The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of proposed determination pertaining to direct heating equipment (DHE) (March 25, 2016). DOE has tentatively determined that more stringent DHE standards would not be economically justified, and, thus, proposes not to amend its energy conservation standards for DHE.

  • The public comment period closes 60 days after publication in the Federal Register. Find information about how to comment.
  • Find more information on the rulemaking, including milestones, statutory authority, rulemaking documents, and any other related rulemakings.
  • All notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents associated with this rulemaking are included in Docket No. EERE-2016-BT-STD-0007.
  • Find product information for direct heating equipment; current standards and test procedures; recent product updates; waivers, exceptions, and exemptions; the statutory authority; historical information; and contact information.

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