Dan Foley, President of Foley Mechanical, a Lorton, Virginia-based company, is a firm believer that the early bird gets the worm, especially in the mechanical contracting business. A 29-year veteran of the industry, Foley cut his teeth in HVAC at Arlington Heating, where he worked for 15 years prior to venturing out on his own.
Each year BACnet International hands out annual awards honoring members whose contributions to the BACnet community set them apart. This year, as the main sponsor, BACnet International will be bestowing awards upon its members as part of the ControlTrends awards ceremony.
"ASHRAE-Classified Refrigerants to Meet Society’s Changing Needs” takes place Jan. 29
January 16, 2017
More than 160 refrigerants are maintained under ASHRAE’s refrigerant classification standard, and that list continues to grow as the industry’s need for new refrigerants increases. A review of the new classes of lower global-warming potential (GWP) refrigerants within the context of legacy refrigerants and the forces that drive the development of new refrigerants is the focus of a new educational course from ASHRAE Learning Institute.
Mitsubishi Electric U.S. Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric), a manufacturer of Zoned Comfort Solutions™ and variable refrigerant flow (VRF) cooling and heating systems, is hitting the road with their newest demo truck. The truck, which launched in October 2016 equipped with CITY MULTI® VRF technology, is the latest addition to the road show fleet.
Advancements in aluminum passivation chemistry by the U.S. Navy have resulted in the development of a hex-chrome free conversion coating that is designed to add significant corrosion resistance to aluminum.