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  • 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.

  • 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

  • HVAC Inspections Reduces Allergens and Microbial Contaminants

    The building consulting experts at EC2 provide testing solutions for HVAC systems to determine if mold, particulates and other indoor air quality (IAQ) contaminants are present. With Labor Day behind us the summer is coming to a close.  Many HVAC systems have been running nonstop, but will soon be taking a break before they begin providing warm air to keep building occupants comfortable ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • HVAC Inspections Can Improve IAQ & Reduce Costs

    The building consulting experts at EC2 provide HVAC inspection services for commercial and residential properties to ensure good indoor air quality (IAQ) and comfort for building occupants.   As Chicago braces for a chilly Thanksgiving holiday with temperatures dipping below the freezing mark many HVAC systems are working overtime to keep homes, schools and offices warm.  ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Xylem debuts new innovative energy-efficient pumps for HVAC and plumbing systems

    Xylem Inc. launched new energy-efficient pumps for commercial heating and cooling applications at the 2014 Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. “Business owners are increasingly turning to efficient building operations to lower their energy costs and environmental impact,” said Ken Napolitano, president of ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • California HVAC Workshop for Indoor Air Quality Professionals - California HVAC and Environmental Professionals Sign Turn To EMSL for Emerging Information

    Los Angeles, CA – Ian Cull, P.E.  is scheduled to speak in Garden Grove, CA at a seminar dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand HVAC.  Topics will include Residential HVAC, Commercial HVAC, Filtration and Air Cleaning, Ventilation, Pressurization, Moisture Control and Hygiene and Maintenance. The workshop is scheduled for November 10th  at the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • WaterFurnace Is First U.S. HVAC Equipment Manufacturer to Earn ENERGY STAR(R) Accreditation for In-House Testing Facilities

    WaterFurnace International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial geothermal and water source heat pumps, announces that its labs are now ENERGY STAR® accredited by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). WaterFurnace is the only heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment manufacturer in the U.S. to attain the prestigious recognition of ISO/IEC 17025 and ...


  • HVAC Inspections Reduce Costs, Improve IAQ and Extend Service Life

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, provides HVAC inspections and complete refurbishment services. With record heat and humidity in many parts of the country HVAC systems in all types of buildings are working overtime.  The proper functioning of HVAC systems is vital for occupant comfort, energy efficiency and healthy indoor air ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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 ...

  • Vent Cap Systems Has Developed a New Reusable Register Seal Solution for Energy Auditors and HVAC Service Providers

    Between rapidly rising fuel costs and the fact that more than 40 states currently have some type of energy auditing and weatherization legislation under consideration, energy auditors and HVAC technicians are kept very busy performing duct leakage or duct pressure tests. These tests involve covering every air duct (or register) in a home and pressurizing the HVAC system to check for leaks. The ...


  • AirAdvice Launching New Advanced Home Diagnostic Solutions: HomeAdvice™ System Now Provides Expanded Capability for HVAC Contractors

    PORTLAND, OR (September 26, 2007) – AirAdvice, Inc. is opening new doors for residential HVAC contractors by launching expanded advanced home diagnostics solutions. Fully compatible with existing full-featured AirAdvice monitors, the new HomeAdvice™ solutions include: • Wireless monitors measure multiple locations for more complete comfort and energy savings analysis • A communication gateway ...


    By AirAdvice, Inc.

  • Energy Department Invests Nearly $8 Million to Develop Next-Generation HVAC Systems for Buildings

    The Energy Department today announced nearly $8 million to advance research and development of next-generation heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) technologies, supporting the Administration's goal of saving money by saving energy, and phasing down the use of chemicals that have a devastating effect on the global climate. With air conditioning using large and growing amounts of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • LG Electronics Adds High-Performance Air Cleaner To Energy Efficient HVAC Portfolio

    LG Electronics USA has introduced a new air cleaner that combines a variety of technological advances with a superior dust holding capacity to provide superior performance and energy efficiency while minimizing maintenance needs and reducing life cycle cost. The state-of-the-art LG "Dynamic V8 VL Series" Air Cleaner features the longest filter life currently available on the market, substantively ...


    By LG Electronics

  • UVDI Elevates UV-C Lamp Testing with Industry Leading Test Facility

    UVDI recently commissioned a new, world class lamp testing facility to support their goal of providing customers with superior UV disinfection systems. At the company’s headquarters in Valencia, California, the R&D testing laboratory is managed by UVDI’s Director of Technology, Dr. Ashish Mathur.   A key element of UV-C system performance involves understanding UV lamp ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • Camfil APC expands testing laboratory

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a manufacturer of dust, mist and fume collection equipment, has doubled the size of its testing laboratory to include a climate-controlled facility with a new full-size dust collection test rig. The new equipment is dedicated to testing in accordance with ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 199-2016, Method of Testing the Performance of Industrial Pulse Cleaned Dust ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Testing Results in High Praise for Cool-n-Save

    Greenway Design Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GDGI) today released comments resulting from ongoing testing at a CenturyLink facility in Las Vegas, NV. CenturyLink is a provider of high-speed Internet, phone and television services. Facility managers at the Las Vegas facility have been running a three-month long test of Cool-n-Save, an award-winning and patented energy conservation innovation that ...


  • Free Radon Test Kit Offered by the Leading IAQ Home Test Kit Provider

    With fall officially arriving last month, many parts of the country are experiencing cool days and even cooler nights.  This autumn weather often causes people to begin shutting windows and firing up the HVAC system to bring warmth and comfort to their homes.   As people begin to keep doors and windows shut, any indoor air pollutants may begin to buildup.  One of these pollutants ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Self-contained, pre-frabricated, research and test laboratory with explosion relief, safely houses workers, volatile combustible materials and test equipment

    SAFETY STORAGE containment units specially designed to house volatile fuel test chambers and equipment are used to isolate the hazardous material testing laboratory from other departments on an industrial campus to underscore a corporate commitment to safety. Executive management and corporate investors minimize risk and gain peace of mind by fully containing gas cylinders and containers of ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • GSA Releases Latest Test Results for Innovative Building Technologies

     Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) released three new reports as part of its Green Proving Ground program, which tests building technologies in real-world situations to evaluate their potential to save energy, water, and reduce utility costs. Through the Green Proving Ground, GSA is finding new ways that federal buildings across the nation can save taxpayer dollars, while ...

  • New York Facility Managers Turn to VOETS for Indoor Allergen Testing Solutions

    Employees that go to work or tenants that arrive home, and develop allergy symptoms that improve or go away once they leave the building, could very likely be having an allergic reaction to indoor environmental allergens.    In many circumstances when this occurs, the facility manager of the building will be contacted to investigate the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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