The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) provides information on a wide range of appliances through its “Just for Consumers” website. The site also offers advice from the experts on appliance purchasing, use, maintenance, and repair.
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is an association of HVAC and water heating appliance and equipment manufacturers. AHRI hosts a database of certified products where consumers and contractors can look up certified equipment according to size, fuel, and efficiency specifications.
The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) is a nonprofit public benefits corporation that brings together North American utilities, environment groups, research organizations, and state energy offices to develop initiatives that encourage energy-efficient products in the marketplace. These initiatives often include “better than ENERGY STAR” ratings for a number of home appliances and products.
The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) provides insulation resources for homeowners and building professionals. Learn about the different types of insulation, efficiency specifications and savings estimates, and the ins-and-outs of installation.