Facility was designed and constructed for efficient building energy use
August 4, 2016
A Cleanpak® complete air distribution and filtration cleanroom system from Nortek Air Solutions is a vital component in the University of Illinois Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Building, named R&D Magazine’s 2016 Laboratory of the Year.
HVACR manufacturers earn contractor-judged awards for dealer-friendly, innovative products
July 18, 2016
The Dealer Design Awards are judged by 20 contractors from across the U.S. who are active in the industry and have their collective fingers on the pulse of what’s happening. This year’s competition saw numerous themes across each category, as manufacturers shared the broad goals of making products smarter, more consistent, and innovative in new and unique ways.
The invention consists of two pencil-thin UV lamps and a power supply
June 30, 2016
Chris C. Willette, president, Triatomic Environmental, Jupiter, Florida, has been granted a U.S. patent for a mini ultraviolet (UV) germicidal irradiation light system invention designed for the tight confines of mini-splits and other ductless HVAC systems.
The pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries are the largest end-users
June 23, 2016
The global cleanroom equipment market is expected to record a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.68 percent to 2020, with HVAC systems the largest contributor to the market, according to the latest research study released by Technavio.
Market is forecast to grow at CAGR of 5.6 percent from 2016-2020
June 20, 2016
Poor IAQ has led to health issues, such as sick building syndrome, building-related illnesses, and multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS). These factors have resulted in the framing of new guidelines and regulations for commercial buildings, which has accelerated the demand for better air filters in the HVAC systems used in commercial buildings.
HVACR manufacturers exhibiting at show encouraged to submit new or upgraded products
June 9, 2016
The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) announced its call for entries for the 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards competition. The winners in each of 10 HVACR product categories will receive special recognition.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced funding for new building technology projects led by small businesses — four of which are aimed at improving IAQ — that have a strong potential for commercialization and job creation. These awards are for $150,000 each.
Air filters play a significant role in maintaining good IAQ
May 19, 2016
The global air filter market is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.6 percent during the forecast period of 2016-2020, driven by IAQ concerns, according to a market research report from ReportsnReports.