Johnson Controls Inc. recently completed construction on a new $6.7 million screw compressor testing laboratory at its Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, manufacturing plant. The 7,000-square-foot facility is one of the largest, most sophisticated testing laboratories in the screw compressor industry.
Do you remember the cartoon “The Jetsons?” Of course you do. Who could forget the futuristic family of the 1960s (and later the 1980s) that inhabited a world full of futuristic gadgets and gizmos that, at the time, seemed fit only for two-dimensional fiction?
High-efficiency super capacity chiller system successfully completes certification tests
May 8, 2017
The U.S. Navy has successfully completed final production prototype shock and vibration testing for the new-generation high-efficiency super capacity (HESC) chiller system, consisting of the HESC chiller and the HESC variable speed drive (VSD), which integrates key components from Calnetix Technologies.
Fans can enjoy a safer, more secure, and comfortable environment
May 4, 2017
The new Atlanta Braves ballpark, SunTrust Park, offers fans a safer, more secure, and comfortable environment thanks to products from UTC Climate, Controls & Security brands — including Carrier, Automated Logic, and Edwards — as well as Otis Elevator. The ballpark is being touted as one of the most technologically advanced ballparks in the country.
By now, most contractors are offering Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats and systems that include central interfaces. Those ahead of the curve are utilizing these central interface systems to upsell customers on security cameras, camera-infused doorbells, perimeter lighting, and more.
It’s no secret ecommerce is changing the way we all do business, and distributors are no exception. The new digital economy has created B2B and B2C convergence that puts tremendous pressure on distributors to either find new ways to offset increasing costs or reinvent themselves in some way. Simply put — buyers’ behaviors are changing and distributors need to adapt quickly to fulfil these new needs.
Fresh-Aire UV® has introduced the Fresh-Aire UV® Mini UV CE, an ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) light system that’s Certified Europe (CE) compliant and features a power supply with a lifetime warranty.
Arc Suppression Technologies Inc., Minneapolis, has introduced a universal NOsparc® arc suppressor capable of protecting a broad range of motors from single phasing – a destructive phenomenon that costs users billions of dollars in replacement contactors and motors.
In this issue, we cover ductless products for the commercial market. We also look at alternative refrigerants and trends in R-22 reclamation. Other topics include a summer forecast, business franchises, and more.
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