In the August 20th issue of The NEWS, we discuss duct leakage and energy management in residential and commercial applications. Our cover story provides an introduction into Honeywell’s new smart home spin-off company, Resideo.
Honeywell will license its brand to Resideo under a long-term agreement for use in its home comfort, security hardware, and software solutions for all channels. So while the name “Honeywell Home” will be kept on the box, smart home products will exist under Resideo as a separate entity.
On average, homeowners are coming to their HVAC decisions as better-informed consumers. That seems to be the consensus on the manufacturer side. That said, they are seeing not only more widespread interest in giving environmental concerns more priority in purchasing decisions, but also that this interest is more impervious to other circumstances than it might have been in past decades.
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Energy represents the single fastest-growing operating cost in the lodging industry, according to the Department of Energy (DOE). Decisions on guest room equipment amplify by dozens or hundreds in a single property. The mechanical systems work on such a scale that any amount of waste can add up to a significant financial loss or missed opportunity while, on the other hand, minor savings in one area can accumulate to an appreciable gain.
With a bit of creativity, a clear policy on what kinds of jobs can be done for free or a reduced price can turn a tense situation into a win-win agreement that’s fair to all parties involved: customer, technician, and business alike.
Gainesville Mechanical Inc. of Gainesville, Georgia, was named Bryant Dealer of the Year, the highest honor a Bryant dealer can receive. Each year, this award recognizes the business whose resolve and tenacity have propelled them forward, creating undeniable momentum and extraordinary progress.
The expansion is also part of Vertiv’s drive to develop an intelligent ecosystem for its customers. The center will focus on using new predictive analytics solutions and cloud-based tools to help customers optimize the performance of the critical infrastructure in their data centers, and conserve energy.
In thinking about that lesson and the long list of things I wanted to accomplish this year, I came up with the top three things I need to focus on at my business. I have also developed them into themes, so I can get the team to rally around my priorities. y technicians can be a huge headache for contractors. Fortunately, when it comes to side jobs for family and friends, the savvy contractor has the ability to turn the issue on its head.
EcoNet technology saves energy in refrigeration systems through precise superheat and space temperature control and fan cycling and by controlling how often the system goes into defrost based on compressor run time.
Application examples include minimally invasive inspections of wall and ceiling cavities for moisture, insect infestation, electrical wiring, and water pipe location; inspections of ducts and obscured areas behind motors and compressors; and more.