Lauren Zelinski• The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) named Lauren Zelinski (right) an associated certification engineer.

Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) revealed that actor Jason Alexander will open its 70th annual convention, Oct. 21, in Maui, Hawaii.

• The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) published its latest ComforTool, titled “The Wrong Insulation Can Cost You Money.”

• The Residential Energy Services Network’s (RESNET) Standards Management Board approved standard BSR/RESNET 301-2013.

• The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted recognition to International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials’ (IAPMO) R&T for the third-party certification of swimming pool pumps to the Energy Star product labeling system.

• The Home Ventilating Institute (HVI) awarded Daniel Forest, vice president of technology and product development, Venmar Ventilation (Drummondville, Quebec, Canada), with the Distinguished Service award.

Publication date: 4/8/2013