The International Exposition Co. announced that the 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), held Jan. 30-Feb. 1 in Las Vegas, has officially broken three of the show’s all-time records.
The No. 1 trait needed to complete the purchase of another business might just be patience. Here is an inside look at how HVAC owners have successfully approached the acquisition process — from the initial conversation to after the sale finally closes.
As contractors and leaders in our communities, we have important roles to fill. That’s because we can help to provide sustainable futures for the youth in our communities as well as our neighbors, children, and grandchildren.
White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus, issued a memorandum declaring a government-wide freeze on new or pending regulations. The HVAC industry has generally reacted positively to this news, feeling that this freeze gives HVAC organizations more time to explain to the administration why these regulations should not be published.
Variable-speed technology has the obvious benefit of providing users with additional choices when it comes to running their HVAC equipment. Rather than one setting that runs at 100 percent all the time, variable-speed allows for layered, configurable settings.
The scale of energy consumption may be more of a surprise, though, as estimates show that data center spaces can consume up to 100-200 times as much electricity as standard office spaces. With that large amount of power being used by a growing number of data centers, the pressure is on to implement energy-efficient design measures that can save money and reduce electricity use.