The TapeMaster™ HVAC-TAPE2 is a 2-inch aluminum foil tape dispenser. It is engineered to remove the paper release liner from foil tapes with ease. The tape dispenser conveniently rolls the waste paper onto a take-up reel for easy disposal, eliminating little pieces of scrap from the jobsite, the company said.
Source Refrigeration & HVAC, Anaheim, Calif., announced that Bruce Buchholz has been named president and chief executive officer. Buchholz replaces Lauren Abrams, who resigned as CEO of Source for medical reasons.
The Emerson Blue™ Wireless Easy Install™ thermostat system is ideal for residential applications where pulling any wire would be difficult or cost prohibitive, said the company. The thermostat system is compatible with most conventional and heat pump systems that are single- or multi-stage.
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) announced that a public review draft of its HVAC Systems Commissioning Manual (second edition) is available for public review and comment.
Sweating presents itself in an air distribution system as moisture that forms on the faces of lay-in diffusers and T-bar grids adjacent to those diffusers, where this moisture collects and drips into the areas below. While sweating may be a simple annoyance, it may also be potentially dangerous. Either way, it is a symptom of a larger problem.
UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has signed an agreement with Watsco Inc. to form a joint venture named Carrier Enterprise Canada to distribute Carrier, Bryant, and Payne HVAC products and WWG/Totaline parts and supplies in Canada.
Downstate Illinois utility Ameren Illinois is reminding its electric and natural gas business customers looking to reduce their energy expenses that the project deadline is approaching for participation in the 2011-12 ActOnEnergy® efficiency incentives program.
Camfil Farr has been honored with the 2011 Product of the Year Award by Environmental Protection magazine for its Hi-Flo ES filter. The Hi-Flo ES is a high-efficiency ASHRAE-grade pocket filter that delivers long service life while substantially reducing the energy used by HVAC systems, says the company.
HVAC is not a sexy career. To be fair, most careers aren’t that sexy either, but somehow it seems easier to sell the idea of rocket scientist than HVAC technician. The question is: How does an industry make itself more attractive?