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Rulemaking for Commercial and Industrial Pumps Energy Conservation Standards
The Department of Energy (DOE) has set new standards for commercial and industrial pumps. Pumps exist in numerous applications, including agriculture, oil and gas production, water and wastewater, manufacturing, mining, and commercial building systems.
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DOE has published a Federal Register notice of open meetings regarding the dedicated-purpose pool pumps working group 81 FR 10153 (February 29, 2016).
DOE has published a Federal Register final rule pertaining to energy conservation standards for commercial and industrial pumps. 81 FR 4368 (January 26, 2016).
DOE will host public meetings and webinars concerning the Pool Pumps Working Group on the below dates. Meetings will be held at U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue S.W., Washington, DC 20585 unless otherwise stated. Please click here to register.
• March 21, 2016; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at 955 L’Enfant Plaza, 8th Floor
• March 22, 2016; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at Navigant, 1200 19th St NW #700, Washington, DC 20036
• April 18, 2016; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at DOE’s Forrestal Building, Room 6E-069
• April 19, 2016; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at DOE’s Forrestal Building, Room 6A-110
The Energy Conservation Standards for Dedicated-Purpose Pool Pumps rulemaking docket EERE-2015-BT-STD-0008 contains all notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents.
The Energy Conservation Standards Commercial and Industrial Pumps rulemaking docket EERE-2011-BT-STD-0031 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.
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- Compliance on or before January 27, 2020.
There are no related rulemakings.
Energy conservation standards for commercial and industrial pumps are authorized by Part A–1, "Certain Industrial Equipment," of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended. (42 U.S.C. 6311–6317). Pumps are listed as covered equipment under this part. (42 U.S.C. 6311(1)(A))
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