Key Takeaways from the Industry’s Governing Bodies (2 of 3)

  December 1, 2017      Bradford White


Who tests the products for safety & performance standards?

Intertek (ETL)
3rd party agency that can test and certify electric water heaters to the UL Standard.

CSA Group
3rd party agency that can test and certify gas water heaters to the ANSI standard.

AHRI – uses both labs to verify efficiency ratings.

AHRI (Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute) – Trade organization

• AHRI advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government, working to ensure that members’ interests are included in final drafts of legislation.

• Certification program that is relied upon by regulators for accurate and unbiased evaluation of heating, water heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and commercial refrigeration equipment.

• AHRI is viewed as a resource for industry shipment data, educational workforce information, and research.