Company Completed 99.5 Percent of Testing on First Samples
February 17, 2015
Intertek is reporting high completion rates for the 2014 tests assigned to it for the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) Certification Programs. Over the course of the year, Intertek completed 2,757 total tests on HVAC products and completed 99.5 percent of testing on first samples.
AHRI Standards 1240 (I-P) and 1241 (SI), Performance Rating of Active Chilled Beams, Have Been Published
February 6, 2015
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced a new certification program for active chilled beams. AHRI said the Active Chilled Beams (ACB) program is its 44th performance certification program for the HVACR and water heating industry.
Creates More Comprehensive Coverage for Air-Handling Units, Liquid-to-Liquid Heat Exchangers
December 12, 2014
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced two new certification programs: Central Station Air-handling Unit Casings (AHUC) and Liquid-to-Liquid Brazed & Fusion Bonded Plate Heat Exchangers (LLBF).
Since It Was Founded in 2003, the Foundation Has Awarded More Than $275,000 in Scholarships
November 25, 2014
The Clifford H. “Ted” Rees Jr. Scholarship Foundation, a charitable foundation of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), has announced the recipients of $32,900 in scholarship funds to 18 students and veterans studying to become technicians in the HVACR and water heating industry, as well as one instructor.
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.