Daikin Applied has invested more than $1 billion in technology over the last 18 months. This commitment was on full display as the global manufacturer welcomed more than 1,100 individuals to its biennial customer appreciation event, Sept. 18-20, in Orlando, Florida.
Record attendance at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) in Bonita Springs, Florida, may have been helped by the warm weather destination, but was perhaps due more to the growth in membership and the proliferation of legislative activity that concerns members.
Evaporative, warm-air steam, and ultrasonic humidifiers are highly desirable for customers coast to coast, and manufacturers are developing products across all three variations that better respond to an array of personalized demands.
The department estimates the new efficiency standards for RTUs will save businesses as much as $167 billion in energy costs over the lifetime of the equipment — more than any other efficiency standard issued to date.
HVAC contractors admittedly face a difficult task when it comes to showcasing the benefits and inherent value present in structural moisture management while also ensuring customers know such solutions are more than just empty sales pitches.