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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
On September 10, 2013 the Commercial Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC), Water Heating (WH), and Refrigeration Certification Working Group issued a... Read More
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
On August 28, 2013 the U.S. Department of Energy issued a pre-publication Federal Register ... Read More
Friday, August 23, 2013
The Department of Energy issued a pre-publication Federal Register... Read More
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
On August 20, 2013 the U.S. Department of Energy published a Federal Register notice of open teleconference/webinar regarding the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC). The purpose of the meeting is to provide advice and recommendations to the Energy Department on the development of standards and test procedures for residential appliances and commercial... Read More
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
On August 14, 2013 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a Federal Register notice of final rule regarding test procedures for residential clothes dryers. The effective date of this rule is September 13, 2013. Compliance with the amended test procedure in appendix D for the purposes of compliance with current energy conservation standards, as well... Read More
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
On August 13, 2013 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a Federal Register notice of proposed determination regarding energy conservation standards for commercial packaged boilers. All notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents associated with this rulemaking are included in Docket No.... Read More
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
The Department of Energy has issued a pre-publication Federal Register... Read More
Thursday, July 25, 2013
On July 25, 2013 the Department of Energy (DOE) published a Federal Register petition for rulemaking and request for comments regarding certification regulations applicable to residential central air conditioners and heat pumps.The petition, which came from Howe, Anderson & Steyer, P.C., on behalf of First Co.,... Read More
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
On July 23, 2013 the Department of Energy issued a Federal Register notice of intent to establish a negotiated rulemaking working group 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... Read More
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
The Department of Energy will hold an open meeting for the Commercial Heating, Ventilation, and Air-conditioning (HVAC), Water Heating (WH), and Refrigeration Certification Working Group.The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (EDT) (Room 8E-089) and Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT) (Room GH-035) at the U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585. Please note that meeting space is limited. Public... Read More
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
On July 16, 2013 the Department of Energy (DOE) published a Federal Register final rule correcting energy conservation standards for residential room air conditioners.   This final rule corrects the direct final rule published April 21, 2011, establishing amended energy conservation standards for residential clothes dryers and room air conditioners. DOE erroneously specified the cooling capacity limits for two product classes of room air... Read More
Thursday, July 11, 2013
On July 11, 2013 the U.S. Department of Energy published a proposed determination of coverage stating that DOE has determined tentatively that computers qualify as a covered product under Part A of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended. DOE has determined that computers meet the criteria for covered products, because classifying products of such type as covered products... Read More
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
On July 10, 2013 the Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of final rule regarding test procedures for residential furnaces and boilers. The effective date of this rule is August 9, 2013. The compliance date for use of the amended test procedure for purposes of compliance with energy conservation standards, as well as representations of energy efficiency or energy use, is January 6, 2014.
Monday, July 1, 2013
On July 1, 2013 the Department of Energy (DOE) issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of final rule regarding test procedures for two-stage and modulating condensing residential furnaces and boilers. The test procedures are effective 30 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register and are required to establish compliance with the applicable energy conservation standards starting 180 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register.... Read More
Monday, July 1, 2013
On July 1, 2013 the Department of Energy (DOE) issued a pre-publication Federal Register ... Read More

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