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HVAC Breaking News
The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, has approved research projects combining Maryland companies with state university researchers. Two of the projects are HVAC related.
Efforts to promote energy efficiency enjoy overwhelming support among Americans, according to a poll released by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).
The ACCA Educational Institute (ACCA-EI) Standards Task Team (STT) has announced a third American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review period for BSR/ACCA 3 Manual S - 201x, Residential Equipment Selection as a revised and redesignated industry standard.
BravePoint® Inc. has partnered with McClain & Co. P.C., a leader in accounting, tax, and financial consulting, to provide its ProfitZoom™ customers with enhanced consulting services bolstered by McClain & Co.’s expertise. BravePoint’s ProfitZoom is a service automation software program for industries including HVAC.
Bes-Tech Inc. has announced a demand response option for its Digi-RTU™ HVAC rooftop unit optimization technology. The new feature accepts the demand response load limit factor signal from any third party’s demand response controller.
ACCA, an association of HVACR, hydronics, and building performance contractors, has announced the launch of a new Member Service Center at http://members.acca.org, which provides a collection of online training resources for contracting business owners and managers.
The OpenADR Alliance and Wi-SUN Alliance have announced a liaison agreement to work together to enable interoperability between Wi-SUN smart utility networks and demand response programs based on the OpenADR specification.
The newly-created Energy Management Association (EMA) is dedicated to advancing energy management services for the benefit of building owners. According to the EMA, it is responding to a need created by the growing importance of managing and reducing energy consumption in buildings.
ASHRAE announced that its third High Performance Buildings Conference, scheduled for April 7-8, 2014, at Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, will highlight proven methods for improving building operation to optimize energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality.
NN Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of the assets of V-S Industries, a privately held manufacturer of precision metal components with operations in Wheeling, Ill., and Juarez, Mexico.