Alternative to R-134a provides 56 percent lower GWP and comparable performance
January 27, 2016
Johnson Controls announced it is enhancing its HFC product lines to be fully compatible with the non-flammable, low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant Opteon™ XP10 (R-513A) manufactured by The Chemours Co. York centrifugal and screw chillers ranging from 125 to 6,000 tons (440 to 21,100 kW) are compatible with R-513A.
Daikin Applied has invested more than $1 billion in technology over the last 18 months. This commitment was on full display as the global manufacturer welcomed more than 1,100 individuals to its biennial customer appreciation event, Sept. 18-20, in Orlando, Florida.
Will provide a demonstration of how to comply with ASHRAE Standard 188
January 7, 2016
To aid building owners and operators in creating a Legionella water management plan to comply with ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015 or New York laws, Matt Freije of HC Info is offering a webcast where he will configure a water management plan for a sample New York City office building.
Completion of sale expected during first half of 2016
December 25, 2015
SPX Corp. announced an agreement for the sale of its Dry Cooling business to Paharpur Cooling Towers Limited. The purchase price is estimated to be approximately $48 million, subject to adjustments for working capital at closing.
The condensate drain system is a unique component in the air conditioning system. It is an interface between the air-handler drain pan and the building plumbing system, for which no entity accepts responsibility. There is no approved or laboratory-tested-and-listed drain system.
The recent major Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in New York City that sickened at least 127 people and killed 12 could have been prevented through regular cooling tower service and maintenance. But, it’s not just cooling towers that need to be maintained.
From building automation systems, chillers, compressors, temperature control valves, and more, here’s a look at some of the equipment commercial contractors working in this sector may want to consider.