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Updated Gas Furnace Standards Will Deliver Large Benefits

Updated Gas Furnace Standards Will Deliver Large Benefits

Gas Furnace Energy Efficiency Standards: A Smart New Approach NRDC Blog, September 17, 2015. Image credit: Borvan53 The Department of Energy (DOE) this week formally requested more input on analyzing a new approach to energy efficiency standards for natural gas furnaces, and although it’s been 25 years since they’ve been significantly updated, taking some additional time

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The Days of Non-Condensing Gas Furnaces are Limited

Gita Subramony for Zondits, March 19, 2015 The DOE has proposed new rules regarding gas furnaces and minimum efficiencies. The new rules will raise the minimum efficiency for gas furnaces to 92 AFUE. The previous standard, which went into effect in 1992, required only 78 AFUE. After facing challenges from the natural gas industry, the

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