The variable refrigerant flow (VRF) market in the U.S. just got a bit more interesting. Johnson Controls, Hitachi, Ltd., and Hitachi Appliances announced the companies have completed their global joint venture agreement and will immediately begin operations of Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning.
Darren Gibula appointed senior director of operations
September 23, 2015
LG Electronics USA has named Kevin McNamara as senior vice president, sales and operations, for LG’s U.S. Air Conditioning Systems business. In addition, Darren Gibula has been promoted to senior director of operations.
The user can take advantage of the enhanced energy simulation capabilities of the IES platform
August 31, 2015
A new specification tool enabling designers to make accurate climate control system efficiency calculations for Daikin variable refrigerant volume (VRV) systems has been launched by Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) in conjunction with Daikin North America.
Energy-efficient HVAC featured at newly-renovated, LEED-certified hotel
August 17, 2015
State Mechanical Services, the installing mechanical contractor, was hand-selected to provide a heating and air conditioning system that would allow the Chicago Motor Club to keep its architectural integrity, while also serving its new purpose in a practical manner.
Provides compatibility between the On Controls platform and an array of connected devices
July 29, 2015
On Controls, a provider of cloud-based smart home and commercial control solutions for professional installers, has announced the addition of Cool Automation to its Partners in Control cooperative program. The program was created to achieve seamless compatibility between the On Controls platform and an array of connected devices.
Dallas training facility offers live, hands-on curriculum and technology demonstrations
July 17, 2015
Johnson Controls announced that it has opened a new variable refrigerant flow (VRF) training facility in Dallas. The company said the 12,600-square-foot education center will help HVAC contractors and sales professionals deliver quality VRF services through a multi-day training program.
A fair number of consumers do not mind spending more for a system that provides premium comfort, higher efficiency, and is aesthetically pleasing — especially if it’s going to be installed in a high-end home.
The Solution Offers Control of Up to 256 Thermostats
April 9, 2015
Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) announced that the company has created a two-way driver for Cool Automation’s CoolMasterNet and CooLinkNet universal HVAC bridges. The new control solution allows integration and communication with major HVAC systems based on VRV/VRF inverter technologies.
In this issue of The NEWS, we present the Residential Heating Showcase, featuring the latest heating equipment to hit residential HVAC. We also discuss developments in the tools and test instruments market.