New Generation Wireless HVAC Units Offer Anytime/Anywhere Control through Smartphone Mobile Apps
January 5, 2015
Energy Technology Savings L.L.C. (ETS), a provider of energy efficiency and smart building technology solutions, announced a first-of-its-kind wireless packaged terminal air conditioner (PTAC) pilot program with Lowe’s and Electrolux to test the new HVAC units in multifamily, high-rise buildings.
HVAC Equipment Shipments Increase Almost 30 Percent
November 20, 2014
United States shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 539,628 units in September 2014, up 29.7 percent from 416,179 units shipped in September 2013, according to the latest statistics from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).
In an effort to make it easier for technicians to install, service, diagnose, and troubleshoot HVACR equipment, ACCA’s Board of Directors adopted a motion “to implore the manufacturers of HVAC equipment to develop and implement open [nonproprietary], universal, onboard diagnostic [OBD] communication protocols.”