DOE published a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding test procedures for two-stage and modulating condensing furnaces and boilers. 78 FR 7681 (February 4, 2013).
A public meeting was held on March 13, 2013.
The rulemaking on test procedures for two-stage and modulating condensing furnaces and boilers docket EERE-2013–BT–TP–0008 contains all notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents.
Title III, Part B of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 ("EPCA" or "the Act"), Pub. L. 94-163 (42 U.S.C. 6291-6309, as codified) sets forth a variety of provisions designed to improve energy efficiency and established the Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products Other Than Automobiles. These include residential furnaces and boilers, the subject of today’s notice. (42 U.S.C. 6292(a)(5))