Most building owners/managers don't know to the degree to which they may see financial benefits from creating healthier buildings. This is a prime opportunity for contractors to fill the void and explain how to achieve healthier buildings through improved IAQ.
Awards ceremony and Product of the Year unveiling set for Jan. 31 in Las Vegas
September 15, 2016
International Exposition Co. today announced the winners of the 2017 AHR Expo (International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition) Innovation Awards. The annual awards competition honors the most inventive and original products, systems, and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo.
The 2016 Dealer Design Award gold-winning ventilation product, the Horizontal Mount Damper in Non-Concrete 2 Hour Fire Rated Barrier from Greenheck Fan Corp., was designed to protect duct penetrations and air-transfer openings going through horizontal non-concrete barriers.
Fan company brings its expertise to the commercial and industrial market
June 28, 2016
Hunter Industrial, a division of Hunter Fan Co., announced it is launching its business headquarters and production center in Nashville, Tennessee. Hunter Industrial produces high-velocity, low-speed (HVLS) fans for commercial and industrial applications.
HVAC contractors are always looking for a way to differentiate themselves. Addressing duct leakage is a big opportunity. This is something building professionals are concerned about, so it should be an area of focus for contractors.
New design improves efficiency and sound performance in air handling units
May 31, 2016
Nortek Air Solutions, a subsidiary of Nortek Inc., has announced new fan wheel and motor options for its Fanwall® air handling units. These designs offer enhanced benefits while continuing to provide optimized airflow efficiency, redundancy, and minimized turbulence.
HLR 1000E offers double-digit HVAC energy savings for buildings in all climates
May 18, 2016
enVerid Systems, developers of the HLR® solution to reduce HVAC energy consumption, announced the availability of its next generation, “all season” system that the company says reduces both cooling and heating energy consumption by 20-40 percent.
Factors include static pressure, velocity, water gauge, and more
April 18, 2016
Concerned about being responsible for underperforming systems, designers tend to compensate for uncertainties in the design process by adding capacity to fans. Unfortunately, oversizing fan systems creates problems that increase expenses while potentially decreasing reliability.
ERVs are among the fastest growing segments of improved IAQ management in buildings, according to a report from Navigant Research. According to the report, worldwide revenue from ERVs will grow from $1.6 billion in 2014 to $2.8 billion in 2020.