Furnace Specification

Materials related to past revision processes are provided below. Partners and other interested parties with questions about the materials can contact Abigail Daken, EPA, at daken.abigail@epa.gov.

Furnaces Program Requirements Version 3.0 and Version 4.0

Furnaces Program Requirements Version 3.0 and Version 4.0

ENERGY STAR Version 2.1 Furnace Specification - Decision to Not Move Forward with Revision

EPA has decided not to revise the current ENERGY STAR Version 2.0 Furnace specification at this time. More details regarding this decision are provided in the EPA memo, below.

Furnaces Program Requirements Version 2.0

Draft 1 Comments

Draft 1 ENERGY STAR Version 2.1 Furnace Specification

EPA has finalized the ENERGY STAR Version 2.0 specification for Furnaces. The new specification includes a Tier I 83% AFUE requirement for oil furnaces that became effective October 27, 2006. EPA is continiuing work on developing a furnace fan efficiency requirement for both gas and oil furnaces under Tier II, scheduled to take effect on October 1, 2008. This Web page will be updated periodically as new information is received.

Consumers may visit the ENERGY STAR products pages for information on qualified furnaces.

Oil Furnace Tier 2 Memo PDF (52KB)

Final Furnace Specification Version 2.0

Final Draft ENERGY STAR Furnace Specification Version 2.0

Stakeholder Comments on Final Draft Specification

Draft 1 ENERGY STAR Furnace Specification Version 2.0

Stakeholder Comments on Draft 1 Specification