Construction supply facility reports 40 percent savings
January 9, 2017
Euclid Chemical, based in Cleveland, has been supplying the construction industry with products to improve the strength, appearance, and usability of concrete since 1910. Now a large, multi-national corporation, Euclid Chemical’s main offices are in a two-story, 15,000 square foot building that also contains laboratories where it develops products ranging from sealants to micro synthetic fibers.
Until recently, the building relied upon an aging variable air volume (VAV) system with terminal reheat to keep its offices comfortable and to maintain environmental conditions in the laboratories even though records showed the system had not performed as designed.
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.
There is nothing like a grand opening on Broadway — and, on such occasions, rarely is the HVAC industry cast in a starring role. That changed recently as “Air Stage,” Fujitsu General America Inc.’s Solution Center, officially opened on 1450 Broadway in the heart of Times Square in New York.
MarketsandMarkets forecasts 11.4% CAGR for VRF market
September 5, 2016
Factors driving the VRF systems market include increasing demand for improved energy-efficient equipment and lower environmental impact due to use of low-GWP (global warming potential) refrigerants, growing construction activities, and increased legislation and energy management initiatives.
LG Multi-V IV VRF air conditioning systems now certified in all 50 states
August 10, 2016
LG Electronics USA announced that its Multi-V IV variable refrigerant flow (VRF) air-source systems have been certified to exceed California’s stringent seismic building requirements. The company said these air conditioning systems are now certified in all 50 states.
As the American market becomes more familiar with variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems, it’s discovering firsthand the technology’s ability to deliver exceptional comfort with lower life cycle costs. Additionally, contractors are touting the ability to perform maintenance on systems individually, allowing them to fix a problem without disrupting the comfort delivered to the remainder of the facility.