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Letter from Manufacturers Backing Legislation on HFC Phase-Down

CEOs and Presidents of several manufacturers sent a letter to U.S. Senate and House committee leadership overseeing the U.S. EPA, which supports legislation that phases down the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a type of refrigerant with high-Global Warming Potential (GWP). The letter was sent by m...

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House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Holds Hearing on Cleaner, Stronger Buildings

On October 17, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held a hearing titled Solving the Climate Crisis: Cleaner, Stronger Buildings. Click here to learn more.

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14 Senators Send Letter to DOE Opposing Rollbacks to the Standards for Efficient Lightbulbs

On October 11, fourteen Democratic Senators led by Senators Ed Markey (MA-D) and Jeanne Shaheen (NH-D) sent a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry regarding the rollback of energy efficiency standards for lightbulbs. The letter says that "these rollbacks are indefensible, both in terms of their cos...

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ASHRAE Supports Georgia Department of Public Health in its Legionella Response

ASHRAE President Darryl K. Boyce sent a letter to the Georgia Department of Public Health applauding the agency for convening a Legionella Prevention Working Group, and offering technical assistance, including through ASHRAE Standard 188-2018, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water System...

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ASHRAE, UN Environment Programme Announce Lower GWP Award Selections

Media Contact:Sherri [email protected] ATLANTA (Nov. 6, 2019) – ASHRAE and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) have announced the project selections for the 2019 ASHRAE-UNEP OzonAction Lower-GWP Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Innovation Awards. The annual internatio...

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