Energy Conservation Standards Ceiling Fans and Ceiling Fan Light Kits

Docket ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)

EPCA authorizes the Secretary to determine whether updating the statutory energy conservation standards for ceiling fan light kits is technically feasible and economically justified and would result in significant energy savings.  If the criteria are met, the Secretary may issue amended energy conservation standards for these products.

RIN: 1904-AC87
Impacts and Effects: Energy
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 430
Priority: Other Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule
Major Rule: Undetermined
Legal Authorities: 42 U.S.C. 6295(ff)(5) and (6)
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Undetermined
Federalism Implications: Undetermined
Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Undetermined
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: Undetermined
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Public Meeting and Availability of Framework Document03/15/201378 FR 16443
Framework Document Comment Period End04/29/2013
Correction and Comment Period Extended05/02/201378 FR 25626
Comment Period Extended End06/14/2013
Request for Information (RFI)10/22/201378 FR 62494
RFI Comment Period End11/21/2013
Notice of Public Meeting; Availability of Preliminary Technical Support Document (Ceiling Fans)09/29/201479 FR 58290
Notice of Public Meeting Availability of Preliminary Technical Support Document (Ceiling Fan Kits)10/31/201479 FR 64712
Preliminary Technical Support Document (Ceiling Fans) Comment Period End11/28/2014
Preliminary Technical Support Document (Ceiling Fan Kit) Comment Period End12/30/2014
Final Action07/00/2016
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Short Title: Ceiling Fans and Light Kits
Category: Energy Conservation Standards
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

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Comment Now!
Due Oct 13, 2015 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/13/2015
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0109
Comment Period Closed
Dec 30, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 10/31/2014
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0072
Comment Period Closed
Dec 09, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 11/28/2014
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0080
Comment Period Closed
Nov 28, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/29/2014
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0066
Comment Period Closed
Nov 21, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 10/22/2013
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0057

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 09/01/2015
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0112
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/19/2015
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0111
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/13/2015
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0110


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
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Final Rule
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Agency Contact
Lucy DeButts
Office of Buildings Technologies Program, EE-5B
1000 Independence Avenue SW.
Washington, DC 20585
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