The variable refrigerant flow (VRF) market in the U.S. just got a bit more interesting. Johnson Controls, Hitachi, Ltd., and Hitachi Appliances announced the companies have completed their global joint venture agreement and will immediately begin operations of Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning.
Can save millions of gallons of water, increase energy efficiency by up to 50 percent
September 29, 2015
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson, announced that the California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved the Liebert® DSE thermal management system with the EconoPhase Pumped Refrigerant Economizer for use in California data centers.
Oh, and I should mention that Daniel and Chapman were the man’s first and middle names. His last name was Stillson. Think of him the next time you reach into your toolbox for that durable Stillson wrench that will forever carry its inventor’s proud name. Think of him, remember him, thank him, and smile.
Learning from their father, who was a fire prevention and lighting services provider, Raymond and Joseph Kishk knew they would continue their family’s 30-year service tradition, so they started their own heating and cooling company nine years ago and haven’t looked back.
The Mascot FT condensing combi boiler and water heater features a fire-tube stainless steel heat exchanger that produces 95 percent annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE), is fully modulating, and produces an endless supply of domestic hot water on combi units.
Awards competition honors the most inventive and original products, systems, and technologies
September 25, 2015
The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Expo (AHR Expo) announced its call for entries for the 2016 AHR Expo Innovation Awards. The awards will be presented at a formal ceremony during the show, set for Jan. 25-27 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
Darren Gibula appointed senior director of operations
September 23, 2015
LG Electronics USA has named Kevin McNamara as senior vice president, sales and operations, for LG’s U.S. Air Conditioning Systems business. In addition, Darren Gibula has been promoted to senior director of operations.
Provides rebates to home and business owners who install high-efficiency clean heating and cooling
September 22, 2015
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton has announced a $30 million, five-year commitment to increase the use of clean, cost-effective heating and cooling systems in households and businesses across the state.
There is one soft skill that is, perhaps, at the root of many others and that is empathy. Empathy is the ability to share another person’s feelings or concerns. Use this skill with every team member and stakeholder on the project.
IDEA joins four organizations in global effort to increase deployment of district energy/CHP
September 18, 2015
The International District Energy Association (IDEA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in conjunction with the Korea District Heating & Cooling Association, the China District Heating Association, Euroheat & Power, and the Ministry of Energy of the Mongol Government.