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.
Combined Shipments of Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps Up 23 Percent
March 18, 2014
United States shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 370,582 units in January 2014, up 23 percent from 301,176 units shipped in January 2013, according to Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) statistics.
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.
Shipment Increases Noted Across Several Equipment Sectors
March 3, 2014
The Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) announced shipment increases across several equipment sectors in the fourth quarter of 2013 when compared to the same quarter of 2012.