Rep will better service the company’s expanding market
January 15, 2016
Arzel Zoning Technology Inc. announced that Thomas J. Finnegan Co., Vandalia, Ohio, is now representing Arzel in the Midwest region, covering Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Rather than pulling against each other, we can align to a common purpose of reducing electricity consumption, and all can win — the customer, the contractor, and the community via less emissions and better air quality.
The emergence of the smart home, interconnectivity, and a push for efficiency stemming directly from the White House is revitalizing HVAC equipment. Here are some up-and-coming, game changing HVAC components and technologies designed to propel the industry forward.
Ecovent, maker of an intelligent home zoning system, recently announced it closed a $6.9 million Series A funding round led by Emerson Climate Technologies Inc., a business segment of Emerson. The round also included participation from Tamarisc and Blue Fog Capital.
Across the country, manufacturers and contractors are coming together to find zoning solutions that increase efficiency and comfort for consumers. The following zoning projects provide a telling showcase for zoning and the benefits it can provide within the HVAC marketplace.
For many seasoned HVAC contractors, the initial sales pitch when selling zoning to consumers can be as simple as a quick question-and-answer session. The unfortunate reality for zoning, however, remains that, for now, it’s still a relatively niche aspect of the HVAC industry as zoning is installed on less than 3 percent of HVAC systems.
The concept of a “connected home” has been working its way into the public consciousness for decades, and the hype and buzz surrounding that premise is now starting to reach a fever pitch as potential began giving way to reality at the 2015 AHR Expo in Chicago.
The future of bypass ducts in zoned California heating and cooling systems appears very bleak. The California Energy Commission (CEC) recently proposed a code change that would prohibit the use of bypass ducts in zoned heating and cooling systems, and eliminate existing Title 24 zonal performance compliance credits.
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) announced that Manual Zr, the first American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recognized standard for residential zoning, is complete and available.