The Kigali Amendment, which is expected to create domestic jobs and boost U.S. exports of a/c and refrigeration products, was ratified by the U.S. Senate on September 21; the federal government and several states have pledged to aggressively reduce — and potentially eliminate — carbon emissions over the next few decades; HVAC contractors prepare for the Inflation Reduction Act, passed in both houses of Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden in August; and the inaugural Solar Forum, presented by ACCA and Pearl Certification in November, will offer seven workshops on solar power as it applies to HVAC.

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