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Joseph M. McGuire
Joseph M. McGuire, President of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), and a member of appliance DESIGN's editorial board, began his term as Chair of the ASAE Board of Directors at its annual meeting held August 11-14 in Dallas.
In his address to attendees on August 14, McGuire emphasized supporting the industry in Washington and in the states as key goals. "Advocacy will be top-tier for all of us this year and next, and I don't just say that because my background is in public policy.
AHAM President Joseph M. McGuire testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday, Mar. 10, in support of legislation to enact the appliance efficiency standards portion of a consensus agreement among appliance manufacturers, efficiency and consumer advocates, and state energy officials. The bill, Implementation of National Consensus Appliance Agreements Act of 2011 (S. 398) (INCAAA) would amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) to improve energy efficiency of refrigerators, freezers, clothes washers, clothes dryers, dishwashers, and room air-conditioners. McGuire told the committee that the agreement, including the standards contained in the legislation, “saves energy
The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) Tuesday announced the election of two new members of its board:
The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) announced a rebranding this week, which includes a new tagline- “Leadership > Knowledge > Innovation,” as well as a new logo which includes that tagline. “The business needs of our global membership have changed over the years, and as such, AHAM’s brand was updated to reflect the changing environment and strength of our industry,” the group’s president, Joseph M. McGuire, said as part of the announcement. “Though our logo has changed, AHAM remains the most influential association for the home appliance industry.” For more information, visit www.aham.org
The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) released data Wednesday showing that energy consumption from appliances has dropped dramatically in the last eight years. According to the group, dishwashers, clothes washers and refrigerators have combined for a 43 percent decrease in energy consumption since 2000, thanks to innovations in appliance technology in recent years. “Appliance manufacturers have shown a commitment to efficiency that goes well beyond adherence to federal efficiency standards,” AHAM’s president, Joseph M. McGuire, said as part of the announcement. “Through additional investments in technology and consumer awareness, partnering with retailers, and promoting Energy Star, our industry has led