With another AHR Expo in the books, it’s clear that even though the industry is gradually progressing, overall it’s ripe for innovation. Four areas in particular stand out where forward-thinking manufacturers can have a powerful impact.
Many equipment sectors poised for growth amid moderate business investment environment
February 8, 2016
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2016. Given U.S. businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies will spend over $1.6 trillion in capital goods or fixed business investment this year, these trends impact a significant portion of the U.S. economy.
Project is expected to save the Salvation Army upwards of $850,000
February 8, 2016
American DG Energy Inc. announced it has reached an agreement to provide its On-Site Utility™ combined heat and power (CHP) solution to the Salvation Army Greater New York Divisional Headquarters in New York City.
It was the first really cold day of the winter and Bob and Tim were on the way to a service call on an oil burner. The customer said that they had no heat. It was about 15°F outside so they were in a rush to get there.
What causes poor IAQ? What are the negative effects? And most importantly, what can be done to achieve cleaner indoor air? This article will attempt to shed light on these questions so we can all breathe a little easier.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a revamping of the “white collar” exemptions test. When the changes become effective, employers can expect greater scrutiny and a further increase in wage and hour lawsuits. It is therefore important for employers to understand the upcoming changes to the overtime rules.
Bitzer has announced it has modified all models of its two-stage reciprocating compressors to enable them to run with R-448A and R-449A refrigerant. The refrigerants have global warming potentials (GWPs) of 1,386 and 1,397 respectively.
Sullivan Arena is second rink in the nation to use a CO2-based refrigeration system to generate its ice
January 18, 2016
The Alaska Aces, a professional hockey team in Anchorage, Alaska, and winner of three league-championship Kelly Cups, is skating on “greener” ice this season. It’s not the color of the ice that’s changed, but the effect it has on the environment and its money savings.
In this troubleshooting situation, you are responding to a customer’s complaint about their heat pump, and you’re not the first technician called in to solve this problem of “not keeping the home comfortable and running a lot.”