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Rulemaking for Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Test Procedure

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This final rule clarifies and reorganizes the Department of Energy (DOE) test procedure for commercial refrigeration equipment, as well as responds to inquiries from interested parties regarding certain definitions and testing provisions.


Recent Updates | Public Meeting Information | Submitting Public Comments | Milestones and Documents | Related Rulemakings | Statutory Authority | Contact Information


Recent Updates

DOE issued a pre-publication Federal Register final rule regarding test procedures for commercial refrigeration equipment (April 10, 2014).


Public Meeting Information

There is no public meeting scheduled at this time.

Submitting Public Comments

The comment deadline is closed.

Milestones and Documents

The commercial refrigeration equipment test procedure rulemaking docket EERE-2013-BT-TP-0025 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.

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Final Rule
  • Final Rule, as issued by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency (April 10, 2014)

Related Rulemakings

DOE is currently undertaking a rulemaking on energy conservation standards for commercial refrigeration equipment. For more information, please see the rulemaking webpage.



Statutory Authority

DOE's authority for this rulemaking can be found at 42 U.S.C. 6314(c).

Contact Information

For more information related to this rulemaking, please email:

commercial_refrigeration_equipment@EE.DOE.Gov