Center will test and evaluate commercial building controls and HVAC system efficiency
December 11, 2015
In addition to supporting industry research across residential HVAC, supermarkets, commercial kitchens, and data centers, Emerson’s new 40,000-square-foot innovation center will itself be a lab for commercial building controls and HVAC technology.
Challenging application required a custom solution
November 23, 2015
For the inhabitants of a five-story building in New York City, the heating and cooling system had surpassed the point of discomfort. After an extensive remodel and update of the building, the one detail that had been left untouched was the control integration of the HVAC system.
It is one of a limited number of century-old buildings to achieve LEED certification
August 25, 2015
Carnegie Hall, the nearly 125-year old iconic New York City music venue, has announced its award of a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, making it one of the oldest and most notable buildings to achieve the distinction.
Rising Energy Costs and Stringent Regulatory Policies to Drive US Market
April 27, 2015
The United States market for building automation system (BAS) products is forecast to grow at over 9 percent through 2020, according to a TechSci Research report, “United States Building Automation & Control Systems Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020.” Rising energy costs and stringent regulatory policies are the major growth drivers.
A research group led by Jim Rawlings, the Paul A. Elfers professor, and W. Harmon Ray, professor of chemical and biological engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, has partnered with Johnson Controls to develop better HVAC control systems for large commercial buildings.
Wireless sensors have become very attractive products in the HVAC controls market over the past few years as architects and building owners have begun to work more closely together in order to preserve the structure of older buildings and improve aesthetics.
Centralized Control of HVAC, Lighting, and More Provides for Improved Convenience, Comfort, Energy Efficiency, and Security
January 5, 2015
The home automation and control market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.36 percent between 2014 and 2020, and reach $12.81 billion by 2020, according to a new market research report published by MarketsandMarkets.
Controls Ensure a HVAC System Is Performing to Specifications
November 12, 2014
Johnson Controls announced that it is bringing Simplicity® Smart Equipment (SE) controls to its York® brand of commercial packaged and split system products. Soon to be standard on all 3- to 40-ton packaged units, the updated Simplicity SE controls are designed to make HVAC equipment easier to install, operate, and service.
New Codes and Regulations Are Driving Expanded Retrofits in Existing Buildings
September 15, 2014
While advancements have been made in the efficiency of HVAC equipment, the actual energy consumption of HVAC systems depends largely on their operation, which can be made much more efficient and less energy-intensive through the application of advanced HVAC controls, says Navigant Research.
Kit Is Used by HVAC Technicians to Calibrate, Troubleshoot, and Repair Pneumatic Control Systems
July 16, 2014
National Energy Control Corp. (NECC), a wholesale distributor of commercial and industrial HVAC controls, has announced the availability of its Pneuline Controls® brand PCL500 Universal Pneumatic Calibration Kit.