Articles by Joanna R. Turpin

New Advances In Grilles, Registers, and Diffusers

March 3, 2004
You might be wondering, "What could possibly be new in the area of grilles, registers, and diffusers?" If you attended the 2004 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition, you wouldn't need to ask, as numerous manufacturers spotlighted new technologies and upgraded products.
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Furnace Manufacturers Focus On Efficiency

February 25, 2004
High efficiency was the mantra for manufacturers showing their furnaces at the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo).
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Cooling Towers Loom Over Expo Crowd

February 12, 2004
Cooling towers are impressive pieces of equipment, and manufacturers brought them out in force at the 2004 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition.
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Products Designed To Save Energy

February 12, 2004
The 2004 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition offered a number of innovations to save energy. A new geothermal system was rolled out, and other technologies, such as energy recovery ventilators (ERVs), were also displayed.
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Available In All Shapes And Sizes

February 12, 2004
There are many different types of units that can cool a commercial space: Rooftop units, package terminal air conditioners, evaporative coolers, wall-mount units, etc. The 2004 AHR Expo displayed just about every kind of commercial cooling equipment known to man.
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It's Not Just For Emergencies

February 4, 2004
Portable cooling is most often thought of in terms of an emergency. But it can be useful for long-term special applications that don't require permanent cooling. It may also be needed when a facility schedules maintenance that requires shutting down cooling systems.
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Contingency Plans Should Include HVAC

February 3, 2004
As a building owner, being prepared means having a contingency plan ready to implement in case things go wrong. For critical applications, it could be hazardous to be without part or all of the HVAC system.
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Portable Equipment Moves The Crowd

February 3, 2004
The 2004 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) offered a plethora of new portable heating and cooling equipment, from equipment used to cool workers on an assembly line to a new ceiling fan designed to heat otherwise cool rooms.
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Portable Units Thrive Under Harsh Conditions

February 3, 2004
It's not easy being a portable cooling unit. They can be jostled and bumped on the back of a truck. They may be surrounded by harsh weather and/or extreme heat. It can all be in a day's work for a rugged portable unit.
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Empowering Employees Is The Top Priority

January 19, 2004
Creating a great place to work is one of the top priorities for the owners of Pacific Aire Inc. Its empowered employees make the company the West/Pacific Region winner in The News' 2003 "Best Contractor To Work For" contest.
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