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ENERGY STAR qualified commercial HVAC products can save your business approximately $1.70 per square foot over the life of the equipment. For example, a 12,000 square foot building using an ENERGY STAR qualified HVAC product could save more than $21,000 over its lifetime and prevent more than 40,000 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions.
Space cooling accounts for roughly 15% of electricity used in commercial buildings - second only to lighting. ENERGY STAR qualified light commercial HVAC equipment is designed to reduce energy waste and save money on your utility bills.
You may be interested to know that, according to the Consortium of Energy Efficiency, at least 25% of all rooftop HVAC units are oversized, resulting in increased energy costs and equipment wear. Properly sized equipment dramatically cuts energy costs, increases the life of the equipment, and reduces pollution.
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Light Commercial Heating and Cooling equipment originally qualified for the ENERGY STAR label in January, 2002.
ENERGY STAR qualified light commercial HVAC equipment uses 7-10% less energy than standard equipment. ENERGY STAR qualified models are more efficient than models that simply meet the federal minimum standard for energy efficiency.
These are the top FAQs related to Light Commercial Heating & Cooling and the ENERGY STAR program.