Press Releases
  • AHRI, NRDC Align on Phasing Out Certain HFC Refrigerants

  • February 03, 2016

  • The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) issued a joint letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in support of changing the status of certain refrigerants used in liquid chillers under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program effective January 1, 2025.

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  • AHRI Reminds Residents to Keep Outdoor Heat Pump Units, Furnace Vents Clear of Snow and Ice

  • January 23, 2016

  • As the Mid-Atlantic region begins to dig out from today's massive, historic winter storm, the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) reminded local residents to protect their heat pumps by clearing piled up snow away from the top and sides of stand-alone, outdoor units....

  • Negotiated Rulemaking Results in Agreement on New Residential Air Conditioning Efficiency Levels

  • January 20, 2016

  • An agreement reached among industry and environmental stakeholder groups to increase the energy efficiency of central cooling systems passed an important milestone today in advance of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) developing a new energy-saving standard that could save consumers $38 billion.

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  • AHRI Releases November 2015 U.S. Heating, Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

  • January 15, 2016

  • A full report of the November 2015 monthly shipments is available here.

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  • New Study Shows No Negative Impact to EER Using Bypass Zone Systems

  • January 14, 2016

  • The Zone Control System Technology (ZCST) Product Section of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today released the results of a field study that evaluated the impact on the energy efficiency ratio (EER) of a bypass-type single-stage cooling zone system.

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  • ASHRAE Approves Filter Exception for Systems with Chilled Beams in Standard 62.1 Addendum d (2016)

  • January 12, 2016

  • The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today praised ASHRAE's approval of Addendum d to ASHRAE Standard 62.1, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, which states that systems including chilled beams are not required to use a filter.

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  • Rees Scholarship Foundation Awards $60,500 to HVACR Students, Veterans

  • January 11, 2016

  • The Clifford H. "Ted" Rees, Jr., Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), today announced $60,500 in scholarship funds to 35 students, including five veterans, studying to become technicians in the HVACR and water heating industry.

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  • Manufacturers, Efficiency Groups Praise Largest Energy-Saving Standards Ever Issued

  • December 18, 2015

  • Standards the result of negotiations among broad group of stakeholders

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  • Manufacturers, Efficiency Groups Reach Agreement on Walk-in Coolers, Freezers Standard

  • December 18, 2015

  • Negotiations part of ASRAC process

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  • AHRI Releases October 2015 U.S. Heating, Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

  • December 11, 2015

  • A full report of the October  2015 monthly shipments is available here.
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  • AHRI Announces New Officers, Presents Awards

  • November 24, 2015

  • The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) held its Annual Meeting November 15-17 in Bonita Springs, Fla., during which it elected its new officers and presented awards to industry leaders.

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  • AHRI Releases September 2015 U.S. Heating, Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

  • November 13, 2015

  • A full report of the September 2015 monthly shipments is available here.
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  • AHRI Applauds Decision to Consider Including HFCs in Montreal Protocol

  • November 06, 2015

  • The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today applauded the decision of the Parties of the Montreal Protocol...

  • AHRI Names Chief Operating Officer

  • October 28, 2015

  • The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today announced that...

  • AHRI Will Reinforce Refrigerant R&D Commitment at White House Event

  • October 15, 2015

  • $1M for refrigerant R&D follows $5 billion pledge in 2014

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  • AHRI Releases August 2015 U.S. Heating, Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

  • October 09, 2015

  • A full report of the August 2015 monthly shipments is available here....

  • AHRI Applauds Advancement of Energy Bill

  • September 30, 2015

  • Committee passage supports several AHRI priorities...

  • AHRI to Present New Refrigerant Research Findings

  • September 18, 2015

  • Technical experts will report in Orlando...

  • AHRI Releases July 2015 U.S. Heating, Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

  • September 11, 2015

  • A full report of the July 2015 monthly shipments is available here....

  • Rees Scholarship Foundation Awards Scholarships to Future HVACR and Water Heating Technicians

  • August 31, 2015

  • The Clifford H. "Ted" Rees, Jr., Scholarship Foundation today announced the awarding of $44,500 in scholarship funds to 26 students...

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