The new rule raises the salary threshold for overtime eligibility from $455 per week, or $23,660 per year, to $913 per week, or $47,476 per year. As a result, more than 4.2 million salaried workers across the country will now be eligible for overtime pay. Employers have until Dec. 1, when the rule becomes effective, to prepare for the changes.
Although today’s portable evaporative coolers will reduce the temperature in almost any environment, for optimum performance, the temperature should be 85° or higher, and the relative humidity should be below 75 percent.
When you hear that your facility will be the target of an OSHA inspection, step back and examine the strengths and weaknesses of your safety program, and think about how you can focus the attention on the strengths. Although OSHA will come in looking for anything you’re doing wrong, you want to make sure they’re aware of all the things you’re doing right.
This infrared tube heater is designed to meet requirements for heating compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas (CNG/LNG)-fueled vehicle maintenance facilities in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 30A 7.6.6.
Available as a single-zone variable air volume (VAV) system with Tracer™ UC400 controllers, this blower coil can deliver stable temperatures, quiet operation, and dehumidification advantages for spaces of varying sizes and occupancies.
The goal is to upgrade the user experience overall
August 3, 2016
As part of its efforts to improve the exhibitor and attendee experience, International Exposition Co. said it has expanded its social media efforts and enhanced its website for the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo).
Baltimore Aircoil Co. has announced a price increase of 3 percent on open cooling towers, 4 percent on all coil products, and up to 4 percent on parts manufactured in North America, effective immediately.
IKEA announced it is furthering its renewable energy commitment with plans for biogas-powered fuel cell systems at four more of its California stores. A year ago, IKEA completed installation of such a project at IKEA Emeryville, one of the company’s two San Francisco-area stores.
As the American market becomes more familiar with variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems, it’s discovering firsthand the technology’s ability to deliver exceptional comfort with lower life cycle costs. Additionally, contractors are touting the ability to perform maintenance on systems individually, allowing them to fix a problem without disrupting the comfort delivered to the remainder of the facility.