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Sept. 18, 2014: DOE Proposes Rulemaking on Energy Efficiency Standards for PTACs and PTHPs

DOE Will Hold a Public Meeting/Webinar on the Proposed Rulemaking on Oct. 29, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Federal Register notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) and public meeting for energy conservation standards for packaged terminal air conditioners (PTACs) and packaged terminal heat pumps (PTHPs).


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Aug. 29, 2014: Survey Shows Some HVAC Contractors Optimistic about 2015 Efficiency Standards

Opportunity for Higher Revenues Seen as Upside of Increasing Efficiency Standards

While a number of HVAC contractors remain uninformed about changes in energy efficiency regulations coming in 2015, some are thinking ahead to how these changes will affect their businesses. A survey by Emerson finds that 40 percent of commercial contractors and 42 percent of residential contractors in the North see upsell opportunities.


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AHRI, Lennox Petition Court to Review DOE Walk-in Standard

Industry Leaders Challenge Efficiency Standards for Walk-in Coolers, Freezers

On Aug. 4, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and Lennox Intl. Inc. filed a petition asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to review the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) final rule establishing energy conservation standards for walk-in coolers and freezers (WICF).


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Aug. 4, 2014: AHRI Files Petition for Review of DOE’s Walk-in Coolers and Freezers Rule

AHRI Seeks Corrections to the Final Rule

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) final rule, issued on June 3, 2014, regarding energy efficiency standards for commercial walk-in coolers and freezers.


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May 27, 2014: AHRI Petitions for Court Review of Commercial Refrigeration Efficiency Rule

Association Says Rule Does Not Meet Criteria for New Energy Efficiency Standards

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in response to its final rule issued on March 28, 2014, regarding energy efficiency standards for commercial refrigeration equipment. 


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AHRI Challenges Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Final Rule in Court

On May 27, 2014, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in response to its final rule regarding energy conservation standards for commercial refrigeration equipment. 


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May 20, 2014: DOE Announces New Efficiency Standards for Motors, Walk-In Coolers and Freezers

New Standards Expected to Save Money and Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced new energy efficiency standards for electric motors and for walk-in coolers and freezers. According to the DOE, these standards combined are expected to provide businesses with $26 billion in energy savings through 2030.


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Nov. 5, 2013: DOE Proposes Efficiency Standards for Residential Wine Chillers and Ice Makers

Proposed Rule Covers Miscellaneous Residential Refrigeration Products
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a proposed determination that wine chillers, ice makers, and other residential refrigeration products that incorporate a compressor qualify for coverage under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) as amended. 


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Governmental Action on Refrigeration Safety, Regulations

Warehouses, Supermarkets Among Sites Being Watched
Refrigeration service technicians point out the need to keep up to date with what is happening elsewhere that could affect them. So, from time to time, we like to bring readers up to date on some news items related to refrigeration regulatory and safety issues.


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Aug. 14, 2013: DOE Initiates Rulemaking on Commercial Packaged Boilers

Public Comments Must Be Received by Sept. 12
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Federal Register notice of proposed determination regarding a rulemaking on energy efficiency standards for commercial packaged boilers.


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