Project to support small business energy efficiency in low-income communities
October 18, 2016
Lime Energy Co. has been awarded a funding agreement by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to design and deliver “Achieving Energy Efficiency in Small Businesses in Low-Income Areas,” an energy efficiency program for low-income communities.
Association said it has long supported including HFCs in a global phasedown plan
October 17, 2016
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) announced that it applauds the agreement reached in Kigali, Rwanda, by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol to include HFC refrigerants under the treaty.
Las Vegas will be the latest city to which the AHR Expo has returned over the course of its eight-decade history and is one of several cities show management recognizes as prime for attracting exhibitors and attendees alike.
For large residential or light commercial applications requiring a multiple boiler setup, the Evergreen provides ZoneStacking™— the capability to operate 24 zones without an additional external third-party control.
Partnership will greatly expand both manufacturers’ product offerings
October 3, 2016
The manufacturers further expect the relationship to expand to other product categories in the future, which will further include joint development of products as well as collaborative operational opportunities.
BSRIA Inc. reports that from 2012 to 2016, sales of condensing boilers grew from 30 percent of the commercial market to over 60 percent, and that number is expected to climb to 80 percent by next year.
Contractors are challenged with presenting and selling the industry’s most efficient products to consumers. Manufacturers are largely responsible for improving efficiency within their product lines while at the same time ensuring their products are desirable, affordable, and ahead of all the other roadblocks the industry may throw their way.
A recent American Home Comfort study from Decision Analyst reinforces this revelation, reporting that, for the first time in years, homeowners are more trusting of the internet for HVAC information than they are their contractors. In today’s marketplace, customers are opting to educate themselves on HVAC products via the internet prior to a contractor’s arrival.