April 19, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a Federal Register notice seeking information on the measurement of average use cycles, or periods of use, in its test procedures. The agency is seeking to better understand whether there are provisions in its test procedures for consumer appliances and industrial equipment that could be improved to produce results that are more representative of average use cycles, or periods of use. Written comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal should be submitted by Friday, May 17. Those interested may also submit comments, identified by docket number EERE-2018- BT-TP-0020 by email to (UseCycleRFI2018TP0020@ee.doe.gov).