LG VRF systems provide comfort while maintaining building’s historic integrity
December 28, 2015
When Hampton by Hilton approached the building’s then owners with hopes of transforming it into a hotel, the hotel chain was met with the daunting task of undergoing a full renovation of the historic space that had been unoccupied since 2004.
Completion of sale expected during first half of 2016
December 25, 2015
SPX Corp. announced an agreement for the sale of its Dry Cooling business to Paharpur Cooling Towers Limited. The purchase price is estimated to be approximately $48 million, subject to adjustments for working capital at closing.
In November 2011, Comfort Systems acquired 60 percent of EAS with an option to acquire the remainder
December 23, 2015
Comfort Systems USA Inc., a leading provider of commercial, industrial, and institutional HVAC services, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the remaining 40 percent noncontrolling interest in Environmental Air Systems (EAS), headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, effective Jan. 1, 2016.
Life is full of surprises and not all are happy. Injuries, car accidents, theft, and even natural disasters happen and can destroy office space and property. That’s why insurance is an absolute necessity for HVAC contractors.
Many manufacturers have developed their own programs in order to train and educate contractors and technicians on their products. And, within those programs, many manufacturers place a high priority on safety education.
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.
By expanding its offerings and locations, administrators at Blackhawk Technical College are hoping to increase the number of qualified technicians, as well. In August 2014, the college moved its two-year HVAC program, as well as other manufacturing programs, into a new 105,000-square-foot facility, which is situated away from the school’s central campus.
Businesses expected to save $167 billion on their utility bills
December 18, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced new energy efficiency standards for commercial air conditioners and commercial warm air furnaces that DOE said will save more energy than any other standard issued to date.