When the Marriott in West Philadelphia decided to do a major renovation of the rooms, lobby, and conference space, they needed to minimize revenue loss while under construction. It was also time to update the aging HVAC system as hotel management had received numerous complaints of loud HVAC units. Hotel management knew they would lose too much time if they had to replace entire cabinets or systems because each room would be under construction for much longer with the replacement of drywall.
Not only do temperature controlled self-storage units offer an extra luxury for their tenants, but it also puts more money in the business owner's pocket since they can charge higher rent. This brings great news to HVAC contractors who, in the midst of a growing economy, are eager to conduct as much business as possible.
Intelligent Solutions bring Intelligent Equipment and Intelligent Systems under the same umbrella
March 15, 2017
Daikin Applied announces a portfolio and product name change that captures its mission to ensure building owners get the most from their HVAC systems. Intelligent Solutions™ is the new business name replacing Systems and Controls within the Daikin Applied portfolio. Additionally, Daikin Applied’s MicroTech® Integrated Systems will now become Intelligent Systems™.
The Ice Cub is a compact, home-optimized HVAC system comprised of an ultra-high-efficiency compressor and ice tank with heat exchanger. The compressor operates in multiple modes. It can cool the home like a conventional a/c unit or, store energy in the form of cooling by freezing water in the ice tank.
The Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art once again reopened
February 20, 2017
The new Pecci Centre is innovative not only from an architectural point of view, but also in terms of its sustainable mechanical systems.
The lighting and air conditioning systems, which are the main energy expenditure in every kind of building, have been designed to offer the best internal comfort for the visitors of the centre, while guaranteeing minimal impact both on the running costs and on the environment.
Entech Sales and Service Inc. announced they are acquiring Oklahoma City-based Logical Building Solutions Inc. Entech will merge all assets and operations of LBS into its existing business structure. Entech’s new Oklahoma City office will operate under the name Logical Building Systems.
When Goettl was founded in 1939, Packard became the first automobile manufacturer to offer an air conditioning unit in its cars, the cost of a gallon of gas was 10 cents, the average cost of a new house was $3,800 and eggs were 18 cents per dozen.
Trane has been identified as the Lifestory Research 2017 America's Most Trusted® HVAC System Brand for the third year in a row. The study is based on the opinions of 9,082 consumers and their level of trust of specific HVAC system brands. To qualify to participate in the study, participants must have indicated that they were aware of specific HVAC system brands. As the 2017 Lifestory Research America's Most Trusted HVAC System Brand, Trane produced the highest net trust quotient score.
When you’re looking to heat one area of a building or home with cold spots, consider spot heating options. Cold spots that need heat include areas that may not have been included when the HVAC system was installed, such as new additions or spaces that were simply overlooked.