According to statistics from the Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), during the first quarter of 2003, residential air conditioning shipments in Canada increased by 21 percent compared to the same period a year ago.
Paula Pogge of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Daniel Kent Parker of Snyder, Texas, have been awarded the first two scholarships from the Clifford H. “Ted” Rees Jr. Scholarship Foundation, which encourages students to seek careers in the HVACR industry.
Environmental Support Solutions (ESS) has expanded its mold awareness training program. According to ESS, the training course is designed to teach building management professionals how to establish effective mold prevention strategies.
— Information on a new refrigerant with zero ozone depletion potential and low global warming potential is being gathered through research by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
In an effort to help contractors, builders, and consumers learn more about indoor air quality (IAQ) and how to create cleaner home air, Honeywell International announced that it will partner with the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA).
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have announced a settlement that resolves significant ozone-depletion violations, related to refrigerant leaks, which were brought against Earthgrains.
Combined U.S. factory shipments of 946,416 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for June jumped 8 percent compared to shipments from the same month last year, according to statistics from the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI).
At the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers’ (ASHRAE) 2003 Annual Meeting held in Kansas City, Mo., June 28-July 2, several addenda were approved for publication to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62-2001, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality.