Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

Appliance Standards Energy Conservation Programme:

Certification, Labelling, and Enforcement Provisions for Certain Consumer Products and Commercial Equipment 

  • The United States Department of Energy (“DOE”) proposes to establish and change certification, labelling, and enforcement procedures for certain consumer items and commercial and industrial equipment, as outlined in sections II and III of proposed rule. 
  • DOE proposes this rule in order to ensure reporting that is consist with currently applicable energy conservation standards and test procedures, as well as to ensure DOE has the information needed to determine the appropriate classification of products for standard application. 
  • DOE is seeking feedback on every part of this proposal from interested parties until November 28, 2023. 
  • Individuals who are interested are urged to submit comments via the Federal eRule making Portal at 

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA