2018 edition of The State of Restaurant Sustainability

The National Restaurant Association has released its 2018 edition of The State of Restaurant Sustainability, highlighting the sustainability efforts of restaurant […]


Environmental Protection Agency

January 31, 2018 Significant new alternatives policy (EPA SNAP) As required by Executive Order 13777 offsetting the number and cost of new […]


Advocacy at NAFEM: At work for members

NAFEM President Kevin Fink, CFSP, and Technical Liaison Committee (TLC) Chair Bill Sickles, P.E., tell us about NAFEM’s advocacy work, how it […]


Commercial Refrigeration Energy Consumption Standards

Issue Overview The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a final rule in March 2014 setting more stringent daily energy […]


Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB) Freight Reclassification

Issue Overview The transportation industry is responding to reduced capacity in two ways, both of which are increasing costs, especially […]


Hydrofluorocarbons (HFC)

Issue Overview NAFEM members who manufacture or sell commercial refrigeration equipment in Canada would be required to reduce the use […]


Automatic Commercial Ice Makers Energy Consumption Standards

Issue Overview The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a final rule on new energy consumption standards for certain commercial […]


U.S. and Canada Energy Efficiency Alignment

Issue Overview Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) Office of Energy Efficiency has issued a proposal to align Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations […]


Import Data Collection Requirements

Issue Overview The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has proposed a rule requiring importers of a variety of products and […]


California updates plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Resources Board (CARB) has recommended that the State phase down hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants commonly […]