Stephen Yurek

Stephen Yurek is president and CEO of AHRI (Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute), one of the largest trade associations in the nation, representing more than 300 heating, water heating, ventilation, air conditioning and commercial refrigeration manufacturers within the global HVACR industry.For more information, go to"

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If everyone does their jobs correctly, consumers should notice no difference in accessibility, safety or affordability.

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Many issues demand the attention of our industry, both here and abroad: increasing government regulation, pressures regarding energy efficiency and minimum energy performance standards, climate change, etc. All of these …

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Oct. 25, 2011 the Direct Final Rule issued by the Dept. of Energy (DOE) setting regional standards for residential furnaces, heat pumps, and central air conditioners will be final, starting …

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