ARI participates in China refrigeration show and helps with certification programs.

SHANGHAI, China - The China Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association has been authorized to administer the industry's first voluntary performance certification programs for HVACR-related equipment.

The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute made the announcement after exhibiting at the 15th International China Refrigeration Show, April 8-10 in Shanghai. The program will be handled through a partnership with the Hefei Institute. It will be named the Beijing CRAA Quality Certification Center Co. Ltd. When launched, it will cover chillers, air-conditioning equipment, fan coils and fans, compressors and condensing units. The next phase of the program will cover refrigeration equipment and heat exchangers.