Judging by the emphasis in the AHR booth, Panasonic is working to differentiate itself by putting considerable emphasis on health and IAQ. Even though it is not scheduled to reach the U.S. market until early 2020, the offering getting the most attention this year was nanoe™X.
The company kicked off the AHR Expo with a press conference, where Chris Peel, president and CEO of Rheem, announced the company’s commitment to a sustainability platform — A Greater Degree of Good — as well as its 2025 sustainability commitments tied to ‘Designing for Zero Waste’ and its upcoming 100-year anniversary. Manufacturing products that demonstrate sustainability, decreased waste, and increased efficiency will become a stronger focus for Rheem.
From spin-offs to new refrigerants, Honeywell has made several changes to its business — some that were reflected at this year’s expo. One of the changes began in August of 2018, as the company announced the spinoff of Honeywell’s Homes and ADI Global Distribution business into Resideo Technologies Inc.
These sensors accurately measure the relative humidity and temperature in commercial and residential buildings. Besides existing versions with analogue outputs, the devices are now also available with Modbus Rooftop Unit or BACnet interface, which facilitates integration into modern climate control systems.
This monitor measures CO2 and CO gases, temperatures, relative humidity, dew point, and wet bulb temperature. Compact and handheld, it has an easy-to-use menu system, immediate response time, magnetic rubber boot, PC software and USB connection, lithium-ion rechargeable battery, and optional CO sensor for safety.
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Educational Institute (ACCA-EI) Standards Task Team (STT) announced the second public review of BSR/ACCA 15 OBD - 201x (On Board Diagnostic Codes for HVACR Equipment). The 60-day public review period begins March 16, 2018 and closes on May 15, 2018.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are part of a nationwide project to find ways of reducing energy used to heat, cool, and ventilate buildings.
Dr. Zheng O’Neill, UA assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is leading a team developing testing standards and control strategies for sensors used to control HVAC in commercial and residential buildings.