Effective: Jan. 17, 2019

To provide clarification to energy audit approval criteria used by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to determine compliance with rule 10 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 440; clarifies procedures by which Grantees can submit energy audits and lists of general heat waste reduction measures to DOE for approval every five years pursuant to 10 CFR 440.21(i); clarifies requirements for switching between energy audit tools; clarifies requirements for DOE access to web-based energy auditing tools; establishes requirements for maintenance of software audit tools; and, clarifies requirements to ensure compliance with materials procured under 10 CFR 440.21 (b).