According to the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC), the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) is developing a mold guideline that may include permissible exposure limits (PELs) for mold.
Combined U.S. factory shipments of 358,596 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps in October were up 12 percent from October 2001, according to statistics provided by the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI).
At the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute’s (ARI’s) annual meeting, held recently at the La Quinta Resort and Club in La Quinta, CA, News publisher John Conrad surprised outgoing ARI president Dan Holmes with a $5,900 check made out to the Clifford H. “Ted” Rees Jr. Scholarship Foundation.
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) has added 11 more of its three-day “Instructor Certification Workshops” on the new eighth edition of Manual J™, the industry-standard residential load calculation procedure.
North American Technician Excellence (NATE) will offer certification testing for residential and light commercial HVAC technicians at the 2003 Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Exposition (AHR Expo) at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center on Jan. 27.
In an effort to ensure that perishable foods stored, displayed, and dispensed in retail stores for off-premises consumption are adequately protected throughout the final stage in the distribution process, the Commercial Refrigerator Manufacturers Division (CRMD) of the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) has created ARI Standard 1200-2002, “Commercial Refrigerated Display Cases.”