Physical Characterization of Smart and Grid-Connected Commercial and Residential Buildings End-Use Equipment and Appliances, 19322-19324 [2014-07864]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 19322 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 67 / Tuesday, April 8, 2014 / Notices • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow the instructions at http:// www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, form number, and title. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA), ATTN: Plans and Policy Division Chief, 2800 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310–2800, or call (703) 571–0506. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title; Associated Form; And Omb Number: Defense Biometric Identification Records System; OMB Control Number 0702–XXXX. Needs And Uses: The information collection requirement for the Defense Biometric Identification Records System (IT System name DoD Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS)/ Biometric Enabling Capability (BEC)) is necessary to support the DoD, FBI, DHS, other government agencies, and approved international partners for intelligence, force protection, national security, and law enforcement purposes. Affected Public: Federal Government, Individuals or households. Annual Burden Hours: 208,000 (964,018 since system creation). Number of Respondents: 11,568,220 (total records in the system). Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden per Response: 5 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. The DoD ABIS matches and stores biometric data collected by global U.S. forces during the course of military operations. Data may also be collected for use in field identification and recovery of persons, or their physical remains, who have been captured, VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Apr 07, 2014 Jkt 232001 detained, missing, prisoners of war (POW), or personnel recovered from hostile control. Records in the system pertain to military operations conducted by all Combatant Commands (COCOMs) across the globe. Individuals covered include members of the U.S. Armed Forces; Department of Defense (DoD) civilian and contractor personnel; military reserve, Army and Air National Guard personnel; and other individuals requesting access to U.S. installations and facilities. DoD has used the information collected and processed to the Terrorist Screening Center to place individuals on National Watchlists. Without this collection, matching, and sharing of biometric and associate contextual information there would be grave implications to National Security and security of our forces deployed abroad. Dated: April 3, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2014–07822 Filed 4–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Agency Information Collection Extension Department of Energy. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend for three years an information collection request with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the extended collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. SUMMARY: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before June 9, 2014. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comments within that period, contact the person listed below as soon as possible. Written comments may be sent to: Joseph Whitford, U.S. Department of Energy, Printing Team Leader, MA–42, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585; or by fax at (202) 586–0753 or by email at joseph.whitford@hq.doe.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Whitford at the address listed above. This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No. 1910–0100; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Printing and Publishing Activities; (3) Type of Review: Renewal; (4) Purpose: The Congressional Joint Committee on Printing requires the Department to collect this data. The Department reports on information gathered and compiled from its facilities nation-wide on the usage of in-house printing and duplicating activities as well as all printing production from external Government Printing Office (GPO) and GPO vendors; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 156; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 156 (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1,530; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: No costs associated with record keeping. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: This information is reported to the Congressional Joint Committee on Printing pursuant to its regulations. Joint Committee on Printing, Government Printing and Binding Regulations, Title IV, Rules 48– 55 (Feb. 1990), in S. Pub. No. 101–9, 101st Cong., 2d Sess., at 27–29 (1990). Issued in Washington, DC, on April 2, 2014. Joseph Whitford, Printing Team Leader, Office of Administrative Management and Support. [FR Doc. 2014–07858 Filed 4–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy [Docket No. EERE–2014–BT–NOA–0016] Physical Characterization of Smart and Grid-Connected Commercial and Residential Buildings End-Use Equipment and Appliances Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 67 / Tuesday, April 8, 2014 / Notices Notice of public meeting and request for comment. ACTION: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is soliciting comment and data from the public on a variety of issues related to the physical characterization of smart and gridconnected commercial and residential buildings end-use equipment and appliances. To inform interested parties and to facilitate this data-gathering process, DOE will hold a public meeting for stakeholders to discuss issues concerning the physical characterization of grid-connected commercial and residential buildings end-use equipment and appliances, including but not limited to processes and metrics for measurement, identification of grid and building services that can be provided, and identification of values and benefits of grid connectivity. The public meeting will also allow DOE to gather input on topics related to grid-connected equipment, allow stakeholder groups to engage, and provide an opportunity to allow interested parties to provide published work and studies related to these issues. DOE also welcomes written comments from the public on any subject relevant to this proceeding (including topics not raised in this notice). SUMMARY: Meeting: DOE will hold a public meeting on April 30, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mountain Standard Time, in Golden, Colorado. Comments: DOE will accept written comments, data, and information regarding the physical characterization of smart and grid-connected commercial and residential buildings end-use equipment and appliances before and after the public meeting, but no later than Friday, May 23, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. ADDRESSES: Unless otherwise specified in a subsequent Federal Register notice and official email, the public meeting will be held in the San Juan Room Conference Room of the Research Support Facility, on the South Table Mountain Campus of the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, CO 80401. For information on visiting NREL, see the following Web site: http:// www.nrel.gov/about/golden.html. Please note admittance instructions in section II., Public Participation, under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. Interested parties are encouraged to submit comments electronically. However, comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Apr 07, 2014 Jkt 232001 • Email: ConnectedBuildings2014NOA0016@ ee.doe.gov. Include docket number EERE–2014–BT–NOA–0016 in the subject line of the message. All comments should clearly identify the name, address, and, if appropriate, organization of the commenter. Submit electronic comments in WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, PDF, or ASCII file format, and avoid the use of special characters or any form of encryption. • Postal Mail: Mr. Joseph Hagerman, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE–5B, EERE–2014–BT–NOA–0016, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. If possible, please submit all items on a compact disc (CD), in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. (Please note that comments sent by mail are often delayed and may be damaged by mail screening processes.) • Hand Delivery/Courier: Mr. Joseph Hagerman, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, Sixth Floor, 950 L’Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 586–2945. If possible, please submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this public meeting. No telefacsimilies (faxes) will be accepted. For information on how to submit a comment, review other public comments and the docket, or participate in the public meeting, contact Brenda Edwards at (202) 586–2945 or by email: brenda.edwards@ee.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Joseph Hagerman, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Building Technologies (EE–5B), 950 L’Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20024. Phone: (202) 586–4549. Email: joseph.hagerman@ ee.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Issues on Which DOE Seeks Comment In order to gather information on the physical characterization of smart and grid-connected commercial and residential buildings equipment and appliances, DOE is holding a public meeting on April 30, 2014 at DOE’s NREL South Table Mountain Campus in Golden, Colorado. The agenda is expected to include the following discussion items: • Examples of physical characterization of smart and gridconnected buildings equipment; • Potential national value and benefits, and stakeholder value PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19323 propositions, of smart and gridconnected buildings equipment; • Candidate metrics to characterize smart and grid-connected buildings equipment; • Potential frameworks for the characterization process; • Other topics related to smart and grid-connected equipment that DOE should consider; • Public input on key stakeholders DOE should engage; and • Public input to identify reports, analyses, and case studies of which DOE should be aware. Grid connected water heaters are subject to an ongoing rulemaking proceeding and will not be discussed at the meeting. Note that agenda items may change without notice. The final agenda will be posted on the DOE Web site at: http:// energy.gov/eere/buildings/buildingsgrid-integration. DOE considers public participation very important in gathering information. Interactions with and among members of the public provide a balanced discussion of the issues and assist DOE in making objective determinations. DOE requests comment on the physical characterization of smart and gridconnected commercial and residential buildings equipment and appliances at the public meeting, or submitted in writing before or after the meeting, but no later than May 23, 2014. See the following section II for additional information on public participation. II. Public Participation At the meeting, approximately 150 seats will be available for the public. Pre-registration is required to attend the meeting. Visitors to the NREL site are required to pre-register to be admitted. Registration will be offered on a first come, first served basis; all participants must register by 5:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, April 25, 2014. To register over the phone or through email, contact Marcia Fratello at (303) 384–7440 or marcia.fratello@nrel.gov, and provide your name, email address, and phone number. Foreign nationals must also obtain a foreign national data card from Ms. Fratello by 5:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, April 16, 2014. Participation in the meeting is not a prerequisite for submission of written comments. DOE invites all interested parties to submit in writing by May 23, 2014, comments and information on matters addressed in this notice and on other matters relevant to DOE’s consideration of the physical characterization of smart and gridconnected commercial and residential E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1 19324 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 67 / Tuesday, April 8, 2014 / Notices buildings equipment and appliances. Interested parties may submit comments, data, and other information using any of the methods described in the ADDRESSES section at the beginning of this notice. Issued in Washington, DC, on April 2, 1014. Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. [FR Doc. 2014–07864 Filed 4–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–2354–002. Applicants: Midway-Sunset Cogeneration Company. Description: Notice of Change of Status of Midway Sunset Cogeneration Company. Filed Date: 3/31/14. Accession Number: 20140331–5489. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/14. Docket Numbers: ER10–2645–001; ER10–3050–001; ER10–2831–001; ER10–3081–006; ER10–1530–002; ER10–3082–003; ER13–2106–002; ER10–1529–002; ER10–3052–001; ER10–3083–003; ER10–3053–001. Applicants: Baconton Power LLC, Cabazon Wind Partners, LLC, Colorado Green Holdings LLC, Equilon Enterprises LLC, Llano Estacado Wind, LP, Motiva Enterprises LLC, NedPower Mount Storm LLC, Northern Iowa Windpower LLC, Rock River I, LLC, Shell Chemical LP, Whitewater Hill Wind Partners, LLC. Description: Notice of Non-Material Change in Status of Baconton Power LLC, et al. Filed Date: 3/31/14. Accession Number: 20140331–5522. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/14. Docket Numbers: ER12–1571–002; ER10–2543–001; ER11–2159–002. Applicants: Verso Bucksport LLC, Verso Androscoggin LLC, Verso Maine Energy LLC. Description: Notice of Non-Material Change in Status of the Verso MBR Companies. Filed Date: 3/31/14. Accession Number: 20140331–5525. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/14. Docket Numbers: ER13–1430–001; ER13–1561–001; ER10–2755–002; ER10–2739–005. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Apr 07, 2014 Jkt 232001 Applicants: Arlington Valley Solar Energy II, LLC, Centinela Solar Energy, LLC, Las Vegas Power Company, LLC, LS Power Marketing, LLC. Description: Supplement to June 28, 2013 Triennial Market Power Analysis for the Southwest Region of the LS Power Development, LLC subsidiaries. Filed Date: 3/31/14. Accession Number: 20140331–5520. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1205–001. Applicants: Commonwealth Edison Company, Commonwealth Edison Company of Indiana, Inc., PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: ComEd submits compliance filing per 3/19/2014 Order in ER14–1205 to be effective 3/31/2014. Filed Date: 3/31/14. Accession Number: 20140331–5446. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1394–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: Errata to Transmittal Letter in Docket No. ER14–1394–000 to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 4/1/14. Accession Number: 20140401–5208. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/22/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1610–000. Applicants: East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Inc. Description: Petition of East Kentucky Power Cooperative for Limited Waiver of PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Open Access Transmission Tariff and Request for Expedited Action. Filed Date: 3/28/14. Accession Number: 20140328–5322. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/7/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1618–000. Applicants: Mega Energy of New England, LLC. Description: Mega Energy of New England, LLC submits a notice of cancellation of its market-based rate tariff. Filed Date: 3/31/14. Accession Number: 20140331–0001. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1626–000. Applicants: Constellation NewEnergy, Inc. Description: Revised Market-Based Rate Tariff to be effective 3/1/2014. Filed Date: 3/31/14. Accession Number: 20140331–5435. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1627–000. Applicants: Constellation Energy Commodities Group Maine, LLC. Description: Revised Market-Based Rate Tariff to be effective 3/1/2014. Filed Date: 3/31/14. Accession Number: 20140331–5442. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1628–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: 2014 Southwestern Power Administration Amendatory Agreement to be effective 3/1/2014. Filed Date: 3/31/14. Accession Number: 20140331–5445. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1629–000. Applicants: Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Description: Amedment to BART NITSA to be effective 4/1/2014. Filed Date: 3/31/14. Accession Number: 20140331–5449. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1630–000. Applicants: Mantua Creek Solar, LLC. Description: Mantua Creek Solar, LLC Application for Market-Based Rates to be effective 4/1/2014. Filed Date: 3/31/14. Accession Number: 20140331–5459. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1631–000. Applicants: Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Description: CCSF IA—2014 Annual Adjustment to Traffic Light Costs to be effective 2/1/2014. Filed Date: 4/1/14. Accession Number: 20140401–5001. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/22/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1632–000. Applicants: Public Service Company of New Mexico. Description: Modification of Real Power Loss Factor in OATT to be effective 6/1/2014. Filed Date: 4/1/14. Accession Number: 20140401–5109. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/22/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1633–000. Applicants: Public Service Company of New Mexico. Description: Modification of Real Power Loss Factor GFA to be effective 6/1/2014. Filed Date: 4/1/14. Accession Number: 20140401–5110. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/22/14. Docket Numbers: ER14–1634–000. Applicants: California Independent System Operator Corporation. Description: 2014–04–01— TCAAmendment to be effective 6/1/ 2014. Filed Date: 4/1/14. Accession Number: 20140401–5192 Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/22/14. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 67 (Tuesday, April 8, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19322-19324]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-07864]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

[Docket No. EERE-2014-BT-NOA-0016]


Physical Characterization of Smart and Grid-Connected Commercial 
and Residential Buildings End-Use Equipment and Appliances

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy.

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ACTION: Notice of public meeting and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is soliciting comment and 
data from the public on a variety of issues related to the physical 
characterization of smart and grid-connected commercial and residential 
buildings end-use equipment and appliances. To inform interested 
parties and to facilitate this data-gathering process, DOE will hold a 
public meeting for stakeholders to discuss issues concerning the 
physical characterization of grid-connected commercial and residential 
buildings end-use equipment and appliances, including but not limited 
to processes and metrics for measurement, identification of grid and 
building services that can be provided, and identification of values 
and benefits of grid connectivity. The public meeting will also allow 
DOE to gather input on topics related to grid-connected equipment, 
allow stakeholder groups to engage, and provide an opportunity to allow 
interested parties to provide published work and studies related to 
these issues. DOE also welcomes written comments from the public on any 
subject relevant to this proceeding (including topics not raised in 
this notice).

DATES: Meeting: DOE will hold a public meeting on April 30, 2014, from 
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mountain Standard Time, in Golden, Colorado.
    Comments: DOE will accept written comments, data, and information 
regarding the physical characterization of smart and grid-connected 
commercial and residential buildings end-use equipment and appliances 
before and after the public meeting, but no later than Friday, May 23, 
2014 at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: Unless otherwise specified in a subsequent Federal Register 
notice and official email, the public meeting will be held in the San 
Juan Room Conference Room of the Research Support Facility, on the 
South Table Mountain Campus of the Department of Energy's National 
Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, 
CO 80401. For information on visiting NREL, see the following Web site: 
http://www.nrel.gov/about/golden.html. Please note admittance 
instructions in section II., Public Participation, under the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.
    Interested parties are encouraged to submit comments 
electronically. However, comments may be submitted by any of the 
following methods:
     Email: ConnectedBuildings2014NOA0016@ee.doe.gov. Include 
docket number EERE-2014-BT-NOA-0016 in the subject line of the message. 
All comments should clearly identify the name, address, and, if 
appropriate, organization of the commenter. Submit electronic comments 
in WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, PDF, or ASCII file format, and avoid 
the use of special characters or any form of encryption.
     Postal Mail: Mr. Joseph Hagerman, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE-5B, EERE-2014-BT-NOA-
0016, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121. If 
possible, please submit all items on a compact disc (CD), in which case 
it is not necessary to include printed copies. (Please note that 
comments sent by mail are often delayed and may be damaged by mail 
screening processes.)
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Mr. Joseph Hagerman, U.S. 
Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, Sixth Floor, 950 
L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 586-2945. If 
possible, please submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not 
necessary to include printed copies.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and docket number for this public meeting. No telefacsimilies (faxes) 
will be accepted.
    For information on how to submit a comment, review other public 
comments and the docket, or participate in the public meeting, contact 
Brenda Edwards at (202) 586-2945 or by email: 
brenda.edwards@ee.doe.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Joseph Hagerman, U.S. Department 
of Energy, Office of Building Technologies (EE-5B), 950 L'Enfant Plaza 
SW., Washington, DC 20024. Phone: (202) 586-4549. Email: 
joseph.hagerman@ee.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Issues on Which DOE Seeks Comment

    In order to gather information on the physical characterization of 
smart and grid-connected commercial and residential buildings equipment 
and appliances, DOE is holding a public meeting on April 30, 2014 at 
DOE's NREL South Table Mountain Campus in Golden, Colorado. The agenda 
is expected to include the following discussion items:
     Examples of physical characterization of smart and grid-
connected buildings equipment;
     Potential national value and benefits, and stakeholder 
value propositions, of smart and grid-connected buildings equipment;
     Candidate metrics to characterize smart and grid-connected 
buildings equipment;
     Potential frameworks for the characterization process;
     Other topics related to smart and grid-connected equipment 
that DOE should consider;
     Public input on key stakeholders DOE should engage; and
     Public input to identify reports, analyses, and case 
studies of which DOE should be aware.
    Grid connected water heaters are subject to an ongoing rulemaking 
proceeding and will not be discussed at the meeting.
    Note that agenda items may change without notice. The final agenda 
will be posted on the DOE Web site at: http://energy.gov/eere/buildings/buildings-grid-integration.
    DOE considers public participation very important in gathering 
information. Interactions with and among members of the public provide 
a balanced discussion of the issues and assist DOE in making objective 
determinations. DOE requests comment on the physical characterization 
of smart and grid-connected commercial and residential buildings 
equipment and appliances at the public meeting, or submitted in writing 
before or after the meeting, but no later than May 23, 2014. See the 
following section II for additional information on public 
participation.

II. Public Participation

    At the meeting, approximately 150 seats will be available for the 
public. Pre-registration is required to attend the meeting. Visitors to 
the NREL site are required to pre-register to be admitted. Registration 
will be offered on a first come, first served basis; all participants 
must register by 5:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, April 25, 2014.
    To register over the phone or through email, contact Marcia 
Fratello at (303) 384-7440 or marcia.fratello@nrel.gov, and provide 
your name, email address, and phone number. Foreign nationals must also 
obtain a foreign national data card from Ms. Fratello by 5:00 p.m. 
Mountain Standard Time, April 16, 2014.
    Participation in the meeting is not a prerequisite for submission 
of written comments. DOE invites all interested parties to submit in 
writing by May 23, 2014, comments and information on matters addressed 
in this notice and on other matters relevant to DOE's consideration of 
the physical characterization of smart and grid-connected commercial 
and residential

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buildings equipment and appliances. Interested parties may submit 
comments, data, and other information using any of the methods 
described in the ADDRESSES section at the beginning of this notice.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 2, 1014.
Kathleen Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2014-07864 Filed 4-7-14; 8:45 am]
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