US Department of EnergyFebruary 27, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Federal Register notice extending the comment period pertaining to the RFI that was published on November 28, 2017, seeking comments from interested parties to assist DOE in evaluating the potential advantages and disadvantages of additional flexibilities in the U.S Appliance and Equipment Energy Conservation Standards program. The comment period has been extended until March 26, 2018.

DOE requests and will accept comments, data, and information in response to this RFI until March 26, 2018.
Interested persons are encouraged to submit comments using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at Alternatively, interested persons may submit comments, identified by docket number EERE-2017-BT-STD-0059, by Email (, postal mail, or hand delivery/courier.
DOE welcomes written comments from the public on any subject within the scope of this document (including topics not raised in this request for information).