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2014 March 3
Distributors from all around the country traveled to Phoenix for Heating, Air-conditioning, and Refrigeration Distributors International’s (HARDI) annual conference.
Industry figures are estimates that are derived from the best available figures supplied by a sample of AHRI member companies.
Once equipped with the right dose of knowledge and the proper tools, contractors are able to offer whole-house “Goldilocks” solutions: Those that fit just right.
Mike Agugliaro and Rob Zadotti realized something had to change. Their company was scuffling, and they were working around 80 hours per week. They’d finally had enough.
Many advocates and policy makers are taking action now to find and use refrigerants with much lower GWPs than HFCs to anticipate the phase down and avoid what could be a costly double transition.
Refrigerants are all the talk these days in refrigeration. That was evident at the 66th International AHR Expo in New York City.
One field problem frequently encountered with this type of metering device is that it can become plugged with system debris, causing a restriction. When this happens, the cap tube will typically need to be replaced.
This column will try to explain the voltages associated with the high or wild leg coming from the secondary of a Delta service transformer.
New research from Johnson Controls shows interest in energy efficiency has risen 116 percent globally since 2010, with those who set goals taking the biggest strides in reducing energy use.
Before making energy-efficiency improvements within a commercial building, a contractor must establish a baseline measurement.
Air Factor Cooling & Heating and Scottsdale Air Heating & Cooling earn service award.
Integrated Environmental Solutions signs statement of cooperation; Warm Thoughts Communications appoints new senior marketing consultant.
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) approves 2014 budget.
HVAC Excellence accredits Pennsylvania school; The Alliance to Save Energy names new cochair; more HVAC organization news briefs.
Hypertherm announces LEED-Gold designation at New Hampshire facility; Moffitt Corp. Inc. forms alliance; more HVAC manufacturer news briefs.
BPI is adapting criteria requirements for its Building Analyst (BA) certification upgrade due to collaboration and feedback between BPI and practitioners in the field.
The full-day workshop will feature topics key to the optimal installation of biomass boilers for space and hot water heating in residential and commercial settings.
Steve Rinaldo passed away Dec. 17. Rinaldo was employed by Automatic Heating Supply, Yonkers, N.Y., since the age of 16.
Refco Mfg. US Inc. recently hosted its award trip for personnel from four of its highest-selling manufacturer representative firms.
Rinnai America Corp., along with Chambers Plumbing and Heating, recently helped a Loveland, Colo.-area landmark recover from a devastating flood.
ACCA announced that contractors can become recognized in both ACCA Quality Assured (QA) accreditation programs for one fee.
DuPont Refrigerants announced a successful settlement with T.A. Fresco regarding a case involving the packaging and sale of counterfeit illegal DuPont Suva 134a.
The Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) announced shipment increases across several equipment sectors in the fourth quarter of 2013 when compared to the same quarter of 2012.
Using smart technology to comply with the requirements of ASHRAE 62.2, the DFC Digital Fan Control is capable of automatically calculating the airflow required to achieve good air exchange in a home.
In metric frame sizes from 71-132 mm, the High Performance Metric Motors come in speeds ranging from 1,500-4,500 rpm.
The QuickServer KNX Gateway enables data access from KNX networks to devices and networks utilizing open and proprietary protocols such as BACnet, Modbus, LonWorks, Metasys N2 by Johnson Controls Intl., Ethernet/IP, DNP3, SNMP, and more.
The MACH-ProPoint Output (MPP-O) expansion module is a flexible solution ideal for applications with large output requirements, claimed the company.
A 45-ton, straight side-style press, the FP-400 production line consistently produces quality fins with design elements that lead to longer tool life, said the company.
Partnering with HireLabs, a pre-employment testing service business, the company has created an online assessment tool, Talent Score Card.
The five EnergySaver® direct-vent wall furnaces do not rely on ductwork to distribute heat.