TITLE

Straight Talk About 13 SEER: What Are the Rules?

AUTHOR(S)
Amrane, Karim
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Spring2005 Supplement, Vol. 77, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on issues related to a final rule on seasonal energy efficiency ratio standards for residential central air conditioners and heat pumps published in the "Federal Register" by the U.S. Department of Energy. Types of equipment covered by the standard; Exceptions to the rule; Rating of the agency for space constrained products.
ACCESSION #
17192421

 

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