DOE Publishes Notice of Final Rule for Residential Furnaces and Boilers Test Procedures

July 10, 2013

The Department of Energy has published a notice of final rule regarding test procedures for residential furnaces and boilers. 78 FR 41265 (July 10, 2013). The effective date of this rule is August 9, 2013. The compliance date for use of the amended test procedure for purposes of compliance with energy conservation standards, as well as representations of energy efficiency or energy use, is January 6, 2014. Voluntary early compliance is permitted.

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  • All notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents associated with this rulemaking are included in Docket No. EERE-2013-BT-TP-0008.
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