DOE published a notice of data availability (NODA) regarding energy conservation standards for residential boilers. 79 FR 8122 (February 11, 2014). DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this NODA no later than March 13, 2014.
No public meeting is scheduled at this time.
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.
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))