• Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute’s (AHRI) Research and Technology Committee established a flammable refrigerants subcommittee designed to develop a set of application requirements for the use of 2L refrigerants.

The Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) reported a 4.2 percent increase in the total estimated sales of HVACR and plumbing related products, increasing from $362 million in February 2014 to $377 million in February 2015.

• The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) released its first white paper, “Distribution Automation and the Modernized Grid,” on behalf of its distribution automation section.

• The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) entered into an agreement with the American Supply Association (ASA) to deliver training products to CIPH members.

HVAC Excellence (Washington) is seeking presenters through July 30 for its 2016 National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference.

Publication date: 4/27/2015

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