Retrocommissioning refers to identifying improvements that can increase the energy savings and performance of existing buildings. Considering that about half of all commercial buildings in the U.S. were constructed before 1980, it’s easy to see why there is a growing demand for contractors who offer retrocommissioning.
Chillers have long been the HVAC systems of choice for large commercial buildings and other facilities, but they are facing fierce competition from new technologies, such as VRF systems, which are frequently considered to be easier to install and maintain.
HVAC systems in commercial buildings consume a lot of energy, which is why many building owners and managers are looking at replacing their older, inefficient equipment with new high-performing systems.
While modeling software is often used for the initial design of high-performance buildings, the on-going benchmarking, commissioning, and monitoring of these structures is usually the purview of a building automation systems (BAS).
Traveling, at least to me, offers a lot of lessons about human nature, life, and yes, the HVAC industry. It can be a microcosm of entrepreneurship and business acumen. What? That’s crazy, right? But not really.
Digital marketing advisor and bestselling author, Daniel Lemin, will speak at the conference on “Chatternomics: Fire Up Your Fans and Catapult Your Business.” “Daniels’ expertise with social media and digital marketing are two powerful subjects that our audience will not want to miss,” said Robin Jones, show producer, Service World Expo.
According to the 2017 HVAC equipment market report, the global HVAC equipment market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9 percent during the period 2017-2021. The latest trend gaining momentum in the HVAC equipment market is rise in incorporation of building automation systems (BAS).