More Stringent Energy Conservation Standards Considered for Commercial Packaged Boilers
08 April 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy is proposing to amend the mandatory energy efficiency standards for commercial packaged boilers. The agency has tentatively concluded that the proposed standards represent the maximum improvement in energy efficiency that is technologically feasible and economically justified and would save a significant amount of energy. In addition, equipment achieving the proposed standards is already commercially available for at least some, if not most, equipment classes covered by the proposal. If adopted, these standards would apply to all covered products manufactured in or imported into the United States on or after the date that is three years after the publication of a final rule.
The DOE will hold a public meeting (which will also be broadcast as a webinar) on 21 April to receive comments on the proposed standards and associated analyses and results. The agency also welcomes comments, data and information regarding this proposal through 23 May.
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