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Title: Building America Top Innovations 2013 Profile – High-Performance Furnace Blowers

This Top Innovations profile describes Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's work with furnace blower design that led to the creation of a standard for rating blowers, credits for the use of good blowers in Federal tax credit programs and energy codes, and consideration in current federal rulemaking procedures.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220952
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-98656
6533
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
furnace blower; forced-air furnace; air conditioner; permanent split capacitor; brushless permanent magnet; LBNL; Building America; residential buildings