Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - United States - Consumer products and commercial and industrial equipment - Addendum
作者:United States



        The following communication, dated 16 May 2014, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of the United States of America.





TITLE: Energy Conservation for Certain Industrial Equipment: Alternative Efficiency Determination Methods and Test Procedures for Walk-In Coolers and Walk-In Freezers

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy

ACTION: Final rule

SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is revising its regulations related to the use of methods for certifying compliance and reporting ratings in accordance with energy conservation standards as they apply to walk-in coolers and walk-in freezers. These revisions also include a number of clarifications to the relevant test procedure that will serve as the basis for any applicable alternative efficiency determination method that may be used to rate certain walk-in cooler and walk-in freezer components.

DATES: The effective date of this final rule is 12 June 2014. The incorporation by reference of certain standards in this rulemaking was approved by the Director of the Office of the Federal Register as of 23 March 2009 and 15 April 2011.