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DOE/EE RIN: 1904-AE14 Publication ID: Spring 2018 
Title: ●Final Determination Regarding Energy Efficiency Improvements in ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2016 

After receiving and reviewing public comments, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issues this Order finalizing DOE’s determination that the 2016 edition of the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1: Energy Standard for Buildings, Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings improves energy efficiency in buildings subject to the code compared to the 2013 edition of ASHRAE Standard 90.1. 

Agency: Department of Energy(DOE)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: None     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 6833   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  One year after ASHRAE update   

Overall Description of Deadline: Under 42 U.S.C. 6833(h)(2)(A), not later that 1-year after the date of approval of each subsequent revision of the ASHRAE Standard, the Secretary shall determine whether the revised code would improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings and must publish notice of such determination.

Action Date FR Cite
Notice of Availability Preliminary Analysis  07/25/2017  82 FR 34513   
Notice of Availability Preliminary Analysis Comment Period End  09/08/2017 
Notice of Order; Final Determination  02/27/2018  83 FR 8463   
Notice of Order; Final Determination Effective  02/27/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Local, State 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jeremiah Williams
Project Manager, EE-5B
Department of Energy
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
1000 Independence Avenue SW,
Washington, DC 20585
Phone:202 441-1288