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United States Sets Public Meeting for Energy Conservation Standards, Portable Air Conditioners

July 19, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) and has announced a public meeting regarding the Energy Conservation Standards for Portable Air Conditioners.

The NOPR establishes a proposed determination of coverage to classify portable air conditioners (ACs) as covered consumer products under the applicable provisions in the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA).

The public meeting for the discussion of this document will take place on July 20, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., in Washington, DC. Public comments are also being accepted until August 12, 2016.