The Department of Energy has published a request for information (RFI) regarding labeling for commercial and industrial equipment. 77 FR 75400 (Dec. 20, 2012).
No public meeting is scheduled at this time.
The commercial equipment labeling rulemaking docket EERE-2012-BT-NOA-0037 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.
Under Section 344 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, the Department of Energy is required to prescribe a labeling rule applicable to any class of covered equipment for which it has prescribed a test procedure, if the Department finds through a rulemaking that such labeling would be economically and technologically feasible, would be likely to result in significant energy savings, and if such labeling would assist consumers in making purchasing decisions. (42 U.S.C. 6315).