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).
There are several commercial applications for ductless mini-splits. They can include office buildings, computer rooms, hotels — any place that can use individualized climate control can benefit from a ductless system. The same is true for department stores.
Mitsubishi Electric has proven its commitment to training. In August 2001, the manufacturer opened its Atlanta training center (ATC) in order to educate dealers and distributors on the advantages of ductless technology.
Eight outdoor units or one? Sixteen refrigerant line penetrations or two? The choices looked like a no-brainer for a contractor installing ductless air conditioning in Overlook Hospital’s Sleep Clinic: the fewer, the better.