Factors include more supermarkets, new refrigerant, and efficiency regs
January 3, 2017
Demand for commercial refrigeration equipment in the United States is forecast to rise 3.1 percent per year through 2020 to $11.3 billion, according to a report by Reportbuyer. According to the report, US Commercial Refrigeration Industry, the growth between now and 2020 will be moderating somewhat compared to the 2010-2015 period, when growth was bolstered by a rebound in sales after the economic recession.
Providing quality training required for success in the HVACR industry
December 27, 2016
Programmatic accreditation is an independent third party review of an educational program. The process validates that that established standards of excellence for HVACR educational programs are met. These standards are designed to assure that our future workforce receives the quality of training required to provide the skills necessary for success in the HVACR industry.
Emerging trends have a direct impact on the dynamics of the industry
December 15, 2016
The global heat exchanger market is expected to reach an estimated $21.3 billion by 2022, and it is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.1 percent from 2017 to 2022, according to a report published by Lucintel. The major drivers of growth for this market are a rise in HVACR deployments, rapid industrialization, and stringent environmental regulations.
Design and construction of a “shack” to demonstrate renewable and HVAC technologies, including solar thermal heating, photovoltaic power generation, and more, is being developed by students through an ASHRAE Undergraduate Senior Project Grant. This year, 22 schools from around the world were awarded grants.
Technical Training Associates has announced the introduction of a new series of HVACR troubleshooting training videos. Each video will focus on a specific problem, describe how to take a step-by-step approach to correctly diagnose the failed component, and explain the cause and conditions behind the failure.
Purdue University will host three concurrent conferences with HVACR emphasis July 16-19. The concurrent conferences are the 21st International Compressor Engineering Conference, the 14th International Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Conference, and the 2nd International High Performance Buildings Conference.