Contractors often lament the fact that a customer who is already getting cool air is a hard sell for maintenance and service work. What these customers may not realize is that this “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” attitude can be expensive.
Temperatures reaching 110 degrees F and no A/C — that’s what Pierce College students and faculty faced for more than five decades. Now, thanks to a new hybrid chiller system, this community college in California’s San Fernando Valley, northwest of Los Angeles, has campus-wide comfort year-round.
Tilt-up concrete construction is very common in Orange County, CA. It’s fast, it’s economical, and it’s adaptable to many different types of low-rise buildings, including warehousing, manufacturing, and, as in the case of Ingram Micro Inc., office facilities.
The Radiant Panel Association (RPA) held its 8th annual Radiant Heating Conference & Expo (REX) recently in Cincinnati. The theme of REX was “Radiant Green — Using Radiant Technology in ‘Green’ Building Construction.”
Ductless mini-splits have made a name for themselves by offering cooling opportunities that just can’t be achieved through traditional HVAC systems. Ductless systems can provide better zone control, occupy less space, and, in some cases, are more aesthetically pleasing.
Later this month, EMI will officially launch its new product offering. The CNR Corner Mounted Air Handler has been in development for the last few years, and was introduced for the first time at the 2002 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo).
When a group of contractors who own smaller companies sit around and discuss issues they face, there usually is a very lively exchange of ideas. That was certainly the case when the “Three Trucks or Less” seminar was presented at the recent Radiant Heating Conference & Expo (REX).