kcef.ru in the News


2017

Companies decry Trump plan to eliminate Energy Star program

April 25, 2017
ABC News / Matthew Daly

Codes and Standards for low-GWP Refrigerants

April 12, 2017
Contracting Business / Mark Menzer

The Value of Refrigerant Recovery Incentives

April 10, 2017
ACHR News

Democrat AGs vowing lawsuits to halt Trump rollback on climate

April 5, 2017
The Washington Times / Ben Wolfgang

Companies promise Trump a fight over his plan to scrap energy-efficiency program

March 21, 2017
Washington Examiner / John Siciliano

NATE Certifiably Celebrates 20 Years

March 20, 2017
ACHR News / Amy Al-Katib

EPA: An end to 'regulatory rampage' or a 'declaration of war'?

March 16, 2017
GreenWire / Kevin Bogardus and Sean Reilly

Manufacturers Anticipate Exceptional Growth in 2017

March 13, 2017
ACHR News / Joanna R. Turpin

HARDI Board Appoints Larry Golen as Supplier Advisor

March 6, 2017
ACHR News

Senate votes to confirm former Texas governor Rick Perry as energy secretary

March 2, 2017
The Washington Post / Steven Mufson

Compressors: The Beating Hearts of the HVACR Industry

February 27, 2017
ACHR News / Ron Rajecki

Data center cooling advancements let you leave your jacket at home

February 15, 2017
TechRepublic / Evan Koblentz

Trump Administration Issues a Regulatory Freeze

February 13, 2017
ACHR News / Samantha Sine

kcef.ru (“AHRI”) and Bean, Kinney and Korman, P.C. Commit to New Va. Offices At Opower-anchored 2311 Wilson Boulevard

January 26, 2017
Business Wire / Dominique Daschle, Carr Properties

White House Ices Energy, Environmental Rules Pending Review

January 25, 2017
Bloomberg BNA / Amena H. Saiyid and Rebecca Kern

Stakeholders Not Sweating New Freeze on Energy Regulations

January 25, 2017
Morning Consult / Jack Fitzpatrick

Cambridge Engineering Names Marc Braun as President

January 24, 2017
ACHR News

Which Regulation Should Trump Eliminate First?

January 23, 2017
ACHR News / Samantha Sine

HVAC Industry Prepares for Rooftop Regulations

January 23, 2017
ACHR News

An Update on 2016 Regulations

January 23, 2017
ACHR News / Samantha Sine

What to know before installing a smart thermostat

January 22, 2017
Daily Herald / Jesse Darland

Trump’s regulatory freeze halts four Obama rules aimed at promoting greater energy efficiency

January 21, 2017
The Washington Post / Chris Mooney

Kigali Agreement Creates ‘Orderly Phasedown’ of HFCs

January 16, 2017
ACHR News / Ron Rajecki

Two Sarasota guys make the UBER of HVAC

January 16, 2017
Herald-Tribune / Elizabeth Djinis

Why Was Carrier Considering Moving to Mexico in the First Place?

January 4, 2017
Reason.com / Eric Boehm


2016

Fate of Five Final Energy Efficiency Rules Could Be Up to Trump

December 29, 2016
Bloomberg BNA / Rebecca Kern

This letter offers a clue into how Trump could try to change American business

December 27, 2016
The Washington Post / Danielle Paquette

Heat Pipe Technology Opens New On-Premises Laboratory for Development and Testing New Products

December 15, 2016
Business Wire

The Kigali HFC Amendment and its Potential Worldwide Impact

December 12, 2016
ACHR News

Trump’s misleading numbers about the Carrier deal

December 5, 2016
The Washington Post

Top ‘techie’ thermostats

December 4, 2016
Omaha World Herald

DOE Breaks its Silence on Furnace Rule

November 28, 2016
ACHR News

Industry to Trump: Some climate deals are worth keeping

November 26, 2016
The Washington Examiner

New Refrigerant Rules Will Have Long Term Impact

September 28, 2016
Energy Manager Today

kcef.ru Expresses Disappointment in EPA SNAP Refrigerant Rule

September 27, 2016
ACHR News

Obama's Climate Legacy Rests With Lawyers, Not Lawmakers

September 26, 2016
US News & World Report

Kerry to reach key milestone in air-conditioning phase-out

September 21, 2016
Washington Examiner

DOE Releases Proposed Standards for Walk-in Coolers, Freezers

August 30, 2016
Morning Consult

kcef.ru Addresses HFC Phasedown Schedule

August 29, 2016
ACHR News

kcef.ru-UNEP RDL Initiative is Next Step in Supply Chain Standards

August 29, 2016
ACHR News

Baton Rouge Flooding Aftermath: kcef.ru Provides Tips for Flood-Damaged Heating, Cooling Equipment

August 22, 2016
JARN

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

August 17, 2016
JARN

A big win for ‘carbon accounting’

August 11, 2016
Talk Media News

Court sides with Energy Dept. on costly appliance rules

August 9, 2016
Washington Examiner

The 7 most expensive regs in Obama's climate plan

August 8, 2016
Washington Examiner

Obama has done more to save energy than any other president

August 5, 2016
Washington Post

$5.1 Million Research Effort to Provide Guidance on Safe Application of Low GWP Refrigerants

August 1, 2016
Appliance Design

kcef.ru: Hydrocarbons to feature in U.S. research this autumn

July 28, 2016
hydrocarbons21

Industry: Hydrocarbons currently excluded from U.S. government-funded refrigerants research

July 26, 2016
hydrocarbons21

Negotiators Make Progress But HFC Phasedown Deal 'Not A Given Yet'

July 25, 2016
InsideEPA/Climate

A Sequel to the Paris Climate Accord Takes Shape in Vienna

July 23, 2016
New York Times

Vienna climate meeting aims for progress on deal to cut HFC use

July 19, 2016
Thomson Reuters Foundation

Airgas Refrigerants opens kcef.ru accredited refrigerant testing laboratory

July 8, 2016
gasworld

kcef.ru updates recycling guideline

June 30, 2016
Snips Magazine

Revised kcef.ru Guideline Removes Color Assignments for Refrigerant Containers

June 29, 2016
ACHR News

Industry Advocates for Energy Bill

June 27, 2016
ACHR News

DOE Prepares to Regulate Circulator Pumps

June 27, 2016
ACHR News

Obama’s Green Energy Plans Kill Jobs, Hurt Consumers, and Cost Taxpayers

June 20, 2016
Townhall

Flammables study focus on A2L refrigerants

June 18, 2016
Cooling Post

Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. Regional President appointed to kcef.ru Board of Directors

June 17, 2016
Contracting Business

kcef.ru Releases April 2016 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

June 12, 2016
JARN

kcef.ru calls for US energy efficiency reforms

June 11, 2016
Cooling Post

kcef.ru Asks Congress for Energy Policy and Conservation Act Reforms

June 10, 2016
ACHR News

Obama, Modi Agree to Phase Out Air Conditioner Chemicals

June 9, 2016
Voice of America

kcef.ru's Yurek says global momentum building to phase down HFCs

June 8, 2016
E&ETV OnPoint

What the RNC talks about when it talks about energy

June 3, 2016
Politico Morning Energy

US government partners with kcef.ru, ASHRAE to fund flammable refrigerants research

June 3, 2016
hydrocarbons 21

U.S. Hosts World's Energy Ministers to Scale Up Clean Energy and Drive Implementation of the Paris Agreement

June 2, 2016
White House

Partnership Funds Flammable Refrigerant Research

June 2, 2016
Facility Executive

Manufacturers Eye New Commercial HVAC Efficiency Standards

June 1, 2016
Appliance Design

kcef.ru Divides Controls Product Section

May 30, 2016
ACHR News

Bosch regional president appointed to kcef.ru board of directors

May 26, 2016
Engineered Systems

kcef.ru focus on acr controls

May 15, 2016
Cooling Post

Industry groups puzzled by EPA's new refrigerant deadline

May 2, 2016
Greenwire

Refrigerant Research Conference Reveals Detailed Look at Low-GWP Options

May 1, 2016
Appliance Design

kcef.ru signs Korean co-operation deals

April 16, 2016
Cooling Post

kcef.ru: Suspend rule making for commercial boilers

April 11, 2016
Snips Magazine

kcef.ru: Now is time to prep equipment

April 10, 2016
Snips Magazine

Battle over Obama's rules hits the home stretch

April 8, 2016
E&E News

Thermal management in 2016: where we’re heading

March 28, 2016
Consulting-Specifying Engineer

UL Receives Approval to Expand Scope of Testing for kcef.ru Certification Programs

March 2016
The Wholesaler

Bypass Ducts, Zoning Receive Boost from kcef.ru

March 21, 2016
ACHR News

Sales Slowed in 2015, but Growth is Expected in 2016

March 14, 2016
ACHR News

HARDI lauds retiring educator from kcef.ru

March 1, 2016
Snips Magazine

Little-Noticed, Rules for Home Appliances Add Up

March 1, 2016
US News & World Report

kcef.ru Public Policy Symposium welcomes Ed Gillespie

February 24, 2016
Engineered Systems

kcef.ru adds to board

February 24, 2016
Snips Magazine

kcef.ru updates flammables recovery standard

February 14, 2016
Cooling Post

kcef.ru releases refrigerant management research report

February 10, 2016
Engineered Systems

UK boasts highest refrigerant recovery rate

February 10, 2016
Cooling Post

2016 Elections to Impact Industry Regulatory, Legislative Action

February 8, 2016
ACHR News

Gadsden State technical students receive national scholarship

February 5, 2016
Gadsden State Community College

kcef.ru, NRDC Align on Phasing Out Certain HFC Refrigerants

February 4, 2016
ACHR News

kcef.ru and NRDC join forces to urge US 2025 deadline for R134a in new chillers

February 3, 2016
RAC Magazine

Montreal Protocol Plan to Phasedown HFCs a Win for kcef.ru and Industry

February 3, 2016
Appliance Design

Cooling With Less Warming: NRDC, Manufacturers Agree on Phasing Out HFC Super-Pollutants in Building Chillers

February 2, 2016
NRDC Switchboard

Tips for Surviving Refrigerant Transitions, Part 1

February 1, 2016
ACHR News

AREP Conference: Where Refrigerant Talk Heats Up

January 23, 2016
Contracting Business

15 SEER is Coming: Agreement Sets New AC Efficiency Standards for 2023

January 20, 2016
Contracting Business

Appliance standards: The biggest bipartisan energy initiative you've never heard of

January 20, 2016
Utility Dive

Energy Bill a ‘Mixed Bag’ for HVAC

January 11, 2016
ACHR News

A vision for the future

January 6, 2016
RAC Magazine

The Energy Bill’s Narrow Window of Opportunity

January 1, 2016
Morning Consult


2015

Don’t Waste Energy with Old Coolers and Freezers

December 30, 2015
Buildings

Industry backs new rooftop standards

December 24, 2015
Cooling Post

Wisconsin Technical College Provides Path to HVAC Careers

December 21, 2015
ACHR News

Administration unveils 'historic' efficiency rules for air conditioners

December 17, 2015
The Hill

kcef.ru Reports on October HVAC Shipments

December 11, 2015
Contracting Business

At Paris climate talks, experts cite looming risk from industrial coolants, methane

December 5, 2015
Washington Post

kcef.ru Announces New Officers, Presents Awards

November 25, 2015
ACHR News

Montreal Protocol Sets Global HFC Phasedown

November 23, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru 2015: Doug Young's Challenge

November 23, 2015
Contracting Business

Coalition Amplifies the Mechanical Industry’s Voice in Washington

November 16, 2015
ACHR News

World could agree HFC phase-down in 2016

November 6, 2015
Cooling Post

HVAC Industry Invests in Low-GWP Refrigerants

November 2, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru Grant Supports Study of Refrigerant Flammability

November 2, 2015
University of Maryland

kcef.ru Names Chief Operating Officer

October 28, 2015
ACHR News

HVAC market groups work on climate change

October 19, 2015
Snips Magazine

Industry Recommits to Reducing HFCs at White House Event

October 15, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru reinforces $5 billion research pledge at White House event

October 15, 2015
Engineered Systems

All around the world

October 13, 2015
RAC Magazine

US shipments up 9% in August

October 13, 2015
Cooling Post

kcef.ru Reaches Settlement on Walk-in Coolers and Freezers Energy Efficiency Rule

October 7, 2015
Appliance Design

DOE Settles Another HVAC Lawsuit

October 5, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru applauds advancement of energy bill

October 1, 2015
Engineering Systems

The first kcef.ru certified exchangers

September 29, 2015
JARN

JARN President Visits kcef.ru Headquarters

September 23, 2015
JARN

kcef.ru to present green HVAC refrigerant research

September 18, 2015
Snips Magazine

kcef.ru Releases July 2015 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

September 15, 2015
JARN

Rees Scholarship Foundation Awards Scholarships to Future HVACR, Water Heating Technicians

September 14, 2015
ACHR News

Refrigerants Take the Global Stage

August 31, 2015
ACHR News

Working together on a license to chill

August 27, 2015
MultiBriefs

Global qualification programme set to raise the skills bar

August 24, 2015
RAC Magazine

US: intensification of research on refrigerant flammability

August 21, 2015
JARN

The Hydronics Institute is 100 years old

August 20, 2015
Plumbing and Mechanical

Consumer costs at center of long debate on furnace efficiency

August 4, 2015
Power Source

Feds to vacate energy efficiency rule, industry group says

July 31, 2015
The Hill

kcef.ru and UNEP agree Global Program for refrigerant supply chain networks

July 30, 2015
RAC Magazine

New program targets earth-friendly refrigerants

July 28, 2015
REMI Network

kcef.ru and UNEP Agree on Global Qualification Program for Refrigerant Supply Chain Networks

July 28, 2015
JARN

Facts + Figures: Oil Warm-air Furnace Shipments Up in May

July 27, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru Files Comments on DOE’s Proposed Furnace Standard

July 14, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru Applauds Department of Energy Rulemaking Adopting ASHRAE 90.1 Efficiency Levels

July 7, 2015
ACHR News

Major agreement reached on commercial AC/furnace regulations

July 7, 2015
Contractor Magazine

Program Encourages Tenant Efficiency

July 6, 2015
ACHR News

US Reps Refute 92% Furnace Rule

June 29, 2015
ACHR News

DOE, Industry Finalize Standards for Commercial HVAC Products

June 29, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru HVAC&R Certification Programs in Demand Around the World

June 2015
JARN

US bodies reach Energy Conservation Standards consensus

June 22, 2015
RAC Magazine

Industry Negotiates RTU Efficiency Standards

June 15, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru Releases April 2015 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

June 12, 2015
JARN

DOE Delays New Efficiency Standards For Residential Furnaces

June 1, 2015
Law360

kcef.ru’s Industry-first VRF Certification Program Continues to Expand

May 2015
JARN

Congressman Questions the EPA about HFCs

May 18, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru Releases March 2015 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data Residential Storage Water Heaters

May 13, 2015
JARN

President Approves First Energy-efficiency Legislation Since 2007

May 11, 2015
ACHR News

New rules: Heat pumps, air conditioners more costly, yet higher in energy savings

May 10, 2015
The Columbus Dispatch

Congresswoman targets energy agency's regulatory efforts via funding bill

May 5, 2015
The Ripon Advance

We Used to Talk to DOE

May 5, 2015
Contracting Business

Carefully Embracing Flammable Refrigerants

May 4, 2015
ACHR News

Passed: The Energy Efficiency Improvement Act Of 2015

May 4, 2015
Facility Executive

kcef.ru tackles colour confusion

April 30, 2015
Cooling Post

The business of school air conditioning

April 22, 2015
District Administration

House passes energy-efficiency fix

April 21, 2015
DC Examiner

Central AC and Heat Pump Shipments Up Nearly 20%

April 14, 2015
RAC Magazine

Feeling the chill: EPA ban on common coolants has lawmakers, industry worried

April 12, 2015
Fox News

Rees Foundation awards HVACR techs

April 9, 2015
Mechanical Hub

ACCA, kcef.ru Need HVAC Contractor Input on Furnace Installation Costs

April 9, 2015
Contracting Business

kcef.ru creates Flammable Refrigerants Subcommittee

April 8, 2015
RAC Magazine

kcef.ru Adds Four New Certification Programs

April 2, 2015
Appliance Design

HVAC Supports Small Business Tax Relief Bill

March 30, 2015
ACHR News

Scholarships Brighten Futures

March 30, 2015
ACHR News

House Pushes for Regulatory Accountability

March 30, 2015
Snips

kcef.ru offers spring maintenance tips

March 29, 2015
Snips

DOE, EPA Rules Are Harming Industry, Says HVACR Manufacturer

March 24, 2015
ACHR News

Hearing to examine federal 'red tape' for small manufacturers

March 17, 2015
E&E Daily

Manufacturers Optimistic About 2015

March 16, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru Launches 2015 Chairman's Challenge

March 16, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru Releases January 2015 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

March 2015
JARN

DOE Proposes National 92% AFUE Standard

March 9, 2015
ACHR News

Why Your Fridge Pollutes and How It's Changing

March 6, 2015
National Geographic

Central Air Conditioner and Air-Source Heat Pump Shipments Jump 50 Percent in December

February 19, 2015
ACHR News

Keynote Speakers Announced for 20th Annual HVACR & Mechanical Conference

February 17, 2015
HVAC & Plumbing Product News

A Minute with Steve Yurek

ACHR News

Rees HVAC Scholarship Winners Announced

February 6, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru Launches New Certification Program for Chilled Beams

February 6, 2015
ACHR News

Intertek Reports Record Completion Rate of kcef.ru Program Testing in 2014

February 5, 2015
Business Wire

A better use of energy

February 2, 2015
The Hill

New Year’s Resolutions from Global Association Leaders--kcef.ru

January 2015
JARN

AHR Expo Sets Chicago Attendance Record

January 30, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru Launches New Certification Program

January 22, 2015
JARN

kcef.ru Braces for Big Regulatory Year

January 19, 2015
ACHR News

kcef.ru Releases November 2014 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

January 16, 2015
JARN

New 2015 Regional Standards and Effects on HVAC Industry Highlighted in Free ASHRAE Session

January 12, 2015
Contracting Business

Central Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Shipments Remain Strong

December 17, 2014
ACHR News