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DOE/EE RIN: 1904-AE10 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Certification and Compliance for Various Heating and Cooling Consumer Products and Industrial Equipment 
Abstract:

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is conducting a rulemaking to revise its certification and compliance regulations applicable to certain commercial and industrial equipment. Specifically, DOE will propose changes to its reporting requirements for consumer and commercial HVAC products, pool heaters, commercial water heating equipment, automatic commercial ice makers, beverage vending machines, and walk-in coolers and walk-in freezer components to reduce the reporting burden by eliminating the requirement to certify products no longer being manufactured but still being distributed in interstate commerce. DOE will also propose changes to the certification and reporting requirements for products with energy conservation standards that have been recently amended to reflect changes in these standards. Finally, the notice will propose various minor revisions to existing certification and compliance procedures applicable to both consumer products and commercial and industrial equipment to improve the clarity and readability of the regulatory language, and to ensure that manufacturers report certification data accurately and consistently.

 
Agency: Department of Energy(DOE)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 429    10 CFR 430    10 CFR 431   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 6200 to 6317   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: http://energy.gov/eere/buildings/implementation-certification-and-enforcement  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
John Cymbalsky
Building Technologies Office, EE-5B
Department of Energy
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
1000 Independence Avenue SW.,
Washington, DC 20585
Phone:202 287-1692
Email: john.cymbalsky@ee.doe.gov