The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy is cautioning the HVACR industry and the public to make sure that their chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) refrigerant purchases are legal and to refuse to buy illegally imported refrigerants.
Emerson Climate Technologies has been selected as the key technology provider for Nordyne’s new line of ultra-high efficiency central air conditioners and heat pumps that will be sold under the Maytag, Frigidaire, Tappan, and Westinghouse brand names.
The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW), Pembroke Consulting, and Economy.com are teaming up to produce a new report for the wholesale distribution industry titled “NAW 2004 Economic Forecast.”
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).