DOE published a notice of public meeting and availability of the framework document regarding energy conservation standards for residential boilers. 78 FR 9631 (February 11, 2013).
A public meeting was held on March 13, 2013.
The residential boilers energy conservation standards rulemaking docket EERE–2012–BT–STD–0047 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.
*After a regulatory action has been completed, Executive Order 12866 requires agencies to identify the substantive changes between the draft submitted to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) for review and the action subsequently announced, and to identify those changes made at the suggestion or recommendation of OIRA.
Title III, Part B of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA or the Act), Public Law 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, a program covering most major household appliances (collectively referred to as "covered products"). These include the types of residential boilers that are the subject of this rulemaking. (42 U.S.C. 6292(a)(5))