Portable heating and cooling units, like most HVACR products, continue to evolve as advances in technology allow manufacturers to meet consumer demand in previously improbable applications and markets.
Information contained in these graphs are courtesy of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). Industry figures are estimates that are derived from the best available figures supplied by a sample of AHRI member companies.
Equipment placement is an important consideration for the overall success of a walk-in cooler or freezer installation. The location of the condensing unit and evaporator must be evaluated thoroughly. Improper placement can lead to excessive installation costs as well as system performance issues.
Managing employees is tough. Sometimes it feels like it would be easier to herd feral cats, right? Sure, that’s not always the case, but there are probably days when it feels like your employees require way more work to manage than they actually produce.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) will be hosting its annual Emerging Leaders Conference as part of its Emerging Leaders program from July 23-25 in Louisville, Kentucky.
The 2017 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) Legislative Conference, held June 13-14 in Washington, District of Columbia, brought contractors and association executives from across the country together to convey a unified message of the need for tax reform, workforce development (reauthorization of Carl D. Perkins Act), and Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) reform.
American Residential Services (ARS), a Memphis, Tennessee-based, privately-held national provider of air conditioning, heating, and plumbing services, is honoring those who served in the armed forces by executing community outreach initiatives geared towards veterans. The ARS Cares for Veterans initiative aims at donating an HVAC system or water heater to a veteran in need.
Service World Expo officials announced that American actor, author, motivational speaker, war hero, and retired U.S. Army soldier, J.R. Martinez, will speak at Service World Expo on “Plugging into Your Superpowers.”
The global ventilation equipment market will reach $25 billion in revenues in 2017 and is estimated to reach $40 billion by 2025, expanding at 5.5 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), per a recent report from Persistence Market Research (PMR).
CertainTeed, a North American manufacturer of building materials, is excited to announce the organization's partnership with Fine Homebuilding to #KeepCraftAlive by donating $25,000 to a SkillsUSA scholarship fund.
Vancouver-based Fēnix Energy Solutions Ltd. has taken another step toward its vision of creating the greenest cities across North America by launching an operations and maintenance solution focused on harnessing the thermal energy of buildings.
Working in tandem with H2O Degree’s wireless water meters, these web-based leak-detection reports help apartment building owners cut their average daily consumption (ADC). H2O Degree’s two-way mesh submetering system takes a sophisticated approach to detecting and reporting water leaks for a single apartment down to individual point-of-use entry locations (toilet, shower, etc.) throughout the property.
These 1 5/8- and 2 3/8-inch ratcheting pipe cutters are engineered with the blade durability needed to deliver straight and easy cuts in polyvinyl chloride (PVC), chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC), crosslinked polyethylene (PEX), rubber hose, and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS).
Superstrut™ SuperMag magnetic fittings for Superstrut metal framing feature embedded, nickel-plated magnets for easier installation. The magnets eliminate the need for the installer to use one hand to hold the fittings and metal framing together while using the other hand to fasten the fittings to the framing with bolts, nuts, or rods.
RC-Reporter 3.4 extracts intelligence from archived building data and allows users to make informed operational decisions. This fully customizable, server-based application allows users to analyze the trend and runtime data from any BACnet® internet-connected building and generate professional performance reports quickly and accurately.
ESP-Systemwize is the evolution of Bell & Gossett’s ESP-Plus Online. It integrates the most popular aspects of the previous program while adding new user-friendly features to specify efficient pump systems.
The PRO-Fit Precision Flaring Kit is a pipe flaring tool for copper and aluminum tubing used in air conditioning and refrigeration work. It helps prevent potential sidewall splits and leaks associated with slow traditional flaring tools when forming 45-degree field-applied refrigeration tubing flare connections.