In this issue of The ACHR NEWS, we examine how inverter technology has changed the industry, provide ownership tips from seasoned contractors, share data supporting residential heat pump installations, identify different chiller systems and their most appropriate applications, and broadcast the HVACR industry’s response to the EPA’s proposed refrigerant ban. Also in this issue: useful mobile apps, how one contracting company’s achieved success for 117 consecutive years, highlights from the ESCO Group’s National HVACR Education Conference, and much more.
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In their interactions with each other, with your customers, and with you, as well as in their training and expectations, consistency will ensure that problems for your team will often be prevented in the first place.
Inverter technology is being incorporated into a wider range of HVAC systems, allowing the equipment to operate at lower speeds and consume less energy, which results in significant energy savings and lower carbon emissions.
Chillers use the principles of thermodynamics to remove heat from a conditioned space. But “chiller” is a broad term that encompasses system configurations, refrigeration technologies, and methods of rejecting captured heat. Experts take a closer look.
Petri Plumbing & Heating has been around since 1906. To secure that longevity, the company’s had to change with the times, sought out “young blood,” gone above and beyond in their service, and kept business-operations professional yet personal.
EPA proposed a new rule as part of its efforts to phase down the use of high-GWP HFCs. HVAC manufacturers expressed concern about some of the provisions in the new rule, including training, GWP limits, compliance deadlines, and sell-through periods.
The ESCO Group's National HVACR Education Conference featured an extensive number of educational sessions covering the hottest topics in the HVACR industry, such as mildly flammable (A2L) refrigerants.
The new version of the Product Selector Software (PSS) is a multilingual, comprehensive online software with technical information about Embraco’s compressors and condensing units. Available in English, Portuguese, and Spanish, the PSS allows users to choose the best compressor or condensing unit according to their local needs.
New integration capabilities in EcoStruxure Building Operation 2023, EcoStruxure Connected Room Solutions, and EcoStruxure Power Monitoring Expert will help simplify and speed up access to data that is needed to manage energy use, help reduce carbon emissions, and enhance building value.
Designed for residential new construction and remodels, Xpress Trak is a single-panel system with lightweight XPS foam at its core and laminated aluminum around the entire surface to provide heat-transfer capability.