This document responds to both the petitions and related comments that were submitted and received in accordance with the timelines established in a prior Federal Register notice inviting such petitions and comments.
The Department of Energy (DOE) has released its test data on portable air conditioners and other information in response to stakeholder questions provided to DOE at the portable air conditioners public meeting on July 20, 2016 and subsequent written correspondences.
The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNOPR) pertaining to test procedures for consumer and certain commercial water heaters (August 15, 2016).
DOE is proposing to revise its test procedures for central air conditioners and heat pumps (CAC/HP). DOE published several proposals in a November 2015 supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNOPR).