Combined U.S factory shipments of 407,380 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for January were up 6 percent compared to shipments from the same month last year, according to statistics from the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI).
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA) will present the Industrial Contractors Forum during its annual convention scheduled to take place in Maui, Hawaii, Oct. 24-28, 2004.
Demand in the United States for HVAC equipment is expected to increase 2.4 percent per year to $12 billion in 2007, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group Inc., an industrial market research firm.
Maytag® HVAC has introduced a full range of high-efficiency indoor air quality (IAQ) products to complement its residential heating and cooling systems in order to meet consumer demands for cleaner, healthier air, the company said.
The Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) has joined with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) to revise ARI Standard 310/380 and CSA Standard C744 "Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps."
Control of airborne infectious diseases, the value of indoor air quality (IAQ) programs, and challenges faced by the design community are topics to be addressed by keynote speakers at the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers' (ASHRAE's) IAQ 2004 conference.