NYSEARCH addresses gas quality challenges through Gas Interchangeability Study for Residential Appliances and NYSEARCH RANGE™ model and presents results at World Gas Conference


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NYSEARCH engaged Environ/etaPartners to conduct, with (13) of its members, a geographically diverse field study that quantified the performance of different populations of installed and in-service residential appliances. Following an extensive field and laboratory research and data collection effort, the funding group developed a spreadsheet-based interchangeability model. The resulting NYSEARCH RANGE™ model projects the performance of the in-service appliance population when new gas compositions are supplied. Results include the distribution of carbon monoxide emissions and flame characteristics for in-service populations of four different appliances types: water heaters, ovens, boilers, and furnaces.

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