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New National Drinking Water Standard Targets PFAS

April 11, 2024
Legally enforceable EPA standard aims to protect communities from harmful per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as ‘forever chemicals.’
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BLS: Construction Added 39,000 Jobs in March

April 11, 2024
"Blockbuster jobs report" suggests next recession is far off, says ABC economist. Hiring up 3.4% from a year ago.

BLS: Construction Input Prices Fell in December

Jan. 14, 2024
Industry prices ended 2023 just 1.2% higher than 2022, but supply chain woes still pose threats, says ABC.
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New Funding for Building Energy Codes, Performance Standards

Jan. 13, 2024
As part of Inflation Reduction Act, DOE releases $530 million for new, national competitive fund opportunity.

DOE Elevates Four More Heat Pump Manufacturers

Jan. 13, 2024
Answering challenge, Bosch, Daikin, Midea, Johnson Controls develop next-gen prototypes to withstand subfreezing weather.
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From left: CEC Commissioner Andrew McAllister, Dana Fisher (Mitsubishi), Joshua C. Greene (A. O. Smith), Jason Thomas (Carrier), David Calabrese (Daikin), Mark Lessons (Johnson Controls), Chris Ahn (LG Electronics), Chris Day (Rheem), CEC Chair David Hochschild.

Ten Manufacturers Commit to California Heat Pump Goal

Oct. 11, 2023
Global HVAC group signs an agreement committing to actions aimed at achieving California’s goal to have six million electric heat pumps installed by 2030.
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EPA Initiates Next Steps in HFC Phasedown

Oct. 10, 2023
New actions include final rule to accelerate transition to more efficient refrigeration, plus proposal to better manage, reuse existing HFCs.
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Hudson Technologies Joins Global Climate Advocacy Group

Oct. 9, 2023
Firm signs on to Cool Coalition, a United Nations-led effort to accelerate global transition to efficient, climate-friendly cooling alternatives.
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Construction Spending Up, Job Openings Steady

Oct. 4, 2023
Latest data from Census Bureau, BLS reflect continued stability in marketplace. Contractor confidence climbing, says ABC.