A video invite from Contracting Business.com Editorial Director Mike Weil. Join us in Philadelphia this September for Comfortech 2013. Register now and save on Early Bird rate. Visit comfortechshow.com...More
A new program by a Northern Illinois utility is introducing underused energy efficient technologies to the HVAC industry.
Northern Illinois Gas (Nicor Gas) serves more than 2.2 million customers in 646 communities in Northern Illinois. Its “Emerging Technology Program” (ETP) — part of its ongoing Energy Efficiency Program — selects and assesses promising new technologies that have the potential to realize natural gas savings for Nicor Gas customers....More
The series was developed by a committee representing a diverse group of energy professionals drawn from ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects, the Illuminating Engineering Society, the United States Green Building Council and the U.S. Department of Energy....More
On February 28, 2013, a coalition of HVAC industry trade associations sent a letter to the American National Standards Institute requesting that they withdraw their accreditation of the Building Performace Institute. This is a PDF of that letter....More
Welcome to the Spring 2013 issue of Contracting Business Action Cards Online. Please take a few minutes to look over the new product and technology information that follows. Handy links are provided with each product to take you right to each company's web site....More
Some great time-saving features are available in new smart phone applications are available from White-Rodgers, ecobee, ToolWatch Corp., Arkema, ABC, GPS Insight, VMC,Field Controls, and Advanced Energy....More
How do you try to make sense of the changes in the market as IoT becomes ubiquitous? We have an event that can help, IoT Emerge, created by Penton’s IoT Institute. The event features a smart buildings and energy track....More
HVAC is under siege. We’re under siege from multiple fronts and like a battered spouse in a co-dependent relationship, we just keep taking it and making excuses for the abuser.
Fox News reported that, “Secretary of State John Kerry said in Vienna on Friday that air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the threat of terrorism posed by groups like the Islamic State.”...More