In reading a recent article by The NEWS’ long-time refrigeration columnist, Joe Marchese, titled “Ice Breaker: Do It Right - Clean, Dry, and Tight,” I realized that two out of three of those items apply to advertising. Clean and tight are essential to do it right.
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has issued a new resolution for refrigeration, which includes a call for inclusion of HFCs in the Montreal Protocol and a call for members to deploy low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants in “all commercial and industrial refrigeration equipment.”
Project scope includes HVAC enhancements, building automation modifications, and more
October 10, 2016
Siemens has begun working on infrastructure improvements for Orem, Utah, that are expected to save the city an estimated $11.4 million in energy and operational cost savings and capital cost avoidance over 15 years.
Bob and Tim were at a customer’s house doing a seasonal checkup on a condensing gas furnace. This was routine service carried out every year on this customer’s equipment per a service agreement. But when they tried to operate the furnace, the burner would not light.
During maintenance of steam systems, the insulation that covers pipes, valves, and fittings is often damaged or removed and not replaced. Pipes, valves, and fittings that are not insulated can be safety hazards and sources of heat loss.
Elections often stir up passionate feelings — and that seems to be particularly true this year. As politicians and voters gear up for Tuesday, Nov. 8, employers may not know that their workers have certain rights when it comes to elections, and corporations even have rights of their own.
Company selected to provide extensive facility improvements and energy efficiency upgrades
September 19, 2016
ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, has signed an agreement to implement comprehensive infrastructure improvements through its energy performance contracting program for the city of Temple Terrace in Florida.
In this month’s troubleshooting situation, you’re responding to a customer’s complaint that his furnace isn’t heating properly. The equipment is an 80 percent AFUE, natural gas, induced draft unit that employs a hot surface ignition system.
Catalyst prize winners move products closer to commercialization
September 5, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced follow-on funding for the two Buildings topic winners of the Catalyst Energy Innovation Prize. The companies, Kinetic Buildings and Livable Analytics, are developing software to diagnose faulty building HVAC operation and to better understand building occupant satisfaction.