Energy Conservation Program for Certain Commercial Industrial Equipment: Conservation Standards for Commercial Pre-Rinse Spray Valves, 62899 [2014-24982]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 203 / Tuesday, October 21, 2014 / Proposed Rules Where: Input power is determined in accordance with section 2.5.1.6, input voltage is determined in accordance with section 2.5.1.7, and input current is determined in accordance with section 2.5.1.8. * * * * * [FR Doc. 2014–24985 Filed 10–20–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 10 CFR Part 431 [Docket No. EERE–2014–BT–STD–0027] RIN 1904–AD31 Energy Conservation Program for Certain Commercial Industrial Equipment: Conservation Standards for Commercial Pre-Rinse Spray Valves Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Extension of public comment period. AGENCY: This document announces an extension of the time period for submitting comments, data, and information on the framework document for commercial pre-rinse spray valves, published on September 11, 2014. The comment period is extended to November 12, 2014. DATES: The comment period for the framework document for commercial pre-rinse spray valves, published on September 11, 2014 (79 FR 54213) is extended to November 12, 2014. ADDRESSES: Interested persons may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: SprayValves20104STD0027@ee.doe.gov. Include EERE–2014–BT–STD–0027 and/ or regulation identifier number (RIN) 1904–AD31 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, portable data format (PDF), or American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) file format, and avoid the use of special characters or any form of encryption. • Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE–5B, Notice of Availability of Framework Document for Commercial Pre-rinse mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:11 Oct 20, 2014 Jkt 235001 Spray Valves, EERE–2014–BT–STD– 0027 and/or RIN 1904–AD31, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Phone: (202) 586–2945. 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: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, 6th Floor, 950 L’Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20024. Phone: (202) 586–2945. If possible, please submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. All submissions received must include docket number EERE–2014–BT– STD–0027 and/or regulatory identification number (RIN) 1904– AD31. Docket: The docket is available for review at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include Federal Register notices, framework document, notice of proposed rulemaking, public meeting attendee lists and transcripts, comments, and other supporting documents/materials throughout the rulemaking process. The regulations.gov Web page contains simple instructions on how to access all documents, including public comments, in the docket. The docket can be accessed by searching for docket number EERE– 2014–BT–STD–0027 on the regulations.gov Web site. All documents in the docket are listed in the http:// www.regulations.gov index. However, not all documents listed in the index may be publicly available, such as information that is exempt from public disclosure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. James Raba, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Office, EE–5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 586–8654. Email: jim.raba@ee.doe.gov. In the Office of General Counsel, contact Ms. Celia Sher, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, GC–71, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 287–6122. Email: Celia.Sher@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 11, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a document in the Federal Register initiating a rulemaking and data collection process to consider PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 62899 establishing energy conservation standards for commercial pre-rinse spray valves. 79 FR 54213. In that document, DOE announced the availability of a framework document. The document provided for the submission of written comments by October 27, 2014, and oral comments were also accepted at a public meeting held on September 30, 2014. The Plumbing Manufacturers International requested, by letter dated October 9, 2014, an extension of the public comment period for the framework document, in view of the breadth, technical nature, and amount of data requested, and to ensure that key domestic and international industry representatives have adequate time to review and provide comments. DOE has determined that an extension of the public comment period for the framework document is appropriate to allow interested parties additional time to submit comments for DOE’s consideration. Thus, DOE is extending the comment period by 15 days. DOE will consider any comments received by November 12, 2014 to be timely submitted. Issued in Washington, DC, on October 10, 2014. Kathleen B. Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. [FR Doc. 2014–24982 Filed 10–20–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 10 CFR Part 431 [Docket Number EERE–2014–BT–STD– 0042] RIN 1904–AD34 Energy Conservation Program for Certain Industrial Equipment: Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Water Heating Equipment Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Request for information (RFI). AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is initiating a rulemaking to consider amended energy conservation standards for commercial water heaters, hot water supply boilers, and unfired hot water storage tanks (commercial water heating equipment). Once completed, this rulemaking will fulfill DOE’s statutory obligation to either propose amended energy conservation standards for commercial SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21OCP1.SGM 21OCP1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 203 (Tuesday, October 21, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 62899]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-24982]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

10 CFR Part 431

[Docket No. EERE-2014-BT-STD-0027]
RIN 1904-AD31


Energy Conservation Program for Certain Commercial Industrial 
Equipment: Conservation Standards for Commercial Pre-Rinse Spray Valves

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

ACTION: Extension of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: This document announces an extension of the time period for 
submitting comments, data, and information on the framework document 
for commercial pre-rinse spray valves, published on September 11, 2014. 
The comment period is extended to November 12, 2014.

DATES: The comment period for the framework document for commercial 
pre-rinse spray valves, published on September 11, 2014 (79 FR 54213) 
is extended to November 12, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons may submit comments by any of the 
following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow 
the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: SprayValves20104STD0027@ee.doe.gov. Include EERE-
2014-BT-STD-0027 and/or regulation identifier number (RIN) 1904-AD31 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, portable 
data format (PDF), or American Standard Code for Information 
Interchange (ASCII) file format, and avoid the use of special 
characters or any form of encryption.
     Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, 
Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE-5B, Notice of Availability of 
Framework Document for Commercial Pre-rinse Spray Valves, EERE-2014-BT-
STD-0027 and/or RIN 1904-AD31, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585-0121. Phone: (202) 586-2945. 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: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department 
of Energy, Building Technologies Office, 6th Floor, 950 L'Enfant Plaza 
SW., Washington, DC 20024. Phone: (202) 586-2945. If possible, please 
submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not necessary to include 
printed copies.
    All submissions received must include docket number EERE-2014-BT-
STD-0027 and/or regulatory identification number (RIN) 1904-AD31.
    Docket: The docket is available for review at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include Federal Register notices, 
framework document, notice of proposed rulemaking, public meeting 
attendee lists and transcripts, comments, and other supporting 
documents/materials throughout the rulemaking process. The 
regulations.gov Web page contains simple instructions on how to access 
all documents, including public comments, in the docket. The docket can 
be accessed by searching for docket number EERE-2014-BT-STD-0027 on the 
regulations.gov Web site. All documents in the docket are listed in the 
http://www.regulations.gov index. However, not all documents listed in 
the index may be publicly available, such as information that is exempt 
from public disclosure.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. James Raba, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building 
Technologies Office, EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, 
DC 20585-0121. Telephone: (202) 586-8654. Email: jim.raba@ee.doe.gov.
    In the Office of General Counsel, contact Ms. Celia Sher, U.S. 
Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, GC-71, 1000 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121. Telephone: (202) 
287-6122. Email: Celia.Sher@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 11, 2014, the U.S. Department 
of Energy (DOE) published a document in the Federal Register initiating 
a rulemaking and data collection process to consider establishing 
energy conservation standards for commercial pre-rinse spray valves. 79 
FR 54213. In that document, DOE announced the availability of a 
framework document. The document provided for the submission of written 
comments by October 27, 2014, and oral comments were also accepted at a 
public meeting held on September 30, 2014. The Plumbing Manufacturers 
International requested, by letter dated October 9, 2014, an extension 
of the public comment period for the framework document, in view of the 
breadth, technical nature, and amount of data requested, and to ensure 
that key domestic and international industry representatives have 
adequate time to review and provide comments.
    DOE has determined that an extension of the public comment period 
for the framework document is appropriate to allow interested parties 
additional time to submit comments for DOE's consideration. Thus, DOE 
is extending the comment period by 15 days. DOE will consider any 
comments received by November 12, 2014 to be timely submitted.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on October 10, 2014.
Kathleen B. Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2014-24982 Filed 10-20-14; 8:45 am]
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