Combined U.S. factory shipments of 687,838 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for July jumped 17% compared to shipments from the same month last year, according to statistics from the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI).
Bradford White Corp. has purchased Aero Environmental Ltd. of Mississauga, ON, Canada. According to Bradford White, Aero Environmental is one of Canada’s largest manufacturers of oil-fired heating products.
The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) recently joined with several other industry forces to establish the AC&R Safety Coalition. According to RSES, the group was formed to address various safety issues within the air conditioning and refrigeration sectors of the HVACR industry.
The upcoming National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO) Annual Conference will address the financing and accounting pressures facing market providers, the immediate future of deregulation initiatives, and the potential impact of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s proposed Standard Market Design.
The National Conference of States on Building Codes & Standards (NCSBCS) will meet Oct. 20-22, 2002, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, KY. The theme for this year’s conference is: “Where is Your Jurisdiction in the Twin Races for Security and Competitiveness in the Global Economy?”