CONSUMER PROTECTION ISSUES IN ENERGY: INSULATION, SOLAR, AUTOMOBILE DEVICES, HOME DEVICES. A GUIDE FOR ATTORNEYS GENERAL

This guide brings together current issues dealing with energy and consumer protection. Chapter I covers the insulation issue (description, consumer issues, Federal regulations and laws, state laws, industry self-regulation, examples of legal action, and contacts). Chapter II, covering the solar industry, presents discussions on consumer issues, certification and product standards, building codes, and contacts, following a description of the issue. Subjects covered in Chapter III, Energy-Saving Devices for Automobiles, are air- (lean) bleed devices, vapor injectors, additives, Federal and state regulations, and contacts, following a description of that sector. Areas covered in Chapter IV on energy-saving devices for homes are wood-burning stoves, transient surge suppressors, water heater timers, and vent dampers, following the description of the issue. (ERA citation 05:013824)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Energy

    Office of Consumer Affairs
    Washington, DC  USA  20585
  • Publication Date: 1979-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 105 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00318268
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1981 12:00AM