Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnace Fans

Docket ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0011
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
EPCA, as amended by EISA 2007, requires the Secretary to consider and prescribe energy conservation standards for "electricity used for purposes of circulating air through ductwork" (referred to in shorthand as "furnace fans").
RIN: 1904-AC22
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 430
Priority: Economically Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2014
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 6295(f)(4)(D), 42 USC 6295(gg)(3)
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
Notice: Public Meeting, Framework Document Availability06/03/201075 FR 31323
Framework Comment Period End07/06/2010
Reopened Framework Comment Period End07/27/2010
Preliminary Analysis07/10/201277 FR 40530
Preliminary Analysis Comment Period End09/10/2012
NPRM10/25/201378 FR 64068
Extended NPRM Comment Period End01/23/2014
Final Action07/03/201479 FR 38130
Final Action Effective09/02/2014
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Category: None
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jan 23, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 12/24/2013
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0011-0086
Comment Period Closed
Dec 24, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 10/25/2013
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0011-0067
Comment Period Closed
Sep 10, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/10/2012
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0011-0035
Comment Period Closed
Jul 27, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/15/2010
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0011-0018
Comment Period Closed
Jul 06, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/03/2010
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0011-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/20/2015
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0011-0120
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/14/2014
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0011-0118
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/01/2014
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0011-0111


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Ronald B. Majette
Program Manager, Office of Building Technologies Program, EE-5B
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585
Washington, DC 20585
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