The HVACR industry is in need of new technicians to fill the positions becoming vacant by retiring technicians, or just to fill vacancies in companies looking for help. So these contracting firms often find they need to bring people onto their payrolls fast, but with assurance that they've got the skills they need to get started....More
This article describes the completion stages of a 420,000 sq. ft. laboratory building, focusing on five key elements of building construction completion: installation, start-up, control, balance, and performance verification....More
HVACR service professionals can use the VIEVU body-worn video camera to record activity at every service call, as a way to protect against erroneous accountability and liability claims and guard against workplace theft....More
Check out the products showcased this month, with fluid-level transmitters, a wireless pressure/temperature sensor, a gas water heater, testers for auto voltage/continuity, direct internet connection, and more!
Our Product Showcase Award winner for the month of August is the ZIP economizer from Belimo Americas!
With Daikin's Magnitude 1500-ton chiller, hospitals, data centers, universities and other large facilities now have a new, better way to meet HVAC energy efficiency standards while reaping significant cost savings, Daikin says....More
On a busy weekend in June, a cooling product was tested under the fire of high Las Vegas temperatures, to keep passengers cool while riding the recently completed 550-foot high "High Roller" Ferris wheel....More
Greenheck announced on June 23 the establishment of two new Schofield campus facilities: the Robert C. Greenheck Innovation Center, and the Bernard A. Greenheck Education Center, to honor its founders and industry pioneers, Bob and Bernie Greenheck....More
Ron and Ben Patch, a father-and-son team of entrepreneurs out of Chattanooga, TN are in the final weeks of finalizing Enerfit, an improved version of a retrofit system they say significantly improves the efficiency of single-zone rooftop HVAC units....More
Commercial, industrial and residential contractors will want to check out these products! Take a look at an air-cooled liquid chiller, dampers, trade professional gloves, air curtains, a water-source HVAC system and hand-held IAQ monitor, just to name a few! Don't forget to click on the manufacturers' link for more info.
In the HVAC market this month we're showcasing commercial products like a mixed-flow exhaust fan, air-cooled scroll chiller, and a flanged globe valve linkage. For residential contractors there's a split-system air conditioner, communicating wall control, and an AC compressor lift. Our July Product Showcase Award goes to Mr.PEX Systems and their integrated dynamic control system which won in the Controls category.
You can't do your job efficiently without the correct tools, and that goes for transportation as well. Get up to speed with this sampling of commercial & residential trucks and accessories from leading manufacturers!
In our second annual truck review, we share with you the latest improvements from the leading truck manufacturers. It’s time to consider the vehicles you’ll need to update your fleet and take advantage of the latest truck designs to help grow your bottom line.
New technology allows a current switch to be configured outside of an electrical enclosure and installed on a cold wire, thereby eliminating the need for a PPE suite and preventing arc flash hazard. PPE suits, worn by technicians working in a live enclosure, are often cumbersome and can hinder the installer’s ability to configure an adjustable current switch....More