Emerson Survey Shows Contractors Are Still Unsure How New Regulations Will Affect Their Businesses
January 22, 2015
With new a/c energy efficiency regulations now in effect, contractors in regions where SEER minimums are increasing will need to help their customers and suppliers understand the new requirements. However, a survey from Emerson has found that 48 percent of contractors are still unaware of the regulations or unsure of how they affect their business.
Session Will Discuss the Manufacturer’s, Distributor’s, and Contractor’s Perspective
January 22, 2015
The new regional efficiency standards for residential a/c will be discussed during a free AHR Expo session, “New 2015 Regional Standards and the Effects on Different Areas of the HVAC Industry,” scheduled for 3-4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, at the AHR Expo, being held at Chicago’s McCormick Place, in room S106a.
Many HVAC Contractors Are Not Prepared to Address Changes with Customers
February 25, 2014
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.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has referred the Heating, Air-conditioning, and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) motion to continue the regional standards lawsuit to a merits panel for further review.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) has filed a response to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) objection to HARDI’s motion to substitute as petitioner in the regional efficiency standards lawsuit.
A ruling to the pending regional standards lawsuit may be less than a month away. American Public Gas Association (APGA) executive vice president Dave Schryver confirmed that the lawsuit, APGA v. U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has entered mediation and that an agreement between the two parties could occur very soon.