As customer interest in geothermal has increased, numerous HVAC contractors have begun offering GHPs as a way to expand their businesses and give their customers another energy-efficient HVAC option. But, while many of these contractors have undergone extensive training and took the time to properly design and install their GHP systems, others may not have been so careful.
Considering everything we do revolves around heat transfer, there’s no better way to visualize heat transfer than with thermal imaging. The technology is getting more affordable every day, and the quick return on investment makes this technology a no-brainer.
If you’ve never tried a radiant ceiling panel, I urge you to do so. I’ve used this panel construction on several projects and have always been delighted with the installation method, performance, and lack of problems.
The HVACR industry lost a good one Feb. 10 with the passing of WaterFurnace president and CEO Tom Huntington due to cancer. Huntington passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at the Kansas City Hospice House.
On Feb. 10, Carrier announced plans to relocate its Indianapolis manufacturing operations to a location near existing Carrier manufacturing facilities in Monterrey, Mexico, over the course of an estimated three-year period.
The digital revolution long ago arrived and transformed the world, but 171 billion pieces of physical mail in the U.S. alone is no small number. Print media still exists, and, in some cases, is still thriving.
In October 2014, the EPA announced its final phasedown schedule regarding the production and importation of HCFC-22. The order called for an immediate drop from 51 million pounds allowed in 2014 to 22 million pounds in 2015, 18 million pounds in 2016, 13 million pounds in 2017, 9 million pounds in 2018, and 4 million pounds in 2019. No new or imported R-22 will be allowed in the U.S. on or after Jan. 1, 2020.
Just as the 2016 elections are already having an impact on the country’s airwaves, many industry leaders agree they’ll also have a significant impact on both the regulatory and legislative environments impacting the HVACR industry through the end of the calendar year.