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APGA Files Comments in Response to DOE Proposed Natural Gas Furnace Efficiency Standard

Washington D.C. (July 10, 2015) –Today, APGA filed comments in response to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) that proposes a new nationwide 92% efficiency standard for natural gas furnaces. Since the 92% standard can only be met by condensing furnaces, the...

Press Release on APGA_s Furnace Comments July 2015-Revised (1).docx


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New DOE Furnace Efficiency Standard Ultimately Reduces Efficiency

(February 11, 2015) –The Department of Energy (DOE) has released a new natural gas efficiency standard that will have an adverse impact on millions of Americans who currently use natural gas to heat their homes

2 11 15 Furnace Rule Press Release.pdf


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APGA Supports Blackburn Amendment

(April 30, 2015) – This morning, the American Public Gas Association (APGA) along with the American Gas Association (AGA) and several other associations sent a letter to all House members in support of Representative Blackburn’s (R-Tenn.) amendment to the fiscal year 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, which defunds the furnace rule released in March by the Department of Energy (DOE)

APGA Supports Blackburn Amendment.pdf


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DOE Proposed Natural Gas Furnace Efficiency Standard Harms Natural Gas Consumers and Undermines Efficiency

(March 12, 2015) –The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) released in today’s Federal Register proposes a new natural gas furnace efficiency standard that will have an adverse impact on millions of Americans who currently use natural gas to heat their homes

DOENatGas.pdf


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Analysis Shows Flaws in DOE Justification for Furnace NOPR

(June 11, 2015) –The American Public Gas Association (APGA) has been working with the Gas Technology Institute—an independent technology organization—to conduct a thorough review of the Technical Support Document and the modeling that the Department of Energy (DOE) has used as a justification for the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) released in March, which proposes to establish a 92 percent Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency standard for natural gas furnaces

6 11 15 GTI Study.pdf


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March 27 2015 - APGA letter to Energy and Natural Resources to reform Section 5 of Natural Gas Act (NGA)

March 27 - The American Public Gas Association (APGA) and Process Gas Consumers Group (PGC) urged the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce to review the recently released Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) study, which found that interstate natural gas pipelines overcharged consumers by $3 billion from 2009 to 2013

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