The SelectCycler System— a cost-effective, whole-house mechanical ventilation solution that complies with ASHRAE 62.2 — combines parts of central fan integrated and exhaust fan ventilation to provide an energy-efficient solution for supply or balanced ventilation.
Smartcool Systems Inc. announced that the company has delivered its first wireless demand control ventilation (DCV) system. The installation was a three-way collaboration between Smartcool Systems, Airtest Technologies Inc., and Total Energy Concepts Inc.
A building designed to preserve even the toughest Western actor’s memorabilia
November 16, 2015
The John Wayne Birthplace is the only museum dedicated to John Wayne and contains more than $2 million worth of artifacts. So far, the HVAC design has proven more than capable in terms of occupant comfort, sustainable operation, and protection of artifacts.
Company expands senior management team to strengthen customer focus
November 11, 2015
MacroAir, manufacturer of high volume, low speed (HVLS) fans, has named Barry Warner as its new president. The company said Warner will provide strategic leadership, enhance operations management, and further support MacroAir’s growing distributor network.
Partnership strengthens access to best practices for HVAC and home performance contractors
October 27, 2015
The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) and Aeroseal LLC have announced a strategic partnership to offer BPI GoldStar Contractor program participation to Aeroseal dealers, and to provide Aeroseal’s Comfort Institute home performance training to BPI GoldStar Contractors.
Since Halloween is right around the corner, I thought it would be a perfect time to take a look at some of the ghosts in duct systems that are often tracked down by progressive HVAC companies. Some of these issues are directly caused by the duct system itself while others are an indirect result of its influence.
The Mobile PRO combines Aeroseal’s home duct-sealing system with the equipment and accessories used in the sealing process — all pre-assembled and ready to run directly from within the Mobile PRO trailer.
As common as this installation method is, it has some unintended consequences that can plague the safe and efficient operation of an HVAC system. Let’s look at why open filter racks can be a problem and the issues they might be creating in the systems you install, maintain, and service.
Installers and specifiers know a gas appliance is only as good as the venting system it’s connected to. Poor venting can cause improper combustion, but, more importantly, can also lead to flue gas leakage into heated spaces — a problem with deadly consequences.