Energy Conservation Standards for Dehumidifiers

Docket ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0027
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)

EPCA requires the Secretary to determine whether updating the statutory energy conservation standards for residential dehumidifiers is technically feasible and economically justified and would result in significant energy savings. If these criteria are met, the Secretary will issue amended energy conservation standards.

RIN: 1904-AC81
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 429,10 CFR 430
Priority: Economically Significant
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Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: 42 U.S.C. 6295(m) and (cc)
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
Notice of Public Meeting and Framework Document Availability08/17/201277 FR 49739
Framework Document Comment Period Extended08/28/201277 FR 51943
Framework Document Comment Period Extended End10/17/2012
Notice of Public Meeting and Preliminary Analysis05/22/201479 FR 29380
Preliminary Analysis Comment Period End07/21/2014
NPRM06/03/201580 FR 31646
NPRM Comment Period End08/03/2015
Final Action05/00/2016
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Related RINs: 1904-AC81
Related Dockets: None
Category: None
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Aug 03, 2015 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/03/2015
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0027-0031
Comment Period Closed
Jul 21, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/22/2014
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0027-0016
Comment Period Closed
Oct 17, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/28/2012
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0027-0004
Comment Period Closed
Sep 17, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/17/2012
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0027-0001
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 08/22/2016
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0027-0052

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 09/09/2016
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0027-0053
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/07/2016
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0027-0050
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/28/2016
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0027-0046


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