Commercial and Industrial Pumps

January 14th 2014

On January 14, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice announcing open public meetings for the Commercial/Industrial Pumps Working Group negotiated rulemaking under the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act (NRA) to negotiate proposed Federal standards for the energy efficiency of commercial/industrial pumps. The purpose of the meetings will be to discuss and, if possible, reach consensus on a proposed rule for the energy efficiency of commercial/industrial pumps, as authorized by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) of 1975, as amended. The working group consists of representatives of parties having a defined stake in the outcome of the proposed standards and will consult as appropriate with a range of experts on technical issues.