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.
Carrier Corporation has introduced the upgraded Advanced Product Monitor™ (APM) kit, and the Electrically Commutated Motor (ECM) Simulator kit, the latest diagnostic tools for Carrier’s line of gas furnaces.
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America has initiated a 60-day American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review and comment period for its “Residential Load Calculations” Manual J, 1.10, Version 4.