The 13th book in ASHRAE’s Datacom Series, IT Equipment Design Impact on Data Center Solutions, is now available. The book was developed by ASHRAE’s Technical Committee 9.9, Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment.
Dry type segment is projected to witness the highest growth rate
April 20, 2016
The global field-erected cooling tower market is forecast to reach $2.11 billion by 2021, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.3 percent from 2016 to 2021, according to a new report published by MarketsandMarkets.
Modern process improves performance, reduces waste
April 18, 2016
The University of Maryland, through a partnership with 3D Systems and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Building Technologies Office, has used 3D printing to prototype a new heat exchanger. The product weighs 20 percent less, is 20 percent more efficient, and can be manufactured much quicker, compared to current designs.
Floor space, HVAC equipment, and wireless communication technologies — along with incorporating imaging equipment that typically only have five-year lifespans, are just a few of the myriad of factors that must be considered when planning a hybrid OR.
Canadian plant significantly augments the design and production capacity of its U.S. plant
April 15, 2016
TMI Climate Solutions, a manufacturer of advanced air handling, hydronic systems, and custom HVAC solutions, has announced a new subsidiary, TMI Climate Solutions Canada Inc. The company also announced completion of a new 200,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Pointe-Claire (Montreal), Quebec.
Proposed emissions reduction strategy includes several measures targeting HFCs
April 15, 2016
California’s Air Resources Board (ARB) has released a proposed strategy aimed at curbing emissions that includes prohibitions on high global warming potential (GWP) hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants.
Xergy Inc. has announced a new refrigeration system based on an electrochemical compressor to replace the conventional mechanical vapor compression systems found in typical heat pumps. The company credits the University of Delaware’s Ajay Prasad and his research team with playing an important role in the breakthrough.
The chemical segment is the largest application area for heat exchangers
April 12, 2016
The global market for heat exchangers is forecast to grow from $12.94 billion in 2016 to $19.14 billion by 2021, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.2 percent, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets.