NAECA is the new reality

NAECA is the new reality

PHCC — National Association has been working with water heater manufacturers to understand how the efficiency standards will affect contractors. To prepare contractors, many manufacturers have offered many training courses. The good news is that manufacturers did an excellent job preparing contractors. Companies will continue to be resourceful when any questions come up. With the regulations in place, more homeowners will rely on contractors to install water heaters, instead of tackling the installs themselves.  

CHICAGO — Already it is mid-year, April 16, 2015, has come and gone, and the landscape of residential water heaters has been altered, due to the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) regulations that took effect that day. Now that this is a reality, what does this mean for contractors’ businesses? And where can a contractor find resources regarding the efficiency requirements, if they still have questions?

For the past two years, CONTRACTOR has been reporting on the NAECA requirements an

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