“It is time for the government and for private parties to stop litigating and start working toward complying with the 13 SEER standard,” said David Garman, the undersecretary of the Energy Department.
ARI has indicated that it will not challenge the latest decision, and the standard is scheduled to go into effect in January 2006.
For more information, e-mail John Ritterpusch in NAHB’s Construction Codes and Standards or call him at 800-368-5242 x8325.
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