Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) recently opened the doors to a 12,600-square-foot training facility devoted to increasing the industry’s awareness of VRF technology, equipment, and operation. The center, which officially opened in July, boasts a hands-on lab, two 25-person-capacity classrooms, audio/video conferencing capabilities, and a full curriculum to help HVAC contractors and sales professionals deliver quality VRF solutions.
From building automation systems, chillers, compressors, temperature control valves, and more, here’s a look at some of the equipment commercial contractors working in this sector may want to consider.
Johnson Controls is buying 60 percent of that business and creating a joint venture with Hitachi Appliances retaining ownership of the remaining 40 percent. The new business is valued at around $2.8 billion.
Manufacturers introduce a variety of residential heating equipment in time for fall
September 14, 2015
Every year, The NEWS introduces the latest heating equipment that is available for the upcoming winter season. The intent is to help contractors prepare for this busy period by doing the research that will help them to distinguish between brands.
Properly installed, it reduces movement and remains watertight
July 29, 2015
OMG Roofing Products has introduced the PowerGrip Plus roof mount system, a watertight structural attachment system used to secure solar racks, HVAC, and other equipment to roofs covered with thermoplastic (TPO and PVC) membranes.
A series of geothermal heat pumps from Enertech Global swept the HVAC Light Commercial Equipment category of the 2015 Dealer Design Awards, starting with the gold award winner, the TVS/TVT TETCO Commercial Series Geothermal Heat Pump.
The Si-20 condensate removal solution is designed for installation versatility. Its slim design allows it to fit inside a mini-split air conditioner, alongside a unit (in lineset cover), or within a drop ceiling.