Rulemaking for Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machine Test Procedure

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This notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) proposes to clarify and reorganize the Department of Energy (DOE) test procedure for refrigerated beverage vending machines, update the referenced test method, incorporate provisions for testing of low power modes of operation, and modify or add other provisions within the DOE test procedure.

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

Recent Updates

DOE published a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding test procedures for refrigerated beverage vending machines. 79 FR 46908 (August 11, 2014).

Public Meeting Information

DOE held a public meeting on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

Submitting Public Comments

The comment period is closed.

Milestones and Documents

The refrigerated beverage vending machine test procedure rulemaking docket EERE-2013-BT-TP-0045 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

Related Rulemakings

DOE is currently undertaking a rulemaking on energy conservation standards for refrigerated beverage vending machines. For information on that rulemaking, please see the standards page.

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: