Beginning Jan. 27, 2020, clean water pumps sold in the United States must achieve a minimum energy rating of 1.0 as outlined in the Energy Conservation Standards for Pumps established by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and adopted by Natural Resources Canada. Even though that number denotes compliance with the new standards, a compliant pump by itself is not a measure of an efficient hydronic HVAC system.

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