Sacramento CA (4/11/2019) – Field Controls, LLC (Field Controls) is a Kinston, North Carolina, based company that manufactures whole house fans. Field Controls sold or offered for sale 199 whole house fans in California, from May 2016 to October 2018.
This case was the result of an industry complaint. The Energy Commission’s investigation found that Field Controls was manufacturing and offering for sale whole house fans that were not certified to the Modernized Appliance Efficiency Database System (MAEDbS).
To settle this matter, Field Controls executed a Settlement Agreement with the Energy Commission on April 9, 2019, for $39,901.00. The penalty monies are deposited into the Appliance Efficiency Enforcement Subaccount established by SB 454 of 2011 (Pavley). Field Controls has also agreed to a compliance plan to properly test and certify all models to MAEDbS before continuing to sell in California.