Rulemaking for Commercial and Industrial Pumps Energy Conservation Standards

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The Department of Energy (DOE) is considering developing test procedures, labels, and energy conservation standards for commercial and industrial pumps. Pumps exist in numerous applications, including agriculture, oil and gas production, water and wastewater, manufacturing, mining, and commercial building systems. There are currently no federal standards or test procedures for commercial and industrial pumps.

Recent Updates | Public Meeting Information | Submitting Public Comments | Milestones and Documents | Related Rulemakings | Statutory Authority | Contact Information

Recent Updates

DOE published a notice of public meeting and availability of the framework document regarding commercial and industrial pumps. 78 FR 7304 (February 1, 2013).

Public Meeting Information

A public meeting was held on February 20, 2013.

Submitting Public Comments

The comment period is closed.

Milestones and Documents

The commercial and industrial pumps energy conservation standards rulemaking docket EERE-2011-BT-STD-0031 contains all notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents. For the latest information on the planned timing of future DOE regulatory milestones, see the current Office of Management and Budget Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. All planned dates are preliminary and subject to change.

Request for Information
Preliminary Analysis
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Final Rule

Related Rulemakings

There are no related rulemakings.

Statutory Authority

Energy conservation standards for commercial and industrial pumps are authorized by Part A–1, "Certain Industrial Equipment," of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended. (42 U.S.C. 6311–6317). Pumps are listed as covered equipment under this part. (42 U.S.C. 6311(1)(A))

Contact Information

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