Energy Conservation Program for Certain Industrial Equipment: Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Heating, Air Conditioning, and Water-Heating Equipment

Docket ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0029
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, directs the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to establish energy conservation standards for certain commercial and industrial equipment, including commercial heating, air-conditioning, and water-heating products. The statute also requires that each time the corresponding consensus standard--the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE)/ Illuminating Engineering Society of North America Standard 90.1--is amended by the industry, DOE must assess whether there is a need to update the uniform national energy conservation standards for the same equipment covered under EPCA.
RIN: 1904-AC47
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 430
Priority: Other Significant
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 6313(a)
Government Levels Affected: No
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
Notice of Data Availability05/05/201176 FR 25622
Comment Period End06/06/2011
NPRM01/17/201277 FR 2356
Supplemental NPRM03/22/201277 FR 16769
NPRM/SNPRM Comment Period End04/02/2012
Final Action05/16/201277 FR 28928
Final Action Effective07/16/2012
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Category: Energy Conservation Standards
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Apr 02, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/22/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0029-0026
Comment Period Closed
Apr 02, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 01/17/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0029-0016
Comment Period Closed
Jun 06, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/05/2011
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0029-0004
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 03/05/2015
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0029-0044
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 05/16/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0029-0038

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 09/13/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0029-0043
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 09/13/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0029-0042
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/20/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0029-0040


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