ENERGY STAR is an international symbol of energy
efficiency. It helps you quickly and easily identify the most energy
efficient products available to help you save energy, money and protect
Manufacturers or retailers place the ENERGY STAR logo on the models that meet or exceed the ENERGY STAR
energy-efficiency criteria. Today, most leading manufacturers of home heating equipment are producing high-efficiency
systems that qualify for the ENERGY STAR logo.
What is an ENERGY STAR certified furnace?
An ENERGY STAR natural gas furnace has an annual fuel
utilization efficiency or AFUE rating of 95% or higher.
section of our website for more information.
What is a brushless DC motor?
"Brushless DC" refers to the furnace's indoor blower
motor, which runs at different speeds to precisely control the flow of
heated and cooled air throughout your home.
Your benefits include:
Lower costs- Uses less electricity than standard motors.
Greater comfort- Better regulates the flow of air throughout
Cleaner air - When the fan operates constantly, the motor
will continue to slowly circulate air, allowing filters to
capture more contaminants.
You can locate the ENERGY STAR logo on the back of the
manufacturer's brochures, beside the EnerGuide rating box. As well,
ENERGY STAR certified
boilers and efficiency ratings for
water heaters can be found on the
Natural Resources Canada website.
ENERGY STAR currently includes the following product categories: