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Parties File Regional Standards Settlement

Motion Vacates Furnace Standards, Gives Industry Time to Comply with Cooling Standards
March 24, 2014

The settlement agreement, which now awaits court approval, would vacate the regional furnace efficiency standards and restart the rulemaking process, this time giving stakeholders more opportunities to provide input throughout the rulemaking process. 


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Regional Standards Was the Never Ending Story

March 24, 2014

The biggest winners in this story are the distributors who continued to fight the DOE even though many — including yours truly — felt they should give up the fight. 


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Survey: 74 Percent of Contractors Unprepared for Efficiency Standards

Emerson Survey Shows Contractors Unaware of Pending Efficiency Ruling
March 17, 2014

Unlike the 2005 regulation changes, the 2015 changes will affect both residential and commercial efficiency standards.


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Parties File Joint Settlement in Regional Standards Lawsuit

Motion Vacates Furnace Standards, Gives Time to Comply with Cooling Standards
March 11, 2014

The settlement agreement, which now awaits court approval, would vacate the regional furnace efficiency standards and also give the industry an 18-month sell-through period to comply with the Jan. 1, 2015, efficiency standards for split-system air conditioners.


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Regional Standards Settlement Expected by March 17

Sources Anticipate a Mediated Ruling Within Two Weeks
March 3, 2014

While a previous court document identified March 3 as the last day for the expected filing of a settlement in the ongoing regional standards lawsuit, it appears the judicial system may need a few extra days.


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Parties ‘Nearing Agreement’ in Regional Standards Settlement

Court Document Filed Tuesday Suspends Court Proceedings During Mediation
February 21, 2014

Tuesday's motion suspends all court proceedings until March 3 to accommodate pending mediation.


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Regional Standards Uncertainty Continues

Contractors Urged to Prepare for 2015 A/C Standards
February 10, 2014

As the regional standards ruling remains entangled in litigation, it is becoming more difficult for the HVAC industry to determine how to move ahead.


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Court Adopts Regional Standards Schedule

Delay Means Lawsuit Could Stretch to Fall of 2014 and Beyond
January 20, 2014

Those involved in the ongoing regional standards lawsuit may get a chance to argue their case in court — but likely not until this summer.


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Dec. 11, 2013: Court Adopts Regional Standards Briefing Schedule

Delay Means Lawsuit Could Stretch to Fall of 2014 and Beyond
December 11, 2013

Those involved in the ongoing regional standards case may get a chance to present their arguments in court — but likely not until next summer.


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Court Orders Briefing in Regional Standards Lawsuit

Proposed Settlement Between DOE and APGA Still Pending
September 2, 2013
A recently issued court order is likely to stretch the HVAC industry’s regional efficiency standards saga into 2014.


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