Builds on companies’ expertise in HVAC and building management and control
October 13, 2016
Panasonic Corp. and Schneider Electric announced they are partnering to provide an integrated HVAC equipment and building management solution that brings new levels of HVAC control and energy efficiency to today’s commercial buildings.
Convergint Technologies, a service-based systems integrator, has announced the acquisition of TACanada. Convergint said TACanada provides intelligent buildings through the use of open systems that seamlessly integrate mechanical, electrical, lighting, security, card access, and camera systems.
Project to ensure a comfortable, safe, energy efficient, and sustainable environment
August 22, 2016
Johnson Controls and the Sacramento Kings have signed an agreement that will integrate the building automation systems, as well as fire and life safety systems, at the Golden 1 Center — the future home of the Sacramento Kings NBA basketball team.
As Virginia business grows, the company will put emphasis on its other divisions
August 17, 2016
The Tustin Group (TTG), a provider of integrated building services, has announced the opening of a new Mechanical Services Division in Stone Ridge, Virginia. The goal for the Virginia office is to first capitalize on market opportunities and build a strong base of core mechanical service customers.
The Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to explode in the coming years, according to a recent report that predicts it will grow from an installed base of 15.4 billion devices in 2015 to 30.7 billion devices in 2020 and 75.4 billion in 2025. In response to this trend, many HVAC manufacturers are introducing IoT-enabled products designed to benefit consumers and contractors alike.
Building owners and managers are seeking experienced system integrators who can help guide them through the complex process of choosing a total BAS solution that goes well beyond just controlling the heating and cooling equipment.
Deadline for applying is Nov. 15, 2015, at 11:59 p.m. EST
November 12, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Building Technologies Office is seeking graduate students interested in exploring energy systems of buildings and how building assets or functions can integrate and transact with the energy grid supplying the building’s energy. The deadline for applying is Nov. 15, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
The Grundfos line of LCSE split-coupled end suction pumps with integrated motor, drive, and control feature the MLE variable-speed motor in ranges 3-30 horsepower (hp) in 3,500 revolutions per minute (rpm) and 3-25 hp in 1,800 rpm.
In this issue of The ACHR NEWS, we discuss tips and tricks to servicing compressors, as well as recent developments in HVAC legislation. We also look at how the use of hydronics and radiant heat are benefiting both the contractor and the end user.