Energy Conservation Standards Ceiling Fans and Ceiling Fan Light Kits [RIN: 1904-AC87 & RIN: 1904-AD28]

Docket ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)

EPCA authorizes the Secretary to determine whether updating the statutory energy conservation standards for ceiling fan light kits is technically feasible and economically justified and would result in significant energy savings.  If the criteria are met, the Secretary may issue amended energy conservation standards for these products.

RIN: 1904-AC87
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 430
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 U.S.C. 6295(ff)(5)
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
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Notice of Public Meeting and Availability of Framework Document03/15/201378 FR 16443
Framework Document Comment Period End04/29/2013
Correction and Comment Period Extended05/02/201378 FR 25626
Comment Period Extended End06/14/2013
Request for Information (RFI)10/22/201378 FR 62494
RFI Comment Period End11/21/2013
Notice of Public Meeting; Availability of Preliminary Analysis (Ceiling Fans)09/29/201479 FR 58290
Notice of Public Meeting Availability of Preliminary Analysis (Ceiling Fan Light Kits)10/31/201479 FR 64712
Preliminary Technical Support Document (Ceiling Fans) Comment Period End11/28/2014
Preliminary Technical Support Document (Ceiling Fan Kit) Comment Period End12/30/2014
NPRM08/13/201580 FR 48623
NPRM Comment Period End10/13/2015
Final Action01/06/201681 FR 580
Final Action Effective03/07/2016
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Related RINs: 1904-AD28
Related Dockets: None
Short Title: Ceiling Fans and Light Kits
Category: Energy Conservation Standards
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Apr 14, 2016 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/15/2016
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0135
Comment Period Closed
Mar 14, 2016 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 01/13/2016
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0130
Comment Period Closed
Oct 13, 2015 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/13/2015
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0109
Comment Period Closed
Dec 30, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 10/31/2014
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0072
Comment Period Closed
Dec 09, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 11/28/2014
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0080

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/10/2016
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0133
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/03/2016
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0132
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/03/2016
ID: EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045-0131


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Lucy DeButts
Office of Buildings Technologies Program, EE-5B
1000 Independence Avenue SW.
Washington, DC 20585
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