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#Home #Energy [Blog] New Residential Energy Star Program Shines Spotlight on Duct Sealing and HVAC Installation

#Home #Energy [Blog] New Residential Energy Star Program Shines Spotlight on Duct Sealing and HVAC Installation

EPA spokesperson Casey Murphy shares details of the government's new ESVI program with workshop attendees at the Aeroseal Success Summit. Representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week unveiled their new residential ENERGY STAR program to attendees of the 2016 Success Summit, an annual gathering of licensed Aeroseal dealers and Comfort Institute members. The new program, called ENERGY STAR Verified HVAC Installation (ESVI), was designed to place new emphasis on the importance of duct sealing and other best practices related to HVAC installation for maximizing home energy efficiency. “Many HVAC programs focus almost exclusively on the nameplate rated efficiency of the HVAC equipment itself, often disregarding the critical role that duct sealing and proper installation plays in achieving improved energy efficiency,” said Chandler von Schrader, nationa...

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