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On November 14, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy issued ... Read More

On November 14, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy issued a ... Read More

On October 23, 2014 the  U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a notice announcing that it will hold a public meeting to facilitate a discussion among interested parties with regards to potential changes to the DOE clothes dryer test procedure to produce test results that measure energy use during a representative average use cycle without being unduly burdensome to conduct. In consideration of interested... Read More

On Ocotber 30, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of public meeting to demonstrate the analytical tools developed by the agency in support of a proposed rule to consider amended energy conservation standards for residential non-weatherized gas furnaces and mobile home gas furnaces.

On October 27, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a ... Read More

On October 10, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice requesting information concerning energy conservation standards for commercial water heaters. DOE is initiating a rulemaking to consider amended energy conservation standards for commercial water heaters, hot water supply boilers, and unfired hot... Read More

On October 10, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice requesting information concerning test procedures and energy conservation standards for residential solar water heaters. DOE is requesting comments, data, and information related to solar-thermal water heating systems where... Read More

On July 17, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of public meeting and availablility of the Framework Document. DOE is initiating this rulemaking and data collection process to consider establishing energy conservation standards for computer and battery backup systems (computer systems).

On July 29, 2014 the U.S. Deparment of Energy (DOE) issued a final rule technical amendment. Specifically, DOE is amending the relevant portions of its regulations to reflect the Court's order vacating the amended energy conservation standards for non-weatherized gas furnaces (including mobile home furnaces), which were adopted in the June 27, 2011 direct final rule for residential furnaces and residential... Read More

On Septermber 29, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of public meeting to discuss and receive comments on the preliminary analysis it has conducted for purposes of establishing energy conservation standards for ceiling fans. The meeting will cover the analytical framework, models, and tools that DOE is using to evaluate potential standards for this product; the results of... Read More

On September 16, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a Federal Register notice of proposed rulemaking and public... Read More

On September 30, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a Federal Register notice of proposed rulemaking for energy conservation standards for Small, Large, and Very Large Air-Cooled Commercial Package Air Conditioning and Heating Equipment.

On May 29, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a final rule, establishing energy conservation standards for a number of different groups of electric motors that DOE has not previously regulated. For those groups of electric motors currently regulated, today's rulemaking would maintain the current energy conservation standards for some electric motor types and amend the energy conservation... Read More

On June 3, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a final rule adopting more-stringent energy conservation standards for some classes of walk-in cooler and walk-in freezer components, having determined that these standards are technologically feasible and economically justified and would result in the significant conservation of energy. These standards are expressed in terms of annual walk-in... Read More

On May 21, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding test procedures for dehumidifiers. This test procedure rulemaking for dehumidifiers includes proposed amendments to the existing test procedure and would establish a new... Read More

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