Rulemaking for Ceiling Fan Light Kits Energy Conservation Standards

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The Department of Energy (DOE) is reviewing energy conservation standards for ceiling fan light kits, as authorized under 42 USC (ff)(5)(A).

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 preliminary technical support document regarding energy conservation standards for ceiling fan light kits. 79 FR 64721 (October 31, 2014)

Public Meeting Information

A public meeting was held on November 18, 2014.

Submitting Public Comments

The comment period is closed.

Milestones and Documents

The ceiling fan light kits energy conservation standards rulemaking docket EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045 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.

Preliminary Analysis
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Final Rule


Related Rulemakings

DOE is considering establishing energy conservation standards for ceiling fans.

Statutory Authority

Energy conservation standards for ceiling fan light kits are authorized by Part A, the "Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products Other Than Automobiles" of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended, as amended. (42 U.S.C. 6291–6309)These appliances are treated as covered products under Part A. (42 U.S.C. 6291(2) and (50) )

Contact Information

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