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feature Where Do APGA's Furnace Rule Comments Stand Today? By Arthur Corbin and Kathy Garcia As APGA awaits action from DOE on furnace efficiency standards, the lead subcommittee and task group provide an update on APGA's comments O n July 10, APGA filed comments in response to the Department of Energy's (DOE) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) that proposes a new nationwide standard of 92 percent annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) for natural gas furnaces. The end result of this NOPR is a ban on the sale of non-condensing furnaces in the United States since condensing furnaces are the only ones capable of meeting the higher efficiency standard. ©iStockphoto.com/BsWei THE SOURCE | winTER 2015, vOl. 8, iSSUE 2 11
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of THE SOURCE - Winter 2015
UP-TO-DATE: APGA helps readers keep current on public natural gas industry issues
Where Do APGA’s Furnace Rule Comments Stand Today?
Natural Gas Heat Pumps: Is the Timing Right?
Natural Gas Outlook for Winter 2015-2016
Pipeline to New Markets
Remember to Move Over
The Launch of the APGA Community
Advertisers’ Index/ Advertiser.com
THE SOURCE - Winter 2015