Aquatic World co-owners, Dan Quackenbush and Lloyd Darrohn reached a lifelong goal last year when they became the only central New York state scuba diving store with an indoor training pool. However, that goal was difficult from an installation standpoint.
During the renovation of Western Kentucky University's E.A. Diddle Arena, many design challenges were presented. These designs could have diminished the future performance of the arena's HVAC systems. To remedy this, mechanical engineer Don Greulich started thinking "outside of the box."
Kevin Gill, president of McCusker-Gill Inc., Hingham, Mass., received the SMACNA Contractor of the Year award at the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association's (SMACNA's) 60th annual convention.
A typical problem for many food warehouses is keeping products adequately cooled throughout the hot summer months. In search of a solution to the problem, John Tracey, plant manager at the warehouse, called NuTemp/Longville early this year.
A two-day exploration of residential hydronic heating will take place in November when the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), in cooperation with the Hydronics Institute Division of GAMA, present, "Residential Hydronic Heating - Installation and Design."
The Durst Organization, owner of the 1155 Avenue of the Americas Building, began looking for a replacement chiller plant, due in part to the widespread addition of heat-producing office computer equipment. After studying the needs of the building and the available options, the Durst Group decided to go with electric centrifugal chillers and ice storage.