Energy efficiency is driving innovation in policies, practices, and technologies and is becoming much more significant to our economy, noted speakers at the 2016 Energy Efficiency Forum, held June 23 at the National Press Club in Washington, District of Columbia, cosponsored by Johnson Controls Inc. and the U.S. Energy Association.
Market being driven by factors such as increased electricity costs, growing awareness of energy-efficient products
August 22, 2016
The scroll and absorption chillers market is forecast to grow from $5.61 billion in 2015 to $7.13 billion by 2022, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.1 percent between 2016 and 2022, according to a new report published by MarketsandMarkets.
In case contractors thought differently, potential customers do visit their About Us pages. In fact, it’s usually one of the 10 most visited pages on a contracting website. The About Us page is the best place to talk about years of experience, certifications, awards, and things like company values.
Acquisition allows for North American expansion of drying and dehumidification services
August 19, 2016
Power generation and HVAC specialty rental company, Aggreko plc, has acquired Dryco LLC of Chicago for an undisclosed amount. Dryco specializes in moisture control, drying, heating, and cooling applications within the shipping, manufacturing, food processing, construction, and industrial painting industries.
First published in 2007 as a guide to assist HVAC contractors, designers, and owners
August 18, 2016
In an effort to help contractors prepare more accurate and competitive bids, the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association’s (SMACNA’s) HVAC Contractors Council Steering Committee has released the newly revised HVAC Bid Specification Reference Manual.
Company to collaborate with DOE to explore new ideas in smarter buildings and energy efficiency
August 17, 2016
Siemens has announced an open-technology challenge with JUMP, a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and five national laboratories. The online crowdsourcing community focuses on bridging the gap between cutting-edge building technology ideas and the marketplace.
As Virginia business grows, the company will put emphasis on its other divisions
August 17, 2016
The Tustin Group (TTG), a provider of integrated building services, has announced the opening of a new Mechanical Services Division in Stone Ridge, Virginia. The goal for the Virginia office is to first capitalize on market opportunities and build a strong base of core mechanical service customers.
Combined heat and power generates on-site electric power and useful thermal energy
August 16, 2016
The U.S. Army has debuted a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland. This new CHP plant is the first of its kind at an Army installation, and represents an innovative public-private partnership.
There are numerous steps savvy contractors can take to ensure their service departments are running efficiently, while, at the same time, keeping employees and customers content with the work being conducted.
Transparency Market Research report outlines market values
August 15, 2016
The global market for air conditioning systems was valued at $104.4 billion in 2015 and is projected to reach $167 billion by the end of 2024, expanding at a 5.1 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2016 to 2024.