10 CFR 429.7 - Confidentiality.

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§ 429.7 Confidentiality.
(a) The following records are not exempt from public disclosure: Product or equipment type; product or equipment class; private labeler name; brand name; applicable model number(s) unless that information meets the criteria specified in paragraph (b) of this section; energy or water ratings submitted by manufacturers to DOE pursuant to§ 429.12(b)(13); whether the certification was based on a test procedure waiver and the date of such waiver; and whether the certification was based on exception relief from the Office of Hearing and Appeals and the date of such relief.
(b) An individual, manufacturer model number is public information unless it is:
(1) The individual, manufacturer model number is a unique model number of a commercial packaged boiler, commercial water heating equipment, commercial HVAC equipment or commercial refrigeration equipment that was developed for an individual customer,
(2) The individual, manufacturer model number is not displayed on product literature, and
(3) The manufacturer treats the model number as confidential business information—in which case, the manufacturer may identify the individual manufacturer model number as a private model number on a certification report submitted pursuant to§ 429.12(b)(6).
(c) Pursuant to the provisions of10 CFR 1004.11(e), any person submitting information or data which the person believes to be confidential and exempt by law from public disclosure should—at the time of submission—submit:
(1) One complete copy, and one copy from which the information believed to be confidential has been deleted.
(2) A request for confidentiality containing the submitter's views on the reasons for withholding the information from disclosure, including:
(i) A description of the items sought to be withheld from public disclosure,
(ii) Whether and why such items are customarily treated as confidential within the industry,
(iii) Whether the information is generally known by or available from other sources,
(iv) Whether the information has previously been made available to others without obligation concerning its confidentiality,
(v) An explanation of the competitive injury to the submitting person which would result from public disclosure,
(vi) A date upon which such information might lose its confidential nature due to the passage of time, and
(vii) Why disclosure of the information would be contrary to the public interest.
(d) In accordance with the procedures established in10 CFR 1004.11(e), DOE shall make its own determination with regard to any claim that information submitted be exempt from public disclosure.
[76 FR 12451, Mar. 7, 2011, as amended at 79 FR 25499, May 5, 2014]

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  • 2015-01-05; vol. 80 # 2 - Monday, January 5, 2015
    1. 80 FR 144 - Energy Conservation Program: Alternative Efficiency Determination Methods and Compliance for Commercial HVAC, Refrigeration, and Water Heating Equipment
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
      Final rule.
      Effective: February 4, 2015.
      10 CFR Part 429

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  • 2015-05-20; vol. 80 # 97 - Wednesday, May 20, 2015
    1. 80 FR 28850 - Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Test Procedures for Consumer and Commercial Water Heaters
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
      Reopening of the public comment period and announcement of public meeting.
      Comments: The comment period for the NOPR for the Conversion Factor for Test Procedures for Consumer and Certain Commercial Water Heaters published on April 14, 2015 (80 FR 20116), is reopened. DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this NOPR before and after the public meeting, but no later than June 15, 2015. Meeting: DOE will hold a public meeting on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., in Washington, DC. The meeting will also be broadcast as a webinar.
      10 CFR Parts 429, 430, and 431