Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Residential Clothes Washers

Docket ID: EERE-2010-BT-TP-0021
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
Section 302 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to require that test procedures for all covered products (including residential clothes washers) be reviewed at least once every 7 years. EISA requires that DOE publish a final rule by June 30, 2009, amending the test procedures for residential clothes washers to include test procedures for measuring energy use in the standby mode and off mode.
RIN: 1904-AC08
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 430
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 6293(b)(1), 42 USC 6295(gg)(2)
Government Levels Affected: Local, State
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM09/21/201075 FR 57556
NPRM Comment Period End12/06/2010
Supplemental NPRM08/09/201176 FR 49238
Supplemental NPRM Comment Period End09/08/2011
Supplemental NPRM11/09/201176 FR 69870
SNPRM Comment Period End12/09/2011
Final Action03/07/201277 FR 13888
Final Rule Correction04/04/201277 FR 20291
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Category: None
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Other

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Dec 09, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 11/09/2011
ID: EERE-2010-BT-TP-0021-0029
Comment Period Closed
Sep 08, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/09/2011
ID: EERE-2010-BT-TP-0021-0021
Comment Period Closed
Dec 06, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/21/2010
ID: EERE-2010-BT-TP-0021-0001
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 04/24/2012
ID: EERE-2010-BT-TP-0021-0039
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 04/04/2012
ID: EERE-2010-BT-TP-0021-0038

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/11/2011
ID: EERE-2010-BT-TP-0021-0020
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 11/05/2010
ID: EERE-2010-BT-TP-0021-0009
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 10/27/2010
ID: EERE-2010-BT-TP-0021-0007


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Stephen Witkowski
Office of Building Technologies Program, EE-2J
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585
Washington, DC 20585
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