The Winter Conference technical program featured more than 300 presentations, with interest surrounding this year’s new track, Renewable and Natural Systems, where session topics included exploring energy technologies, renewable energy sources and the future of the smart grid.
The companies have been working together since 2017, and in 2018, Danfoss participated in Nelumbo’s Series A financing. Together the companies plan to develop and produce advanced, customized solutions for the HVAC market.
The Kivlan Group specializes in HVAC, refrigeration, and plumbing, and has been a Fresh-Aire UV manufacturer’s representative for three years. The rep posted an impressive 57-percent sales increase over 2017 for its territory of Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, and Maryland that it covers with seven road salespeople.
The Annual Awards are bestowed upon deserving individuals and companies in recognition of outstanding achievements in several categories, including Member of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Rising Star, and Hall of Fame.
The Clifford H. "Ted" Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), and the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), announced scholarship awards totaling $65,000 to 39 students, including five military veteran program recipients, studying to become technicians in the HVACR and water heating industry.
Johnson Controls developed the LEAN energy analysis technology over the past eight years and has used the tool to analyze retrofit opportunities in over 700 buildings. Berkeley Lab is working with Johnson Controls to automate and improve the LEAN energy analysis tool and create an open-source version of the tool for public use.
According to the report, the forms of the resilience challenge are potentially diverse — including climate change, disease pandemics, economic fluctuations, and terrorism. And communities, specifically urban areas that are expected to house nearly 70 percent of the earth’s population by 2050, were not designed to handle the impacts.
HERN is a network made up of manufacturers, wholesalers, publishers, credentialing bodies, soft skill providers, teaching aid providers, educators and trainers, educational institutions, and other industry-related organizations.