A new Halcyon split-system heat pump line has equipment that achieves up to 27.2 SEER. The RLS2 line of heat pumps offers 9-, 12-, and 15,000-Btu models with a newly designed chassis and the ESP energy saving program. The 9RLS2 offers an HSPF of 12.5, a SEER of 27.2, and an EER of 16.1.
The ORB heat pump controller is a patent-pending fully integrated equipment intelligence system offering complete operating, monitoring, control, and diagnostics capabilities. It performs the functionality of a total system management and reporting platform that provides real-time data trending and analysis.
The Canadian GeoExchange Coalition (CGC), Canada’s national industry association for geothermal heat pump technology, has announced the release of a statistical report entitled “The State of the Canadian Geothermal Heat Pump Industry 2011 - Industry Survey and Market Analysis.”
Call me crazy, but I love going to AHR Expo because I always learn about some really cool products, meet a lot of interesting people, and hear about how The NEWS has had an impact on the HVACR industry.
The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) released its revised “High Efficiency Commercial Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Initiative.” The initiative includes a high-efficiency energy performance specification for commercial air conditioning and heat pump equipment.
Bob and Tim are continuing a service call on a heat pump that has two failed auxiliary heaters. When they went to the supply house to get new heaters, they left wondering if the heat pump itself was operating up to capacity. After replacing the defective heaters, Bob suggested a visual inspection of the heat pump.
The ClimateMaster Tranquility 22 Digital Series incorporates high-end features like a two-stage compressor, Energy Star Tier 3 efficiency, variable speed fan, communicating digital controls and true plug-and-play functionality at a competitive price point, says the company.
The 2011 Idea Show House, located in the Creekside Village community in Shelby Township, Mich., is a stylish 4,000-square-foot home that features innovative design and green, sustainable living. One of its primary green features is a geothermal heating and cooling system.