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Department of Energy final rules adopt ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency levels as recommended by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) for certain unitary products, heat pumps, water heaters, and PTACs.
The new energy legislation, which was passed at the end of April 2015, will have an impact on commercial buildings; it will also affect hvac systems and water heaters.
These new programs have been introduced in order to meet increasing demand for independent performance verification for VFDs and datacom cooling products.
As the phaseout of the high global warming impact substances used in HVAC/R equipment ramps up, research on suitable alternatives continues.
In addition to its many other tax provisions, the newly passed bill retroactively reinstates the 25C tax credits for highly efficient HVAC and water heating equipment that expired at the end of 2011.
At this point in a typical year, much HVAC equipment has already been manufactured and shipped to distributors, so manufacturers and parts suppliers have quickly ramped up production to meet the unexpected and unprecedented need for these products.
VFDs can be used to control and power the HVACR motors in a facility, for increased efficiency and reliability.
With many areas of the country beginning to experience a winter chill, infrared heater manufacturers call on safety inspectors to pay close attention to the proper use and maintenance of their installed equipment.
The association had added a new VP and will move to a new headquarters this month.