HVAC News

  • New England BioLabs: A case study

    The EVAPCO New England BioLabs case study recently was published in HVAC & Plumbing Product News . With the work that New England BioLabs performs, it was of great importance to find the right equipment to meet the company's specific requirements. AHA Consulting Engineers, Inc.considered several fluid cooler ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • SWECO acquires Avecon and strengthens its building services offering

    “We are happy to welcome Avecon, and its employees, to Sweco. Building services is a growing field in Finland and Ostrobothnia is one of the fastest growing regions. In addition, the region is known as a Nordic leader in energy technology. Sweco is already present in the Ostrobothnia region and with this acquisition we are now able to provide our customers a wider range of local ...


    By Sweco Nederland BV

  • Methane Detection in Mine Ventilation Systems

    Mining is big business, with the world’s 50 largest mining companies worth a total of 1 trillion dollars.1 Worldwide, the mining industry is responsible for the direct employment of 3.7 million people, with over 150 million indirectly supported by small-scale mining operations.2 Many other sectors, such as high-tech industry, are also entirely dependent on mined supplies of ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Cochrane & Associates Celebrates 12 Years of Service to the IAQ, EHS, IH and HVAC Industries

    Twelve years ago today, Cochrane & Associates, LLC began providing marketing and business development services to companies, institutions and trade associations involved with indoor environmental quality, building science, industrial hygiene, and health and safety issues.   Over the past dozen years, they have developed an international clientele and have become a recognized resource for ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Rotork awarded Doha Metro ventilation actuation contract

    Rotork has won the contract to supply 2,500 ROM electric valve actuators for tunnel ventilation dampers on the new Doha Metro. Rotork ROM actuators are robustly constructed to provide quiet and reliable operation for dampers and louvres, as well as all kinds of small ball and butterfly valves. Standard features of the compact design include an IP68 watertight enclosure, self-locking operation, ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Air Filtration Systems

    EMCEL provide air filtration solutions that fit into your air handling systems and ensure your air is being filtered prior to entering your building. With the growing information available suggesting that air pollution is exacerbating existing health issues and having an adverse effect on life expectancy protecting your business and home with air filters is more important than ever! ...


    By Emcel Filters Ltd.

  • Munters releases new version of PsychroApp™ and ProApp Datacom™

    Munters announces its global launch of well-known PsychroApp (psychrometric calculator) and ProApp Datacom (used by data centers and critical facilities for sizing cooling systems and energy efficiency) for Android devices. Previously available for iOS platforms only, Munters is pleased to release Android versions, and also improved and updated iOS versions of both apps. Both iOS and Android ...


    By Munters

  • Drones take flight over HVAC

    EYE IN THE SKY Perhaps drones’ most significant HVACR application lies in their ability to inspect rooftop units. Using a drone allows a technician to gather any pertinent visual information before ascending to the top of a building. Additionally, drones can capture film of technicians and contractors in action, be used for promotional reasons, and provide an eye in the sky to ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • LumaSense introduces easy-to-use solution for measuring air exchange and purification efficiency with unparalleled accuracy

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. introduces the Innova 1403 multipoint gas sampler and doser for air-exchange and flow analysis. This system is bundled in a system solution and includes the Innova 1403, the Innova 1412i Photoacoustic Gas Monitor, and 7650 Application Software. Two variations of the system solution are available: Innova 3750-2 Basic Ventilation System Dual Gas and Innova ...


    By LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

  • How a Plant Manager’s HVAC Problems Can Spark Product Innovation

    If you’re a plant operations or maintenance manager, then you’re inherently a problem solver too. So when a big problem comes along, it’s tempting to feel as if you have to figure it out on your own. This type of problem solving can be a relatively slow and stressful process when the equipment at risk is worth millions of dollars, and a trial and error approach is ...

  • 3 Ways to ease your HVAC Technician’s spring cleaning budget and burden

    Spring cleaning isn’t your facility’s favorite time of year, but it needs to be done or those dirty coils and air ducts will lower efficiency and increase costs this summer. What’s more, uncleaned systems will diminish a facility’s indoor air quality. Why do HVAC technician’s delay this seasonal activity? Is it because cleaning your HVAC systems costs time and money, ...

  • IEQ in Occupied Buildings Undergoing Construction Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how construction activities in an occupied home or building can lead to a wide range of indoor environmental quality (IEQ) concerns and even potential health issues. “Construction and renovation projects can ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Bell & Gossett introduces formula for smarter hydronic pump selection

    Bell & Gossett (B&G), a Xylem Inc. brand, has released its PLEV pump selection criteria, a new standard for the industry to provide the most accurate and efficient specification of a centrifugal pump at partial flow rates, designed to save energy and reduce costs. PLEV, which stands for Part Load Efficiency Value, helps HVAC system designers select pumps based on real-world system demands ...

  • Your guide for top innovations and where to find them at AHR Expo 2017

    Innovation will take center stage at the AHR Expo 2017. The Innovation Awards recipients this year represent the very forefront not just of HVAC, but of the trend toward automation, smart buildings and Internet of Things integration. This new industry trend, poised to explode in the coming year, can save your company and clients tens of thousands of dollars through efficiency and optimization. ...

  • Nordson Corporation Board of Directors Elects Stephen P. Lovass as Corporate Vice President for Industrial Coating Systems

    The Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) Board of Directors has elected Stephen P. Lovass as Corporate Vice President for its Industrial Coating Systems (ICS) business segment, replacing Douglas C. Bloomfield who will retire at the end of 2016 after nearly 30 years of service. Mr. Lovass, 47, most recently served as president for one of the global sensors and controls ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • AQE To Showcase Products At 2017 AHR Expo

    For those of you that are involved in the HVAC-R industry in any way, you’re likely aware of the 2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hosted at the Las Vegas Convention Center, The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition brings together more than 2,000 exhibitors and 60,000 industry professionals. Find out more at http://ahrexpo.com/. Air ...


    By Air Quality Engineering

  • Bell & Gossett introduces formula for smarter hydronic pump selection

    Bell & Gossett (B&G), a Xylem Inc. brand, has released its PLEV pump selection criteria, a new standard for the industry to provide the most accurate and efficient specification of a centrifugal pump at partial flow rates, designed to save energy and reduce costs. PLEV, which stands for Part Load Efficiency Value, helps HVAC system designers select pumps based on real-world ...

  • Siemens Introduces Electro Mobility Solutions for Underground Mining

    Expanding its portfolio of electrification, automation and digitalization solutions for the mining industry, Siemens introduces a new drive system for underground mining vehicles, providing a dedicated power range and performance for higher levels of productivity, safety and return on investment. The high-efficiency electric drive system includes Siemens robust and proven propulsion and auxiliary ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Bell & Gossett presented with 2016 Product of the Year by Consulting-Specifying Engineer

    For the sixth time since 2010, Xylem Inc., a global water technology leader focused on solving the world’s most challenging water issues, and its Bell & Gossett (B&G) brand, have received a Product of the Year recognition, most recently for the B&G ...

  • Effective Plymovent extraction at the test stands of Nortek Global HVAC

    Nortek Global HVAC, formerly Reznor Europe, is European market leader in the development and production of high efficiency HVAC units for the industrial and commercial market. It has locations worldwide. Nortek Global HVAC Belgium NV located in Menen called on Plymovent to help implement an efficient extraction system for the fumes generated during testing of these gas-fired air heaters. Prior to ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

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