Manufacturers often offer longer warranties and hefty rebates as a way to entice homeowners to purchase more expensive HVAC systems. Rebates and tax credits are also sometimes offered by federal, state, and local governments and utilities as a way to encourage consumers to reduce their energy use by purchasing newer, more efficient equipment.
Rooftop systems, air handlers, heat pumps, VRF systems and more
May 8, 2017
Like last year, this year’s Cooling Showcase is split into two parts — commercial and residential. This issue focuses on the commercial side of the air conditioning industry while the April 17 issue highlighted new offerings in the residential cooling market. Included in this coverage is feature-specific information about each product as submitted by the manufacturers.
Every year, The NEWS introduces the latest cooling equipment available for the upcoming summer season in order to help contractors prepare for this busy period by doing the research that will help them to distinguish between brands.
This two-stage unit is built for drop-in installation. Its small footprint and enhanced serviceability features make it a solution for retrofit applications or new construction, and the compact size allows easier installation where space is limited. It is available in 2- to 6-ton models.
More than 300 people got a first-hand look at Modine Mfg. Co.’s new Innovation Tour truck during its AHR Expo cocktail reception at Icebar Orlando on Sunday. A few attendees even braved the balmy 18°F Icebar, donning thermal jackets and gloves, before heading inside a scene straight out of Disney’s, “Frozen.”
Program aims to increase geothermal heating and cooling adoption in new construction
October 22, 2015
A new, national program from Carrier and Orca Energy, a leading geothermal utility provider, is designed to makes geothermal heating and cooling more accessible in new construction homes. Orca Energy will provide financing for geothermal earth loops in new residential developments with the purchase of a Carrier geothermal system.
Provides Detailed System Information and Control Over the Entire Geothermal System
April 17, 2015
WaterFurnace International Inc. has introduced Symphony, a web-enabled home comfort platform designed for its 3 Series, 5 Series, and 7 Series geothermal heat pump systems. It provides detailed feedback in real-time and the tools to control the system from any smartphone, tablet, or computer.
New York Residential Development Taps into Geothermal’s Benefits
April 6, 2015
After completing a historic geothermal project in 2009 for a net-zero residential development in New York, Lloyd Hamilton was ready for a new challenge. That’s exactly what he got when he was asked to devise a geothermal solution to heat and cool nine net-zero-ready homes.
Features Geothermal Heat Pump Systems from ClimateMaster
January 6, 2015
ClimateMaster Inc. has announced the groundbreaking of Moore, Oklahoma-headquartered McAlister Construction Inc.’s Avondale residential development project, which will feature geothermal heating and cooling systems across 100 percent of its homes.