Energy Conservation Standards for Walk-in Coolers and Walk-in Freezers

Docket ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0015
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 amendments to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act require that the Department of Energy (DOE) establish maximum energy consumption levels for walk-in coolers and walk-in freezers and directs the DOE to develop performance-based energy conservation standards that are technologically feasible and economically justified.
RIN: 1904-AB86
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 431
Priority: Economically Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2014
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 6313(f)(4)
Government Levels Affected: Local, State
Federalism Implications: Yes
Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
Notice: Public Meeting, Framework Document Availability01/06/200974 FR 411
Notice: Public Meeting, Data Availability04/05/201075 FR 17080
NPRM Comment Period Extended04/14/201075 FR 41103
Comment Period End05/28/2010
NPRM09/11/201378 FR 55781
NPRM Comment Period End11/12/2013
Final Action05/00/2014
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Category: Consumer Products
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Nov 12, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/11/2013
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0015-0073
Comment Period Closed
Jul 30, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/15/2010
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0015-0005
Comment Period Closed
May 28, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 04/14/2010
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0015-0004
Comment Period Closed
May 20, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 04/05/2010
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0015-0003
Comment Period Closed
Feb 12, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 01/14/2009
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0015-0002

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/03/2014
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0015-0142
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 05/30/2014
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0015-0137
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 05/30/2014
ID: EERE-2008-BT-STD-0015-0138


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