Energy Conservation Standards for Portable Air Conditioners

Docket ID: EERE-2013-BT-STD-0033
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)

DOE has tentatively determined that portable air conditioners (ACs) qualify as a covered product under Part A of Title III of EPCA, as amended. DOE has not previously conducted an energy conservation standard rulemaking for portable ACs. If, after public comment, DOE issues a final determination of coverage for this product, DOE may prescribe both test procedures and energy conservation standards for this product.

RIN: 1904-AD02
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 430
Priority: Economically Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: 42 U.S.C. 6292(b)
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Undetermined
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Undetermined
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Notice of Proposed Determination (NOPD)07/05/201378 FR 40403
NOPD Comment Period End08/05/2013
Notice of Public Meeting and Preliminary Analysis02/27/201580 FR 10628
Preliminary Analysis Comment Period End04/28/2015
Notice of Final Determination04/18/201681 FR 22514
Final Action08/00/2016
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Related RINs: 1904-AD02
Related Dockets: None
Category: Energy Conservation Standards
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)
Subtype: Standards

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Sep 26, 2016 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/15/2016
ID: EERE-2013-BT-STD-0033-0035
Comment Period Closed
Sep 26, 2016 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/13/2016
ID: EERE-2013-BT-STD-0033-0022
Comment Period Closed
Apr 28, 2015 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 02/27/2015
ID: EERE-2013-BT-STD-0033-0008
Comment Period Closed
Aug 05, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/05/2013
ID: EERE-2013-BT-STD-0033-0001
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 04/18/2016
ID: EERE-2013-BT-STD-0033-0017

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/23/2016
ID: EERE-2013-BT-STD-0033-0039
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/19/2016
ID: EERE-2013-BT-STD-0033-0038
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/22/2016
ID: EERE-2013-BT-STD-0033-0028


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
Pre Rule
Current Stage
Proposed Rule
Current Stage
Final Rule
Current Stage
Agency Contact
John Cymbalsky
Office of Building Technologies Program, EE-5B
1000 Independence Avenue SW.
Washington, DC 20585
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