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2014.02.27

ASHRAE Offers HVACR Professionals 13 Spring Online Courses

25 February 2014 ATLANTA -- ASHRAE has announced that it will be offering 13 online courses this spring through its ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) to enable HVACR professionals to keep up with the latest industry trends.   Participants can access these instructor-led courses from anywhere with an Internet connection, and earn continuing education units/professional development hours for each...

2014.02.27

DOE Publishes Request for Information on Efficiency Test Pro

25 February 2014 Washington -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has officially published a request for information (RFI) in the Federal Register regarding efficiency test procedures for commercial boilers. The rulemaking on these test procedures will be carried out in parallel with the rulemaking on efficiency standards for commercial boilers. The RFI notes that DOE will consider amendments tha...

2014.02.27

Johnson Controls recognized for diverse board of directors

Milwaukee, Feb. 25, 2014 -- Johnson Controls is being honored for having women account for 20 percent of its board of directors by 2020 Women on Boards. 2020 Women on Boards is a non-profit grassroot...

2014.02.26

USA: EPA proposes final phase-out schedule for R22

25/02/2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently released its proposal for the final phase-out timeline of R22.   Under the proposal, EPA’s preferred consumption allocation fo...

2014.02.20

IPCC confirms HFO GWPs are less than 1

24/02/2014 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has confirmed that both R1234yf and R1234ze(E) have global warming potentials (GWP) below that of carbon dioxide.   In its latest ...

2014.02.26

Expert panellists on board for Data Centre Cooling Question

24 February 2014 Experts from across the sector, including data centre designers, operators and technology specialists will be coming to London for RAC’s major debate on data centre cooling on the mor...

2014.02.26

Alliance Supports Covering HFCs under Montreal Protocol

February 24, 2014 Arlington, Va. -- The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy has announced its support for the negotiation of an amendment to the Montreal Protocol which would curtail the global growth of greenhouse gas emissions from HFCs. The statement of support was delivered at the U.S. Stakeholder Meeting on 2014 HFC Activities under the Montreal Protocol co-hosted by the U.S. Departme...

2014.02.17

Direct Energy Introduces Smart Thermostat in Partnership wit

February 24, 2014 Houston -- Direct Energy, one of North America’s largest energy and energy-related services providers, in partnership with Honeywell and Opower, has announced the launch of the Merid...

2014.02.26

Trane Raises Prices on Commercial HVAC Products

February 24, 2014 Davidson, N.C. -- Trane Commercial Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) North America, a strategic business unit of Ingersoll Rand, has announced a price increase of 1 to...