Rulemaking for Residential Conventional Cooking Products Energy Conservation Standards

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The Department of Energy (DOE) is amending the current energy conservation standards for conventional cooking products. This rulemaking is mandated by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA).

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

Recent Updates

DOE published a request for information and notice of document availability regarding energy conservation standards for residential conventional cooking products. 79 FR 8337 (February 12, 2014).

Public Meeting Information

No public meeting is scheduled at this time.

Submitting Public Comments

The public comment period is closed.

Milestones and Documents

The residential conventional cooking products energy conservation standards rulemaking docket EERE-2014-BT-STD-0005 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.

Request for Information

Related Rulemakings

DOE published a final rule amending the cooking products test procedures in 10 CFR 430, subpart B, appendix I, to provide methods for measuring the standby mode and off mode energy consumption. 77 FR 65942 (October 31, 2012). For more information, please see the rulemaking page.

DOE also published a notice of proposed rulemaking, in which it proposed amendments to the cooking products test procedure to allow for testing the active mode energy consumption of induction cooking products. 78 FR 6232 (January 30, 2013). For more information, please see the rulemaking page.

Statutory Authority

EPCA requires that, not later than 6 years after the issuance of a final rule establishing or amending a standard, DOE publish a NOPR proposing new standards or a notice of determination that the existing standards do not need to be amended. (42 U.S.C. 6295(m)(1))

Contact Information

For more information related to this rulemaking, please email: