Parker needs 24-hour in-home care, and after purchasing a home equipped with a patient lift and wheelchair entry, he had no funds to purchase the wheelchair he desired. An online search led him to the Joseph Groh Foundation, where he applied for a grant. Thanks to many supporters, it was able to grant Parker’s wish.
The first point to understand about refrigeration theory is that heat is energy, and it can be made to move. If enough heat is removed from a glass of water, the water will freeze to ice. When that heat is allowed to move back into the ice, the ice will melt.
RGF’s Reme Halo air purification unit and IMSB Ice Machine Sanitizer were tested for three months in multiple Chipotle locations. Impressive results that were independently verified and validated led to the decision to incorporate RGF technology into Chipotle’s entire customer safety strategy.
Success is hard to define — it’s the chameleon of words, always taking on a new definition depending on the situation. Because it’s constantly changing what it looks like, success may seem nearly impossible to recognize, let alone achieve.
Project will reduce university's energy usage by 32 percent
February 6, 2017
The UAPB energy performance project is the largest of its kind completed under the AEPC Program. Once completed, the project will decrease UAPB's energy consumption by a sizeable 32 percent, making it the first state university to meet the 30 percent energy reduction mandate signed into law by Act 1494 of 2009.
Bob and Tim are on a service call on a really cold and blustery day. The temperature is 27°F, the wind is blowing, and it’s snowing and sleeting. When the customer called, she said that their home is getting cool inside, and their heat pump is running all the time with the temperature dropping inside the house. They arrived at the front door, talked to the homeowner, and decided to look around. They went to the closet where the indoor unit for the heat pump was located and determined that the heat pump itself was not running, only the fan and strip heat.
President-elect Donald Trump announced his choice for labor chief, and while the nominee’s name may be relatively unknown, a look at his ideology reveals that his nomination is not much of a surprise. Throughout his campaign, Trump has derided President Obama’s regulatory action, and during a recent stop in Des Moines, Iowa, he promised to do away with regulations that are stifling economic growth.
More and more companies are employing scents in their buildings
January 23, 2017
Everyone wants to work in and visit buildings, stores, factories, and other venues that smell good. In fact, scent has been shown to improve moods, enhance performance and memory, and can cause consumers to stay longer, return more often, and even spend more money.
The decision to use air conditioner manufacturer NOVA was easy to make
January 23, 2017
Some situations require new ways of thinking — and setting up the air conditioners on the roof of the ebm-papst location in Hagenmoos/St. Georgen was one of them. The factory hall is simply too large for conventional setup with a crane. They would have had to build an access road especially for the crane. Instead, they decided to transport the five air conditioners to the roof via helicopter.
HVAC contractors poised to reap benefits as Wi-Fi enabled thermostat prices drop
January 23, 2017
Despite the availability of quality Wi-Fi enabled products from leading thermostat manufacturers, a mere 10 to 15 percent of residential and light commercial installations involve such models. The primary objection: a wholesale price point that is four to five times the cost of a traditional thermostat.