Natural Gas Furnace Efficiency Rule

Fact Sheet March 24, 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking for residential natural gas furnaces, which would mandate that all non-weatherized natural gas furnaces manufactured must have a 92 percent or higher efficiency rating. These proposed standards would eliminate efficient, non-condensing furnaces, causing an undue burden on, and significant costs for, many natural gas customers.

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