ARLINGTON, Va. — The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Educational Institute (ACCA-EI) Standards Task Team (STT) has announced an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review period for an addendum to the current HVAC Quality Installation Specification standard. The public review period has a deadline of May 12, 2013.

The addendum to the 2010 HVAC Quality Installation Specification standard proposes to revise the 5.1.2 Acceptable Procedures for testing duct leakage and to assist contractors in installing HVAC systems that meet customer demands for energy efficiency, comfort, and IAQ in residential and commercial buildings.

The addendum and response form can be downloaded Comments must be submitted using the ACCA response form by May 12, 2013.

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Publication date: 4/22/2013