Energy Conservation: Test Procedure for Microwave Ovens (Standby and Off Mode)

Docket ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0011
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to require the test procedures for microwave ovens be amended to include standby mode and off mode energy consumption. The test procedure has been amended to include standby mode and off mode energy consumption using the most curent industry standard.
RIN: 1904-AB78
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 430
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 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
NPRM10/17/200873 FR 62134
Supplemental NPRM07/22/201075 FR 42612
Interim Final Rule03/09/201176 FR 12825
Interim Final Rule Effective04/08/2011
Supplemental NPRM11/23/201176 FR 72332
Supplemental NPRM05/16/201277 FR 28805
Final Action01/18/201378 FR 4015
Final Action Effective02/19/2013
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Category: Energy Conservation
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jun 15, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/16/2012
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0011-0039
Comment Period Closed
Dec 23, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 11/23/2011
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0011-0032
Comment Period Closed
Sep 06, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 03/09/2011
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0011-0028
Comment Period Closed
Oct 04, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/22/2010
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0011-0002
Comment Period Closed
Dec 31, 2008 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 10/17/2008
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0011-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 12/17/2010
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0011-0026
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 12/17/2010
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0011-0027
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 11/17/2010
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0011-0023


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Agency Contact
Ashley Armstrong
General Engineer, EE-2J
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585
Washington, DC 20585
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