Department of Energy February 7, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Electricity Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2013-02764
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-07
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Proposed Determination of Commercial and Industrial Compressors as Covered Equipment
Document Number: 2013-02755
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-07
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces that the period for submitting comments to the notice of proposed determination, published December 31, 2012, about commercial and industrial compressors is reopening to February 28, 2013.
Request for Information (RFI) for Commercial Building Energy Asset Score
Document Number: 2013-02753
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-07
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has developed a preliminary commercial building energy asset score (hereinafter ``score''). The score provides information regarding the efficiency of a building's major energy consuming systems and is intended to enable greater understanding of building performance and potential savings. DOE is developing this voluntary program as part of its effort to achieve a 20 percent improvement in the energy efficiency of commercial buildings by 2020.
Notice of Petition for Waiver of BSH Corporation From the Department of Energy Residential Dishwasher Test Procedure, and Grant of Interim Waiver
Document Number: 2013-02751
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-07
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
This notice announces receipt of and publishes the BSH Corporation (BSH) petition for waiver (hereafter, ``petition'') from specified portions of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) test procedure for determining the energy consumption of dishwashers. Today's notice also grants an interim waiver of the dishwasher test procedure. Through this notice, DOE also solicits comments with respect to the BSH petition.
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Residential Clothes Dryers
Document Number: 2013-02749
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-07
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to amend its test procedures for residential clothes dryers established under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. The proposed amendments would clarify the installation conditions for console lights, the method for measuring the drum capacity, the maximum allowable scale range, and the allowable use of a relative humidity meter.