Nationwide, this summer has been one of the hottest in recorded history. Per the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the June temperature for the contiguous U.S. was 71.8°F, or 3.3° above the 20th century average. The busy summer season has seen its fair share of ups and downs so far, but overall, HVACR distribution is in a good place.
The term radiant heating makes most people think about warm floors. Although it’s true there are many excellent applications for radiant floor heating, it’s not the only type of radiant panel that can deliver excellent comfort.
While transformation in buildings has been brewing for decades, the new goals of policy — in the U.S. and around the world — will require much more coherence from every corner of the HVAC industry. A group of more than 40 industry leaders met with that goal in mind at Danfoss’s 26th EnVisioneering Symposium — Tomorrow’s Buildings: New Driving Forces — June 7 in Washington, District of Columbia.
The two-day event, which focused on helping dealers strengthen and grow their businesses, featured presentations on WaterFurnace products, marketing tools, training, financing, and more. Attendees also heard updates from the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) and the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) regarding the geothermal tax credits.
Dectron provides dehumidification, IAQ, and energy recovery solutions primarily for indoor pools
August 12, 2016
Specified Air Solutions, a manufacturer of semi-custom commercial and industrial HVAC equipment, has completed the acquisition of the Dectron pool dehumidification systems business from the Lakdawala family.
Developing countries are expected to account for the majority of insulation demand gains
August 12, 2016
Global demand for insulation is expected to rise 3.7 percent per year to 26 billion square meters of R-1 value in 2020, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland-based industry research firm.
Formerly known as the ASHRAE Energy Modeling Conference
August 11, 2016
The need for practical building modeling applications along with the need to transform the design approach to a collaborative process from a sequential process will be explored in an upcoming specialty conference organized by ASHRAE.
LG Multi-V IV VRF air conditioning systems now certified in all 50 states
August 10, 2016
LG Electronics USA announced that its Multi-V IV variable refrigerant flow (VRF) air-source systems have been certified to exceed California’s stringent seismic building requirements. The company said these air conditioning systems are now certified in all 50 states.
United Rentals Inc., a provider of equipment rentals including portable HVAC equipment, announced the launch of a new online service that allows renters to browse, price, reserve, and schedule equipment through any Internet-enabled device.