Energy Efficiency Program for Commercial and Industrial Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Packaged Terminal Heat Pumps

Docket ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0029
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)

DOE is required by EPCA to either propose amended energy conservation standards for packaged terminal air conditioners and heat pumps, or to determine that the existing standards do not need to be amended.  DOE is required to adopt American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) levels, unless clear and convincing evidence supports the adoption of more stringent standards.

RIN: 1904-AC82
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 431
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 U.S.C. 6311 et seq.
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
Public Meeting and Availability of the Framework Document02/22/201378 FR 12252
Framework Document Comment Period End04/25/2013
NPRM and Public Meeting Date 10/29/1409/16/201479 FR 55538
NPRM Comment Period End11/17/2014
Final Action07/21/201580 FR 43162
Final Action Effective09/21/2015
Final Rule; Correction09/21/201580 FR 56894
Final Rule; Correction Effective09/21/2015
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Short Title: Packaged Terminal AC/HP
Category: None
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Nov 17, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/16/2014
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0029-0017
Comment Period Closed
Apr 25, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/25/2013
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0029-0004
Comment Period Closed
Mar 25, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 02/22/2013
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0029-0001
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 09/21/2015
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0029-0045
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 07/21/2015
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0029-0044

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/30/2015
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0029-0043
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/30/2015
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0029-0042
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/30/2015
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0029-0041


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