Even without the administration passing much new legislation concerning contractors, there are already a number of HVAC regulations that contractors need to keep in mind this year. Some have already went into effect while others will be rolling out soon.
In 2017, the winds of change are blowing stronger than ever with a new commander in chief calling the shots. Most industry experts are hopeful and optimistic about the next four years under a Trump-led government.
While organizations lobbied Congress for an extension like the ones given to photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal technologies, the U.S. House of Representatives chose not to extend the tax credits for the geothermal market.
In the first part of this two-part series, we looked at upcoming regulatory changes that will definitely affect many organizations. Here, we look at court rulings and state laws that promise more expenses, paperwork, and headaches for many more companies.
Election years often bring a flurry of legislative and regulatory activity. This first of a two-part series will describe some key changes in federal regulations that may make it harder, more costly, and less efficient for employers to run their organizations.
While it can be easy to get fixated on one issue during an election cycle, there will be many other effects of the ballots we submit in November. And many of these results will not be evident for years down the road.