ARLINGTON, VA — The Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) reports that the Mexican government recently announced its 2002 standardization plan, which lists 362 mandatory and voluntary standards currently in development. The plan includes a mandatory energy efficiency standard for central air conditioners.

Participation in the standards development process is open to all interested parties, including U.S.-based organizations. Participants should expect to conduct business in Spanish.

For more information, contact Julie McCombs, ARI’s director of international standards, at (e-mail).

Publication date: 07/22/2002