Comprising a significant amount of total heat pump demand
March 29, 2017
Demand for air source heat pumps is forecast to increase 2.5 percent per year through 2021 to $2.1 billion. Air source heat pumps comprise a significant amount of total heat pump demand, largely due to the easier installation requirements and lower initial costs than geothermal heat pumps. Air source heat pumps also compete more directly with other HVAC equipment and are a viable heating and cooling option in most buildings.
AAON Inc. announced that the board of directors has promoted Mikel D. Crews to the position of vice president of operations. In this newly created position, Crews will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations at the company’s Tulsa facilities, reporting directly to Norman Asbjornson, CEO, and Gary Fields, president.
High quality air filtration is key for the Middle East region
March 28, 2017
AFPRO Filters shares the vision of Eurovent Middle East that high quality air filtration is key for the Middle East region. Therefore, the company announces it will join the Eurovent Middle East as the newest member. AFPRO Filters stands out in the world of air filtration as it manufacturers its own glass fiber filter media for a maximum particulate matter (PM1)/fine dust protection according the latest global ISO16890 standard.
William Sutton recognized as Certified Healthcare Constructor
March 27, 2017
Mowery announced that the American Hospital Association Certification Center (AHA-CC) has designated Project Manager William Sutton as a Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC). The CHC is a national credential that distinguishes an individual as being among an elite group of over 900 health care construction professionals who currently hold the certification.
Diversified Heat Transfer (DHT) continues to expand its U.S. presence with two new manufacturer representative firms. Mechanical Sales Inc. will cover Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and Western Idaho; Sam DeSanto Co. Inc. will cover Virginia for the commercial and industrial markets.
NEBB announced that the latest edition of its publication ANSI-NEBB Technical Retro-Commissioning of Existing Buildings Standard S120-2016 is an approved American National Standard, now available for sale in both print and electronic versions.
Unico Inc. has launched a major partnership with the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). The partnership will focus on collaborating with remodeling contractors who face the challenges of adding central air in older homes, as well as options for home additions that would be impossible to design with conventional HVAC systems.