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

Docket ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0013
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
The Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) established Federal energy conservation standards that generally correspond to the levels in ASHRAE Standard 90.1, as in effect on October 24, 1992 (ASHRAE Standard 90.1-1989), for each type of covered equipment listed in section 342(a) of EPCA. For each type of equipment, EPCA directed that if ASHRAE Standard 90.1 is amended, DOE must adopt an amended standard at the new efficiency level in ASHRAE Standard 90.1, unless clear and convincing evidence supports a determination that adoption of a more stringent level as a national standard would produce significant additional energy savings and be technologically feasible and economically justified.
RIN: 1904-AB83
Impacts and Effects: Energy
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 431
Priority: Other Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2009
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 6313
Government Levels Affected: Local, State
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
Determination07/16/200873 FR 40770
NPRM03/20/200974 FR 12000
NPRM Comment Period End06/03/2009
Final Action07/22/200974 FR 36312
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Short Title: ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007
Category: Commercial Equipment
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

View All  (4)
Comment Period Closed
Jun 18, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/03/2009
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0013-0003
Comment Period Closed
Jun 03, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/20/2009
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0013-0002
Comment Period Closed
Aug 15, 2008 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 07/16/2008
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0013-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 07/22/2009
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0013-0004

Supporting Documents

View All  (12)
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/11/2011
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0013-0019
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/11/2011
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0013-0024
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/11/2011
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0013-0025


View All  (9)

Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
Pre Rule
Current Stage
Proposed Rule
Current Stage
Final Rule
Current Stage
Current Stage
Agency Contact
Mohammed Khan
Office of Building Technologies Program, EE-2J
1000 Independence Avenue SW.
Washington, DC 20585
*This count refers to the total comment/submissions received on this docket, as of 11:59 PM yesterday. Note: Agencies review all submissions, however some agencies may choose to redact, or withhold, certain submissions (or portions thereof) such as those containing private or proprietary information, inappropriate language, or duplicate/near duplicate examples of a mass-mail campaign. This can result in discrepancies between this count and those displayed when conducting searches on the Public Submission document type. For specific information about an agency’s public submission policy, refer to its website or the Federal Register document.