2011-07-06 Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnaces and Residential Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps; Correction; Direct Final Rule; Correction

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
10 CFR Part 430
[Docket Number EERE-2011-BT-STD-0011]
RIN 1904-AC06

Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnaces and Residential Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps; Correction

Agency

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy.

Action

Direct final rule; correction.

Summary

This document corrects the preamble to a direct final rule (DFR) which was published in the Federal Register on June 27, 2011, regarding the Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnaces and Residential Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps. This correction revises the DFR's discussion of review under the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) in section V, “Procedural Issues and Regulatory Review.”

Dates

Effective October 25, 2011.

For Further Information Contact

Mr. Mohammed Khan (furnaces) or Mr. Wesley Anderson (central air conditioners and heat pumps), U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Program, EE-2J, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121. Telephone: (202) 586-7892 or (202) 586-7335. E-mail: or .

Mr. Eric Stas or Ms. Jennifer Tiedeman, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, GC-71, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121. Telephone: (202) 586-9507 or (202) 287-6111. E-mail: or .

Correction

In direct final rule document FR 2011-14557 appearing on page 37408, in the issue of Monday, June 27, 2011, the following corrections should be made:

1. On page 37540, in the third column, the first two paragraphs under section B, “Review Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act,” are corrected to read as follows:

The Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) requires preparation of an initial regulatory flexibility analysis (IRFA) for any rule that by law must be proposed for public comment, unless the agency certifies that the rule, if promulgated, will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. As required by Executive Order 13272, “Proper Consideration of Small Entities in Agency Rulemaking,” 67 FR 53461 (August 16, 2002), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published procedures and policies on February 19, 2003, to ensure that the potential impacts of its rules on small entities are properly considered during the rulemaking process. 68 FR 7990. DOE has made its procedures and policies available on the Office of the General Counsel's Web site ().

DOE reviewed today's direct final rule and corresponding NOPR pursuant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act and the procedures and policies published on February 19, 2003. 68 FR 7990. Set forth below is DOE's initial regulatory flexibility analysis for the standards proposed in the NOPR, published elsewhere in today's Federal Register. DOE will consider any comments on the analysis or economic impacts of the rule in determining whether to proceed with the direct final rule. DOE will publish its final regulatory flexibility analysis (FRFA), including responses to any comments received, in a separate notice at the conclusion of the 110-day comment period. A description of the reasons why DOE is adopting the standards in this rule and the objectives of and legal basis for the rule are set forth elsewhere in the preamble and not repeated here.

Issued in Washington, DC, on June 29, 2011.
Kathleen B. Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Office of Technology Development, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
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Date Posted: Jul 6, 2011
RIN: 1904-AC06
CFR: 10 CFR Part 430
Federal Register Number: 2011-16884
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