Energy Conservation Test Procedure for Dehumidifier

Docket ID: EERE-2013-BT-TP-0044
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
DOE is initiating a rulemaking to revise the compliance date for the dehumidifier test procedures established under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA). The rulemaking would consider amendments that would require manufacturers to test using only the active mode provisions in the test procedure for dehumidifiers currently found in the Code of Federal Regulations at 10 CFR part 430, subpart B, appendix X1 to determine compliance with the existing energy conservation standards after a specified compliance date.
RIN: 1904-AD06
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 431
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Spring 2014
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 43 USC 6295(m)(1)
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Local, State
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM10/22/201378 FR 62488
NPRM Comment Period End11/21/2013
Final Action02/07/201479 FR 7366
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Short Title: Dehumidifier Test Procedure
Category: None
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)
Subtype: Test Procedures

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Nov 21, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 10/22/2013
ID: EERE-2013-BT-TP-0044-0001
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 02/07/2014
ID: EERE-2013-BT-TP-0044-0003

Supporting Documents

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Agency Contact
Ashley Armstrong
General Engineer, EE-5B
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585
Washington, DC 20585
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