If your refrigeration processes use temperature transducers such as thermocouples, resistance temperature detectors (RTDs), or thermistors, then it is important to be able to quickly see if they’re good or bad.
Ice-making technology had a far more limited presence at the 2002 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) than at trade shows sponsored by FMI, NRA, and IKK. But there was a certain European flair in Atlantic City at the booth of at least a couple of exhibitors in the sector.
Familiarity can bring comfort rather than breed contempt. Walking the floor of the 2002 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) and seeing well-known names still promoting well-understood recovery technology brings a sense of stability to a once unstable sector of the industry.
The 2002 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition saw a resurgence of attendance by, and announcements from, mid-range and larger unitary manufacturers, perhaps taking advantage of the void left by the huge conglomerates.
In the wake of Sept. 11, building owners and managers have questioned the need for heightened security measures and ways to deal with bioterrorism. The News and the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) put their heads together and assembled a blue chip panel to discuss these issues at the National Hvacr Systems Security Summit on Jan. 26.