Bob and Tim have had a big day at work — it’s 3:30 in the afternoon, and they are done for the day. They’re having coffee at a local restaurant, talking about their careers when Tim asked a question, “What is a ton of refrigeration, and why is it called a ton?”
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).
Shipments of central air conditioners increased 14.2 percent, heat pumps increased 31.1 percent
November 24, 2016
U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 583,531 units in September 2016, up 19.5 percent from 488,464 units shipped in September 2015, according to the latest statistics from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).
The Asia-Pacific region emerged as the dominant segment
November 14, 2016
The global split air conditioning systems market was valued at $79.72 billion in 2015 and is forecast to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1 percent from 2016 to 2024, reaching a market size of $127.27 billion in 2024, according to a report from Transparency Market Research.
Looking to better serve the needs of refrigeration and air conditioning contractors nationwide
October 26, 2016
Emerson announced that it has finalized a national distribution agreement with United Refrigeration Inc., Philadelphia. United Refrigeration is a leading wholesale distributor of refrigeration, HVAC, and food retail products throughout North America.
Residential energy-improvement tax credits in the U.S. have been in place since 2005, and they are set to expire in December 2016. Over the past decade, the 25C credit for high-efficiency HVAC equipment has been extended and modified multiple times, but no one can be sure it will be renewed after the presidential election is over.
This product is equipped with the ability to provide heating capacity down to minus 13°F outside ambient temperatures. The integral base-pan heater helps ensure that water from defrost cycles drains properly.