Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Residential Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, and Freezers

Docket ID: EERE-2009-BT-TP-0003
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
DOE is amending existing test procedures for residential refrigerators and freezers pursuant to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. DOE is also engaged in a rulemaking to issue energy conservation standards for these products.
RIN: 1904-AB92
Impacts and Effects: Energy
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 430
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 6293(b)(2)
Legal Deadlines: None
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
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM05/27/201075 FR 29824
NPRM Comment Period End08/10/2010
Final Rule and Interim Final Rule12/16/201075 FR 78810
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End02/14/2011
Comment Period Reopened09/15/201176 FR 57612
Reopened Comment Period End10/17/2011
Final Action01/25/201277 FR 3559
Final Action Effective02/24/2012
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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
Oct 17, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 09/15/2011
ID: EERE-2009-BT-TP-0003-0041
Comment Period Closed
Feb 14, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 12/16/2010
ID: EERE-2009-BT-TP-0003-0038
Comment Period Closed
Aug 10, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/27/2010
ID: EERE-2009-BT-TP-0003-0001
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 01/25/2012
ID: EERE-2009-BT-TP-0003-0052

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/19/2012
ID: EERE-2009-BT-TP-0003-0051
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 12/15/2011
ID: EERE-2009-BT-TP-0003-0045
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 12/15/2011
ID: EERE-2009-BT-TP-0003-0046


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
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Proposed Rule
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Final Rule
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Agency Contact
Lucas Adin
Project Manager, EE-2J
202 287-1317
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585
Washington, DC 20585
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