New facility aims to connect and educate contractors, engineers, and industry leaders
November 12, 2015
LG Electronics USA celebrated the opening of its new LG Air Conditioning Systems Headquarters outside of Atlanta. At 40,000 square feet, LG said this state-of-the-art facility will support its fast-growing air conditioning systems business and educate engineers, contractors, and technicians about the company’s HVAC technologies.
The recent major Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in New York City that sickened at least 127 people and killed 12 could have been prevented through regular cooling tower service and maintenance. But, it’s not just cooling towers that need to be maintained.
Use of intelligent building solutions and approaches across facility and IT systems is expected to increase
November 9, 2015
By coordinating investment in energy conservation measures, equipment upgrades, and the use of software and services, integrated data center energy management promises to deliver greater energy and operational efficiency improvements to facilities or campuses hosting data centers, says Navigant Research.
Contractors should meet with their supplier and tell them about their changing expectations and what will be needed so they both can succeed. You must clearly communicate what you feel is necessary to succeed in today’s fast-moving marketplace.
Cooling within the data center is a fundamental function of its smooth and efficient operation
November 6, 2015
A new market study from BSRIA shows that data center traffic will grow at a 23 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), reaching 8.6 zettabytes by 2018. Cooling within the data center is a fundamental function of its smooth and efficient operation.
It’s important for HVAC contracting companies to recognize the people side of the business when entering into agreements with such institutions. Understanding and coveting the value of relationships is an essential element of a lasting and successful partnership with hospital clients.
When you’re traveling and check into a hotel, you expect the room will be clean, reasonably quiet, and — most of all — comfortable. Multiply those expectations by the millions of travelers staying in hotel rooms across the country each day, and you can see why the hospitality industry faces some unique challenges.
From building automation systems, chillers, compressors, temperature control valves, and more, here’s a look at some of the equipment commercial contractors working in this sector may want to consider.