Rulemaking for Commercial Water Heating Equipment Test Procedures
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DOE published a request for information regarding test procedures for commercial water heating equipment. 79 FR 10999 (February 27, 2014).
No public meeting is scheduled at this time.
The commercial water heating equipment test procedure rulemaking docket EERE-2014-BT-TP-0008 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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DOE published a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding test procedures for residential water heaters and certain commercial water heaters. 78 FR 66201 (November 4, 2013).
The Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT 1992), Public Law 102-486, amended the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) to add commercial water heating equipment as a type of covered equipment. (42 U.S.C. 6311(1)) The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007), Public Law 110-140, further revised EPCA to require DOE to update its test method each time the relevant industry test procedure is modified (42 U.S.C. 6314(a)(4)(B)) and to evaluate its test procedure for each covered class once every seven years. (42 U.S.C. 6314(a)(1)(A))
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