Rulemaking for General Service Fluorescent and Incandescent Reflector Lamps Energy Conservation Standard
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DOE published a Federal Register final rule regarding GSFLs and IRLs. 80 FR 4041 (January 26, 2015)
The new standards (General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Automatic Commercial Ice Makers) are the ninth and tenth standards to be finalized in 2014. Altogether, the ten standards finalized this year will help reduce carbon dioxide emissions by over 435 million metric tons and save American families and businesses $78 billion in electricity bills through 2030.
A public meeting was held on May 1, 2014.
The GSFL and IRL energy conservation standards rulemaking docket EERE–2011–BT–STD–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.
|Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
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There are no related rulemakings.
The current energy conservation standards for GSFLs and IRLs are mandated by Part A, the "Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products Other Than Automobiles" of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended. (42 U.S.C. 6291–6309) These appliances are treated as covered products under Part A. (42 U.S.C. 6292(a)(14))
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