It is easy to be imprecise about the terms work, power, and energy relating to motors, as well as the units of measurement we use in connection with these terms, such as horsepower (HP), watts (W), and amps (A). It’s beneficial to have a precise understanding of the relationship between these units of measurement, since they can help you make sense of the related issues of efficiency and power system sizing.
Three representatives from the Oakland County School District met with The News to assess the progress made to date in establishing a new secondary HVACR program in the county. The three outlined what they've been doing to push the new program forward. They also outlined what important steps must still be taken, including educating the local HVACR industry and the community about the needs of area contractors.
Incomplete, inaccurate, vague, and subjective performance evaluations are common fare in many organizations. Unfortunately, they are also the incriminating evidence in any resulting wrongful termination or discrimination case.
Russel Wright was one of the best known designers of home furnishings in America and an outspoken proponent of American design. His home is considered to be a masterpiece of the late designer. The home was recently listed with the National Register of Historic Places and is being meticulously restored to its original grandeur. Part of that restoration includes replacing and upgrading the original mechanical systems.
A doctor in Tampa, FL, is in the process of building a spectacular home, which has an equally amazing HVAC system. At 15,000 square feet, this home will provide more than enough room for its occupants. Given the hot and humid conditions in Florida, it’s no wonder that the owners wanted to spare no expense on comfort. The result is an HVAC system that’s sure to keep them comfortable no matter what the weather decides to do.
Everyone could use a little help from their friends sometimes, especially when it comes to marketing. You spend your hard earned marketing dollars day in and day out trying to attract clients in the same area. What if there was a way to lessen the financial burden you have every time you try and reach those clients?
Ken Zans specializes in ergonomics. He has a degree in the subject, and his company, Ergonomics Solutions (Shawnee Mission, KS), is devoted to its study. Zans spoke on the topic at the Conference on Worker Safety and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Compliance, sponsored by Keye Productivity Center.