According to the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI), combined U.S. factory shipments of 452,751 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for September were up 10% compared to shipments from the same month last year.
Expressing strong support for S. 2239, the “FHA Downpayment Simplification Act of 2002,” the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said that passage of the legislation by the Senate will help to increase the availability of affordable housing and expand rental housing and homeownership opportunities across the country.
Bill Bradley, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey, addressed several hundred industry executives in Las Vegas, NV, at “The Resource Revolution: An Invensys Symposium on Productivity in the 21st Century.”
Members of the United Association (UA), the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA), and the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) gathered here recently for the 2002 MCAA/UA Labor Relations Conference.