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Podcasts: July 21, 2014

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Jon Melchi, HARDI's director of government affairs, discusses the recent regional standards settlement agreement.


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July 17, 2014: HVAC Representatives to Serve on DOE Regional Standards Working Group

The Working Group Restarts the Negotiated Rulemaking Process
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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) intends to establish a rulemaking working group under the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC) to negotiate proposed regional energy efficiency standards. Two HVAC professionals have been announced as participants in this group.


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Preparing Contractors for 2015 Regulations

Know Your Borders and the Efficiencies Within
By Jeff Preston
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Contractor will not be able to conduct business as usual — at least not without carefully considering regional efficiencies, system matches, high-efficiency motors, impending cost increases, and the penalties associated with the new standards.


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DOE Seeks Committee Members for Regional Standards Enforcement

Deadline for Negotiating a Proposed Rule is Oct. 30
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Written comments and request to be appointed as members of the working group should be submitted within 14 days after the date of publication. 


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Contractors Prepare for Regional Standards

Emerson Survey Examines Contractor Awareness, Preparedness
By Kyle Gargaro
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This is the first in a two-part series of articles summarizing the State of HVAC survey Emerson conducted and is sharing exclusively with The NEWS. 


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Court Accepts Regional Efficiency Standards Settlement

Regional Standards Lawsuit Officially Ends with Court’s Approval
By Jen Anesi
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The court’s order ends the lawsuit and represents a great victory for the industry organizations that were involved in developing the final settlement agreement. 


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Court Accepts Regional Standards Settlement

Regional Standards Lawsuit Officially Ends with Court’s Approval
By Jen Anesi
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The court’s actions officially ends the two-plus year legal battle between the DOE and several organizations, including HARDI, AHRI, and ACCA.


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Parties File Regional Standards Settlement

Motion Vacates Furnace Standards, Gives Industry Time to Comply with Cooling Standards
By Jen Anesi
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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. 


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Regional Standards Was the Never Ending Story

By Kyle Gargaro
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The biggest winners in this story are the distributors who continued to fight the DOE even though many — including yours truly — felt they should give up the fight. 


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Survey: 74 Percent of Contractors Unprepared for Efficiency Standards

Emerson Survey Shows Contractors Unaware of Pending Efficiency Ruling
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Unlike the 2005 regulation changes, the 2015 changes will affect both residential and commercial efficiency standards.


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