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Sept. 30, 2011: ACCA Announces Public Review of Manual J8 Revision, Re-designation, Consolidation

September 30, 2011
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ARLINGTON, Va. — The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Educational Institute (ACCA-EI) Standards Task Team (STT) announced an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review period for its Manual J8 as a Revised, Re-designated, and Consolidation of Addendums B-C-D and Section 28 Standard “Residential Load Calculations.” The public review will close at midnight Eastern Time on Oct. 24, 2011.

Manual J8 estimates heating and cooling loads for residential, low-rise structures. Established loads are required for the selection of HVAC equipment that will provide maximum operating efficiency and comfort to residential structures.

This proposed standard is referenced as BSR/ACCA 2 Manual J-201x. The 58 pages of addendum changes highlighted in redline addition/deletion or via yellow highlights, along with the required response form, can be downloaded at www.acca.org/industry/ansi-standards. Comments must be submitted on the response form in accordance with the instructions on the form. Comment response forms and questions are to be addressed to Dick Shaw at standards-sec@acca.org.

Publication date: 09/26/2011

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