2023 DOE Regional Standards

What 2023 DOE HVAC Efficiency Requirements Mean for Contractors

Ferguson Branch and Territory Manager’s can help you to stay on top of The Department of Energy’s increased efficiency standards taking effect on January 1, 2023, replacing the industry measures and regional compliance standards HVAC contractors have referenced for years. Seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER), energy efficiency ratio (EER) and heating seasonal performance factor (HSPF) ratings are changing to EER2, SEER2 and HSPF2 ratings.


  1. Learn more about key takeaways for installing residential HVAC equipment that include:
  • Minimum efficiency standards affect air conditioner condensing units (AC), heat pumps (HP) and single-packaged units (SPP).
  • Compliance guidelines are regionally determined and based on manufacture and install dates. 
  • Installing improper equipment risks steep financial penalties.


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