Data analysis will alert building operators when there is a problem, suggest options for fixing it
October 5, 2015
Operating a building requires striking the perfect balance between heating, cooling and ventilation. As part of a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), researchers from Drexel University are working on a cloud-based data analysis tool that could help consolidate these labors while also spotting undetected problems.
Also shown was a new duct sealing system from Aeroseal called Mobile PRO
October 2, 2015
A new building envelope sealing technology designed to seal the outer shell of homes and buildings was unveiled at the first annual Aeroseal Success Summit. According to Aeroseal, the new technology is the first automated system used to effectively find and seal air leaks in building structures.
WinWholesale Inc., one of the largest distributors in the nation, announced it has a new name: Winsupply Inc. Rick Schwartz, chairman, said, “Winsupply connects the more than 570 Win local companies to a single, cohesive, powerful brand that creates national presence and position.”
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) announced it will present test results of the second phase of its Low-Global Warming Potential (GWP) Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program (AREP) during a one-day conference on Jan. 21, 2016, in Orlando, Florida, the day before the start of the ASHRAE Winter Conference.
Contract gives members more options as they seek the latest HVAC equipment and solutions
October 1, 2015
Daikin Applied has been awarded a national contract by The Cooperative Purchasing Network’s (TCPN’s) lead government agency, Region 4 Education Service Center. With this contract, schools, states, and local governments now have more options as they seek the latest HVAC equipment and solutions.
The variable refrigerant flow (VRF) market in the U.S. just got a bit more interesting. Johnson Controls, Hitachi, Ltd., and Hitachi Appliances announced the companies have completed their global joint venture agreement and will immediately begin operations of Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning.
It will be relocated to A-Gas’s operation in Magnolia, Texas
October 1, 2015
A-Gas International announced that A-Gas Americas has bought Refri-Claim®, the reclamation division of ICOR International. Refri-Claim is a certified U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) refrigerant reclaimer.