When it comes to figuring out what the market demands in a boiler, it usually comes down to the highest efficiencies possible along with advances in control technology. Indeed, efficiency and advanced control technologies were on display for most of the boilers introduced at the AHR Expo.
As technology improves, portable equipment manufacturers will continue to work to meet the growing needs of their customers, from those needing small-scale residential solutions all the way up to data centers and factories in need of industrial-grade solutions.
As more states across the U.S. adopt stricter, tighter building codes, fresh air is becoming a commodity. Building professionals and consumers are aware of this and the HVAC industry is offering solutions that focus on the addition and subtraction of air into sealed spaces.
Perhaps the biggest work-vehicle trend at this year’s Expo was the somewhat sudden and notable presence of European-style vans. More maneuverable and economical than previous van styles, these vehicles are built with tradesmen in mind.
On Tuesday at the 2016 AHR Expo, the winners in each of the 10 product categories of the AHR Expo Innovation Awards gathered in Product Theatre A to learn which of them had been chosen as the 2016 AHR Expo Product of the Year Award winner.
After more than 100 years in the ceiling fan industry, Hunter Fan Co. announced it is expanding into the industrial and commercial market, launching a new division of its business, Hunter Industrial. The debut product from Hunter is the TITAN Industrial Fan, a high volume low speed fan, debuting at the 2016 AHR Expo.