In the last decade, solar has experienced an average annual growth rate of 68 percent. This has been spurred, in part, because the cost to install solar has dropped by more than 70 percent since 2010, which has led the industry to expand into new markets and deploy thousands of systems nationwide.
The ICExp “EXNA” family of air conditioners is certified for use in hazardous locations. These wall-mounted products cover 28 models from 12,000- to 72,000-Btuh self-contained packages in single and three-phase voltage for operation on 60- and 50-Hertz power supplies.
One common source of declining system performance lies in a unit’s coils. The NEWS recently talked with several industry leaders who shared their experiences, coil troubleshooting tips, and best practices to help identify and fix foiled coils.
The NEWS asked seven of its Best Contractors to Work For contest winners to share the best business advice they’ve ever received. Each individual offered unique advice, ranging from clearly defining a company’s purpose to fully trusting in God’s omnipotence. Here for your perusal are the insights, advice, and opinions as provided by the Magnificent Seven.
The condensing unit market is on the rise. According to a report published by MarketsandMarkets, the global condensing unit market is forecast to reach $23.31 billion by 2021, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.1 percent from 2016 to 2021. And there are a number of trends contributing to this growth.
Today’s heat pumps offer a wide range of advanced features that satisfy consumers’ demands for supreme comfort and energy savings as well as contractors’ desires for easier installation and service. And, with consumers demanding even greater energy savings and comfort control, they are already hard at work on the next generation of heat pumps.
The Smart Frog air conditioner offers high-efficiency variable-speed performance in a small cabinet and provides up to 23-SEER cooling efficiency. Its variable-speed inverter capacity control delivers operation for load matching, dehumidification, and zoning performance.
The XR16 is a low-profile side-discharge air conditioning unit for split ducted systems. The unit is available in 1.5- to 5-ton sizes. It is designed for challenging applications, including zero lot-line situations, multifamily housing, and condominium units and row houses.
The XCPC is a solution for solar air conditioning and industrial process heat. XCPC technology pairs a custom evacuated tube receiver with an external non-imaging reflector, which enables the collector to cost-effectively achieve temperatures of 392°F at more than 50 percent efficiency without tracking.