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Notices and Rules Related to Federal Energy Management

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is required by law to establish and periodically update mandatory federal energy-efficiency requirements. DOE’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) issues notices and rules related to federal energy management, which include new federal commercial and residential buildings, federal procurement of energy-efficient products, and federal fleet management. DOE’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) establishes and updates notices and rules related to commercial and residential buildings.

The following notices and rules were announced by DOE, FEMP, and BTO through the Federal Register, as defined by the Administrative Procedure Act and appropriate enabling legislation. For more information about federal, state, commercial, and residential building regulations and rulemakings, see BTO’s Building Energy Codes Program website.

2015

Notices and rules issued by DOE in 2015:

2014

Notices and rules issued by DOE in 2014:

  • Green Building Certification Systems Requirement for New Federal Buildings and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings
  • Fossil Fuel-Generated Energy Consumption Reduction for New Federal Buildings and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings

2013

Notices and rules issued by DOE in 2013:

2012

Notices and rules issued by FEMP in 2012:

2011

Notices and rules issued by BTO in 2011:

2010

Notices and rules issued by BTO in 2010:

2009

Notices and rules issued by FEMP in 2009:

2008

Notices and rules issued by FEMP in 2008:

2007

Notices and rules issued by FEMP in 2007:

2006

Notices and rules issued by FEMP in 2006:

2001

Notices and rules issued by FEMP in 2001:

1999

Notices and rules issued by FEMP in 1999:

Code of Federal Regulations

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by executive departments and agencies of the federal government. FEMP guidelines, notices, and rulemakings are published in the following sections of the CFR.

  • 10 CFR Part 433
  • 10 CFR Part 434
  • 10 CFR Part 435
  • 10 CFR 435, Subpart A
  • 10 CFR Part 436