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New U.S. Efficiency Standards Set to Start

Posted September 16, 2014 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

HVAC Manufacturers have been noticing a disturbing trend. Next year, new U.S. efficiency standards kick in for both heating pumps and air conditioning units in residential buildings. But as companies like Emerson Climate Technologies gear up with new products to fit those requirements, they are finding that contractors aren't ready to address those changes. In fact, in a recent survey, 74% of contractors said they had no idea new rules were coming at all. What are the changes? And is it too late to get up to speed? Here is a closer look at the new requirements, with suggestions on how to comply.


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09/18/2014 12:14 AM

Yes, typical of today, most contractors and manufacturers will fight tooth and nail instead of just getting on with the change.

Attorneys will make millions and the changes will ultimately prevail.

So, why not just get on with it and embrace the new standards?

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09/19/2014 1:06 PM

So true Lyn

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