HVAC Commercial Market

Geothermal Market to Reach $147.6 Million

Long-Term Cost Savings Capturing Users' Attention
November 4, 2013

The North American geothermal market claimed $102.8 million in revenue in 2012, and is expected to reach $147.6 million by 2017, according to Frost & Sullivan, a San Antonio-based market research and analysis firm.


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Converting Constant to Variable Volume

Variable-Volume Conversion Can Offer Significant Energy Savings
November 4, 2013

Converting a constant-volume RTU to variable volume can save anywhere between 20-50 percent in energy savings if done correctly. 


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The Fulton Cos.: Condensing Hydronic Boiler

November 4, 2013

Designed for the commercial heating market, the Endura™ is a vertical firetube-design boiler.  


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ASHRAE Manual Focus: Hospital Design

Health Care Facility Designers will Benefit from ‘Good’ Practices Guide
November 4, 2013

ASHRAE's newly published manual is based on the guidelines in Standard 170 and provides design recommendations for health care facilities with an emphasis on proven, cost-effective solutions that result in reduced infections, lower maintenance, and higher reliability.


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Busting Customers’ Radiant Heating Myths

Customer Misconceptions Stem from Lack of Awareness, Fear of High Cost
October 28, 2013

Some customers consider radiant heating a new and untested technology, while others categorize it as a luxury beyond what they can afford. Either way, industry leaders agree it’s time to bust these myths and introduce radiant heat to the masses

 


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Hydronics Propels Technology Forward

Integration with HVAC, Energy Efficiency, Economy are Key Drivers
October 28, 2013

Once upon a time, air and water didn’t mix. But now, according to manufacturers in the hydronic and radiant heat market, there is an increasing move toward integrating hydronic and HVAC systems. 


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RPA Seeks to Expand Radiant Market

New Executive Director Pushes for Awareness, Broader Perspective
October 28, 2013

There’s a strong push to grow the hydronic and radiant market, and one of the forces behind that push is Mark Eatherton, the Radiant Professionals Alliance's new executive director.


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GeoStar: Commercial Water-Source Heat Pumps

October 28, 2013

Two commercial water-source heat pumps have been added to the company’s product line — the Aston Compact and the Arbor Base — and upgrades have been made to the Arbor Series. 


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Millennials Motivate Employers

HVAC Contractors Look for Ways to Accommodate New Generation of Workers
October 21, 2013
The millennial generation, born between 1980 and 2000, numbers more than 80 million, and they are entering the workplace in greater numbers each year. For HVAC contractors, this trend is a mixed blessing. Younger workers are needed, but this generation comes with a unique set of challenges. 


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Fujitsu General America Inc.: Compact Cassettes, Slim Duct Systems

October 21, 2013
The 9,000-, 12,000-, and 18,000-Btu single-zone line of compact cassettes and slim duct systems now fit a wider range of installations; they can be coupled with a single-zone heat pump or air conditioning unit as well as with a multi-zone outdoor condensing system. 


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