VRF systems have become very popular in the commercial market and are expected to gain even more market share in the coming years. Each system type comes with its own unique set of benefits, and as long as building owners and managers remain open minded, they may be surprised at the possibilities now available.
TRS provides HVAC products to commercial and industrial customers across the Carolinas and Georgia
April 27, 2016
LG Electronics USA announced that Thermal Resources Sales Inc. (TRS) has become the latest LG applied rep for the company’s commercial air conditioning business, to drive variable refrigerant flow (VRF) sales and support for the Southeast.
Dozens of major manufacturers are now offering a variety of training options ranging from short online offerings to extensive on-location training in hopes of making ductless HVAC a worthwhile investment for consumers and contractors.
A focus on individualized comfort and energy efficiency spurs VRF growth in North America
April 25, 2016
While VRF technology has had a strong footprint in Japan and Europe for decades, it’s still maturing and gaining widespread acceptance throughout North America. And as the market matures and evolves, manufacturers are enhancing and improving their ductless offerings, including those featuring VRF technology.
Over the past decade, many efficient construction methods and technologies have been integrated into the single-family residential, municipal, government, and light commercial markets. But, one sector has lagged: multi-family condominiums and apartments.
Report segments the market into four broad categories
March 24, 2016
The global split air conditioning market is expected to exceed 104 billion tons by 2020, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 6 percent during the forecast period, according to the latest market research study released by Technavio.
Course provides non-manufacturer-specific concepts on how to apply VRF systems
March 4, 2016
A new course, “Variable Refrigerant Flow System Design & Application,” is one of 11 offerings in ASHRAE’s Spring Online Course series. The course, scheduled for May 16, provides non-manufacturer-specific concepts on how to apply VRF systems to buildings.
St. James United Methodist Church’s mixed-use nature required a versatile comfort fix
February 8, 2016
Because of the mixed-use nature of church buildings, broad range of room sizes, and long vacancy periods punctuated by short stints of high occupancy, many congregations, especially those exploring retrofit projects, have turned to mini-split heating and cooling technologies in the past decade. More recently, commercial VRF systems have added even more capability, simplicity, and efficiency to the already vast number of possibilities offered by ductless technology.