[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 122 (Tuesday, June 25, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 37995]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-15124]

Proposed Rules
                                                Federal Register

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.


Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 122 / Tuesday, June 25, 2013 / 
Proposed Rules

[[Page 37995]]


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 

ACTION: Notice of open Teleconference/Webinar.


SUMMARY: This document announces a meeting of the Appliance Standards 
and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC). The Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, PublicLaw 92-463, 86 Stat. 770, requires that agencies 
publish notice of an advisory committee meeting in the Federal 

DATES: Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (EDT).

ADDRESSES: Teleconference/Webinar Only, you may register at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/265936657. Upon registering you will 
receive the appropriate call-in information as well.

Federal Officer, Supervisory Operations Research Analyst, U.S. 
Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable 
Energy, 950 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20024. Email: 

    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 www.appliancestandards.energy.gov):
     Update on Commercial HVAC, Water Heating, and 
Refrigeration Certification Working Group efforts.
    [cir] Openly review and deliberate on working group's formed 
recommendations on Alternate Efficiency Determination Methods.
     Open deliberation on possibly establishing a working group 
to explore negotiated rulemaking for commercial/industrial pumps.
     Set date for next in person meeting.
    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 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 Office, 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 
    4. Hand Delivery/Courier: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Building Technologies Office, 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 June 19, 2013.
Kathleen B. Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2013-15124 Filed 6-24-13; 8:45 am]