Advisory Opinions

FTC staff issue advisory opinions to help clarify FTC rules and decisions, often in response to requests from businesses and industry groups. To find a specific opinion, use the filters on this page.

Energy

Letter from Hampton Newsome, Staff Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Bureau of Consumer Protection

Advises that, consistent with the Department of Energy (“DOE”) enforcement policy on new regional standards for furnaces, the FTC staff will not recommend enforcement action against manufacturers that do not use the new label required by 16 C.F.R. Part 305 pending resolution of ongoing DOE...