State Energy Advisory Board
This notice announces a meeting of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 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 Commercial and Industrial Equipment
The Department of Energy (DOE or Department) Building Technologies Program will hold a public meeting to discuss appliance standards scheduling issues. The Department is interested in receiving comments on the Department's desire to bring all appliance rulemaking activities into compliance with the applicable statutory requirements. The Department will finalize its standards scheduling plan after consideration of comments received during and following the public meeting.
Energy Conservation Standards for Certain Consumer Products and Commercial and Industrial Equipment
The Department of Energy (DOE) is publishing this technical amendment to place in the Code of Federal Regulations the energy conservation standards, and related definitions, that Congress prescribed in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 for certain consumer products and commercial and industrial equipment.
Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Test Procedure for Residential Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps
The Department of Energy (DOE, or the Department) amends its test procedures for residential central air conditioners and heat pumps. This final rule adds new sections and revises several sections of the test procedure to bring it up-to-date by eliminating the need for several test procedure waivers and making it more complete. The Department also re-organized the test procedure to be more chronological in its progression. The revisions to the test procedure do not alter the minimum energy conservation standards currently in effect for central air conditioners and heat pumps.