Articles Tagged with ''standards''

DOE Adopts New Standards

January 30, 2012
The Department of Energy (DOE) adopted new energy conservation standards for commercial ice-cream freezers; self-contained commercial refrigerators, commercial freezers, and commercial refrigerator-freezers without doors; and remote condensing commercial refrigerators, commercial freezers, and commercial refrigerator-freezers.


Read More

Honeywell Implements Demand Response in China

January 23, 2012
Honeywell International recently announced an agreement with the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA) to implement China’s first smart grid demand response project.


Read More

Dec. 20, 2011: CEA Announces Formation of Smart Grid Interface Standards Committee

December 20, 2011
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® has announced the formation of a new committee to advance the standardization of the Modular Communications Interface (MCI) specification. CEA said the new standard will benefit manufacturers, utilities, service providers, and consumers as it creates a path to smart grid ready products.


Read More

NGWA Develops HP Standard

December 19, 2011

The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) has announced plans to develop an American National Standards Institute third-party accredited standard for the construction of vertical boreholes used in closed-loop ground source heat pump systems.


Read More

Dec. 15, 2011: Public Meeting on Regional Standards Enforcement Available Via Webinar

December 15, 2011
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) is making contractors aware that tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, at 9 a.m. EST, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will jointly host a public meeting on the enforcement of regional standards for HVAC equipment. Those who cannot travel to D.C. can participate remotely via webinar.


Read More

Nov. 29, 2011: DOE Updates National Reference Standard for Commercial Buildings to ASHRAE 90.1-2010

November 29, 2011
Following its analysis that ASHRAE’s 2010 energy efficiency standard contains significant energy savings over the 2007 standard, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a ruling that establishes the 2010 standard as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes.


Read More

Nov. 25, 2011: ACCA Announces Third Review of Existing Home Evaluation and Performance Standard

November 25, 2011
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Educational Institute (ACCA-EI) Standards Task Team (STT) announced an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) third public review period for a new standard, “Existing Home Evaluation and Performance Improvement.”


Read More

DOE Finalizes Regional Standards

New Residential Standards Confirmed for Furnaces, A/Cs, Heat Pumps
November 14, 2011
After much debate, new regional standards for HVAC equipment have become a reality. On Oct. 25, the Department of Energy (DOE) confirmed that it adopted new residential appliance standards for central air conditioners, furnaces, and heat pumps.


Read More

BPI Seeks Applicants for Standards Committee

November 7, 2011
The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving on its Standards Technical Committee (STC).


Read More

Nov. 1, 2011: Contractor, HARDI’s Talbot Gee Point Out Problems With Regional Standards

November 1, 2011
At the 2011 Annual HARDI Conference, Dave Kyle, a HVAC contractor, noted that regional efficiency standards could be problematic. Talbot Gee, executive vice president and COO of HARDI, highlighted the significant opposition to the rule.


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 MCAA Annual Convention

Scenes from the 2014 MCAA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Podcasts

NEWSmakers: Julian Scadden

Training is an ongoing process. Julian will discuss how you can generate maximum return on time and energy invested training by following a three part process. Listen to this podcast to get expert tips on training, tracking and follow up. 

More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 04-14-14 cover

2014 April 14

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

SERVICE CALLS POLL

Which statement on service calls best applies to your business?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con