The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to amend the compliance dates for revisions to its certification regulations for commercial heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, refrigeration, and water heating equipment.
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DOE published a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding certification of commercial HVAC, WH, and CRE equipment. 79 FR 8886 (February 14, 2014). The comment deadline is March 17, 2014.
No public meeting is scheduled at this time.
Comments may be submitted through regulations.gov, email, postal mail, or by hand delivery/courier. All comments must be received by March 17, 2014. Please follow the directions below. Also please see the Public Participation section of the notice for additional directions regarding submission format, campaign form letters, and confidential business information.
Any comments submitted must identify the Certification of Commercial Heating, Ventilating, Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Water Heating Equipment rulemaking by name and provide its docket number EERE-2013-BT-NOC-0023 and/or Regulation Identifier Number (RIN) 1904-AD12. Comments may be submitted using any of the following methods:
The rulemaking docket EERE-2013-BT-NOC-0023 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.
Sections 6299–6305, and 6316 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) authorize DOE to enforce compliance with the energy and water conservation standards established for certain consumer products and commercial equipment. (42 U.S.C. 6299–6305 (consumer products), 6316 (commercial equipment)) DOE has promulgated enforcement regulations that include specific certification and compliance requirements. See 10 CFR part 429 and 10 CFR part 431, subparts B and U.
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