The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA) has released its final rule on refrigerant container shipment with changes sought by the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) to avoid disruption in the transport of millions of cylinders.
Technicians taking HVAC electrical and mechanical troubleshooting courses offered through Carrier Corporation’s Customer Technical Training program will earn, upon successful completion, three college credits per course through Onondaga Community College (OCC).
According to the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI), combined U.S. factory shipments of 678,358 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for March were up 1 percent compared to shipments from the same month last year.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it will reopen for 90 days its rulemaking records on proposed revisions to the Walking and Working Surface Standard and fall protection provisions of the Personal Protective Equipment Standard.
The Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) has announced that the educational portion of its Web site has been updated to provide useful information to instructors, technicians, students, counselors, and contractors.
Show management for the annual Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) reports that more than 1,200 companies have already reserved space for the 2004 expo scheduled to take place in Anaheim, Calif., on Jan. 26-28.