[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 136 (Wednesday, July 16, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 41456-41457]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-16708]



10 CFR Part 429

[Docket No. EERE-2009-BT-BC-0021]

Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee: 
Notice of Membership of the Working Group for Manufactured Housing

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. 
Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of membership.


SUMMARY: This notice announces the members of the working group to 
negotiate energy efficiency standards for manufactured housing, under 
the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee 
(ASRAC) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 
and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act (NRA) to negotiate proposed Federal 
standards for the energy efficiency of manufactured homes. The purpose 
of the working group will be to discuss and, if possible, reach 
consensus on a proposed rule for the energy efficiency of manufactured 
homes, as authorized by section 413 of the Energy Independence and 
Security Act of 2007 (EISA). The working group consists of 
representatives of parties having a defined stake in the outcome of the 
proposed standards, and will consult as appropriate with a range of 
experts on technical issues.

DATES: An open meeting will be scheduled at a later date.

Federal Officer, Supervisory Operations Research Analyst, U.S. 
Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable 
Energy, 950 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC

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20024. Phone: (202) 287-1692 Email: [email protected].

    Membership: The members of the Manufactured Housing Working Group 
were chosen from nominations submitted in response to the Department of 
Energy's call for nominations published in the Federal Register on June 
13, 2014 in 79 FR 33873. The selections are designed to ensure a broad 
and balanced array of stakeholder interests and expertise on the 
negotiating working group for the purpose of developing a rule that is 
legally and economically justified, technically sound, fair to all 
parties, and in the public interest. All meetings are open to all 
stakeholders and the public, and participation by all is welcome within 
boundaries as required by the orderly conduct of business. The members 
of the Manufactured Housing Working Group are as follows:

DOE and ASRAC Representatives

 Joseph Hagerman (DOE)
 John Caskey (ASRAC, National Electrical Manufacturers 

Other Selected Members

 Bert Kessler, Palm Harbor Homes, Inc.
 David Tompos, NTA, Inc.
 Emanuel Levy, Systems Building Research Alliance
 Eric Lacey, Responsible Energy Codes Alliance
 Ishbel Dickens, National Manufactured Home Owners Association 
 Keith Dennis, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
 Lois Starkey, Manufactured Housing Institute
 Lowell Ungar, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
 Manuel Santana, Cavco Industries
 Mark Ezzo, Clayton Homes, Inc.
 Mark Weiss, Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory 
 Michael Lubliner, Washington State University Extension Energy 
 Michael Wade, Cavalier Home Builders
 Peter Schneider, Efficiency Vermont
 Richard Hanger, Housing Technology and Standards
 Richard Potts, Virginia Department of Housing and Community 
 Rob Luter, Lippert Components, Inc.
 Robin Roy, Natural Resources Defense Council
 Scott Drake, East Kentucky Power Cooperative
 Stacey Epperson, Next Step Network

    Docket: The docket is available for review at www.regulations.gov, 
including Federal Register notices, public meeting attendee lists and 
transcripts, comments, and other supporting documents/materials. All 
documents in the docket are listed in the www.regulations.gov index. 
However, not all documents listed in the index may be publicly 
available, such as information that is exempt from public disclosure.
    The Secretary of Energy has approved publication of today's notice 
of proposed rulemaking.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on July 8, 2014.
Kathleen B. Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2014-16708 Filed 7-15-14; 8:45 am]