Event Focused on Regulatory Challenges in HVACR Industry Including Latest in Environmental Protection Agency Section 608 and SNAP Changes
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24, 2016 — Emerson (NYSE: EMR) recently hosted its tenth day-long E360 Forum in Newark, New Jersey, providing more than 100 commercial refrigeration industry stakeholders with a wealth of insights on food retail and foodservice regulatory concerns and emerging trends.
The E360 Forum, held on August 24, featured a keynote session from Jon Melchi, Heating Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) vice president of government affairs and business development. Melchi provided context regarding the degree to which the active regulatory climate is shaping the industry, including the 25 major rules targeted at the HVACR industry since the beginning of the Obama administration, which have had a financial impact of roughly $76.6 billion in costs to the industry.
Other sessions focused further on regulatory challenges as well as certification programs to help the industry adapt to the rapid changes, the changing refrigerant landscape with a focus on global efforts to phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) refrigerants, and the consumer demand for fresh offerings and its impact on both large and small retail formats.
To view video recordings of the E360 Forum sessions, click here. Recorded sessions include the following:
To read the latest blog highlighting the Newark E360 Forum, click here.
The E360 Forum is part of the company’s broader initiative to create a meaningful HVACR industry dialogue. The E360 platform provides a number of resources designed to offer interested parties a 360-degree view of commercial refrigeration issues and advancements by addressing energy efficiency, equipment reliability and safety, environmental protection and economic considerations.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency, and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information visit Emerson.com.