[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 161 (Tuesday, August 20, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 51100-51101]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-20273]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

10 CFR Part 429

[Docket No. EERE-2013-BT-NOC-0023]


Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee: 
Notice of Open Teleconference/Webinar

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

ACTION: Notice of open Teleconference/Webinar.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Appliance Standards and 
Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC). The Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, requires that agencies publish notice of an advisory 
committee meeting in the Federal Register.

DATES: Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (EDT).

ADDRESSES: Webinar Only, you may register at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/304561617.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Cymbalsky, ASRAC Designated 
Federal Officer, Program Manager for Appliance Standards and Building 
Codes, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy, 950 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20024. Email: 
asrac@ee.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations to the 
Energy Department on the development of standards and test procedures 
for residential appliances and commercial equipment, certification and 
enforcement of standards, and product labeling.
    Tentative Agenda: (Subject to change; final agenda will be posted 
at http://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance_standards/asrac.html:
     Update on Commercial HVAC, Water Heating, and 
Refrigeration Certification Working Group efforts.
    [cir] Openly review and deliberate on working group's formed 
recommendations.
     Discussion regarding commercial/industrial pumps working 
group.
     Any new business as discussed by the ASRAC committee 
members.
    Public Participation: Members of the public are welcome to observe 
the business of the meeting and, if time allows, may make oral 
statements during the specified period for public comment. To attend 
the meeting and/or to make oral statements regarding any of the items 
on the agenda, email asrac@ee.doe.gov. In the email, please indicate 
your name, organization (if appropriate), citizenship, and contact 
information. Please note that foreign nationals visiting DOE 
Headquarters are subject to advance security screening procedures.
    Members of the public will be heard in the order in which they sign 
up for the Public Comment Period. Time allotted per speaker will depend 
on the number of individuals who wish to speak but will not exceed five 
minutes. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled 
oral statements on the agenda. The co-chairs of the

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Committee will make every effort to hear the views of all interested 
parties and to facilitate the orderly conduct of business.
    Participation in the meeting is not a prerequisite for submission 
of written comments. ASRAC invites written comments from all interested 
parties. Any comments submitted must identify the ASRAC, and provide 
docket number EERE-2013-BT-NOC-0005. Comments may be submitted using 
any of the following methods:
    1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    2. Email: ASRAC@ee.doe.gov. Include docket number EERE-2013-BT-NOC-
0005 in the subject line of the message.
    3. Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building 
Technologies Program, Mailstop EE-2J, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585-0121. If possible, please submit all items on a 
compact disc (CD), in which case it is not necessary to include printed 
copies.
    4. Hand Delivery/Courier: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Building Technologies Program, 950 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Suite 
600, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 586-2945. If possible, 
please submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not necessary to 
include printed copies.
    No telefacsimilies (faxes) will be accepted.
    Docket: The docket is available for review at www.regulations.gov, 
including Federal Register notices, public meeting attendee lists and 
transcripts, comments, and other supporting documents/materials. All 
documents in the docket are listed in the www.regulations.gov index. 
However, not all documents listed in the index may be publicly 
available, such as information that is exempt from public disclosure.
    The Secretary of Energy has approved publication of today's notice 
of proposed rulemaking.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 13, 2013.
Kathleen B. Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2013-20273 Filed 8-19-13; 8:45 am]
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