In an effort to make it easier for technicians to install, service, diagnose, and troubleshoot HVACR equipment, ACCA’s Board of Directors adopted a motion “to implore the manufacturers of HVAC equipment to develop and implement open [nonproprietary], universal, onboard diagnostic [OBD] communication protocols.”
Contractor Organization Says This Would Provide Numerous Benefits
October 23, 2014
ACCA is urging HVAC industry manufacturers to become engaged in the development and implementation of universal communication protocols for equipment commissioning and ongoing diagnosis for the purposes of ensuring that HVAC equipment is properly installed and maintained.
On May 27, 2014, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in response to its final rule regarding energy conservation standards for commercial refrigeration equipment.
Site Provides Resources for Homeowners, Contractors, and Specifiers
May 26, 2014
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced the launch of its new website. AHRI said it features a sleeker look, with a redesigned home page to allow for easier access to information on the certification program, and resources for homeowners, contractors, and specifiers.