Space cooling accounts for roughly 15% of electricity used in commercial buildings - second only to lighting. ENERGY STAR certified light commercial HVAC equipment is designed to reduce energy waste and save money on your utility bills.
- ENERGY STAR certified light commercial HVAC equipment is approximately 6 percent more efficient than standard equipment.
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.
Current Specification Effective Date: May 2010
Light Commercial Heating and Cooling equipment originally qualified for the ENERGY STAR label in January, 2002.
ENERGY STAR certified light commercial HVAC equipment uses 6 percent less energy than standard equipment. ENERGY STAR certified models are more efficient than models that simply meet the federal minimum standard for energy efficiency.