The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Federal Register notice of proposed determination pertaining to direct heating equipment (DHE) (April 11, 2016) 81 FR 21276. 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 June 10, 2016. Find information about how to comment.
  • Find more information on the rulemaking, including statutory authority, current standards and test procedures, waivers, exceptions, and exemptions, and contact information.
  • All notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents associated with this rulemaking are included in Docket No. EERE-2016-BT-STD-0007.

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