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.”
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has revised its standards for means of egress, concluding that the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA’s) 2000 edition of the Life Safety Code® provides comparable safety to OSHA’s Exit Routes Standard.
Despite a troubled economy, the International Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) 2003 is shaping up to be one of the biggest shows of all time, according to the show organizer International Exposition Company (IEC).
Encompass Services Corp. announced that it has filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.