[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 165 (Tuesday, August 26, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 50856-50857]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20271]


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Proposed Rules
                                                Federal Register
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 165 / Tuesday, August 26, 2014 / 
Proposed Rules

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

10 CFR Part 460

[Docket No. EERE-2011-BT-CE-0077]


Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee 
(ASRAC)--Central Air Conditioner Regional Standards Enforcement Working 
Group

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

ACTION: Notice of open meetings.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces open meetings for the Central Air 
Conditioner Regional Standards Enforcement Working Group (RSE Working 
Group). The purpose of the working group will be to discuss and, if 
possible, reach consensus on a proposed rule for the enforcement of 
regional energy efficiency standards for split-system and single 
package air conditioners, as authorized by the Energy Policy and 
Conservation Act (EPCA) of 1975, as amended.

DATES: The meetings will be held on:
     August 26-27, 2014--9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.;
     August 28, 2014--9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.;
     September 3-4, 2014--9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.;
     September 24-25, 2014--9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.;
     TENTATIVE--October 1-2, 2014--9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and
     TENTATIVE--October 15-16, 2014--9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting on August 27, 2014 will be held at the offices 
of the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), 
National Press Building, 529 14th St. NW., Suite 600, Washington, DC 
20045. All other meeting dates, unless otherwise specified in a 
subsequent Federal Register notice and email blasts, will be held at 
U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue 
SW., Washington, DC 20585. Individuals will also have the opportunity 
to participate by webinar. To register for the webinar and receive 
call-in information, please register at http://energy.gov/eere/buildings/appliance-standards-and-rulemaking-federal-advisory-committee.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doug Rawald, U.S. Department of Energy 
(DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 1000 
Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585. Phone: 202-586-6734; 
Email: asrac@ee.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Purpose of Meeting

    The purpose of the working group will be to discuss and, if 
possible, reach consensus on a proposed rule for the enforcement of 
regional energy efficiency standards for split-system and single 
package air conditioners, as authorized by the Energy Policy and 
Conservation Act (EPCA) of 1975, as amended.

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. Any foreign national wishing to 
participate in the meeting should advise ASRAC staff as soon as 
possible by emailing asrac@ee.doe.gov to initiate the necessary 
procedures. Anyone attending the meeting will be required to present a 
government photo identification, such as a passport, driver's license, 
or government identification. Due to the required security screening 
upon entry, individuals attending should arrive early to allow for the 
extra time needed.
    Due to the REAL ID Act implemented by the Department of Homeland 
Security (DHS) recent changes regarding ID requirements for individuals 
wishing to enter Federal buildings from specific states and U.S. 
territories. Driver's licenses from the following states or territory 
will not be accepted for building entry and one of the alternate forms 
of ID listed below will be required.
    DHS has determined that regular driver's licenses (and ID cards) 
from the following jurisdictions are not acceptable for entry into DOE 
facilities: Alaska, Louisiana, New York, American Samoa, Maine, 
Oklahoma, Arizona, Massachusetts, Washington, and Minnesota.
    Acceptable alternate forms of Photo-ID include: U.S. Passport or 
Passport Card; An Enhanced Driver's License or Enhanced ID-Card issued 
by the states of Minnesota, New York or Washington (Enhanced licenses 
issued by these states are clearly marked Enhanced or Enhanced Driver's 
License); A military ID or other Federal government issued Photo-ID 
card.
    Members of the public will be heard in the order in which they 
request to make a statement at the public meeting. 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. A third-party 
neutral facilitator will make every effort to allow the presentations 
of 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. Written comments are welcome from all interested 
parties during the course of the negotiations. Any comments submitted 
must identify the Manufactured Housing Working Group, and provide 
docket number EERE-2011-BT-CE-0077. 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-2011-BT-CE-
0077 in the subject line of the message.
    3. Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building 
Technologies Program, Mailstop EE-5B, 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,

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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.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 19, 2014.
Kathleen B. Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2014-20271 Filed 8-25-14; 8:45 am]
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