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Rulemaking for Conventional Cooking Products Test Procedure

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The Department of Energy (DOE) is amending its test procedures for conventional cooking products (residential kitchen ranges and ovens) to include provisions for testing products that use induction heating.


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


Recent Updates

DOE published a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking regarding test procedures for conventional cooking products. 79 FR 71894 (December 3, 2014)


Public Meeting Information

A public meeting was held on March 4, 2013.

Submitting Public Comments

The comment deadline is 2 February, 2015. Any comments submitted must identify the SNOPR for Test Procedures for conventional cooking products, and provide docket number EERE-2012-BT-TP-0013 and/or regulatory information number (RIN) 1904-AC71. Comments may be submitted using any of the following methods: 

1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. 

2. Email: Induction-Cooking-Prod-2012-TP-0013@ee.doe.gov. Include the docket number and/or RIN in the subject line of the message. 

3. Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, Mailstop EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121. If possible, please submit all items on a CD. It is not necessary to include printed copies. 

4. Hand Delivery/Courier: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, 950 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 586-2945. If possible, please submit all items on a CD. It is not necessary to include printed copies.

Milestones and Documents

The conventional cooking products test procedures rulemaking docket EERE-2012-BT-TP-0013 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.

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Supplementary Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Final Rule
Compliance

Related Rulemakings

There are no related rulemakings.

Statutory Authority

The Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6291, et seq.; “EPCA”) established the “Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products Other Than Automobiles.” The covered products include residential kitchen ranges and ovens, the subject of this rulemaking. (42 U.S.C. 6292(a)(10))

Contact Information

For more information related to this rulemaking, please email:

kitchen_ranges_and_ovens@ee.doe.gov