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Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1323, Commercial Energy Code

The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry requests comments on its possible amendment to Minnesota Rules, chapter 1323, “Commercial Energy Code.” The Department is considering rule amendments that incorporate by reference ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, with amendments, and any other amendments necessary to administer and enforce the Commercial Energy Code.

Published notices and comment periods

Availability of rule draft(s) and statement of need and reasonableness

Requests for hearing; date and place of hearing

DLI received 50 requests for hearing, 31 of which were subsequently withdrawn. Because there are fewer than 25 remaining requests for a hearing, the hearing scheduled for Dec. 6, 2022, is canceled.

View requests for hearing in response to the Dual Notice.

View withdrawals of requests for hearing.

View comments received in response to the Dual Notice.

ALJ reports

To be determined.


Timetable/status of the rule proceeding; agency determinations

This is a completed rulemaking.

The Order Adopting Rules was signed March. 7, 2023.

Date the rule was filed with Secretary of State and the effective date of the rule as adopted

  • The rule was filed with the Secretary of State on March 16, 2023.

  • The effective date of the rule as adopted is Jan. 5, 2024.

Written comments, questions and requests

Contact person for procedural questions and to submit comments:  

Amanda Spuckler


Phone:  651-284-5006

Contact the person above for additional information about the planned rule, to receive rule notices, to receive rule drafts if available, to provide comments, or to view comments or requests for hearing that have been submitted.

Comments and questions may also be submitted by U.S. mail, to the contact person listed above, at: Department of Labor and Industry, 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN  55155.

Comments received after 4:30 p.m. will be considered received on the next state business day the Department of Labor and Industry is open.