Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

AHRI Intervenes in Lawsuit against DOE
Jun 11, 2008
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search
THe Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has intervened on the side of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in a lawsuit brought against the Department by an array of states and environmental advocacy groups, which have petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit to void DOE’s final rule that raised the federal minimum AFUE standards for indoor residential gas furnaces and mobile home gas furnaces from 78% to 80%, effective Nov. 19, 2015.

AHRI intervened in support of the 80% AFUE standard and plans to file briefs to respond to the petitioners’ arguments.

The petitioners, including N.Y., Conn., Mass., Calif., N.J., New York City and the Natural Resources Defense Council, claim that DOE erred in failing to prescribe a 90 percent AFUE national minimum efficiency standard for indoor gas furnaces.

In a May 7 legal brief, they maintain that DOE did not include in its review the benefits of a 90%AFUE standard on reducing natural gas prices and global warming emissions.

The petitioners had no dispute with DOE’s new standards for outdoor gas furnaces, oil furnaces, or gas and oil boilers.

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Aug 29, 2014: Adaptive Frequency Drive Increases Trane Chiller Efficiency

Aug 29, 2014: Vitamix President Receives Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Aug 28, 2014: LG Heat Pump Clothes Dryer Earns Emerging Technology Award

Aug 28, 2014: Early Snowthrower Demand Boosts Toro Sales

Aug 27, 2014: Sustainability Standard Launched for Household Portable and Floor Care Appliances

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

March 2014: Market Research - 62nd Annual U.S. Appliance Industry Forecast
February 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: December 2013
January 2014: Market Research - Appliance Historical Statistical Review: 1954-2012
January 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: November 2013




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Pharmalive | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows