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DOE/EE RIN: 1904-AD01 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Packaged Boilers 
Abstract:

EPCA, as amended by AEMTCA, requires the Secretary to determine whether updating the statutory energy conservation standards for commercial packaged boilers is technically feasible and economically justified and would save a significant amount of energy. If justified, the Secretary will issue amended energy conservation standards for such equipment.  DOE last updated the standards for commercial packaged boilers on July 22, 2009.  DOE issued a NOPR pursuant to the 6-year-look-back requirement on March 24, 2016.  Under EPCA, DOE has two years to issue a final rule after publication of the NOPR.

 
Agency: Department of Energy(DOE)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 431.87(B)   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 6313(a)(6)(C)    42 U.S.C. 6311(11)(B)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  Subject to 6-year-look-back requirement.   
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Notice of Proposed Determination (NOPD)  08/13/2013  78 FR 49202   
NOPD Comment Period End  09/12/2013 
Notice of Public Meeting and Framework Document Availability  09/03/2013  78 FR 54197   
Framework Document Comment Period End  10/18/2013 
Notice of Public Meeting and Preliminary Analysis  11/20/2014  79 FR 69066   
Preliminary Analysis Comment Period End  01/20/2015 
Withdrawal of NOPD  08/25/2015  80 FR 51487   
NPRM  03/24/2016  81 FR 15836   
NPRM Comment Period End  05/23/2016 
NPRM Comment Period Extended  05/04/2016  81 FR 26747   
NPRM Comment Period Extended End  06/22/2016 
Final Action  09/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Information URL: www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance_standards/rulemaking.aspx/ruleid/79  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
James Raba
Office of Building Technologies Program, EE-5B
Department of Energy
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
1000 Independence Avenue SW.,
Washington, DC 20585
Phone:202 586-8654
Email: jim.raba@ee.doe.gov