The sessions highlight the growing importance of residential energy use
December 15, 2016
The 2017 ASHRAE Winter Conference takes place Jan. 28-Feb. 1 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas with the co-sponsored AHR Expo being held Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. An in-depth look at ASHRAE’s work in the residential market, as well as guidance on several aspects of residential design, will be offered in four free seminars at the 2017 AHR Expo.
Year-to-date combined shipments are up 6.2 percent
December 12, 2016
U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 425,882 units in October 2016, up 7.3 percent from 396,922 units shipped in October 2015, according to the latest statistics from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).
The Amazon Echo is a voice-activated device that can answer spoken questions; play music; make to-do lists; set alarms; stream podcasts; and provide weather, traffic, and other real-time information. However, perhaps most interesting to contractors is its ability to control several smart devices using itself as a home automation hub.