The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced a program to support the development and demonstration of innovative heating and cooling technologies for residential and commercial buildings.
According to the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI), combined U.S. factory shipments of 357,859 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for November were up 7 percent compared to shipments from the same month last year.
On Jan. 15, 2003, Warren Heeley, president of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), sent a letter to Ontario Minister of Energy John Baird requesting provincial consideration of extending a recently announced provincial sales tax rebate on Energy Star-rated appliances to heating and air conditioning products.
The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) has partnered with Prometric, a technology-based assessment, training, and continuing education company, which offers standardized tests to several organizations.
According to the Consortium for Energy Efficiency Inc. (CEE), the possibility of a new federal standard and increased demands for energy-saving equipment have caused manufacturers to produce more high-efficiency residential gas furnaces than ever before.
Emerson Climate Technologies announced that it has entered into an agreement with A&P to help the grocery chain improve energy efficiency at 200 stores in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, and Delaware.