Contractors started out 2017 feeling positive about short-term growth, according to ACCA, which reported its January 2017 Contractor Comfort Index (CCI) scored a 78 — up two points from its January 2016 rating.
Sales of HVAC equipment ticked upward in 2016, according to Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), which reported that 2016 year-to-date combined U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps increased 7.6 percent over 2015 and shipments of gas warm-air furnaces increased 4.6 percent for the same time period.
According to the most recent report from Heating, Air-conditioning, and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI), average sales for its distributor members increased by by 12.2 percent in January 2017, and the average annualized growth fort he 12 months through January 2016 was 9.2 percent.
The WirelessHART Power Meter makes electrical demand and consumption measurements available via a secure and reliable network across numerous markets. WirelessHART technology has been incorporated into a revenue-grade wireless power meter to deliver a unique measurement.
These rooftop units can be configured at the factory, so consultant engineers or design-build contractors can get the exact spec unit they need delivered to the job site. With more than 35 options per tonnage size, there are more than 750,000 unit configurations available.
The Benchmark Platinum Boiler features dual-return capabilities that allow engineers to take full advantage of diverse load demands specific to a site in order to design the most efficient system possible. This boiler’s dual returns keep cold water separate, creating a large condensing zone in the heat exchanger that improves boiler efficiency.
Compatible with ColorTouch® and Explorer™ (formerly Voyager®) Wi-Fi residential and commercial thermostats, this wireless temperature sensor is designed to save energy while improving indoor comfort. It’s available throughout North America and can be used indoors or outdoors with the on-board sensor or an external sensor, such as the included duct sensor.