The National Conference of States on Building Codes & Standards (NCSBCS) will meet Oct. 20-22, 2002, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, KY. The theme for this year’s conference is: “Where is Your Jurisdiction in the Twin Races for Security and Competitiveness in the Global Economy?”
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) board of directors passed a motion to endorse the Partnership for Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA).
New and revised provisions regarding the sizing and installation of gas piping, combustion air in tightly constructed homes, and appliance installation are among the features of the 2002 National Fuel Gas Code, which was recently approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
The Department of Defense (DOD) will use a number of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes in its recently approved United Facilities Criteria (UFC) system, which provides planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance criteria for DOD facilities.
Models that would simulate the performance of high-efficiency equipment with R-22 alternatives will be developed through research funded by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
The United Association (UA) held its 49th annual Industry Day in Ann Arbor, MI, at Washtenaw Community College on Aug. 15. Industry Day, sponsored annually by the UA, caps a two-week instructor training program.
The Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) plan to celebrate its 50 years of service with a time capsule. The institute is inviting instructors and students to participate in a contest to create the time capsule.