Energy Conservation Standards for Direct Heating Equipment

Docket ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0047
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
DOE is amending its definitions pertaining to direct heating equipment. Specifically, the definition of "vented hearth heater" is being changed to modify the conditions contained in the existing definition for the subset of such product to be considered decorative in nature and, therefore, not subject to the DOE's minimum energy conservation standards for vented hearth heaters.
RIN: 1904-AC56
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 430
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 6292(a)(9), 42 USC 6295(e)(4)(A) and (B)
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM07/22/201176 FR 43941
NPRM Comment Period Extended09/12/201176 FR 56125
Extended NPRM Comment Period Ends10/14/2011
Final Action11/18/201176 FR 71836
Final Action Effective12/19/2011
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Category: Energy Conservation Standards
Legacy Id: N/A
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Oct 14, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/12/2011
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0047-0007
Comment Period Closed
Sep 20, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/22/2011
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0047-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 02/21/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0047-0477
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 02/16/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0047-0476
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 11/18/2011
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0047-0376

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/01/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0047-0465
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/01/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0047-0466
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/01/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-STD-0047-0470


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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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