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Articles by Jen Anesi
As contractors seal up homes, they also need to consider proper ventilation, avoid common mistakes, and follow industry protocols to ensure occupant health and safety.
Advances in heat and energy recovery ventilation technology, driven largely by industry standards and increasingly stringent building codes, have pushed manufacturers to offer multiple energy-saving ventilation solutions contractors can choose from for new and retrofit projects on residential and commercial structures.
Increasingly demanding standards and regulations are having a clear impact on the energy efficiency and effectiveness of products used in residential ventilation and air movement.
“I don’t like the air in your office,” my son squeaked in a tiny little voice, tears welling up in his eyes. “The air feels sick in here. Can we go now?”
The bill faces an uphill battle as the tumultuous political climate of an election year threatens to stall the bill yet again.
The settlement agreement, which now awaits court approval, would vacate the regional furnace efficiency standards and restart the rulemaking process, this time giving stakeholders more opportunities to provide input throughout the rulemaking process.
The event provided an opportunity for attendees to bounce ideas off one another as they tried to solve the most pressing issue currently facing HVACR educators in the U.S. — how to attract new talent to the industry.
The settlement agreement, which now awaits court approval, would vacate the regional furnace efficiency standards and also give the industry an 18-month sell-through period to comply with the Jan. 1, 2015, efficiency standards for split-system air conditioners.