It's important for you to keep an eye on what the DOE is proposing, and, when applicable, let the government know how and why its energy-saving laws could have a devastating impact on the cash savings of your business.
Opportunity for Higher Revenues Seen as Upside of Increasing Efficiency Standards
August 29, 2014
While a number of HVAC contractors remain uninformed about changes in energy efficiency regulations coming in 2015, some are thinking ahead to how these changes will affect their businesses. A survey by Emerson finds that 40 percent of commercial contractors and 42 percent of residential contractors in the North see upsell opportunities.
While it can be easy to get fixated on one issue during an election cycle, there will be many other effects of the ballots we submit in November. And many of these results will not be evident for years down the road.
The next steps in the lawsuit against the Department of Energy’s (DOE) regional efficiency standards for residential air conditioners, heat pumps, and furnaces have been announced by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.