2023 Department of Energy Regulatory Requirements

Providing you with the resources you need to understand how these new minimum efficiency requirements from the DOE will impact both the industry and your business. Download Guidebook

What’s Changing in 2023

On January 1, 2023, the Department of Energy (DOE) will enact new minimum efficiency requirements for residential and commercial HVAC equipment.*

As a leader in HVAC, we know how valuable it is to make this transition as smooth as possible. We're already making changes to YORK® products to meet the new requirements so you can continue to sell world-class products. Our guidebook provides everything you need to know, including a map that outlines regional minimum efficiency standards.

*2023 minimum efficiency requirements apply ONLY to single-phase residential HVAC units; three-phase units are expected to be addressed in 2025.

Updates At-A-Glance

  • New nomenclature
  • Minimum efficiency reduction
  • Retesting
  • Test procedure changes
  • Airflow set point on indoor blowers, including fan coils and furnaces
Nomenclature Change Chart

2023 Regulatory Requirements Guidebook

The purpose of the new 2023 regulations is to continue efforts to reduce energy consumption in the United States. In order to make this transition as smooth as possible, it’s important to understand these changing requirements. In this guidebook, you’ll find:

  • An overview of the regulatory changes
  • New testing and measurement changes
  • Current and future efficiency standards
  • DOE enforcement and how to avoid noncompliance
  • Johnson Controls preparation plans
  • FAQs
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2023 DOE Regulations Summary Sheet

We’ve created this sheet as a resource to use as a quick reference when keeping these upcoming regulatory changes in mind. In this summary sheet, you’ll learn about:

  • New energy efficiency requirements for all residential and light commercial air conditioners and heat pumps
  • New testing and measurement procedures
  • How Johnson Controls is preparing for the new requirements
  • How you can prepare for the change
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Additional Resources

For more information regarding these upcoming changes, please visit the following government regulatory and other HVAC-affiliated websites.