Test Procedures for Showerheads, Faucets, Water Closets, Urinals, and Commercial Prerinse Spray Valves

Docket ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0061
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
DOE is conducting a rulemaking to revise its test procedures for showerheads, faucets, water closets, urinals by incorporating by reference the most recent versions of the ASME/ANSI test procedures for these products; to revise the test procedure for commercial prerinse spray valves by incorporating by reference the most recent version of the ASTM test procedure for that product; to add definitions for certain covered product types; and, if deemed necessary based upon comments received from stakeholders, to amend certain certification, compliance, and enforcement provisions for these products.
RIN: 1904-AC65
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 429,10 CFR 430,10 CFR 431
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Fall 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 6293 (b)
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM05/30/201277 FR 31742
NPRM Comment Period End08/13/2012
Supplemental NPRM04/08/201378 FR 20832
SNPRM Comment Period End05/08/2013
Extended SNPRM Comment Period End06/07/2013
Final Action10/23/201378 FR 62970
Final Action Effective11/22/2013
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Short Title: Plumbing Products
Category: None
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Aug 09, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/17/2013
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0061-0032
Comment Period Closed
Jun 07, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/08/2013
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0061-0020
Comment Period Closed
May 08, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 04/08/2013
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0061-0019
Comment Period Closed
Aug 13, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/30/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0061-0003
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 10/23/2013
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0061-0039

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 11/13/2014
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0061-0040
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/24/2013
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0061-0033
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 09/17/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0061-0017


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
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Proposed Rule
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Final Rule
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Agency Contact
Lucas Adin
Project Manager, EE-2J
202 287-1317
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585
Washington, DC 20585
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