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AHRI Announces Availability of 2017 Annual Report
April 20, 2018

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced the 2017 Annual Report is now available for review and download. The Annual Report highlights AHRI’s many achievements in 2017, with a focus on how AHRI advocates for its members and the industry. This includes AHRI’s involvement with regulatory agencies, the continuation of AHRI’s industry awareness campaign, increased participation in the certification program, and AHRI’s active roles in the global HVACR industry and alternative refrigerant research.

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AHRI Announces Availability of 2017 Annual Report
April 20, 2018

The Annual Report highlights AHRI’s many achievements in 2017.

DOE Issues NOI To Establish VRF Multi-Split Systems Working Group
April 20, 2018

Working group to negotiate and, if possible, reach consensus on proposed rules for test procedures and energy conservation standards for VRF multi-split systems.

GWI Announces 2018 Global Water Awards Winners
April 19, 2018

The coveted awards ceremony recognizes the water industry’s greatest feats over the previous year.

EIA Notes Upward Trend Of Natural Gas Production
April 19, 2018

U.S. natural gas production is projected to break the domestic record in 2018.

Full Line-up of Keynotes for RAPID + TCT 2018 Announced
April 18, 2018

Leaders in sports, entertainment and several other industries will take the stage and demonstrate innovative applications of 3D printing at SME’s RAPID + TCT event…

Invisibility Material Created
April 18, 2018

Materials inspired by disappearing Hollywood dinosaurs and real-life shy squid have been invented…

New Manual Offers Guidance for Design of Turbine-Generator Foundations
April 17, 2018

The design of turbine-generator foundations requires advanced technical expertise in structural engineering and soil dynamics, as well as close collaboration with…

Virginia 2018 NENA/APCO Spring Conference Announced
April 17, 2018

Lisa Fulton, NENA National, will present the Pre-Conference Course: Preventing Telecommunicator Tunnel Vision.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Multiple Standards and Addenda
April 16, 2018

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

Eco-Friendly Panels That Switch From Transparent To Opaque Developed
April 16, 2018

Someday we won’t need curtains or blinds on our windows, and we will be able to block out light—or let it in—with just the press of a button.

Optimizing Autonomous Vehicles' Environmental Benefits
April 13, 2018

Study seeks to contribute to a more sustainable mobility ecosystem.

More Fuel-Efficient Vehicles Aim of New Particulate Filter Research
April 13, 2018

Researchers are investigating the structure of particulate layers generated by a series of gasoline fuels.

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