Advocacy is one of AHRI’s three main pillars, along with standards development and certification. As an association, we represent our members’ interests in both legislative and regulatory offices on Capitol Hill.
What do refrigerators and Solar Impulse 2, the first plane to circle the globe powered only by the sun, have in common? Both rely on polyurethane and polycarbonate materials to optimize their performance.
Consumerization is having a huge effect on the appliance industry. As people become accustomed to instant, on-demand access to information, shopping, and entertainment, they are starting to demand the same in other aspects of life.
The outlook for the home appliance market looks positive. Relatively better economies across global markets, with growth in the housing sector, including home refurbishments, growth in nuclear families, urbanization, improvement in lifestyle, and more disposable income amongst younger consumers are some of the key economic drivers of growth in the home appliance market.
Let’s take a fresh look at the latest technologies and innovations happening in the cooling industry. More options are available than ever before as the industry pushes advancements in energy efficiency, sustainability, design flexibility and smart capabilities.