A. Except as provided in subsection C, the following standards apply beginning January 1, 2008:
1. Automatic commercial icemakers shall meet the requirements of section 1605.3 of the California Code of Regulations, title 20: division 2, chapter 4, article 4, in effect on August 12, 2005.
2. Commercial clothes washers shall meet the requirements of section 1605.3 of the California Code of Regulations, title 20: division 2, chapter 4, article 4, in effect on August 12, 2005.
3. Commercial prerinse spray valves shall have a flow rate equal to or less than 1.6 gallons per minute.
4. Commercial refrigerators, freezers and refrigerator freezers shall meet the requirements of section 1605.3 of the California Code of Regulations, title 20: division 2, chapter 4, article 4, in effect on August 12, 2005, except that pulldown refrigerators with transparent doors shall meet a requirement five per cent less stringent than shown in the California regulations.
5. Illuminated exit signs shall have an input power demand of five watts or less per illuminated face and shall either have a power factor of at least 0.70 or meet the power factor product specification of the energy star program requirements, whichever is higher.
6. Large packaged air conditioning equipment shall meet a minimum energy efficiency ratio of 10.0 for air conditioning without an integrated heating component or with electric resistance heating integrated into the unit, 9.8 for air conditioning with heating other than electric resistance integrated into the unit, 9.5 for air conditioning heat pumps without an integrated heating component or with electric resistance heating integrated into the unit and 9.3 for air conditioning heat pump equipment with heating other than electric resistance integrated into the unit. Large packaged air conditioning heat pumps shall meet a minimum coefficient of performance in the heating mode of 3.2 measured at a high temperature rating of forty-seven degrees Fahrenheit.
7. Through December 31, 2010, low voltage dry type distribution transformers shall meet the class 1 efficiency levels for low voltage distribution transformers specified in table 4-2 of the guide for determining energy efficiency for distribution transformers, published by the national electrical manufacturers association (NEMA standard TP-1-2002), in effect on August 12, 2005.
8. Metal halide lamp fixtures designed to be operated with lamps rated greater than or equal to one hundred fifty watts but less than or equal to five hundred watts shall not contain a probe start metal halide lamp ballast.
9. Single voltage external AC to DC power supplies shall meet the tier one energy efficiency requirements of section 1605.3 of the California Code of Regulations, title 20: division 2, chapter 4, article 4, in effect on August 12, 2005. This standard applies to single voltage AC to DC power supplies that are sold individually and to those that are sold as a component of or in conjunction with another product.
10. Torchieres shall not use more than one hundred ninety watts. A torchiere shall be deemed to use more than one hundred ninety watts if any commercially available lamp or combination of lamps can be inserted in its socket and cause the torchiere to draw more than one hundred ninety watts when operated at full brightness.
11. Traffic signal modules shall meet the product specification of the energy star program requirements for traffic signals developed by the United States environmental protection agency that took effect in February 2001, shall have a power factor of at least 0.90 and shall be installed with compatible, electrically connected signal control interface devices and conflict monitoring systems.
12. Unit heaters shall be equipped with an intermittent ignition device and shall have either power venting or an automatic flue damper.
B. Beginning January 1, 2012, the following standards apply:
1. Portable electric spas shall not have a normalized standby power greater than five times the spa's fill volume in gallons raised to the two-thirds power.
2. Residential pool pumps and residential pool pump motors shall comply with both of the following:
(a) Motors shall not be split-phase or capacitor start-induction run type motors, except for the following:
(i) The low-speed section of two-speed motors may be capacitor start-induction run type.
(ii) Forty-eight-frame motors designed for use with aboveground pools are exempt from this requirement.
(b) Motors with a total horsepower capacity of one or more shall have the capability of operating at two or more speeds with a low speed having a rotation rate that is no more than one-half of the motor's maximum rotation rate and shall be operated with a pump control with the capability of operating the pump at two or more speeds. Residential pool pump motor controls that are sold for use with a two or more speed motor shall have a default circulation speed setting no more than one-half of the motor's maximum rotation rate. Any high speed override capability shall be for a temporary period not to exceed one twenty-four hour cycle without resetting to the default setting.
C. The standards prescribed by subsection A apply beginning January 1, 2010, if the product is a commercial refrigerator, freezer or refrigerator freezer or large packaged air conditioning equipment.
D. Beginning on May 31, 2008, and every three years thereafter, the governor's energy office shall conduct a comparative review and assessment of the standards prescribed by subsection A and energy efficiency standards adopted in other states. The energy office shall:
1. Submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the speaker of the house of representatives and president of the senate.
2. Provide a copy of the report to the secretary of state.