The 197 Parties to the Montreal Protocol, meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, have struck a global agreement which will see HFC refrigerant consumption and production phased down from 2019. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called the deal 'a monumental step forward.'
Encycle’s solution simplifies HVAC operations, saving valuable time while reducing utility bills
October 24, 2016
Allen Theatres, established in 1912, owns cinemas across New Mexico and Colorado. They were seeking simple solutions to reduce their utility costs and the time required to manage their buildings. Encycle’s EASE provides more visibility into HVAC performance and remote management of sites.
No matter the type, properly designed, specified, installed, and maintained humidification systems can provide years of trouble-free operation. Taking a proactive approach to humidifier maintenance is the single best way to prevent operational issues and unscheduled humidification system shutdowns.
Arlington County, Virginia, is well on its way to a goal of 20 percent energy reduction by 2022. But the county realized it could do more — and do it quicker — if it had a modular solution that could optimize energy usage among multiple building devices.
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.