You may have heard by now that the Department of Energy (DOE) is updating its regional efficiency standards on January […]
Congressman Beyer Introduces Air Ventilation Legislation
Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) introduced the Airborne Act, which incentivizes non-residential building owners to conduct indoor air quality assessments (IAQ) and upgrade their ventilation and air filtration systems.
EPA Lawsuit Update, Help Stop the Ban
The EPA is moving to ban disposable cylinders under the AIM Act. Late last year ACCA partnered with fellow HVACR industry associations Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) and Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) in filing a petition to overturn the EPA’s ban. That litigation is moving forward.
Workforce, Career and Technical Education on Top of Governors’ Minds
In a recent publication, the Education Commission of the States analyzed the “State of the State” addresses of 44 governors to find out what issues they care about the most. The group found that 34 governors highlighted workforce development and career and technical education (CTE) as top priorities.
ACCA-PAC Prior Approval FAQs
Federal law and the Federal Election Commission (FEC) require that all trade association connected political action committees (PACs) obtain written approval from their member companies before talking to that organization’s employees about the importance of the PAC. Continue reading for more FAQs.
Regulations on vehicle tracking for employers vary from state to state. Some states require tracking to be disclosed regardless of […]
ACCA Honors Congressman Markwayne Mullin and Congressman Roger Williams with Coolest in Congress Award
ACCA announces Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) and Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) as inaugural recipients of the ACCA Coolest in Congress […]
Starting January 1, 2023, the Department of Energy will be updating its energy efficiency standards for HVACR equipment. In addition to this, regional standards in the South and Southwest will be based on the date of installation, not the date of manufacture. These regulations could make existing supply shortages worse, and open the doors for distributors to shift responsibility to the customer. It is more important than ever for the industry to be ready for these standards, and to join the fight against them.
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