Since they don’t have to stay in one place, portable cooling units have been known to show up in some pretty unique places. Here’s a closer look at how portable units are serving in some outside-the-box applications.
If refrigerant migration occurs in a system that has a crankcase heater, the vapor will be forced away from the crankcase and end up in the suction line. This refrigerant may condense in the suction line and cause slugging in the compressor’s cylinders on startup.
Thinking in temperature in-stead of pressure can help make the crossover to a new refrigerant much easier. The next time you’re faced with determining the correct operating evaporator or condensing pressure, think in terms of temperature and then convert it to pressure.
The plan that emerged from the Chemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group includes improved coordination and information sharing across DHS, OSHA, and the EPA as well as better coordination with state and local officials including the first-response community.
More than 80 HVACR distributors, wholesalers, manufacturers, and reps recently attended the seventh annual event with the goal of bringing their concerns directly to the elected officials who represent their states and districts.
Put the term Internet of Things into a Google search and you will soon see 752 million results. It has become a buzzword, both inside and outside the HVAC industry. But, does everyone know what the phrase actually encompasses?
The manufacturer held 10 events in the U.S. and Canada last year. They were so successful that Armstrong expanded its scope in 2015 to include international locations such as Mumbai, India; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Vermeer Corp.’s Yellow Iron Academy employs geothermal technologies
June 29, 2015
The academy incorporates efficient LED and fluorescent lighting, rigid insulation between the frame steel studs, double-pane Pella windows, occupancy sensors and set back controls, and an energy recovery ventilation (ERV) unit on the roof.