More than 80 HVACR distributors, wholesalers, manufacturers, and reps recently attended the seventh annual event with the goal of bringing their concerns directly to the elected officials who represent their states and districts.
Bill extends tax credits for energy-efficient residential and commercial property through 2021
June 29, 2015
The New Energy for America Act extends Investment Tax Credits for energy-efficient residential and commercial property for five years beyond their current sunset date of Dec. 31, 2016, through the end of 2021.
While many in the industry are pleased the DOE has taken the opportunity to work together to develop its final rule, exactly how much of the working group’s recommendation the regulatory agency will adopt remains to be seen.
European contractors and manufacturers have united against the European Union’s forthcoming Energy Labelling Directive review, which looks to apply the energy consumption rating found on TVs and washing machines to refrigeration, air conditioning, and heat pump (RACHP) products.
New standard would place 'unnecessary burden' on homeowners
June 11, 2015
On June 8, 121 members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz urging him and his agency to reconsider DOE’s recent proposed 92 percent AFUE nationwide residential furnace standard.
Efficiency Increase Would Increase Fuel Consumption, Groups Argue
June 1, 2015
AGL, AGA testify before House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power commending four specific legislative provisions included in the committee’s energy-efficiency and accountability discussion draft designed to remove barriers to the use of clean, energy-efficient, cost-effective natural gas.