The Construction Contractor's Alliance (CCA), an enhanced service group of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors - National Association, discussed company innovations during two "Contractor Spotlight" presentations at CCA's meeting.
Those interested in recommending changes to the latest National Fuel Gas Code (ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54-2002) can send their proposals to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) or American Gas Association (AGA).
A new study titled "NAW Economic Forecast 2004," written by Pembroke Consulting and Economy.com for the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW), predicts a favorable outlook ahead for wholesale distribution companies in the Midwest.
Combined U.S. factory shipments of 504,841 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for September jumped 12 percent compared to shipments from the same month last year, according to statistics from the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI).
The Massachusetts Oilheat Council (MOC) has helped cut efforts by KeySpan to fund a multimillion dollar marketing program that gives away free gas heating systems and offers heating contractor incentives in order to convert thousands of oil heated homes in Massachusetts.
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) projects that both residential air conditioning and residential furnace shipments will increase by 2 percent, and commercial air conditioning shipments by 7 percent in 2004.
Thomas E. Bettcher, chairman of the board of directors of the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI), spoke at the opening ceremony of CONBRAVA, Brazil's refrigeration, ventilation, and air conditioning congress.