Air Cleaners

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DOE has published a Federal Register notice that has tentatively determined that air cleaners qualify as a covered product under Part A of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended.  DOE has tentatively determined that coverage of air cleaners is necessary and appropriate to carry out the purposes of EPCA, and that the average U.S. household energy use for air cleaners is likely to exceed 100 kilowatt-hours per year.

  • DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this NOPD until November 15, 2021.
  • Interested persons may submit comments identified by docket number  EERE–2021–BT–DET-0022, by email ( or Federal eRulemaking portal ( 


DOE has published a Federal Register notice pertaining to standards for Air Cleaners. 86FR51629 (September 16, 2021).

The Air Cleaners energy conservation rulemaking docket EERE– 2021–BT–DET-0022 contains all notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents pertaining to this rulemaking. 

Public Meeting Information:

There is no public meeting scheduled at this time.

Submitting Public Comments

The comment period is closed.

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Submitting Public Comments

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