When Goettl was founded in 1939, Packard became the first automobile manufacturer to offer an air conditioning unit in its cars, the cost of a gallon of gas was 10 cents, the average cost of a new house was $3,800 and eggs were 18 cents per dozen.
Supplements the recirculating air of the air conditioner/heater with fresh air drawn from outside
November 11, 2016
Ice Air®, manufacturer of a variety of HVAC units including packaged terminal air conditioners (PTACs), has been awarded a U.S. patent (US 9,383,115 B2) for its fresh air ventilation package, which relates to fresh air ventilation devices for use with air conditioners and/or heaters.
Used by businesses ranging from construction, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and more
October 31, 2016
ExakTime’s wireless field time clock has been awarded a patent for its unique method of tracking, storing, and sending employee time records from the field to the office automatically via a cellular communication network.
The invention consists of two pencil-thin UV lamps and a power supply
June 30, 2016
Chris C. Willette, president, Triatomic Environmental, Jupiter, Florida, has been granted a U.S. patent for a mini ultraviolet (UV) germicidal irradiation light system invention designed for the tight confines of mini-splits and other ductless HVAC systems.
HVAC Energy Efficiency Solution Is Now Patented in Three Countries
May 29, 2015
Transformative Wave announced that the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has issued patent approval on the company’s CATALYST technology, marking the fourth overall patent for the product. The CATALYST is an energy efficiency solution for existing commercial constant volume HVAC systems.
System Incorporates Various Levels of Automation to Reduce the Number of Human Operators Required
February 25, 2015
Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc. (ARCA) announced that it has been granted a patent (U.S. Patent No. 8,931,289) covering its systems, methods, and techniques for facilitating the recovery and recycling of refrigerants and oil from air conditioners, refrigerators, freezers, and other appliances that contain refrigerant.
Represents a New Concept in the Design of Fire Tube Steam Boilers
July 10, 2014
Hurst Boiler has announced patent approval for its new counter-flow device designed to improve boiler efficiency. Integrated inside of the pressure vessel, Hurst’s optional counter-flow device is factory-built into the company’s Thermal Master Counter-Flow Boiler Series and can be added to its Scotch Marine and Euro Series boilers.
ClimateCraft’s FanMatrix fan array towers added to list for seismic certification pre-approval; Pipe Restoration Technologies awarded patent; Alfa Laval appoints senior vice president; Superior Radiant Products meets requirements for ISO 9001:2008; Trane’s ComfortLink™ II Control wins honors at Awards for Design Excellence; Parker Hannifin announces acquisition.
In this issue of The NEWS, we focus on the Internet of Things and its effect on the HVAC industry, examining its impact on the skilled trades labor shortage, on cybersecurity, and on the popularity of self-healing buildings.