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Survey: Is It Getting Harder to Reach Consensus on Efficiency Standards?

DOE has denied AHRI’s petition for reconsideration of walk-in standards. Is it getting harder to reach consensus on efficiency standards?


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Feb. 25, 2014: Seventy-Four Percent of HVAC Contractors Unaware of 2015 Efficiency Standards

Many HVAC Contractors Are Not Prepared to Address Changes with Customers

Seventy-four percent of HVAC contractors are unaware of the upcoming 2015 regional standards for residential unitary air conditioning and heat pump systems, according to a survey by Emerson Climate Technologies Inc.


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Study Examines DOE Standards

A Look at Projected and Actual Costs of Efficiency Standards

A new study by Steven Nadel and Andrew deLaski examines the estimated benefits of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) appliance standards relative to the estimated costs, finding DOE only sets standards that it finds are cost-effective to consumers.


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Stop Blaming Global Warming on Air Conditioners

Despite the success of the Montreal Protocol — and increased efficiency standards — a recent New York Times article centered on a group of “leading scientists” who believe that if planetary potential is maxed out, 27 percent of all global warming effects to 2050 can be attributed to the gasses utilized in air conditioners.


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Efficiency Standards to Save $1.1 Trillion

National efficiency standards for appliances, lighting, and other equipment will save consumers and businesses more than $1.1 trillion and dramatically reduce greenhouse gas pollution and other emissions by 2035, according to a recent study titled “The Efficiency Boom: Cashing In on Savings from Appliance Standards.”


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AHRI Comments on DOE Proposed Rulemaking

AHRI submitted comments on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR), “Energy Conservation Program for Certain Industrial Equipment: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for Commercial Heating, Air Conditioning, and Water Heating Equipment.”


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NEWSMakers: Matt Barga

Matt Barga, portfolio manager — a/c and coils, Ingersoll Rand, discusses how the company is working to comply with the new energy conservation standards for heat pumps and air conditioners that go into effect on Jan. 1, 2015. Posted on Dec. 19.

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