PMI members are urged to write to the U.S. Department of Energy by tomorrow to oppose the
re-definition of shower heads. Barbara
, executive director of the Plumbing Manufacturers Institute,
is frantically urging members and other interested parties to continue
submitting comments/objectives to the proposed DOE rule impacting multiple
showerheads. The comment period deadline ends tomorrow, Friday,
, the new interpretation does not ban multiple shower systems
outright, but does contain language that would require manufacturers to
restrict water flow to one outlet at a time and add additional valves for
multiple outlet operation. Higgens said "these restrictions are still
Below is a PMI Action Alert explaining how to voice your opinion to the DOE.
PMI ACTION ALERTContact DOE to
oppose the re-definition of showerheads!U. S.
Department of Energy (DOE)
Docket No. EERE-2010-BT-NOA-0016
are urging all PMI members to write to the U.S. Department of Energy to oppose
the re-definition of shower heads! The proposal is a very serious issue with
far-reaching and devastating implications. The net result: eliminating multiple
outlet shower systems (hand showers, body sprays, gang showers and more!) The
arguments against this proposal are included in the PMI comments below,
which you may adapt for your use! (Please see below in pdf
The Plumbing Manufacturers Institute strongly opposes this DOE
action and encourages you to contact DOE immediately. The deadline for
responses is June 18, 2010…. But DO NOT Delay!
made it easy for you to take action - simply follow the instructions here and contact
or 202/898-1444) or PMI
staff with any questions.ACTION REQUESTED
Utilize sample letter attached on YOUR letterhead and BE SURE TO PERSONALIZE IT!!
Use examples from your company!
- Must include the DOE docket number above on your letters
- E-MAIL LETTERS to Showerhead_Guidance_Comments@hq.doe.gov
- Copy Stephanie Salmon (email@example.com or fax: 202-898-0188)
on your correspondence with Department of Energy,