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 aduct 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.
Touted as a top-secret announcement for weeks, Rehau revealed the goods Monday morning with the introduction of its EVERLOC+ compression-sleeve fitting system. The unit, which is designed for use in hot and cold water potable piping systems and hydronic piping systems including radiant heating and cooling applications, is designed specifically for use with REHAU PEXa pipe.
At the AHR Expo, ASHRAE briefed the press on recent updates made to Standard 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. Michael Rosenberg and Bing Liu, both from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the 90.1 committee, provided highlights of the updated standard.