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DOE/EE RIN: 1904-AD56 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Energy Efficiency Design Standards for New Federal Low-Rise Residential Buildings 

This rule implements provisions in the Energy Conservation and Production Act (ECPA) that require DOE to update the baseline Federal energy efficiency performance standards for the construction of new Federal low-rise residential buildings one year after the date of approval of each subsequent update of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). This rule updates the baseline Federal commercial standard to IECC version 2015 while also analyzing IECC version 2012.

Agency: Department of Energy(DOE)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 435   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 6834(a)(3)(B)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    06/03/2015 
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  01/10/2017  82 FR 2857   
Final Rule; Delay of Effective Date   02/06/2017  82 FR 9343   
Final Rule; Delay of Effective Date Effective  03/21/2017 
Final Rule; Further Delay of Effective Date  03/21/2017  82 FR 14427   
Final Rule; Further Delay of Effective Date Effective  09/30/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 1904-AC61 
Agency Contact:
Sarah Jensen
Office of Federal Energy Management Program, AU-21
Department of Energy
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
1000 Independence Avenue SW.,
Washington, DC 20585
Phone:202 586-2295