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DOE/EE RIN: 1904-AD92 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Energy Conservation Standards for Computer Room Air Conditioners 
Abstract:

Consistent with the requirements under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended, DOE is examining whether to amend the current energy conservation standards for computer room air conditioners found at 10 CFR 431.97.  As a result of this effort, DOE may either propose and adopt: (1) the amended ASHRAE standard 90.1 levels; or (2) more-stringent standards if supported by "clear and convincing" evidence.

 
Agency: Department of Energy(DOE)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 431   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 6313(a)(6)(A)    42 U.S.C. 6313(a)(6)(C)(i)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Other  Statutory  Subject to ASHRAE trigger for certain equipment in 42 U.S.C. 6313(a)(6)(A)   
Other  Statutory  Subject to 6-year-look-back in 42 U.S.C. 6313(a)(6)(C)   
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Notice of Data Availability (NODA) and Request for Information (RFI)  09/11/2019  84 FR 48006   
NODA and RFI Comment Period End  10/28/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: https://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance_standards/standards.aspx?productid=31  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Catherine Rivest
General Engineer
Department of Energy
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Building Technologies Office, EE-5B,
Washington, DC 20585
Phone:202 586-7335
Email: catherine.rivest@ee.doe.gov