Home Appliance Industry Applauds Publication of Canada's New Energy Efficiency Regulations
AHAM applauds the publication of the new Energy Efficiency Regulations, 2016 – Amendment 13, by Natural Resources Canada that will increase energy performance for many household appliances, including refrigerators and freezers, clothes washers and dr
1/12/2017
Home Appliance Industry Launches Campaign to Stop Sale of Counterfeit Water Filters
The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, in partnership with the manufacturers of 17 leading refrigerator brands, has announced a campaign to educate consumers on the growing risk of unknowingly buying counterfeit and deceptively labeled wate
12/13/2016
Good News for Consumers on Dishwashers
After reviewing appliance industry data, the U.S. Department of Energy has decided not to tighten the limits on energy and water requirements for residential dishwashers.
12/13/2016
EPA Trivializes Concerns of Home Appliance Industry & Moves Forward with Early HFC Ban Date in Final
AHAM is disappointed by EPA's decision to deny the home appliance industry the time it needs to cost effectively transition from hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerant used in domestic refrigeration to newer alternatives.
9/29/2016
AHAM Expands Canadian Staff
OTTAWA, Ontario (August 15, 2016) — Lisa Sattler has joined the Canadian office of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers as manager, regulatory affairs. In this new role, Sattler will be responsible for AHAM Canada’s policy and advocacy wor
8/15/2016
First Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Drying Appliances Developed
WASHINGTON, DC (June 30, 2016) – The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), CSA Group, and UL Environment today announced the publication of AHAM 7005-2016/CSA SPE-7005-16/UL 7005 Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Drying Appl
6/30/2016
AHAM Urges Congress to Reform EPCA
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 10, 2015) — AHAM President and CEO Joseph M. McGuire testified before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power on June 10 in support of legislation to reform the 40-year-old Energy Policy and Conservation Act. AHAM is asking
6/10/2016
Appliance Industry Veteran Joins AHAM Staff
WASHINGTON, DC (May 27, 2016) — AHAM has hired Randy Cooper, a veteran appliance industry leader with nearly three decades of experience, as its new vice president of technical operations and standards. Cooper, who most recently served as design for
6/1/2016
AHAM Honors Top Home Appliance Industry Leaders 2016
WASHINGTON, DC (April 25, 2016) — The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) honored several industry leaders for their contributions to the home appliance industry and to the Association during AHAM’s annual member meeting, Digital Desti
4/25/2016
AHAM Approves New Volunteer Leaders 2016
WASHINGTON, DC (April 25, 2016) — The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) announced new association leaders at its annual member meeting, “Digital Destinations,” held April 22-23 in Naples, Fla.
4/25/2016
Connected Home Appliances Poised to Bring New Levels of Convenience to Consumers
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 19, 2016) — A new white paper by the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers highlights the potential of connected home appliances to bring new levels of time-savings and convenience to their users and addresses how man
2/19/2016
Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Washers Recognized by US and Canadian Standards Bodies
WASHINGTON, DC (February 11, 2016) – The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), CSA Group, and UL Environment today announced that AHAM 7003/CSA R7003-16/UL 7003, Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Washers has earned the Ameri
2/11/2016
Home Appliance Industry Sets Goals to Eliminate Use of HFC Refrigerants
WASHINGTON, D.C. and OTTAWA, ON (February 9, 2016) — The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers has announced a goal — for which it is seeking the support of government and safety authorities — to voluntarily phase down the use of hydrofluorocar
2/9/2016
AHAM Announces Three New Staff Members
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 3, 2015)—The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers has added three full-time staff members: Muhammad Ali, project engineer, verification programs and standards; Christopher Doscher, manager, content development; and E
12/3/2015
Stay Warm and Safe This Winter With These Portable Heater Safety Tips
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 26, 2015) — Temperatures are dropping around the U.S., which means many Americans will rely on warmth from portable electric heaters. These portable heat sources are a great way to keep warm through colder months, as long as
10/26/2015