intent to Investigate, Battelle Memorial Institute  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The DOE Office of Enforcement issued a Notice of Intent to Investigate potential deficiencies in implementing a Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

424

DOE Initiates Enforcement Actions Against 4 Showerhead Manufacturers...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Against 4 Showerhead Manufacturers (Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty and Requests for Test Data Issued) DOE Initiates Enforcement Actions Against 4 Showerhead Manufacturers...

425

2015 DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Workshop | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Workshop 2015 DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Workshop WHEN: May 5 and 6, 2015 (EFCOG Meeting on May 7) WHERE: Nevada Support Facility Nevada Field Office REGISTRATION FEE:...

426

Enforcement Documents - Savannah River Site | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

the Savannah River Site (EA-2000-08) June 7, 2000 Enforcement Letter, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory - June 7, 2000 Issued to Savannah River Ecology Laboratory related to...

427

Enforcement Letter, NEL-2011-01 - March 31, 2011 | Department...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

and decommissioning activities on or near uranium hexafluoride and hydrofluoric acid lines at DOE's Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. Enforcement Letter, NEL-2011-01 More...

428

Enforcement Notice of Intent to Investigate, Consolidated Nuclear Security  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The DOE Office of Enforcement issued a Notice of Intent to investigate potential mishandling and unauthorized access to classified information at the Y-12 National Security Complex.

429

Enforcement Documents - Savannah River Site | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Savannah River Site Savannah River Site Enforcement Documents - Savannah River Site April 13, 2010 Consent Order, Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group, Inc. - NCO-2010-02 Consent Order issued to Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group, Inc. related to Nuclear Facility Construction Deficiencies and Subcontractor Oversight at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex - April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex related to Deficiencies in the Fabrication of Safety Significant Embed Plates at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site, April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Amer Industrial Technologies - April 13, 2010

430

Enforcement Documents - Waste Isolation Pilot Plant | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Enforcement Documents - Waste Isolation Pilot Plant September 8, 2006 Enforcement Letter, Washington TRU Solutions - September 8, 2006 Enforcement Letter issued to Washington TRU Solutions, LLC related to Quality Assurance Deficiencies associated with the Super High-Efficiency Neutron Counter Non-Destructive Assay System Refurbishment at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant October 28, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Diversified Metal Products, Inc - October 28, 2004 Issued to Diversified Metal Products, Inc. related to Transportainer Fabrication Deficiencies for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant August 30, 2004 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Washington TRU Solutions, LLC - EA-2004-08 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Washington TRU Solutions, LLC,

431

Fireside carburization of stainless steel furnace tubes  

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Most heavy Venezuelan crudes are recognized for having a high total acid number (TAN) that is usually associated with a high tendency to produce naphthenic acid corrosion. To resist this type of corrosion in vacuum heaters, 9Cr-1Mo steel and stainless steels containing molybdenum are usually recommended. In 1993 the original 5Cr-1/2Mo roof tubes of the furnace in a vacuum unit were replaced by stainless steel 316Ti to minimize tube replacement and increase heater reliability. Unexpectedly, some of the new tubes failed after only three years of service, and just one year after undergoing the last turnaround inspection. The damage occurred in the form of deep holes and perforations, starting from the outside tube surface on the fireside. Coke build-up occurred due to severe operating conditions, overheating the tubes on the fireside, above 675 C (1250 F). Metallographic and Scanning Electron Microscopic (SEM) examination revealed internal and external carburization of the material due to the presence of coke and combustion ashes, respectively. The increase in the skin metal temperature facilitated the diffusion of carbon from these carbon-rich deposits into the low carbon content material (0.023 O/O).Depletion of chromium at the grain boundaries due to the massive formation of chromium carbides, resulted in a severe intergranular corrosion attack by molten salts rich in vanadium and sulfur due to asphalt burning. Normal operating practice demands the use of steam for the heater tubes to control coke build-up. This practice had been first reduced and then eliminated, during the past two years prior to the failure, because of economic incentives. This paper describes the root cause analysis conducted to account for these premature tube failures.

Mirabal, E.; Molina, C. [PDVSA-Refineria Isla, Curayao (Netherlands); Mayorga, A.; Hau, J.L. [PDVSA-Intevep, Caracas (Venezuela)

1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Furnace Blower Electricity: National and Regional Savings Potential  

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Furnace Blower Electricity: National and Regional Savings Potential Furnace Blower Electricity: National and Regional Savings Potential Title Furnace Blower Electricity: National and Regional Savings Potential Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-417E Year of Publication 2008 Authors Franco, Victor H., James D. Lutz, Alexander B. Lekov, and Lixing Gu Document Number LBNL-417E Pagination 14 Date Published August 1 Publisher Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory City Berkeley Abstract Currently, total electricity consumption of furnaces is unregulated, tested at laboratory conditions using the DOE test procedure, and is reported in the GAMA directory as varying from 76 kWh/year to 1,953 kWh/year. Furnace blowers account for about 80% of the total furnace electricity consumption and are primarily used to distribute warm air throughout the home during furnace operation as well as distribute cold air during air conditioning operation. Yet the furnace test procedure does not provide a means to calculate the electricity consumption during cooling operation or standby, which account for a large fraction of the total electricity consumption. Furthermore, blower electricity consumption is strongly affected by static pressure. Field data shows that static pressure in the house distribution ducts varies widely and that the static pressureused in the test procedure as well as the calculated fan power is not representative of actual field installations. Therefore, accurate determination of the blower electricity consumption is important to address electricity consumption of furnaces and air conditioners. This paper compares the potential regional and national energy savings of two-stage brushless permanent magnet (BPM) blower motors (the blower design option with the most potential savings that is currently available in the market) to single-stage permanent split capacitor (PSC) blower motors (the most common blower design option). Computer models were used to generate the heating and cooling loads for typical homes in 16 different climates which represent houses throughout the United States. The results show that the potential savings of using BPM motors vary by region and house characteristics, and are very strongly tied to improving house distribution ducts. Savings decrease dramatically with increased duct pressure. Cold climate locations will see savings even in the high static pressure duct situations, whilewarm climate locations will see less savings overall and negative savings in the high static pressure duct situations. Moderate climate locations will see little or no savings.

433

EA-1892: Direct Final Rule Energy Conservation Standards for Residential  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

92: Direct Final Rule Energy Conservation Standards for 92: Direct Final Rule Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnaces and Residential Central Air Conditioners & Heat Pumps EA-1892: Direct Final Rule Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnaces and Residential Central Air Conditioners & Heat Pumps Summary This EA evaluates the environmental impacts of a proposal to adopt energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including residential furnaces and residential air conditioners and heat pumps, as required by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 6291 et seq.). Public Comment Opportunities No public comment opportunities available at this time. Documents Available for Download June 27, 2011 EA-1892: Draft Environmental Assessment

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Efficient IRM enforcement of history-based access control policies  

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Inlined Reference Monitor (IRM) is an established enforcement mechanism for history-based access control policies. IRM enforcement injects monitoring code into the binary of an untrusted program in order to track its execution history. The injected code ... Keywords: distributed optimization protocol, history-based access control policies, inlined reference monitors, language-based security, security automata

Fei Yan; Philip W. L. Fong

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Memorandum, Protective Force Law Enforcement Authority- May 1, 2009  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Investigation allegations that contractor procetive force personnel at a DOE site exceeded their legistative ,regulatory, and policy-based authority by providing on-duty, armed off-site assistance to local law enforcement authorites during other than recapture/recovery operations, and by accessing the local law enforcement database for background checks during the course of on-site administrative traffic stops.

436

B&W Pantex Enforcement Letter  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

John D. Woolery John D. Woolery General Manager B& W Pantex, LLC P.O. Box 30020 Amarillo, Texas 79 120-0020 NEL-20 13-01 Dear Mr. Woolery: Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 7, 2013 The Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight has evaluated the facts and circumstances surrounding the conduct of nuc lear explosive operations at Pantex Plant, during the period August 2011 - January 2012, that exceeded the boundaries approved in the current nuclear ex plosive safety study (NESS). This issue was documented in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS--PXSO-B&WP-2012-0002. In August 20 11 , B& W Pantex encountered a difficult-to-remove component. To aid in removal of the component, the nuc lear explosive operating procedures (NEOP) were

437

Enforcement Action - EA-2004-03  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

6, 2004 6, 2004 Mr. Robert A. Pedde, [ ] Westinghouse Savannah River Company Savannah River Site Building 730-1B Aiken, SC 29808 EA 2004-03 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $206,250 Dear Mr. Pedde: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning the unnecessary radiation exposure of three Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) personnel and the subsequent falsification of radiation dose records. The radiation exposures occurred at the FB-Line facility during material repackaging activities on the morning of July 29, 2003. OE initiated an investigation of the event with a full review of relevant documentation. In

438

Enforcement Action - EA-2003-06  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

9, 2003 9, 2003 Mr. Edward S. Aromi [ ] CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc. P.O. Box 1500 Richland, WA 99352 EA 2003-06 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $82,500 Dear Mr. Aromi: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning quality assurance issues affecting nuclear safety at the Hanford Tank Farms. These issues involve the inadvertent deenergization of annulus leak detectors, dilution tank overfills, and dome loading control, over the period August 2002 to November 2002. OE initiated an investigation of the issues noted above with a full review of relevant documentation. In addition, discussions that involved the Department of Energy (DOE)

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Enforcement Action - EA-2002-03  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

2 2 Mr. E. Keith Thomson [ ] Fluor Hanford, Inc. P.O. Box 1000 Mail Stop H5-20 Richland, WA 99352 EA-2002-03 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $137,500 Dear Mr. Thomson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning quality assurance issues affecting nuclear safety surrounding the discrepant nondestructive assay (NDA) data provided to Bechtel Hanford, Inc., in support of their decontamination and dismantlement activities at Building [ ]. The DOE Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement initiated an investigation of this event in July 2001. A formal request for relevant documentation was made and a full review of

440

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Consent Order  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

6, 2011 6, 2011 Mr. Thomas J. Dieter, President CH2M-WG Idaho, LLC MS 9101 1580 Sawtelle Street Idaho Falls, Idaho 83403 WC0-2011-01 Dear Mr. Dieter: The Office of Health Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight has completed its investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with the October 4, 2010, hoisting incident that occurred when a telescopic hydraulic gantry system tipped while lifting a 7 ,800-pound shield plug at the Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project (SBWTP) located at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory. The results of the investigation were provided to CH2M-WG Idaho, LLC (CWI) in an Investigation Report, dated April20, 2011, and identified potential violations of DOE requirements established at 10 C.F.R. Part 851, Worker Safety and

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441

Enforcement Letter NEL-2011-04  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Christopher P. Leichtweis Christopher P. Leichtweis Chief Executive Officer Safety and Ecology Corporation SEC Business Center 2800 Solway Road Knoxville, TN 37931 NEL-2011-04 Dear Mr. Leichtweis: October 24, 2011 The Office ofHealth, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight conducted an evaluation of the two contamination events at the Separations Process Research Unit (SPRU) at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL) in Niskayuna, New York. On August 24, 2010, contaminated sludge leaked from two pumps inside the Building H2 Tank Farm Weather Enclosure after excessive pressure was applied to clear a clogged nozzle. The sludge contained radioisotopes from nuclear fuel reprocessing and separation testing, including Am-241, Cs-137, Pu-239/240, and Sr-90. Radiological

442

Enforcement Letter - Hanford - 04/16/2002  

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6, 2002 6, 2002 Mr. Kent A. Campbell [ ] Fluor Federal Services 1200 Jadwin Richland, WA 99352 Subject: Enforcement Letter Dear Mr. Campbell: This letter refers to an evaluation by the Department of Energy (DOE) of a December 18, 2001, report of noncompliances with the information requirement provision of 10 CFR 820.11. The noncompliances, described below, were identified by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and involve employees of your company. 10 CFR 820.11 requires that any information pertaining to a nuclear activity provided to DOE or maintained for inspection by DOE shall be complete and accurate in all material respects. This provision applies to documentation associated with personnel training requirements for access to nuclear facilities.

443

Enforcement Action - EA-2005-07  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

December 16, 2005 December 16, 2005 Mr. Ronald Gallagher President and Chief Executive Officer Fluor Hanford Incorporated MSIN H5-20 P.O. Box 1000 Richland, WA 99352 EA-2005-07 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Civil Penalty - $206,250 Dear Mr. Gallagher: This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) at the Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP) and the K-Basins. The issues at PFP involved continued poor performance with regard to compliance with criticality safety requirements over the past several years and a series of eight Technical Safety Requirement (TSR) violations that occurred over a two-year period between September 2003 and July 2005. The issues at K-Basins involved an

444

Enforcement Action - EA-2005-0001  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

0, 2005 0, 2005 Mr. Edward Aromi [ ] CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc. P.O. Box 1500 Richland, WA 99352 EA-2005-01 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Civil Penalty - $316,250 Dear Mr. Aromi: This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) at the Hanford Tank Farms of four radiological and operational events occurring during 2003 and 2004. The events included (1) the June 2003 multiple personnel contamination event at the [ ]; (2) the November 2003 Technical Safety Requirement violation during a cross-site waste transfer; (3) the November 2003 valve positioning error during S-112 waste retrieval operations; and (4) the July 2004 extremity exposure during thermocouple

445

Enforcement Action - EA-2005-06  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

16, 2005 16, 2005 Dr. Jeffrey Wadsworth President and Chief Executive Officer UT-Battelle , LLC P.O. Box 2008 Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6255 EA-2005-06 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Civil Penalty - $110,000 Dear Dr. Wadsworth: This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) of two facility categorization events during 2004. The events included (1) Building 7982 and the subsequent identification of Area North of Building 2026 and (2) Building 9204-3 at the Y-12 site. OE also investigated issues related to nuclear material placed in waste containers in the Building 7920 Limited Access Area that exceeded limiting conditions in

446

Enforcement Letter -Idaho-08/04/1998  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

4, 1998 4, 1998 Mr. John Denson [ ] Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company P.O.Box 1625 Idaho Falls, ID 83415 Subject: Enforcement Letter Noncompliance Report NTS-ID--LITCOSITEW-1998-0001 Dear Mr. Denson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy=s (DOE) evaluation of the Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (LMITCO) subject Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report for noncompliances with the requirements of 10 CFR 830.120, "Quality Assurance Requirements." The NTS report addresses a repetitive problem of maintaining the operability of radiation monitoring instrumentation and systems referenced in nuclear facilities authorization basis documents. The repetitive problem was identified by LMITCO on February 27, 1998, and reported to DOE on

447

Enforcement Action EA-2004-08  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

August 30, 2004 August 30, 2004 Dr. Steven Warren [ ] Washington TRU Solutions, LLC P.O. Box 2078 Carlsbad, NM 88221-2078 EA-2004-08 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $82,500 Dear Dr. Warren: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning the procurement of four transportainers from Diversified Metal Products, Inc. (DMP) and the associated fabrication deficiencies. OE initiated an investigation of the issues with a full review of relevant documentation. In addition, discussions that involved Department of Energy Carlsbad Field Office (DOE-CBFO) and Washington TRU Solutions, LLC (WTS) personnel took place in

448

Enforcement Action EA-2007-05  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

, 2007 , 2007 CERTIFIED MAIL RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED Mr. William Elkins Project Director Bechtel National, Inc. 2435 Stevens Center Place Richland, WA 99354 EA-2007-05 Dear Mr. Elkins: This letter refers to the Department of Energy (DOE) investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with design and procurement deficiencies at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP), currently under construction on the Hanford Site. The Investigation Summary Report, dated May 9, 2007, was provided and an Enforcement Conference conducted on July 11, 2007, in Richland, Washington. A summary of the conference is enclosed. Observed deficiencies in your quality assurance program have raised DOE concerns about the quality level of certain structures, systems, and components

449

NEL-2013-02, LANS Enforcement Letter  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

2, 20 13 2, 20 13 Dr. Charles F. McMillan Laboratory Director Los Alamos National Security, LLC Mail Stop A-1 00, Drop Point 03 14007 1 S Bikini Atoll Road, T A-3 Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-1 663 NEL-2013 -02 Dear Dr. McMillan: The Office ofHealth, Safety and Security' s Office of Enforcement and Oversight conducted an evaluation of the deficiencies at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) described in the Los A lamos National Security, LLC (LANS) Noncomplia nce Tracking System (NTS) report NTS --LASO-LANS-LANL-2012-00 18, LANSCE Contamination Event, dated September I 0, 20 12. Our evaluation included a review of the Federal accident investigation report, Accident Investigation into Contamination at the Los Alamos Ne utron Science Center on or about August 21, 2012,

450

CWI Enforcement Letter (NEL-2011-02)  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

J. Dieter J. Dieter President Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 28, 2011 CH2M-Washington Group Idaho, LLC P.O. Box 2010 MS-9204 Idaho Falls, Idaho 83403-2010 NEL-2011-02 Dear Mr. Dieter: The Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight conducted an evaluation of the facts and circumstances associated with quality assurance and work control deficiencies that occurred during the construction of the Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project (SBWTP) at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Idaho National Laboratory. On February 9, 2011, CH2M-Washington Group Idaho, LLC (CWI) reported noncompliances associated with these deficiencies in DOE's Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) in reports NTS-ID--CWI-IWTU-2010-0002 and

451

Enforcement Letter - Oakland-11/02/1999  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

5, 1999 5, 1999 Dr. Robert W. Kuckuck [ ] Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory P.O. Box 808, L-005 Livermore, CA 94551-0808 Subject: Enforcement Letter (NTS-OAK--LLNL-LLNL-1999-0004, NTS-OAK--LLNL- LLNL-1999-0006, NTS-OAK--LLNL-LLNL-1999-0007) Dear Dr. Kuckuck: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning issues related to the maintenance and adherence to documents which form the authorization basis for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) operated nuclear facilities. Specifically, three Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) reports were submitted over a four-day period and are summarized below: 1. On July 30, 1999, it was reported that two cabinets contained about [specified amount] of [ ] solvents in violation of the building Safety Analysis Documentation;

452

WEL-2012-04 URS enforcement Letter  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

H. Zarges H. Zarges President Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 November 5, 2012 URS E&C Holdings Incorporated 7800 East Union A venue, Suite 1 00 Denver, Colorado 8023 7 WEL-2012-04 Dear Mr. Zarges: The Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight evaluated a series of fall protection occurrences associated with URS E&C Holdings Incorporated's (URS) operations at the Department of Energy (DOE) Separations Process Research Unit (SPRU) Disposition Project (DP) in Niskayuna, New York. These occurrences took place between November 2011 and July 2012, and included an event involving a URS employee working close to a second floor wall opening in building G2 at SPRU on July 9, 2012. On July 19, 2012, URS reported the noncompliances associated with the July 9 fall hazard

453

Enforcement Action - EA-2004-02  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Washington, DC 20585 Washington, DC 20585 February 3, 2004 Mr. Alan Parker, [ ] Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC 10808 Highwary 93 Unit B Golden, CO 80403-9200 EA 2004-02 Subject: Preliminary of Violation and Proposed Civil Penalty -$522,500 Dear Mr. Parker: This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy (DOE) at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (RFETS) of the March 2003 [ ] [radioactive material] uptake, the March 2003 building [ ] airflow reversal, the May 2003 building [ ] glovebox fire and the building [ ] Basis for Interim Operation/Technical Safety Requirements issues. An Investigation Summary Report describing the results of that review was issued to you on November 24, 2003. An Enforcement Conference was held on

454

Safety and Security Enforcement Coordinator Handbook | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Coordinator Handbook Coordinator Handbook Safety and Security Enforcement Coordinator Handbook August 1, 2012 This handbook is a companion document to the Enforcement Process Overview (EPO). The Enforcement Coordinator Handbook is intended to serve as a ready reference and source of guidance for use by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and contractor enforcement coordinators to facilitate the day-to-day performance of their regulatory compliance assurance responsibilities. This handbook is a companion document to the Enforcement Process Overview (EPO). It provides detailed information on such topics as Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) and Safeguards and Security Information Management System (SSIMS) notification thresholds that are beyond the scope of the EPO document, but nevertheless are key elements for meeting DOE's

455

Enforcement Documents - Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Enforcement Documents - Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant March 26, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Intennech, Inc. - March 26, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to Intermech, Inc. related to Installation and Inspection of Anchor Bolts and Pipe Supports at the DUF6 Conversion Buildings at the Portsmouth and Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plants March 26, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Geiger Brothers Mechanical Contractors, INC - March 26, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to Geiger Brothers Mechanical Contractors, Inc. related to Installation and Inspection of Penetration Fire Seals at the DUF6 Conversion Building at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant March 26, 2010 Consent Order, Uranium Disposition Services, LLC - NCO-2010-01 Consent Order issued to Uranium Disposition Services, LLC related to

456

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Documents Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Documents Documents Available for Download November 27, 2013 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2013-04 Issued to National Renewable Energy Laboratory related to a drum rupture and flash event of the Thermochemical User Facility. August 29, 2013 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC - WEA-2013-01 issued to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC, related to a Fall Injury Event that occurred in Building 701 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory WEA-2013-01 July 30, 2013 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2013-02 Issued to Wastren Advantage, Inc. related to the Loss of Supplied Breathing Air in the Box Breakdown Area of the Transuranic Waste Processing Center located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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Enforcement Letter, WEL-2010-02 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

WEL-2010-02 WEL-2010-02 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2010-02 December 23, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to National Security Technologies, LLC related to a flash fire event at the Nevada National Security Site The Office of Enforcement reviewed the NSTec fire investigation report, management review report, root cause analysis (RCA), and corrective action plan; the Martin-Harris Construction Environmental, Safety and Health Plan; and the construction subcontract and accompanying exhibits. The Office of Enforcement also obtained and reviewed a number of core company directives, assessments, and inspection documents identified in exhibit E of the subcontract. Enforcement Letter, WEL-2010-02 More Documents & Publications Independent Oversight Review, Nevada National Security - May 2013

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Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC, - May 15,  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Security LLC, - May Security LLC, - May 15, 2008 Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC, - May 15, 2008 May 15, 2008 Enforcement Letter issued to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC related to the Protection of Classified Information at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory In our recent dialogue via televideo with your Deputy, safeguards and security director, and other key managers of your staff, we discussed our reasons for sending this enforcement letter to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC; the purpose of this letter; and our concerns about the protection of classified information at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Accordingly, this is not a formal enforcement action and imposes no requirements. Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC- May 15, 2008

459

DOE Awards Hanford Site Law Enforcement Contract to Benton County |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Law Enforcement Contract to Benton County Law Enforcement Contract to Benton County DOE Awards Hanford Site Law Enforcement Contract to Benton County December 20, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Cameron Salony, DOE 509-376-0402, Cameron.Salony@rl.doe.gov RICHLAND, WASH. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a contract to the Benton County Sheriff's Office in Kennewick, Wash., to provide law enforcement services at the DOE Hanford Site. The contract has a five-year period of performance, consisting of a one-year base period, with four one-year option periods and an approximate total value of $5 million. As the law enforcement contractor, the sheriff's office will: Ensure site employees obey traffic laws Investigate suspected or reported violations of law Apprehend and arrest those suspected of committing violations of law

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Enforcement Letter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory LLC- May 13, 2009 |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Letter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory LLC- May 13, 2009 Enforcement Letter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory LLC- May 13, 2009 Enforcement Letter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory LLC- May 13, 2009 May 13, 2009 Enforcement Letter issued to UT-Battelle, LLC related to a Radioactive Material Release at the Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory The Department of Energy's Office of Enforcement within the Office of Health, Safety and Security has conducted an evaluation of the deficiencies described in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS-ORO--ORNL-X10PHYSICS-2008-000 1, Operational Emergency at Building 6000, Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility. Our evaluation included a review of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Management Investigation Team Report dated November 19, 2008, the associated corrective action plan,

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461

Enforcement Letter, Los Alamos National Security LLC - May 15, 2008 |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

LLC - May 15, 2008 LLC - May 15, 2008 Enforcement Letter, Los Alamos National Security LLC - May 15, 2008 May 15, 2008 Enforcement Letter issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC related to the Protection of Classified Information at the Los Alamos National Laboratory In our recent dialogue with you and members of your staff, we discussed our reasons for sending this enforcement letter to Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS); the purpose of this letter; and our concerns about the protection of classified information at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Accordingly, this is not a formal enforcement action and imposes no requirements. We appreciate the laboratory's perspectives and your ongoing efforts to address these concerns. Enforcement Letter , Bechtel BWXT Idaho LLC - March 17, 2008

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Enforcement Letter, Sandia Corporation - May 15, 2008 | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Corporation - May 15, 2008 Corporation - May 15, 2008 Enforcement Letter, Sandia Corporation - May 15, 2008 May 15, 2008 Enforcement Letter issued to Sandia Corporation related to the Protection of Classified Information at the Sandia National Laboratories In our recent dialogue with Dr. Al Romig, Mr. Michael Hazen and members of your staff, we discussed our reasons for sending this enforcement letter to Sandia Corporation; the purpose of this letter; and our concerns about the protection of classified information at the Sandia National Laboratories (SNL). Accordingly, this is not a formal enforcement action and imposes no requirements. We appreciate the laboratories' perspectives and your ongoing efforts to address these concerns. Enforcement Letter, Sandia Corporation - May 15, 2008

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DOE Awards Hanford Site Law Enforcement Contract to Benton County |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Awards Hanford Site Law Enforcement Contract to Benton County Awards Hanford Site Law Enforcement Contract to Benton County DOE Awards Hanford Site Law Enforcement Contract to Benton County December 20, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Cameron Salony, DOE 509-376-0402, Cameron.Salony@rl.doe.gov RICHLAND, WASH. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a contract to the Benton County Sheriff's Office in Kennewick, Wash., to provide law enforcement services at the DOE Hanford Site. The contract has a five-year period of performance, consisting of a one-year base period, with four one-year option periods and an approximate total value of $5 million. As the law enforcement contractor, the sheriff's office will: Ensure site employees obey traffic laws Investigate suspected or reported violations of law Apprehend and arrest those suspected of committing violations of law

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Memorandum, Protective Force Law Enforcement Authority - May 1, 2009 |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Protective Force Law Enforcement Authority - May 1, Protective Force Law Enforcement Authority - May 1, 2009 Memorandum, Protective Force Law Enforcement Authority - May 1, 2009 May 1, 2009 Investigation allegations that contractor procetive force personnel at a DOE site exceeded their legistative ,regulatory, and policy-based authority by providing on-duty, armed off-site assistance to local law enforcement authorites during other than recapture/recovery operations, and by accessing the local law enforcement database for background checks during the course of on-site administrative traffic stops. It has come to our attention that the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Imspector General (OIG) has investigated allegations that conctractor protective force (PF) personnel at a DOE site exceeded their legistative

465

Contacts for the Assistant General Counsel for Enforcement (GC-32) |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement (GC-32) Enforcement (GC-32) Contacts for the Assistant General Counsel for Enforcement (GC-32) Laura Barhydt, Assistant General Counsel for Enforcement 202-287-5772 Laura.Barhydt@hq.doe.gov Douglas Rawald, Senior Trial Attorney 202-586-6734 Douglas.Rawald@hq.doe.gov David Case, Trial Attorney 202-287-6998 David.Case@hq.doe.gov Abigail Chingos, Trial Attorney 202-586-5060 Abigail.Chingos@hq.doe.gov Christina Studt, Trial Attorney 202-586-0389 Christina.Studt@hq.doe.gov Deborah Cavanagh, Paralegal 202-287-5643 Deborah.Cavanagh@hq.doe.gov Looking for... Contact Us How to Report an Appliance Regulation Violation Filing a Complaint File a complaint to: energyefficiencyenforcement@hq.doe.gov. The Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Enforcement will protect the identity of complainants to the maximum extent permitted by law.

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Enforcement Action - EA-2004-02 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Action - EA-2004-02 Enforcement Action - EA-2004-02 Enforcement Action - EA-2004-02 This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy (DOE) at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (RFETS) of the March 2003 [ ] [radioactive material] uptake, the March 2003 building [ ] airflow reversal, the May 2003 building [ ] glovebox fire and the building [ ] Basis for Interim Operation/Technical Safety Requirements issues. An Investigation Summary Report describing the results of that review was issued to you on November 24, 2003. An Enforcement Conference was held on December 16 and 17, 2003, in Germantown, Maryland, with you and members of your staff to discuss these findings. A Conference Summary Report is enclosed. Enforcement Action - EA-2004-02 More Documents & Publications

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Safety and Security Enforcement Program | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Safety and Security Enforcement Program Safety and Security Enforcement Program Safety and Security Enforcement Program About Us The Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight is responsible for enforcing Federal regulatory requirements pertaining to worker safety and health, nuclear safety, and classified information security programs at Department of Energy (DOE) sites. The United States Congress mandated that the Secretary of Energy promulgate these requirements in order to provide assurance that workers are protected from hazards in the workplace, the potential danger to life and property from the operation of DOE nuclear facilities is minimized, and classified matter is protected from disclosure to sustain our national security. These mandates are reflected in amendments to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 in

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DOE Successfully Resolves Three Enforcement Cases and Files Yet Another |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Successfully Resolves Three Enforcement Cases and Files Yet Successfully Resolves Three Enforcement Cases and Files Yet Another DOE Successfully Resolves Three Enforcement Cases and Files Yet Another September 29, 2010 - 5:24pm Addthis The Department has resolved three more of the 27 certification enforcement cases initiated three weeks ago and issued one additional penalty notice to Nordyne, LLC for failure to certify certain air conditioner and heat pump products. These actions reflect the Department's continued aggressive efforts to enforce the Department's certification requirement - which helps to ensure that appliance, plumbing, and lighting products meet the energy and water efficiency levels required by law. The three companies - Daewoo International Inc., Amerisink Inc., and Stiebel Eltron, Inc.- have each agreed to pay $5,000 in penalties and to

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DOE enforcement program roles and responsibilities: DOE handbook  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Price-Anderson Act provides indemnification to DOE contractors who manage and conduct nuclear activities in the DOE complex. The government acts as an insurer for these contractors against any findings of liability from the nuclear activities of the contractor within the scope of its contract. 10 CFR Part 820 establishes the legal framework for implementing DOE`s Nuclear Safety Enforcement Program. Integration with other DOE organizations and programs would assure that the enforcement process properly considers the actual or potential safety significance of a violation when determining an appropriate enforcement sanction. Achieving a proactive contractor compliance assurance rather than a heavy enforcement hand, will require a foundation of cooperation and teamwork across DOE organizations. This handbook identifies the areas of interface for the DOE Enforcement Program and provides guidance on roles and responsibilities for the key DOE organizational areas. It complements DOE-HDBK-1087-95 and 1089-95.

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Enforcement Documents - Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Enforcement Documents - Oak Ridge National Laboratory January 20, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Isoteck Systems, LLC - January 20, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to Isotek Systems, LLC related to Quality Assurance Issues associated with the U233 Material Downblending and Disposition Project at Oak Ridge National Laboratory February 13, 2009 Enforcement Letter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory LLC- May 13, 2009 Enforcement Letter issued to UT-Battelle, LLC related to a Radioactive Material Release at the Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory December 16, 2005 Preliminary Notice of Violation, UT-Battelle, LLC - EA-2005-06 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to UT-Battelle, LLC, related to Facility Hazard Categorization and Safety Basis Compliance Issues at Oak

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Biomass Boiler and Furnace Emissions and Safety Regulations in the  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Biomass Boiler and Furnace Emissions and Safety Regulations in the Biomass Boiler and Furnace Emissions and Safety Regulations in the Northeast States Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Biomass Boiler and Furnace Emissions and Safety Regulations in the Northeast States Agency/Company /Organization: CONEG Policy Research Center Inc. Partner: Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, Rick Handley and Associates, Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) Sector: Energy Focus Area: Biomass, - Biomass Combustion, - Biomass Gasification, - Biomass Pyrolysis, - Biofuels, Economic Development Phase: Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals Resource Type: Guide/manual User Interface: Other Website: www.mass.gov/Eoeea/docs/doer/renewables/biomass/DOER%20Biomass%20Emiss Country: United States

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Semicoke production and quality at Chinese vertical SJ furnaces  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In Russia there has been little interest on the thermal processing of non-sintering coal. However it may be used to obtain many special types of coke and semicoke that are necessary for processes other than blast furnace smelting and employing small metallurgical coke fractions that do not meet the relevant quality requirements. China has recently made great progress in developing the thermal processing of coal (mainly energy coal) to obtain a highly effective product, semicoke, primarily used in metallurgy and adsorption process. The article considers the operation of a Chinese semicoking plant equipped with vertical SJ furnaces. The plant is in the Shenmu district of Shanxi province (Inner Mongolia). The enterprise includes two furnaces of total output of about 100,000 t/yr of semicoke.

V.M. Strakhov; I.V. Surovtseva; A.V. D'yachenko; V.M. Men'shenin [Kuznetsk Center, Eastern Coal-Chemistry Institute (Russian Federation)

2007-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Efficiency Standards Energy Efficiency Standards Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards < Back Program Info State Maryland Program Type Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards Provider Maryland Energy Administration '' Note: The federal government has imposed and updated appliance efficiency standards through several legislative acts,* and now has standards in place or under development for 30 classes of products. In general, states which had set standards prior to federal action may enforce their own standards until the federal standards take effect. States that had not set standards prior to federal action must use the federal standards. This summary addresses (1) state appliance standards that will be in place until the federal standards take effect and (2) products for

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Energy Efficiency Product Standards | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Efficiency Product Standards Efficiency Product Standards Energy Efficiency Product Standards < Back Program Info State New Jersey Program Type Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards Provider New Jersey Board of Public Utilities '' Note: The federal government has imposed and updated appliance efficiency standards through several legislative acts,* and now has standards in place or under development for 30 classes of products. In general, states which had set standards prior to federal action may enforce their own standards until the federal standards take effect. States that had not set standards prior to federal action must use the federal standards. This summary addresses (1) state appliance standards that will be in place until the federal standards take effect and (2) products for

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Site Lead TQP Standard  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Qualification Standard for the Qualification Standard for the Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Site Lead Program May 2011 Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy 1 Qualification Standard for the Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Site Lead Program A Site Lead is an individual, normally at a senior General Schedule (GS) level or Excepted Service, who is assigned the responsibility to assess and evaluate management systems, safety and health programs, and technical activities associated with U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear and non-nuclear facilities. Typically, a Site Lead has previously qualified as a Nuclear Safety Specialist or a Senior Technical Safety Manager. For exceptionally qualified individuals,

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Enforcement Guidance Supplement 00-03: Specific Issues on Applicability of 10 CFR 830  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Section 1.3 of the Operational Procedure entitled Enforcement of DOE Nuclear Safety Requirements under Price-Anderson Amendments Act of 1988, published in June 1998, provides the opportunity for the Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-Enforcement) to issue clarifying guidance in a timely manner with respect to the processes used in enforcement activities. This enforcement guidance focuses on several issues related to applicability of 10 CFR 830 that have been observed in enforcement and investigation activities.

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Furnace Blower Electricity: National and Regional Savings Potential  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Currently, total electricity consumption of furnaces is unregulated, tested at laboratory conditions using the DOE test procedure, and is reported in the GAMA directory as varying from 76 kWh/year to 1,953 kWh/year. Furnace blowers account for about 80percent of the total furnace electricity consumption and are primarily used to distribute warm air throughout the home during furnace operation as well as distribute cold air during air conditioning operation. Yet the furnace test procedure does not provide a means to calculate the electricity consumption during cooling operation or standby, which account for a large fraction of the total electricity consumption. Furthermore, blower electricity consumption is strongly affected by static pressure. Field data shows that static pressure in the house distribution ducts varies widely and that the static pressure used in the test procedure as well as the calculated fan power is not representative of actual field installations. Therefore, accurate determination of the blower electricity consumption is important to address electricity consumption of furnaces and air conditioners. This paper compares the potential regional and national energy savings of two-stage brushless permanent magnet (BPM) blower motors (the blower design option with the most potential savings that is currently available in the market) to single-stage permanent split capacitor (PSC) blower motors (the most common blower design option). Computer models were used to generate the heating and cooling loads for typical homes in 16 different climates which represent houses throughout the United States. The results show that the potential savings of using BPM motors vary by region and house characteristics, and are very strongly tied to improving house distribution ducts. Savings decrease dramatically with increased duct pressure. Cold climate locations will see savings even in the high static pressure duct situations, while warm climate locations will see less savings overall and negative savings in the high static pressure duct situations. Moderate climate locations will see little or no savings.

Florida Solar Energy Center; Franco, Victor; Franco, Victor; Lutz, Jim; Lekov, Alex; Gu, Lixing

2008-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Optical processing furnace with quartz muffle and diffuser plate  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An optical furnace for annealing a process wafer comprising a source of optical energy, a quartz muffle having a door to hold the wafer for processing, and a quartz diffuser plate to diffuse the light impinging on the quartz muffle; a feedback system with a light sensor located in the door or wall of the muffle is also provided for controlling the source of optical energy. The quartz for the diffuser plate is surface etched (to give the quartz diffusive qualities) in the furnace during a high intensity burn-in process.

Sopori, Bhushan L. (Denver, CO)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving the System Life of Basic Oxygen and Electric Arc Furnace Hoods, Roofs, and Side Vents  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This factsheet describes the benefits of a high-performance aluminum bronze alloy to basic oxygen furnace and electric arc furnace components such as hoods, roofs, and side vents.

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Estimation of Fuel Savings by Recuperation of Furnace Exhausts to Preheat Combustion Air  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The recovery of waste energy in furnace exhaust gases is gaining in importance as fuel costs continue to escalate. Installation of a recuperator in the furnace exhaust stream to preheat the combustion air can result in considerable savings in fuel...

Rebello, W. J.; Kohnken, K. H.; Phipps, H. R., Jr.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enforcement Policy Statement: Commercial HVAC Equipment  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

policy statements regarding Departmental testing of commercial air conditioners and heat pumps subject to test procedures and energy conservation standards found at 10 C.F.R....

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Enforcement Letter, Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex -  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex - April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex - April 13, 2010 April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex related to Deficiencies in the Fabrication of Safety Significant Embed Plates at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement's investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with quality assurance deficiencies in the fabrication of safety significant embed plates. These embed plates were fabricated by Parsons Technology Development and Fabrication Complex (PTDFC) a supplier to

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Kyoto Protocol: Enforcement Prohibitions (West Virginia) | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Kyoto Protocol: Enforcement Prohibitions (West Virginia) Kyoto Protocol: Enforcement Prohibitions (West Virginia) Kyoto Protocol: Enforcement Prohibitions (West Virginia) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Low-Income Residential Schools Retail Supplier Institutional Multi-Family Residential Systems Integrator Fuel Distributor Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Transportation Program Info State West Virginia Program Type Climate Policies The West Virginia division of environmental protection shall refrain from proposing or promulgating any new rule intended, in whole or in part, to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases from the residential, commercial,

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Enforcement Letter, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - August 4,  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Letter, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - Enforcement Letter, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - August 4, 1998 Enforcement Letter, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - August 4, 1998 August 4, 1998 Issued to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company related to a Repetitive Problem with Instrument Operability at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (LMITCO) subject Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report for noncompliances with the requirements of 10 CFR 830.120, "Quality Assurance Requirements." The NTS report addresses a repetitive problem of maintaining the operability of radiation monitoring instrumentation and systems referenced in nuclear facilities authorization

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High temperature furnaces for small and large angle neutron scattering of disordered materials  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

725 High temperature furnaces for small and large angle neutron scattering of disordered materials and small angle neutron scattering (SANS) experiments respectively. They are vacuum furnaces with a thin maintained in a tantalum box. In a neutron beam, the furnaces produce a very low scattering level (without

Boyer, Edmond

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Electrode Arrangement As Substitute Bottom For An Electrothermic Slag Smelting Furnace.  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

The electrode arrangement uses vertically oriented electrodes with side wall contacts for an electrothermic smelting furnace for aluminum production. The side wall contacts are radially moveable into the furnace to compensate for wear on the contacts. The side wall contacts can be hollow to allow a slag forming charge to be fed to the furnace.

Aune, Jan Arthur (Enebakk, NO); Brinch, Jon Christian (Oslo, NO); Johansen, Kai (Kristiansand, NO)

2005-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Optical processing furnace with quartz muffle and diffuser plate  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An optical furnace for annealing a process wafer comprising a source of optical energy, a quartz muffle having a door to hold the wafer for processing, and a quartz diffuser plate to diffuse the light impinging on the quartz muffle; a feedback system with a light sensor located in the wall of the muffle is also provided for controlling the source of optical energy.

Sopori, Bhushan L. (Denver, CO)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Coke mineral transformations in the experimental blast furnace  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Blast furnace efficiency may be improved by optimizing coke reactivity. Some but not all forms of mineral matter in the coke modify its reactivity, but changes in mineral matter that occur within coke while in the blast furnace have not been fully quantified. To determine changes in mineral matter forms in the blast furnace, coke samples from a dissection study in the LKAB experimental blast furnace (EBF) were characterized using SEM/EDS analysis, EPMA (microprobe), and low-temperature ashing/quantitative XRD analysis. Variations in alkali concentration, particularly potassium, dominated the compositional changes. At high concentrations of potassium, the mineral matter was largely potassium-bearing but even more potassium was diffused throughout the coke and not associated with mineral matter. There was little difference in potassium concentration between the core and surface of the coke pieces, suggesting that potassium diffused rapidly through the whole coke. Iron, calcium, silicon, and aluminum concentrations were relatively constant in comparison, although the mineralogy of all elements changed significantly with changing temperature. 23 refs., 20 figs., 9 tabs.

Kelli Kazuberns; Sushil Gupta; Mihaela Grigore; David French; Richard Sakurovs; Mats Hallin; Bo Lindblom; Veena Sahajwalla [University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW (Australia). Cooperative Research Centre for Coal in Sustainable Development (CCSD)

2008-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Coke quality for blast furnaces with coal-dust fuel  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Recently, plans have been developed for the introduction of pulverized coal injection (PCI) at various Russian metallurgical enterprises. The main incentive for switching to PCI is the recent price rises for Russian natural gas. The paper discusses the quality of coke for PCI into blast furnaces.

Y.A. Zolotukhin; N.S. Andreichikov [Eastern Coal-Chemistry Institute, Yekaterinburg (Russian Federation)

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimenting with concentrated sunlight using the DLR solar furnace  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The high flux solar furnace that is operated by the Deutsche Forschungsanstalt fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) at Cologne was inaugurated in June 1994 and we are now able to look back onto one year of successful operation. The solar furnace project was founded by the government of the State Northrhine Westfalia within the Study Group AG Solar. The optical design is a two-stage off-axis configuration which uses a flat 52 m{sup 2} heliostat and a concentrator composed of 147 spherical mirror facets. The heliostat redirects the solar light onto the concentrator which focuses the beam out of the optical axis of the system into the laboratory building. At high insolation levels (>800W/m{sup 2}) it is possible to collect a total power of 20 kW with peak flux densities of 4 MW/m{sup 2}. Sixteen different experiment campaigns were carried out during this first year of operation. The main research fields for these experiments were material science, component development and solar chemistry. The furnace also has its own research program leading to develop sophisticated measurement techniques like remote infrared temperature sensing and flux mapping. Another future goal to be realized within the next five years is the improvement of the performance of the furnace itself. 6 refs., 9 figs., 1 tab.

Neumann, A.; Groer, U. [Deutsche Forschungsanstalt fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt Linder Hoehe, Koeln (Germany)] [Deutsche Forschungsanstalt fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt Linder Hoehe, Koeln (Germany)

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division - October 3, 2000  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Waste Isolation Division - October Waste Isolation Division - October 3, 2000 Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division - October 3, 2000 October 3, 2000 Issued to Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division related to Quality Assurance and Occupational Radiation Protection Noncompliances at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant This letter refers to an evaluation by the Department of Energy (DOE) of four noncompliances with the requirements of the Quality Assurance Rule (10 CFR 830.120) and/or the Occupational Radiation Protection Rule (10 CFR 835) at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division - October 3, 2000 More Documents & Publications Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - July 21, 1998 Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - April 15, 1997

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Department of Energy Initiates Formal Enforcement Action in Los Alamos  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Initiates Formal Enforcement Action in Los Initiates Formal Enforcement Action in Los Alamos National Laboratory Classified Information Breach Department of Energy Initiates Formal Enforcement Action in Los Alamos National Laboratory Classified Information Breach July 13, 2007 - 2:54pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Following extensive investigations, the Department of Energy (DOE) and its National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) took formal enforcement actions today against the University of California (UC) and the Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS), the prior and current management and operating contractors of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, for violations of classified information security requirements under their respective contracts. Investigations revealed that management deficiencies of both contractors were a central

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Enforcement Guidance Supplement 01-02: Management and Independent  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

provides the opportunity for the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) to periodically issue clarifying guidance regarding the processes used in its enforcement activities. OE typically issues such guidance in the form of Enforcement Guidance Supplements (EGSs), which provide information or recommendations only and impose no requirements or actions on DOE contractors. DOE enforcement activities to date have indicated the need for improvement in contractor compliance with the Management and Independent Assessment (M&IA) requirements of 10 CFR 830.122. This EGS signals an increased emphasis by OE in this area, and describes the general approach that will be used by OE in evaluating compliance of nuclear-safety related M&IA Programs. EGS0102.PDF Description

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Enforcement Action - EA-2004-03 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Action - EA-2004-03 Enforcement Action - EA-2004-03 Enforcement Action - EA-2004-03 This letter refers to the Department of Energy's Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning the unnecessary radiation exposure of three Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) personnel and the subsequent falsification of radiation dose records. The radiation exposures occurred at the FB-Line facility during material repackaging activities on the morning of July 29, 2003. OE initiated an investigation of the event with a full review of relevant documentation. In addition, discussions that involved Department of Energy Savannah River Operations Office (DOE-SR) and WSRC personnel took place at the Savannah River Site on January 13 -14, 2004. Our findings were provided

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Enforcement Letter, Bechtel BWXT Idaho - March 31, 2006 | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Idaho - March 31, 2006 Idaho - March 31, 2006 Enforcement Letter, Bechtel BWXT Idaho - March 31, 2006 March 31, 2006 Enforcement Letter issued to Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC, related to External Radiation Dosimetry Accreditation Issues at the Idaho National Laboratory This letter is to inform you of the Department of Energy's (DOE) concern regarding a quality assurance-related deficiency stemming from the recent external radiation dosimetry performance testing by the DOE Laboratory Accreditation Program (DOELAP) of dosimeters utilized at Idaho National Laboratory (INL). This deficiency was identified through the quality assurance testing of external dosimeters by CH2MWG Idaho (CWI) staff. Enforcement Letter, Bechtel BWXT Idaho More Documents & Publications DOE-STD-1095-2011 Enforcement Letter, CH2M Hill - October 4, 2004

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Enforcement Letter, Washington TRU Solutions - September 8, 2006 |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Washington TRU Solutions - September 8, 2006 Washington TRU Solutions - September 8, 2006 Enforcement Letter, Washington TRU Solutions - September 8, 2006 September 8, 2006 Enforcement Letter issued to Washington TRU Solutions, LLC related to Quality Assurance Deficiencies associated with the Super High-Efficiency Neutron Counter Non-Destructive Assay System Refurbishment at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant The Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) has conducted a preliminary evaluation of the deficiencies described in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS-CBFO-WIPP-WIPP-2006-0001. Our evaluation included review of the investigation/causal analysis and discussion with you and other site personnel during an informal conference held on August 1, 2006. Enforcement Letter, Washington TRU Solutions -September 8, 2006

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Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division - October 3, 2000  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Waste Isolation Division - October Waste Isolation Division - October 3, 2000 Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division - October 3, 2000 October 3, 2000 Issued to Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division related to Quality Assurance and Occupational Radiation Protection Noncompliances at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant This letter refers to an evaluation by the Department of Energy (DOE) of four noncompliances with the requirements of the Quality Assurance Rule (10 CFR 830.120) and/or the Occupational Radiation Protection Rule (10 CFR 835) at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division - October 3, 2000 More Documents & Publications Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - July 21, 1998 Enforcement Letter, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - April 15, 1997

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Enforcement Guidance Supplement 03-01 Supplemental Guidance Concerning the  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Supplement 03-01 Supplemental Guidance Supplement 03-01 Supplemental Guidance Concerning the Factual Bases for Issuing Consent Orders Pursuant to 10 CFR 820.23 Enforcement Guidance Supplement 03-01 Supplemental Guidance Concerning the Factual Bases for Issuing Consent Orders Pursuant to 10 CFR 820.23 In October 2000, the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) issued Enforcement Guidance Supplement (EGS) 00-04, "Factual Bases for Issuing Consent Orders Pursuant to 10 CFR 820.23 and Compliance Orders Pursuant to 10 CFR subpart C." That EGS, in part, delineated a set of criteria that OE would use to determine whether to apply its enforcement discretion, in this case through the use of Consent Orders. Those criteria provided both guidance to DOE contractors regarding situations for which the use of

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Support for ENERGY STAR Enforcement | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Support for ENERGY STAR Enforcement Support for ENERGY STAR Enforcement Support for ENERGY STAR Enforcement By offering a means for consumers to buy products more energy-efficient than required by law, ENERGY STAR has huge potential to save money for consumers by offering buyers more options in energy-efficient products. In a new initiative, the Department is expanding verification and supporting enforcement of ENERGY STAR to preserve the viability and effectiveness of the ENERGY STAR program. Through independent testing, we are working to verify manufacturer certifications of the efficiency or energy use ratings of their appliances and ensuring manufacturers provide the increased energy and cost savings they advertise. Learn more about ENERGY STAR and DOE's ENERGY STAR Verification Testing

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Office of Enforcement Final Notice of Violation to Pacific Underground  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Enforcement Final Notice of Violation to Pacific Enforcement Final Notice of Violation to Pacific Underground Construction, Inc. September 3, 2009 Office of Enforcement Final Notice of Violation to Pacific Underground Construction, Inc. September 3, 2009 Pursuant to section 234C of the Atomic Energy Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2282c, and the Department of Energy's (DOE) regulations at 10 C.F.R. Part 851, Worker Safety and Health Program, DOE is issuing this Final Notice of Violation (FNOV) to Pacific Underground Construction, Inc. (PUC). The FNOV finds PUC liable for violating DOE's worker safety and health requirements. The FNOV is based upon the Office of Enforcement's July 23, 2008, Investigation Report and a careful and thorough review of all evidence presented to DOE by PUC, including your response to the Preliminary Notice