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2014 April 21
Stuff happens — quickly and without notice — and there are accidents, so named because there’s no one to blame for their occurrence.
From atop the Hay-Adams hotel overlooking the White House, attendees took in presentations and discussed the regulatory and legislative issues affecting the industry before heading to Capitol Hill, where they interacted directly with members of Congress.
The IOR chose the subject of refrigerant containment for the re-launch of its annual conference, enabling it to assess progress and examine technology.
Advances in heat and energy recovery ventilation technology, driven largely by industry standards and increasingly stringent building codes, have pushed manufacturers to offer multiple energy-saving ventilation solutions contractors can choose from for new and retrofit projects on residential and commercial structures.
The IIAR Industrial Refrigeration Conference and Heavy Equipment Show featured messages from industry experts, a former astronaut, and an official with the Department of Homeland Security.
Increasingly demanding standards and regulations are having a clear impact on the energy efficiency and effectiveness of products used in residential ventilation and air movement.
In a written statement, New Era said it wants a satisfactory response from the EPA by early June or litigation will be initiated.
As contractors seal up homes, they also need to consider proper ventilation, avoid common mistakes, and follow industry protocols to ensure occupant health and safety.
TDIndustries named National Diversity Excellence award winner for subcontractors over $14 million.
Rapid Recovery receives carbon offset credits from California Carbon Exchange.
Knipex Tools LP appoints key account sales manager; Quietside Corp. names director of technical support and training; more HVAC manufacturer news briefs.
Service Experts’ first fundraising initiative will be announced shortly, including donations tied to service calls.
The goal was provide cooling to residents of several mixed-use commercial retail and residential buildings in Atlanta.
The score is calculated based on a survey of the association’s contractor members, who are asked how positive they feel about new business prospects, existing business activity, and expected staffing decisions in the short-term future.
Two laser distance meters are designed with a simplified, intuitive interface and universal icons for faster measurements and increased productivity.
Pre-insulated, Paircoil™ is a malleable lineset designed specifically to expedite installations of ductless mini-split and conventional air conditioning systems.
Cloud-based, SelectPlus™ is a heat pipe design, pricing, drawing-creation, and plan-submittal software program.
The TEK Plug Fans combine precision injection molding techniques with modern high-strength plastics to produce a wheel that is stronger than steel, yet half its weight.
The Samsung DVM S system has been developed to enhance comfort and reduce energy consumption by utilizing variable-refrigerant flow technology.
The drive features a slim, space-saving design, real-time clock, embedded BACnet, and all other functions required to independently operate fans and pumps in air conditioning equipment.
Model ACF60-HR is a 5-ton chiller with heat recovery that combines a low-environmental-impact gas absorption chiller with heat recovery.
The Zio® product portfolio has expanded to include the Zio Lite wall module, which utilizes Sylk™ technology, making it easy for contractors to add peripheral devices to controllers, such as wall modules, sensors, actuators, and input and output (I/O) modules.