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Telling the difference (Part 1)

From misrepresentation of certifications and manipulation of paperwork to the blatant distribution of counterfeit products, Hannah Jo Uy of Climate Control Middle East looks at the broad spectrum of bad trading practices across the HVACR sector and its chilling consequences in this two-part report...

Added: Aug 6, 2018 | By Hannah Jo Uy

Should you trust the mark?

With standards on performance, energy efficiency and safety regulations growing more stringent, HVAC industry insiders are reporting an increase in market interest in third-party testing. There are, however, allegations that some manufacturers and suppliers are either faking or misrepresenting certifications. In light of such claims, we ask: How reliable are third-party certification marks? How can the issue of spurious certification be tackled? And what can be done to stop their misuse?

Added: Jun 20, 2016 | By Fatima de la Cerna