Congressman Peter Hoekstra (R-Mich.) has reintroduced H.R. 1241, the “Cool and Efficient Buildings Act,” to set the depreciation period from 39 to 20 years for HVAC equipment installed on or in nonresidential buildings.
Commercial refrigeration manufacturers, represented by the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI), and energy efficiency advocates, represented by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), reached an agreement on federal equipment efficiency standards for commercial refrigerators, freezers, and refrigerator freezers used in restaurants, convenience stores, grocery stores and other commercial buildings, said ARI in a release.
Rheem Water Heaters announced the availability of the new Water Heater Parts Guide 2005 that covers authorized replacement components and parts for all Rheem and Ruud brand water heaters and many other domestic models.
Retiring Ferguson CEO Frank Roach and his successor Kevin Murphy talk about the seamless leadership transition, the company’s future and views on the current marketplace. Read more stories in 2017 May Issue.