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Court Accepts Regional Efficiency Standards Settlement

Regional Standards Lawsuit Officially Ends with Court’s Approval
By Jen Anesi
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The court’s order ends the lawsuit and represents a great victory for the industry organizations that were involved in developing the final settlement agreement. 


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Obama’s Overtime Order Draws Skepticism

HVACR Associations, Contractors Question Government-Ordered Overtime Pay Expansion
By Peter Powell
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The motion has left many employers across the labor spectrum, including HVACR contractors, on high alert.


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ASHRAE Considers Combining Standards

Change Would Affect Multifamily Buildings
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In an effort to provide ventilation requirement consistency, ASHRAE is considering combining two standards into one for dwelling units of multifamily buildings of any height.


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Court Accepts Regional Standards Settlement

Regional Standards Lawsuit Officially Ends with Court’s Approval
By Jen Anesi
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The court’s actions officially ends the two-plus year legal battle between the DOE and several organizations, including HARDI, AHRI, and ACCA.


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Manufacturers Bring Concerns, Ideas to D.C.

AHRI Members Lobby Senators, Representatives at Annual Public Policy Symposium
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From atop the Hay-Adams hotel overlooking the White House, attendees took in presentations and discussed the regulatory and legislative issues affecting the industry before heading to Capitol Hill, where they interacted directly with members of Congress.


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HVAC Industry Leaders Discuss BC 449

HRAI, AHRI, CIPH Meet with Politicians in British Columbia, Canada
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Several industry leaders recently met with politicians from British Columbia, Canada, to discuss progress on the stewardship plan for HVACR and plumbing products under BC Regulation 449.


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Election Season Could Derail Shaheen-Portman Bill

Clock Ticking for Energy Efficiency Bill as Primaries, Elections Loom
By Jen Anesi
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The bill faces an uphill battle as the tumultuous political climate of an election year threatens to stall the bill yet again.


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Parties File Regional Standards Settlement

Motion Vacates Furnace Standards, Gives Industry Time to Comply with Cooling Standards
By Jen Anesi
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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. 


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Geothermal Lobbies to Join Renewable Ranks

Geothermal Industry Reps Continue to Fight for Renewable Label, Seek Extended Tax Credits
By Kimberly Schwartz
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The Geothermal Exchange Organization is continuing to concentrate its lobbying efforts on including geothermal in federal and state definitions of renewable energy.


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SCC Selects Valve for Pilot Project

Canada, US to Partner in Standards Development Project
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The pilot project, one of two binational pilots launched in July, is focused on new or emerging product areas where neither standards nor regulations currently exist.


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