Of course, reclaimers can only reclaim what contractors and technicians recover, and while the R-22 numbers may never match the hoped-for projections, the industry is already looking to the future and preparing to address new challenges in a post-hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) world that also is likely facing a phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
Home automation is no longer a thing of the past. Customers are seeking ways to intelligently control their homes in more ways than ever before, as evidenced by the number of new smart home products on display in this sector at the AHR Expo.
The International Exposition Co. announced that the 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), held Jan. 30-Feb. 1 in Las Vegas, has officially broken three of the show’s all-time records.
LonMark® International, a non-profit international association recognized for the certification, education, and promotion of interoperability standards for control networking, announced the winners of its “Best of the Year” awards for 2016. LonMark certified products, people, and companies have been the basis for thousands of open, interoperable systems across the globe. These annual awards reflect the vision and innovation shared among the members of the LonMark community.
Ventacity Systems announced the launch of two new products at this year’s AHR Expo. The ventilation market has been ”unappreciated and underserved for way too long,” according to Salvatore D’Auria. “So, what we’ve done is something that we think is a little disruptive,” he said.
Aeroseal’s demonstration of the Homeseal Pro drew a large crowd around its booth on Tuesday afternoon at the AHR Expo. Contractors gathered around to feel first-hand the effectiveness of the inside-out duct sealing technology that Aeroseal offers.
LG Electronics hosted a press conference during the 2017 AHR Expo to reveal its expanded 2017 lineup of commercial and residential HVAC solutions with a new customizable control system, next-generation variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology, new heating capabilities, and design tools.