The decision to use air conditioner manufacturer NOVA was easy to make
January 23, 2017
Some situations require new ways of thinking — and setting up the air conditioners on the roof of the ebm-papst location in Hagenmoos/St. Georgen was one of them. The factory hall is simply too large for conventional setup with a crane. They would have had to build an access road especially for the crane. Instead, they decided to transport the five air conditioners to the roof via helicopter.
Ensuring effective education and troubleshooting services
January 18, 2017
In an effort to provide customers with high-quality training and support to efficiently and effectively manage their HVAC systems, LG Electronics USA has opened a new, 4,100-square-foot HVAC training academy in Orange County, California, with interactive courses on the latest LG technologies.
In this troubleshooting problem, it’s the middle of July, and you are the follow-up technician on a callback. The original complaint was a “no cooling at all” call, and the technician who preceded you on this job (we’ll call him Technician #1) has only limited experience, but he reported correctly that he found a failed transformer and replaced it.
Data center optimization company stresses importance of a thermal strategy to avoid outages
January 9, 2017
With thermal risks still accounting for 29 percent of unplanned data center outages, data center optimization company, EkkoSense, has detailed how organizations need a more structured thermal approach to kick their addiction to over-cooling — cooling now accounts for 35 percent of overall data center energy consumption.
The Bard MULTI-TEC gives you the ability to link up to 14 wall mount air conditioners to a single intelligent building control. It only takes two wires to each air conditioner, and your entire building can be up and running.
MISTRAS announced the acquisition of Condenser & Chiller Services Inc. (CCS). CCS is a nondestructive testing (NDT) inspection and complete heat exchanger service provider for commercial and industrial cooling and air conditioning applications. CCS subsidiary, California Finned Tube Company (Cal-Fin), a manufacturer and vendor of heat exchanger tubes, was included as part of the acquisition.
First of three psychrometric rooms will accommodate air-conditioning systems up to 12.5 tons
December 21, 2016
Danfoss opened the first test chamber of its new Engineering Tomorrow Application Development Center in Tallahassee, Florida. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to inaugurate the chamber, which can accommodate air-conditioning systems up to 12.5 tons.
Bob and Tim have had a big day at work — it’s 3:30 in the afternoon, and they are done for the day. They’re having coffee at a local restaurant, talking about their careers when Tim asked a question, “What is a ton of refrigeration, and why is it called a ton?”