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DOE/EE RIN: 1904-AF45 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Test Procedures for Evaporatively-Cooled Commercial Unitary Air Conditioners (ECUACs) and Water-Cooled Commercial Unitary Air Conditioners (WCUACs) 

Consistent with the requirements under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, as amended, the Department of Energy (DOE) is examining whether to amend the current test procedures in place for evaporatively-cooled commercial unitary air conditioners (ECUACs) and water-cooled commercial unitary air conditioners (WCUACs) found at 10 CFR 431.96. As a result of this effort, DOE may propose and amend test procedures for this equipment, or issue a determination that no amendments to the current test procedures are required.

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: Undetermined 
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 431.96   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 6314(a)(4)(B)    42 U.S.C. 6314(a)(1)(A)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Other  Statutory  Subject to ASHRAE trigger for certain equipment under 42 U.S.C. 6314(a)(4)(B)   
Other  Statutory  Subject to 7-year-look-back requirement for certain equipment under 42 U.S.C. 6314(a)(1)   
Action Date FR Cite
Request for Information RFI  07/25/2017  82 FR 34427   
RFI Comment Period End  08/24/2017 
Second RFI  05/25/2022  87 FR 31743   
Second RFI Comment Period End  06/24/2022 
NPRM  11/00/2023 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Split from 1904-AD93 
Agency Contact:
Lucas Adin
Project Manager
Department of Energy
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
1000 Independence Avenue SW, Mail Stop EE-5B,
Washington, DC 20585
Phone:202 287-5904