Chillers & Towers

Plastic Cooling Towers Aid Solar Cooling and Water Treatment Projects

Advanced Plastic Cooling Towers Help Ensure Reliability
August 19, 2013
The advantages of using high-density polyethylene (HDPE)-based “plastic” cooling towers have been well received in the commercial and industrial sectors of the United States. Now the technology is being introduced internationally, with installations at two notable projects in the Middle East.


Read More

Variable-Speed Pumps Reduce Energy Use

Ultrasonic Flow Meters are Key to Controlling Energy Management
August 5, 2013
Hemant Mehta’s WMGroup must be doing something right because his team has been fine-tuning HVAC systems for the same major New Jersey pharmaceutical company since 1984. The latest improvement involved the upgrading of the chiller systems at the company’s 100-acre research and development campus.


Read More

Outdated Factory Transformed into LEED-Certified School

Active Chilled Beams, Dedicated Outdoor Air Help Building Achieve LEED Gold Certification
August 5, 2013

Engineers and architects took the seemingly impossible task of recycling an outdated industrial factory into a LEED-Gold showcase of some of the HVAC industry’s most innovative equipment for Asheboro, N.C.-based Randolph Community College (RCC).


Read More

ASHRAE Releases 'District Cooling Guide'

Book Gives Guidance on All Major Aspects of District Cooling Systems
July 29, 2013

A new book from ASHRAE, “District Cooling Guide,” provides design guidance for all major aspects of district cooling systems, including guidance on central chiller plants, chilled-water distribution systems, and consumer interconnection.


Read More

Developers, Hotel Boost Sustainability with Water Treatment Technology

Silver Bullet’s Technology Reduces Water, Electricity, and Chemical Use in Buildings
July 22, 2013
A historic downtown hotel, the Willard InterContinental, and three top D.C. property developers and owners, joined with Silver Bullet, a water treatment company, to introduce a commercially available system that significantly increases building sustainability by cutting water, electricity, and chemical use in commercial buildings.


Read More

May 22, 2013: Aggreko Introduces New Portable Cooling Tower Line

May 22, 2013
Aggreko, a leader in providing temporary power, temperature control, and oil-free compressed air services, has introduced a new line of portable cooling towers into its fleet. The units provide an additional option for companies needing a temporary cooling tower solution.


Read More

Easing Chiller Install and Service

Manufacturers Design Chillers with Contractor in Mind
May 13, 2013

While it may never be possible for an HVAC contractor to chill out on the job, installing and servicing chillers continues to be easier and easier, as, according to several manufacturers, today’s chillers are being designed with the contractor in mind.


Read More

Contractor Tips for Chiller Maintenance

Maintenance Contracts Help Prevent Chiller Failure
May 13, 2013

When it comes to large equipment that powers HVAC systems, the old saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” definitely rings true. And nowhere is an ounce of prevention more beneficial than with chiller maintenance.


Read More

Centrifugal Chiller Course Highly Regarded by Commercial Contractors

Course Offers In-depth Look at Chillers and Includes Troubleshooting Techniques
May 13, 2013

For more than two decades, Entech Sales & Service in Dallas has offered HVACR professionals an in-depth look at centrifugal chillers, examining assembly, theory, microprocessors, and teardown training through a series of educational sessions heralded as some of the best nationwide.


Read More

Chiller Group Helps Contractors Navigate Field

Chiller Systems Group Meets Annually to Train and Learn
May 13, 2013

Chillers are complex pieces of equipment and a lot of training and education is needed to keep contractors on the top of their games when dealing with this equipment. 


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 MCAA Annual Convention

Scenes from the 2014 MCAA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Podcasts

NEWSmakers: Julian Scadden

Training is an ongoing process. Julian will discuss how you can generate maximum return on time and energy invested training by following a three part process. Listen to this podcast to get expert tips on training, tracking and follow up. 

More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 04-14-14 cover

2014 April 14

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

SERVICE CALLS POLL

Which statement on service calls best applies to your business?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con