DOE also published a notice of public meeting and availability of the Framework Document regarding energy conservation standards for commercial packaged boilers. 78 FR 54197 (September 3, 2013).
A public meeting was held on October 1, 2013.
The commercial packaged boilers standards rulemaking docket EERE-2013-BT-STD-0030 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.
Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 6291 et seq.), sets forth various provisions designed to improve energy efficiency for consumer products and certain commercial equipment. EPCA identifies 11 types of covered commercial and industrial equipment and sets forth a twelfth provision for any other type of equipment which the Secretary of Energy (Secretary) classifies as covered equipment. (42 U.S.C. 6311(1)(A)–(L)) EPCA also provides for the types of equipment that can be classified as covered ‘‘industrial equipment’’ in addition to the equipment enumerated under 42 U.S.C. 6311(1), which includes packaged boilers as covered industrial equipment. (42 U.S.C. 6311(2)(B))