Compressors

Jan. 19, 2015: Emerson Announces New Copeland Technical Specialist Program

The Technical Specialist at the Wholesaler Will Be the Go-To Expert for Contractors

Educational Services, a business unit of Emerson Climate Services LLC, a business of Emerson, has announced the introduction of the Copeland™ Technical Specialist Program, a five-stage program designed to establish Copeland product experts within wholesale branches to better serve contractor customers.


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Innovation Award Winners Take a Bow

AHR Expo Honors New Products

Representing all major segments of the HVACR marketplace, the winning entries were honored in 10 categories as the most innovative new products among the thousands that will be displayed at the Jan. 26-28 event in Chicago. 


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Daikin Applied Receives Danfoss EnVisioneer of the Year Award

Award Recognizes Game-changing Investments, Improvements in Energy Efficiency

Launched in 2010, the EnVisioneer of the Year Award competition recognizes North American end users, municipalities, building owners, or original equipment manufacturers that have introduced a new product, opened a new facility, or invested in a building or system upgrade within the past 18 months using Danfoss products or solutions to realize significant energy and/or environmental savings. 


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Oct. 6, 2014: New Compressor Design Said to Cut Energy Usage up to 50 Percent

‘Advanced Linear Refrigerant Compressor’ Has a Variety of Applications

Ray McKenzie and Mac Chaney of Dothan and Madison, Alabama, have developed a new compressor that they claim has the potential to revolutionize the HVAC and refrigeration industries. The unit is said to be up to 50 percent more efficient than conventional equipment, and is also small, lightweight, and quiet.


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Sept. 12, 2014: Compressor Modulation eBook Released to Aid HVAC Contractors

Publication Designed to Help Contractors Sell and Service High Efficiency Systems

Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. has announced the release of a new eBook to provide helpful information to HVAC contractors and facility managers on the value and impact of compressor modulation. The publication is titled “Understanding Compressor Modulation in Air Conditioning Applications.”


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The Professor: A Recap on Oil Traps

Functions, Dealing with Oil Reservoirs

The function of an oil reservoir, commonly known as an oil trap, is to prevent large oil slugs from forming. This is accomplished by trapping a small amount of oil in the reservoir or trap and gradually returning it to the compressor.


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Purdue Conference Draws a Line on HFC Refrigerants

Low-GWP Refrigerants Stressed To Keep Refrigerant in Mix

If hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are to have long-term viability, the low-global warming potential (GWP) versions will have to separate themselves from high-GWP types. And the survivors will have to play their part in energy efficiencies, especially in commercial buildings.


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Photos from the 2015 AHR Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago.

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