While older circulator pumps utilized single-speed motors and were largely inefficient, advances in motor technology, controls, and pump design have transformed the market and ushered in a new era of highly efficient products that feature variable-speed motors, easy installation and setup, remote connectivity, and more.
Company provides open standards-driven, wireless networked building control and energy management systems
December 3, 2015
Daintree Networks Inc. won both customer project and product honors, taking home four awards in all, at the 2015 Golden Bridge Awards. More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industries from around the globe determined the winners from competitors including public and private firms, for-profits and non-profits, and start-ups.
The Nov. 19 publication of the NOPR tentatively ends a one-year period of uncertainty for the HVACR industry, which adapted as best it could to the new energy conservation standards in the absence of enforcement guidance from the DOE.
While the U.S. ranked fourth in the top 10 markets, it’s on the upswing. VRF continued to gain market share from small- to medium- size chillers in 2014, according to the report, and BSRIA expects market growth to continue at an 11 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2013 and 2018.
Launched in 2006, Danfoss’s EnVisioneering Symposia help keep HVACR industry stakeholders apprised of the latest developments in U.S. policy and industry and provide forums in which they can share ideas and information.
Award recognizes Hypertherm's commitment to using green energy
November 23, 2015
In 2014, Hypertherm fulfilled 100 percent of its domestic energy requirements with the purchase of more than 18 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of green power — enough to power 2,000 American homes for a year.
Study examines impact of climate change, weatherization on IAQ and chronic health issues
November 23, 2015
Illinois Tech and Elevate Energy are recruiting 30 homes from Chicago, and its surrounding suburbs, to participate in the study to assess the air quality of a dwelling before and after weatherization retrofits are applied.
In an effort to quantify the health of municipalities nationwide, ACEEE released its State and Local Policy Database. The report includes comprehensive information on energy-efficiency policies currently implemented at the state and local levels and policy activity across multiple sectors, including government, utilities, transportation, buildings, combined heat and power, and appliance standards.