This information collection request contains: (1)OMB No.:1905-0145; (2)Information Collection Request Title:EIA-871A-J, “Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey”; (3)Type of Request:Reinstatement with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has discontinued; (4)Purpose:The EIA-871A-J is used to collect data on energy consumption by commercial buildings and the characteristics of these buildings. The surveys fulfill planning, analyses and decision-making needs of DOE, other Federal agencies, State governments, and the private sector. Respondents are owners/managers of selected commercial buildings and their energy suppliers. Response obligations are Voluntary (building owners) and Mandatory (energy suppliers); (5)Annual Estimated Number of Respondents:5,142; (6)Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses:5,142; (7)Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours:3,978; (8)Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden:0.
Section 13(b) of the Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974, Public Law 93-275, codified at 15 U.S.C. 772(b).
Issued in Washington, DC on September 10, 2012.
Director, Office of Survey Development and Statistical Integration, U.S. Energy Information Administration.