Energy Conservation Program: Alternative Efficiency Determination Methods and Alternate Rating Methods

Docket ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0024
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
DOE is conducting a rulemaking to amend the regulations related to alternative efficiency determination methods and alternate rating methods by revising and expanding the application of these alternative testing methods as they apply to testing for the purposes of certifying compliance with the applicable energy conservation standards and the reporting of related ratings for certain consumer products and commercial and industrial equipment covered by energy conservation standards.
RIN: 1904-AC46
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 431
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2014
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 6311(2), 42 USC 6312, 42 USC 6314
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Request for Information04/18/201176 FR 21673
RFI Comment Period End05/18/2011
NPRM05/31/201277 FR 32038
NPRM Comment Period End07/02/2012
Supplemental NPRM10/22/201378 FR 62472
Supplemental NPRM Comment Period End11/21/2013
Final Rule Compliance Dates12/31/201378 FR 79579
Supplemental NPRM02/20/201479 R 9817
SNPRM Comment Period End03/24/2014
SNPRM Reopening of Comment Period04/10/201479 FR 19844
SNPRM Reopening of Comment Period End04/25/2014
Final Action05/13/201479 FR 27388
Final Action Effective06/12/2014
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Short Title: AED/ARM
Category: None
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Oct 27, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/26/2014
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0024-0107
Comment Period Closed
Apr 25, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 04/10/2014
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0024-0102
Comment Period Closed
Mar 24, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 02/20/2014
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0024-0092
Comment Period Closed
Nov 21, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 10/22/2013
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0024-0074
Comment Period Closed
Jul 02, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/31/2012
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0024-0033

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 03/10/2016
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0024-0117
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 03/19/2015
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0024-0115
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 03/19/2015
ID: EERE-2011-BT-TP-0024-0116


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Ashley Armstrong
General Engineer, EE-5B
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585
Washington, DC 20585
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