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The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) applauded the recent decision by the Department of Energy (DOE) to deny a petition by the California Energy Commission (CEC) seeking separate water-usage regulations for residential clothes washers sold in the state.
According to the majap industry trade group, the decision "recognizes the wisdom" of Congress in passing the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA) which established national energy-efficiency standards for appliances.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) to receive its 2005 Stratospheric Ozone Protection Award for AHAM's efforts at promoting the responsible handling of flurocarbons, and for related research into ozone-friendly refrigerants and foam blowing agents.
The award will be presented at the 2005 Stratospheric Ozone Protection Awards Dinner, here, May 4.
The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) announced the election of new directors at the trade group's annual member meeting held here last week.
The theme of the gathering, "Celebrating 40 Years of Service," commemorated the association's 40th birthday.
Monthly industry shipments of major appliances rose for the first time in over a year.
According to the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), wholesale sales of white good increased 3.1 percent in June to 8.2 million units, the first monthly increase recorded since May 2007.
That was the good news.