Energy Performance of Drinking-Water Coolers
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This Standard specifies energy performance requirements for self-contained drinking-water coolers having an hourly rated capacity of up to 20 mL/s (20 US gal/h). Included are
a) uniform procedures for measuring capacity and energy consumption; and
b) maximum energy consumption levels.
This Standard applies to the following mechanical, thermoelectric, and other electrically operated water coolers that are designed to cool water for delivery to either locally or remotely installed dispensing means:
a) pressure type;
b) point-of-use (POU) type;
c) remote-type; and
This Standard also applies to units that provide additional utility by means of a refrigerated compartment or a means of heating potable water, or both.
This Standard does not apply to water coolers
a) intended for use on central circulating-type systems; or
b) employing remote-type (split-system) condensing units.