Controls http://contractingbusiness.com/taxonomy/term/7344/more en Grundfos Finding the Sustainability Sweet Spot in Contracting http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/grundfos-finding-sustainability-sweet-spot-contracting <div class="node-body article-body">With new energy and environmental efficiency regulations forthcoming, readers of Contracting Business may be interested in what Jørgen Bjelskou, Grundfos’ global public affairs director, said about his company’s innovations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/grundfos-finding-sustainability-sweet-spot-contracting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/grundfos-finding-sustainability-sweet-spot-contracting#comments Commercial HVAC Controls Residential HVAC Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:26:00 +0000 28771 at http://contractingbusiness.com <div class="image-description"> J&oslash;rgen Bjelskou discusses Grundfos&#39; six values, sustainability and public policy.</div> <div class="image-description"> J&oslash;rgen Bjelskou discusses Grundfos&#39; six values, sustainability and public policy.</div> Project Profiles: BACnet, LonWorks Improve Building Control, Efficiency http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/project-profiles-bacnet-lonworks-improve-building-control-efficiency <div class="field-byline"> News from BACnet &amp; LonWorks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The two most popular controls protocols — BACnet and LonWorks —provide insight into recent projects that put both systems to the test, for significant energy savings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/project-profiles-bacnet-lonworks-improve-building-control-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/project-profiles-bacnet-lonworks-improve-building-control-efficiency#comments Controls Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:50:00 +0000 27911 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>ABB&rsquo;s state-of-the-art mechanical system is based on the BACnet protocol. Photo courtesy ABB.</p> Products for August 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-august-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">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!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-august-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-august-2014#comments Commercial HVAC Galleries Videos Controls IAQ & Ventilation Residential HVAC Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:32:00 +0000 26371 at http://contractingbusiness.com Emerson Forms Joint Venture with Shanghai Ruking; Will Co-Develop Variable Speed Inverter Drives, Controls http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/emerson-forms-joint-venture-shanghai-ruking-will-co-develop-variable-speed-inverter-drives- <div class="field-byline"> News from Emerson </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.emersonclimate.com" target="_blank" title="Emerson Climate Technologies"><strong>Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.</strong></a>, announced the formation of a joint venture with Shanghai Ruking Electronics Science &amp; Technology Co., Ltd.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/emerson-forms-joint-venture-shanghai-ruking-will-co-develop-variable-speed-inverter-drives-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/emerson-forms-joint-venture-shanghai-ruking-will-co-develop-variable-speed-inverter-drives-#comments Controls Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:44:00 +0000 26081 at http://contractingbusiness.com More Hot Products for August 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/more-hot-products-august-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/more-hot-products-august-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/more-hot-products-august-2014#comments Commercial HVAC Galleries Controls Residential HVAC Service Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:38:00 +0000 25781 at http://contractingbusiness.com Products and Showcase Award for July 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-and-showcase-award-july-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-and-showcase-award-july-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-and-showcase-award-july-2014#comments Commercial HVAC Galleries Controls IAQ & Ventilation Residential HVAC Service Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:37:00 +0000 25731 at http://contractingbusiness.com May 2014 Tech Update: Commercial & Residential Software and Apps http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/may-2014-tech-update-commercial-residential-software-and-apps <div class="node-body gallery-body">Software and apps for commercial and residential applications include controllers, time management, sales tools, on-site digital storage, thermostats, voltage drop calculators, and more!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/may-2014-tech-update-commercial-residential-software-and-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/may-2014-tech-update-commercial-residential-software-and-apps#comments Commercial HVAC Galleries Controls IAQ & Ventilation Residential HVAC Service Mon, 05 May 2014 13:01:00 +0000 24711 at http://contractingbusiness.com LG and Daintree Join to Provide Wireless LED Solution http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/lg-and-daintree-join-provide-wireless-led-solution <div class="field-byline"> News from LG </div> <div class="node-body article-body">LG and Daintree have worked to embed wireless communication capability directly into LED drivers used in LG LED lighting fixtures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/lg-and-daintree-join-provide-wireless-led-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/lg-and-daintree-join-provide-wireless-led-solution#comments Commercial HVAC Controls Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:48:00 +0000 23871 at http://contractingbusiness.com Honeywell Wins Four 'Control Trends' Awards http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/honeywell-wins-four-control-trends-awards <div class="field-byline"> news from Honeywell </div> <div class="field-deck"> The awards included Building Automation System of the Year. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Control Trends Awards honor new dimensions of insight, recognition and prestige to top performers in HVAC, controls and building automation industries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/honeywell-wins-four-control-trends-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/honeywell-wins-four-control-trends-awards#comments Controls Residential HVAC Fri, 07 Feb 2014 14:57:00 +0000 22871 at http://contractingbusiness.com Jackson Systems Introduces BACnet Thermostats http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/jackson-systems-introduces-bacnet-thermostats <div class="field-byline"> news from Jackson Systems </div> <div class="field-deck"> The thermostats include a wide range of factory supplied programs for the following applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The JS-Z2400 is a commercial zone control system built on the industry standard BACnet protocol and Tridium platform.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/jackson-systems-introduces-bacnet-thermostats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/jackson-systems-introduces-bacnet-thermostats#comments Commercial HVAC Controls Residential HVAC Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:36:00 +0000 22801 at http://contractingbusiness.com