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Rulemaking for Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machine Test Procedure

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The Department of Energy's (DOE) final rule regarding test procedures for refrigerated beverage vending machines, updates the referenced test method, incorporates provisions for testing of low power modes of operation, and modifies or adds other provisions within the DOE test procedure. 

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

Recent Updates

DOE has published a final rule regarding test procedures for refrigerated beverage vending machines. 80 FR 45758 (July 31, 2015)

Public Meeting Information

There is no public meeting scheduled at this time. 

Submitting Public Comments

The comment period is closed.

Milestones and Documents

The refrigerated beverage vending machine test procedure rulemaking docket EERE-2013-BT-TP-0045 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

Final Rule

  • Final Rule, Federal Register, 80 FR 45758 (July 31, 2015)

Related Rulemakings

DOE is currently undertaking a rulemaking on energy conservation standards for refrigerated beverage vending machines. For information on that rulemaking, please see the standards page.

Statutory Authority

DOE's authority for this rulemaking can be found at 42 U.S.C. 6314(c).

Contact Information

For more information related to this rulemaking, please email: