efficiency standards

Washington, D.C. — Energy efficiency standards issued yesterday for rooftop air conditioners and heat pumps – which represent the largest energy and pollution savings of any rule ever issued by the Department of Energy (DOE) – will benefit businesses, manufacturers, and the environment, according to four of the organizations that participated in the negotiations leading Read more

Source: PHCC The U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for residential boiler products’ energy conservation standards; one of the proposed changes is to raise gas-fired hot water boilers to a minimum 85% AFUE. The DOE states the increase in minimum efficiencies of these products will result in energy savings Read more

The Department of Energy (DOE) formally proposed the first-ever standards for commercial and industrial pumps, which are projected to produce up to $1.1 billion in net energy bill savings from pumps sold in the next 30 years and are supported by both industry and efficiency advocates. The proposed standards, which were published in today’s Federal Read more

The Department of Energy (DOE) has just proposed a long-delayed energy efficiency standard for the natural gas furnaces heating millions of U.S. homes. This is good news for our heating bills and the environment, but it could be even better. The DOE proposal would set a national minimum efficiency level of 92% for gas furnaces Read more

AHRI Comments on DOE Preliminary Analysis for Commercial Boiler Efficiency Standards On January 20, AHRI submitted comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) on the preliminary analysis and the associated technical support document (TSD) issued on November 20, 2014, for the rulemaking amending the energy efficiency standards for commercial packaged boilers. These comments emphasized the Read more