Technology and Connectivity Enhance HVAC Efficiency

| Building owners and operators are adopting “smart” and non-traditional HVAC technologies that not only continue to meet occupancy comfort needs, but provide operation and efficiency benefits. They’re also seeking systems that put more control at their fingertips, industry experts say. ... READ MORE

Developments in HVAC: Chilled Beams and Energy Recovery

| There has been a lot going on in recent years related to advancements in commercial HVAC. A previous article examined variable refrigerant flow (VRF). Today, we're going to look at chilled beams and energy recovery. Some of the systems that are new to the US have been used successfully in Europe for decades, and others are brand new technologies still making their way into the sectors that can benefit most from them. ... READ MORE

Danfoss Recognized Four times in 2016 AHR Expo Innovation Awards

| Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, industrial, and water systems, has been recognized by a panel of ASHRAE members in the 2016 AHR Expo Innovation Awards program. Four Danfoss products have received Honorable Mentions: DSH scroll compressors with Intermediate Discharge Valves in the Cooling category; ... READ MORE

Mechanical Engineers Expect Notable Benefits From Networking, Trend-Related Innovations at the 2016 AHR Expo in Orlando

| WESTPORT, Conn., November 3, 2015 – Co-sponsored by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE), the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) draws wide-reaching attendance by mechanical engineering professionals each year. From veteran attendees who’ve realized consecutive job wins through relationship building at the Show, to new professionals serious about advancing in their careers, the mechanical engineer audience represents a key focus of the 2016 AHR Expo’s exhibitions and programming. ... READ MORE

Performance Boost for Industrial Heating Systems

| Siemens has equipped its Siplus HCS modular heating control systems for switching and controlling heat emitter arrays and elements with considerably higher output power and power density. Siplus HCS4200 for 230/277 V power supply systems now has more than twice the number of outputs, for example. With up to 384 outputs, an HCS4200 network can ... READ MORE

SEMCO Introduces HVAC Industry’s First Smart Pump Module for Chilled Beam Designs

| SEMCO® LLC, Columbia, Mo., an energy-efficient HVAC equipment  and IAQ technology leader,  introduces NEUTON™, the HVAC industry’s first smart, plug-and-play controlled chilled beam pump module (CCBPM) for reducing chilled beam system installation and operational costs. NEUTON is the industry’s first proactive condensation control device for active chilled beams.  It is a factory-built and pre-tested CCBPM package complete with its ... READ MORE

2016 AHR Expo to Showcase HVACR Industry’s Latest Across Numerous Market Categories

| WESTPORT, Conn., October 28, 2015 – Focused on highlighting advancements that address the dynamic requirements of today’s HVACR industry, the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) will once again spotlight the cutting edge in developments for 2016. Over 80 percent of the Show Exhibitors plan to introduce new or upgraded products, systems and technologies ... READ MORE

Ice Cold and Toasty

| There is a 16th century French poem in which a girl named Anne throws a snowball at the poem’s narrator. He expects the snow to feel cold, but finds instead warmth—fire—hidden in the snow. So in this way young love was a precursor to the heat pump. OK, so some days I just have to ... READ MORE

Titus Revamps Its Blower Coil Product Line

| PLANO, TX – April 27, 2015 – Titus HVAC, the leader in air management, has upgraded and expanded its blower coil product line to better serve customers with a low-cost, efficient method of cooling and heating any space. Along with their ability to be easily maneuvered and fit in small spaces, these compact air handlers come ... READ MORE