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Information Collection on Commercial Equipment Labeling

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The Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking information related to the potential for development of labeling requirements for covered commercial and industrial equipment.


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


Recent Updates

DOE has published a request for information (RFI) regarding labeling for commercial and industrial equipment. 77 FR 75400 (December 20, 2012).


Public Meeting Information

No public meeting is scheduled at this time.

Submitting Public Comments

The public comment period is closed.

Milestones and Documents

The commercial equipment labeling rulemaking docket EERE-2012-BT-NOA-0037 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.

Request for Information

Related Rulemakings

There are no related rulemakings.



Statutory Authority

Under Section 344 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, the Department of Energy is required to prescribe a labeling rule applicable to any class of covered equipment for which it has prescribed a test procedure, if DOE finds through a rulemaking that such labeling would be economically and technologically feasible, would be likely to result in significant energy savings, and if such labeling would assist consumers in making purchasing decisions. (42 U.S.C. 6315).

Contact Information

For more information related to this rulemaking, please email:

Lucas.Adin@ee.doe.gov