AHRI in the News Archives

2014 Articles

December 17, 2014

Record attendance at AHRI Annual Meeting

December 15, 2014
Appliance Magazine

The Department of Energy on Overdrive

December 10, 2014
Contracting Business

AHRI adds new standards

December 8, 2014

AHRI Announces New Officers, Presents Awards

December 2, 2014
HPAC Engineering

AHRI Launches Two New Certification Programs

December 2, 2014

Power Shift in Congress to Impact HVAC

December 1, 2014

Rees Foundation Presents HVACR and Water Heating Scholarships

November 25, 2014

Central A/C and Heat Pump Shipments Up Sharply in September

November 20, 2014

Registration Opens for 20th Annual HVACR and Mechanical Conference

November 14, 2014
Appliance Design

Oil Warm Air Furnace Shipments Up 8 Percent in August

November 3, 2014

ACCA Urges HVAC Manufacturers to Develop Universal Communication Protocols

October 23, 2014

AHRI Annual Meeting Registration Remains Open

October 21, 2014
Appliance Magazine

Oil Warm Air Furnace Shipments Up Nearly 20 Percent in July

October 13, 2014

AHRI Launches Certification Program for DX-Dedicated Outdoor Air System Units

October 1, 2014

AHRI Certification Program Grows, Adds Value

October 1, 2014
Appliance Design

AHRI’s Air Handling Unit Certification Programs

September 30, 2014
AHU Magazine

Refrigeration Industry Leaders Organize Global Refrigerant Management Initiative

September 23, 2014
PR Newswire

DOE requests comments on possible amendments to commercial icemaker energy standard

September 18, 2014
Appliance Magazine

AHRI at White House unveils $5 billion refrigerant R&D plan

September 18, 2014
Appliance Magazine

AHRI Releases July 2014 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

September 2014

AHRI to serve on Industry Advisory Committee to SASO

September 17, 2014
Middle East Climate Control

US industry announces $5 billion refrigerant research plan

September 16, 2014
RAC Magazine

White House partners with industry to tackle greenhouse gas

September 16, 2014

Obama unveils major new effort to tackle climate change

September 16, 2014
The Hill

AHRI Suggests Changes to EPA on Proposed SNAP Amendment

September 12, 2014
Appliance Magazine

AHRI's Yurek talks DOE lawsuit on energy conservation standards

September 10, 2014
E&E TV On Point

UA Apprentices Meet and Compete

September 8, 2014

AHRI Hosts Lunch-and-Learn

September 8, 2014

Obama pushes green standards for everything but the kitchen sink

August 29, 2014
The Hill

U.S. freezer efficiency rules set in climate push roil businesses

August, 27 2014

AHRI Celebrates Third Anniversary of Industry-first VRF Certification Program

August 2014

AHRI Releases June 2014 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

August 15, 2014

AHRI launches International Regulatory Information Service

August 13, 2014
Climate Control Middle East

AHRI Keeps Pressure on DOE to Correct Errors in Walk-in Coolers Rule

August 11, 2014
Appliance Magazine

SkillsUSA Contest Awards HVACR Students

August 11, 2014

AHRI Files Petition for Review of DOE’s Walk-in Coolers and Freezers Rule

August 4, 2014

The efficiency challenge

August 3, 2014
BGreen Magazine

AHR Expo, ASHRAE & AHRI seeking the most innovative HVACR and plumbing products

July 30, 2014

Heat Pump Shipments Jump 20 Percent in May

July 15, 2014

New Cooling Standards Approved by AHRI Subcommittee

July 3, 2014
Appliance Magazine

AHRI Calls for Oversight from Congress

July 1, 2014
Appliance Design

April 2014 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipments Data by AHRI Residential

June 2014

ESMA issues draft energy-efficiency-labelling regulations

June 16, 2014
Climate Control Middle East

AHRI Meeting Draws Record Attendance

June 9, 2014

AHRI Launches New Website

May 26, 2014

Unitary HVAC System Shipments Up by Double Digits

May 15, 2014

AHRI Showcases HVAC Certifications

May 12, 2014

8 High-Demand Jobs That Require Little Schooling

May 1, 2014
Yahoo! Education

Court Accepts Regional Standards Settlement

April 24, 2014

Manufacturers Bring Concerns, Ideas to D.C.

April 21, 2014

HVAC Industry Leaders Discuss BC 449

April 14, 2014

AHRI Releases February 2014 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

April 11, 2014

AHRI: Engineers able to verify liquid-to-liquid heat exchanger performance

April 9, 2014
ES Magazine

AHRI Offers Homeowners Simple Springtime Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

April 8, 2014

AHRI: No Test Needed on Commercial Water Heater Unfired Storage Tanks

April 3, 2014
Appliance Magazine

Parties File Regional Standards Settlement

March 24, 2014

Proposed energy bill recognizes third-party HVACR certification

March 19, 2014
ES Magazine

Central A/C, Heat Pump, Gas Furnace Shipments Up Sharply in January

March 18, 2014

HVAC Standards Lawsuit Settled—New Standards Take Effect Jan. 1

March 12, 2014
Appliance Magazine

HVAC Equipment Shipments Spike in 2013

March 3, 2014

AHRI supports bipartisan energy efficiency bill

February 28, 2014
ES Magazine

AHRI Continues Standards Harmonization Effort, Signs Agreement with ANCE

February 27, 2014

AHRI Public Policy Symposium registration ends tomorrow

February 27, 2014
Engineered Systems Magazine

EPA Proposes Transition Plan to Low-GWP Alternative Refrigerants

February 19, 2014

AHRI Releases HVAC Shipment Numbers for December 2013

February 14, 2014

AHRI Sees Flaws in CPSC-Proposed Guidelines for Voluntary Recalls

February 13, 2014
Appliance Magazine

AHRI Comments on Revised Water Heater Efficiency Test Procedures

February 4, 2014
Appliance Magazine

AHRI Submits Comments on Proposed Rule for Residential Furnace Fans

February 3, 2014

AHRI Presents Research Findings at Low-GWP AREP Conference

January 22, 2014
Appliance Magazine

ASHRAE, AHRI, CRAA to Host Technology Forum at AHR Expo

January 17, 2014

SCC Accredits AHRI to Develop National Standards of Canada

January 16, 2014
Digital Journal

AHRI Seeks Refrigerant Research Participants; Launches Second Phase of Low-GWP AREP

January 14, 2014
Appliance Magazine

Intertek and AHRI Sign Four-Year Performance Testing Agreements

January 14, 2014

DOE Publishes Residential Furnace Fans Test Procedures

January 10, 2014
Appliance Magazine

2013 Articles

AHRI Releases October 2013 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

December 13, 2013

AHRI Announces New Officers, Presents Awards

November 26, 2013
Appliance Magazine

AHRI Offers Homeowners Simple Heating System Maintenance Tips

November 19, 2013
HVAC & Refrigeration Insider

AHRI Launches HVAC Association Based in Dubai

November 18, 2013

AHRI Comments on Rules for Walk-In Coolers and Freezers

November 14, 2013
Appliance Magazine

AHRI Launches New HVACR Certification Programs

November 14, 2013

AHR Expo 2014 Innovation Award Winners Announced

November 13, 2013

AHRI Launches Certification for Variable Frequency Drives and Datacom Cooling

November 8, 2013
Appliance Magazine

Water Heater Solutions to DOE 2015 Standards Will Be Complicated, Nuanced

November 5, 2013

AHRI Presents Certification Seminar at Energy Korea 2013

October 24, 2013
Appliance Magazine

AHRI to Share Results of its Low-GWP Programme

October 10, 2013
Climate Control Middle East

AHRI Wants Water Heater Labeling Rules Delayed

October 3, 2013
Appliance Magazine

Government Shutdown Affects HVACR Industry

October 2, 2013

AHRI Launches Unit Coolers Certification Program

October 1, 2013
Appliance Magazine

HVACR Industry Association formed to Serve Middle East and North Africa

September 11, 2013
Appliance Magazine

New Regional HVACR Association ARAMENA to Be Based in UAE

September 10, 2013
WAM Emirates News Agency

Summer Heat Sends Homeowners Shopping for Air Conditioners

September 5, 2013
Digital Journal

AHRI: DOE Should Wait to Collect Residential Air-Conditioner/Heat Pump EER Data

September 4, 2013
Appliance Magazine

AHRI, HRAI Submit Comments on Ontario Energy Efficiency Regulation Changes

August 22, 2013
Appliance Magazine

DOE to Determine Its Status Re: Natural Gas Natural Draft Boilers

August 20, 2013
Appliance Magazine

The Back Page

August 16, 2013
Washington Business Journal

In Pursuit of a Level Playing Field (page 7)

August 2013
Courtesy Climate Control Middle East (CPI Industry)

HVACR Industry Cruising Through First Half of 2013

August 5, 2013

Shaheen-Portman Bill Reintroduced, to be Addressed in September

August 2, 2013

AHRI Releases May 2013 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

July 30, 2013

AHRI Joins 111th Anniversary of Invention of Air-Conditioning

July 18, 2013
Appliance Magazine

AHRI Adds EnergyGuide Label Images to Certified Product Directory

July 16, 2013
Appliance Magazine

AHRI to Host Conference to Present Low-GWP Refrigerant Research Results

July 16, 2013

AHRI Updates Online Directory for Certified VRF Products

July 11, 2013

HOMES Act Receives Industry Support, Faces Hurdles

July 8, 2013

AHRI Announces Updated Online Directory for Certified VRF Products

July 1, 2013

AHRI Responds to President Obama's Climate Change Plan

June 24, 2013
HVACR Business

AHRI: New Logo, New Vision

June 6, 2013
Appliance Magazine

Capitol Hill and AHRI

May 9, 2013
Appliance Design

DOE Elects Not to Enforce Regional Standards Rule

April 15, 2013

S.E. Cupp, Krystal Ball Produce Presidential Wish List

March 20, 2013
Washington Examiner

AHRI Offers Homeowners Simple Springtime Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

March 13, 2013
Yahoo! News

Uncertainty Lingers; AHRI Pushes to Delay Non-Weatherized Gas Furnace Standards Compliance Date

March 8, 2013
Appliance Magazine

Latest AHRI Research Published on Hydrocarbon Refrigerants

February 22, 2013
Hydrocarbons 21

Research Published on New Heat Exchanger Materials and Low-GWP Refrigerants

February 20, 2013
Appliance Magazine

2011 Articles


Regulatory Relief Measures Signed into Law

December 21, 2011
Appliance Magazine


AHRI Commends House on Regulatory Relief Bill

December 5, 2011
Appliance Magazine


October 2011
AHRI Awards $16,500 in Scholarship Funds to Twelve Students

September 30, 2011
Contracting Business —
AHRI Issues Directory of VRF Products

September 15, 2011
Appliance Magazine —
Stone Joins AHRI

September 13, 2011
Construction Week Online —
Up in the Air

September 1, 2011
HVACR Distribution Business —
AHRI Seeks Refrigerant Research Participants

August 29, 2011
Appliance Magazine
AHRI Seeks Refrigerant Research Participants

August 19, 2011
ACR News
“Loophole” hits US R22 phase-out plans

August 18, 2011
The New York Times
EPA's Planned Phaseout of Harmful Refrigerant Hits Snag

August 16, 2011
DOE Proposes to Redefine Direct Heating Equipment

August 12, 2011
AHRI Says DOE Idea to Regulate Commercial and Industrial Fans Is Unnecessary

June 24, 2011
Appliance Magazine
AHRI to Receive Super Nova of Energy Efficiency Award

June 14, 2011
Environmental Protection
U.S. Sets First Regional Energy-saving Standards for ACs and Furnaces

May 9, 2011
ABC7 News
Program helps grocery stores
snuff out carbon footprint

April 7, 2011
Podcast interview with Stephen Yurek discussing regional appliance standards, dry shipping R-22 units and more. (Note: This is a large file. Please allow time for complete download).

April 4, 2011
the ACHR News — Appliance Standards Introduced in Senate

April 4, 2011
Chicago Examiner —
Tips for getting your air conditioner ready for hot summer temperatures

March 25, 2011
ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions —
AHRI announces low GWP alternative refrigerant evaluation program

March 25, 2011
Hydrocarbons21.com —
Get involved in AHRI's research programme to assess low GWP refrigerants

March 10, 2011
Christian Science Monitor —
Light bulbs in spotlight as senators lambaste U.S. efficiency standards

March 7, 2011
Refrige.com —
AHRI renews testing contract with China's GMPI

March 7,  2011
AHRI Directory to Relist R-22 Systems

March 4, 2011
EPA Names AHRI an Energy Star Certifier

February 17, 2011
Chicago Tribune
Hot demand for heating, air conditioning and refrigeration technicians

February 1, 2011
Appliance Design —
Association Report: A Note on Credibility


2010 Articles

December 11, 2010
Sydney Morning Herald —
Tycoon out to clear the air in China

November 8, 2010
R-22 Equipment Is Being Shipped ‘Dry’

October 5, 2010
Association of Corporate Counsel —
District of
New Mexico rules on plaintiffs’ motion for summary
judgment in AHRI et al. v. City of Albuquerque

September 27, 2010
the ACHR News —
AHRI and HRAI Sign MOU for Cooperation

September 15, 2010
Business Wire —
RemTec International Announces
the Expansion of their Halon and Refrigerant Reclamation Services to the Middle East Region

September 10, 2010
BYM Product and Industry News —
USA Marvair®
hosts U.S. Congressman Sanford Bishop, Jr.

August 27, 2010
Sun Sentinel —
How to take advantage of the state's clunker AC rebate program

July 27, 2010
HVACR Business —
AHRI Publishes Guideline for Content Recovery and Proper Recycling of Refrigerant Cylinders

July 20, 2010
Examiner.com —
5 things to do to keep your air conditioner performing during soaring hot summer temperatures

July 12, 2010
HPAC Engineering —
Reinventing the Wheel… DOE Style

June 7, 2010
Contractor Magazine —
Home Star passes House,
moves to Senate

April 3, 2010
Theday.com —
Basement heating equipment may need a closer look after flooding

April 2, 2010
Consulting-Specifying Engineer —
DOE amends efficiency standards

April 1, 2010
The New York Times —
New Efficiency Standards for Water Heaters

March 31, 2010
RSES Journal —
Joint statement issued about regional standards

March 17, 2010
Appliance Magazine —
AHRI Signs Standards Agreement with Saudi Arabia and UAE

March 12, 2010
Real Estate Rama —
Senate Hearing Puts HOME STAR’s Job-Creating Potential in the National Spotlight

February 17, 2010
Contracting Business —
Trane Chiller Test Facility
Wins AHRI Approval

Januay 4, 2010
Appliance Design —
AHRI Publishes Standard
for Walk-In Coolers and Freezers

January 1, 2010
SNIPS Magazine —
AHRI cautions consumers about appliance modifications

January, 2010
AC Today —
AHRI commends ENERGY STAR designation for geothermal heat pumps

2009 Articles

September 21, 2009
New Coolants Make For Hotter Planet