What Do You Know About the Three Es: Energy, Efficiency, and Economics?

July 2011
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jul2011, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p7
The author offers his insight on the association between efficiency, energy, and economics in the U.S. heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. He notes the development of the industry and the manufacture of its tools. He offers information about the 15th Envisioneering Symposium held in Washington, D.C. He points out the collaboration of associations, universities, and the government in establishing forums. He suggests people to work together to improve the industry.


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