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DOE/EE RIN: 1904-AE59 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Warm Air Furnaces 
Abstract:

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is initiating an effort to consider amending energy conservation standards for commercial warm air furnaces. Once completed, this rulemaking will fulfill DOE’s statutory obligation to either propose amended energy conservation standards for this equipment or to determine that the existing standards do not need to be amended. To this end, DOE must determine whether national standards more stringent than those currently in place would result in a significant additional amount of energy savings and whether such amended national standards would be technologically feasible and economically justified.

This rulemaking previously included consideration of Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Air-Cooled Unitary Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps, which is now moving forward in a separate rulemaking under RIN 1904-AF34. 

 
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 
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 431.77   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 6311 (1)(J)    42 U.S.C. 6313(a)(6)(C)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Other  Statutory  Subject to 6-year-look-back in 42 U.S.C. 6313(a)(6)(C)   
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Early Assessment Review; Request for Information (RFI)  05/12/2020  85 FR 27941   
Early Assessment Review Request for Information (RFI)  05/12/2020  85 FR 27941   
Early Assessment Review; RFI Comment Period End  06/11/2020 
Early Assessment Review; RFI Comment Period Reopened  06/17/2020  85 FR 36518   
Early Assessment Review; RFI Comment Period Reopened End  07/01/2020 
Proposed Determination  04/26/2022  87 FR 24455   
Proposed Determination Comment Period End  06/27/2022 
Final Determination  12/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: https://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance_standards/standards.aspx?productid=49&action=viewlive  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Previously reported as 1904-AF34 
Agency Contact:
Julia Hegarty
Department of Energy
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
1000 Independence Avenue SW,
DC 20585
Phone:249 597-6737