Commercial building codes are mandating higher volumes of fresh-air intake than ever before. To help meet these ventilation requirements, more and more HVAC contractors and building owners are turning to dedicated outdoor air systems (DOAS).
New Equipment is Designed with Comfort, Efficiency in Mind
May 4, 2015
The NEWS' annual issue has traditionally introduced the latest air conditioning units available for the upcoming summer season. The intent is to help contractors prepare for this busy period by doing the research that will help them to distinguish between brands.
2015 New Residential Product Roundup for HVACR Contractors
April 13, 2015
Every year, The NEWS introduces the latest cooling equipment available for the upcoming summer season. This year's coverage features specific information about each individual product, as submitted by the manufacturers.
To figure out which efficiency improvements make the most sense, owners usually turn to HVAC professionals to conduct comprehensive energy audits, which are used to thoroughly evaluate existing mechanical systems. While energy audits have traditionally occurred on-site, some firms are offering virtual energy audits.
Air 1 Is Providing the Complete Installation of All Equipment
February 16, 2015
Air 1 Heating Inc., a full-service heating and cooling contractor serving commercial and residential clients, has been awarded a contract to design/build a 38-ton HVAC system for the construction of a new 13,000-square-foot sporting goods store opening in Kent, Washington.
Westinghouse’s R8HE gas/electric packaged system is now available in a downflow configuration. The R8HE is said to be the first condensing gas/electric packaged unit for residential applications and offers a heating efficiency of 95 percent AFUE.