Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) has introduced the “United States Toxic Mold Safety and Protection Act of 2002” (H.R. 5040) to Congress. The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association (PHCC) has praised Rep. Conyers for introducing the act.
Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Commissioner Jose Montemayor has issued a brochure titled, “Effectively Handling Water Damage and Mold Claims: A Consumer Guide.” The guide explains how to handle water damage claims and reverse the number of mold-related claims.
According to the Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Institute (ARI), June is the peak month for shipments of central air conditioners as contractors and distributors respond to increased demand for what can be lifesaving equipment during extreme heat.
The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) Educational Foundation is enhancing its Corporate Membership Training Associate classification. The term Training Associate refers to schools and learning centers.
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International has approved a formal association policy for an issue that is rapidly threatening to become an epidemic in the minds of the public: mold and mildew.
According to Calmac Manufacturing Corporation, thermal energy storage (TES), sometimes described as “off peak cooling” (OPC), has been chosen as the air conditioning technology for an energy-efficient building project in Beijing, China.
Combined U.S. factory shipments of 847,716 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for May 2002 continued to rise, reflecting a 9% increase compared to shipments from the same month last year, according to statistics from the Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Institute (ARI).
The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) has announced that it will begin offering a seminar examining the cumulative effects of change orders on labor productivity for mechanical contractors.