Last Opportunity to Comment on the New EPA Ruling Impacting

1 November 2018 Contributed by Howard Weiss, ESCO Group On October 1, 2018 the EPA issued a new ruling that will revise refrigerant regulations again, impacting the entire HVACR industry.   The current regulations (November 2016) was the result of two years of industry engagement to clarify regulations, remove ambiguity, and to modernize the program. In pursuit of these changes, the EPA a...


UK HIU standards revised for district heating efficiency pus

24 October, 2018 A number of additional bodies will now be able to provide testing on standards devised to ensure greater efficiency for a vital component of heat networks   UK standards for H...


IGEM selected for new hydrogen standards

October 9, 2018 The Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers (IGEM) has been chosen to develop hydrogen standards for the government’s £25 million research and innovation programme.   The Hy4Heat programme is a feasibility study into the use of hydrogen for heat in UK homes and businesses, aimed at establishing whether it is technically possible, safe and convenient to repla...


American Standard Announces 'Building a Higher Standard' Dea

Oct 08, 2018 American Standard launched the awards program this year to recognize independent HVAC dealers across the country for exemplifying the brand’s core values.   American Standar...


American Standard Announces 2018 Building a Higher Standard

5 October 2018 American Standard® Heating & Air Conditioning, a leading provider of indoor comfort solutions and services, and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, announced today the 2018 winners of t...


HVACR and Water Heating Equipment Targeted by Round Three of

In 2018, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) determined that “China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innov...


ASHRAE Launches Online Standards Review Database

ATLANTA (September 11, 2018) – ASHRAE has announced the launch of an updated and improved online standards review database that allows members and non-members access to public review drafts for ...


Reliable Controls Firmware Manager Accepts the BACnet Chairm

30 August 2018 Reliable Controls is pleased to announce that Michael Osborne, the company’s Firmware Manager, has accepted the appointment of BACnet Chair.   Reliable Controls Firmware M...


Commission Communication preparing for the withdrawal of the

European Policy Brexit – 29 March 2019 (GEN - 935.00)   Orgalime has informed its member associations and related associations such as Eurovent on important Brexit matters as outlined by the European Commission. The industry and all other actors should, irrespectively of the outcome of the negotiations (i.e. a ratified withdrawal deal or no deal), prepare for all possible consequence...


Camfil endorses Clean Air Bill

Jul 25, 2018 Camfil has backed the Clean Air (Human Rights) Bill, introduced by Baroness Jenny Jones to the House of Lords on July 5 2018 following collaboration with Clean Air London (CAL), an organ...


The European Commission has opened the public feedback on a

Jul 17, 2018 The European Commission has presented the Opens external link in new windowdraft on GEN-926.00 within the Opens external link in new windowEcodesign and labelling regulations and opened a four-week feedback period that lasts until 31 July.   According to this, all interested stakeholders are invited to give feedbacks, which will be considered for the final version to be submit...