More than half of U.S. commercial building space is cooled by packaged HVAC equipment, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Additionally, existing rooftop units consume more than 1.3 percent of the country’s annual energy usage. It’s no surprise the biggest trend driving the rooftop market is efficiency.
New business model will target local HVAC retrofit markets nationwide, expand product distribution
February 3, 2016
NexRev LLC has announced the introduction of a national authorized dealer network focusing on local market distribution of its DrivePak™, an HVAC retrofit upgrade for standard rooftop units (RTUs), through established HVAC contractors.
The department estimates the new efficiency standards for RTUs will save businesses as much as $167 billion in energy costs over the lifetime of the equipment — more than any other efficiency standard issued to date.
The condensate drain system is a unique component in the air conditioning system. It is an interface between the air-handler drain pan and the building plumbing system, for which no entity accepts responsibility. There is no approved or laboratory-tested-and-listed drain system.
Center will test and evaluate commercial building controls and HVAC system efficiency
December 11, 2015
In addition to supporting industry research across residential HVAC, supermarkets, commercial kitchens, and data centers, Emerson’s new 40,000-square-foot innovation center will itself be a lab for commercial building controls and HVAC technology.
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.
Bes-Tech Inc. has announced the addition of St. John’s Air Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, to its national dealer network. St. John’s will deliver energy savings to its clients using Bes-Tech’s Digi-RTU® optimization kit for rooftop HVAC units.