• 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