The Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI’s) 2016 Energy & Store Development Conference attracted more than 600 attendees and 105 suppliers and featured educational sessions on refrigeration, energy, and store development along with networking opportunities and a manufacturer/retailer exchange.
Nearly 1,000 HVACR and sheet metal professionals gathered in Phoenix for the Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association’s (SMACNA) 73rd Annual Convention Oct. 16-19 at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge.
Behler-Young hosted the 2016 HVACR Expo of Michigan, Sept. 29, at the Suburban Showplace in Novi, Michigan. The event featured more than 100 vendors and booths with new technologies from a variety of manufacturers.
Expiration of these credits impacts both the residential and commercial markets
December 7, 2016
The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) expressed extreme disappointment that the House stopgap spending bill to fund the U.S. government does not include an extension of the Investment Tax Credit for geothermal heat pumps. The expiration of these tax credits, which apply to a range of efficiency technologies, will threaten thousands of U.S. jobs.
The ACEEE produces its state scorecard annually. This year’s edition zeroes in on six policy areas in which states pursue energy efficiency, including utility and public benefits programs and policies, transportation policies, building energy codes, combined heat and power (CHP) policies, state government-led initiatives around energy efficiency, and appliance and equipment standards.
According to an online survey produced by LevelFunded Health, a national health insurance agency, 87 percent of small businesses that offer group health care saw health insurance premiums rise by 25 percent since 2014, with 12 percent experiencing premium increases of 50 percent or higher.
Boosted by the demand for refrigeration equipment in cold storage and food processing
December 5, 2016
The global HVACR systems market, which stood at a value of $81.1 billion in 2015, is likely to progress at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5 percent between 2016 and 2020, reaching an opportunity worth $130.7 billion by the end of the forecast period, according to a new report by Transparency Market Research (TMR).