DOE published a request for information regarding test procedures for commercial packaged boilers. 79 FR 9643 (February 20, 2014).
No public meeting is scheduled at this time.
The commercial packaged boilers test procedure rulemaking docket EERE-2014-BT-TP-0006 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.
The Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT 1992), Public Law 102-486, amended the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) to add commercial packaged boilers as a type of covered equipment. (42 U.S.C. 6311(1)) The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007), Public Law 110-140, further revised EPCA to require DOE to update its test method each time the relevant industry test procedure is modified (42 U.S.C. 6314(a)(4)(B)) and to evaluate its test procedure for each covered class once every seven years. (42 U.S.C. 6314(a)(1)(A))