Commercial HVAC http://contractingbusiness.com/taxonomy/term/7343/more en CALL FOR ENTRIES: CB 2016 Design/Build Awards http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/call-entries-cb-2016-designbuild-awards <div class="node-body article-body">Show the industry your team's best commercial HVAC installation that used the Design/Build delivery method, not plan-and-spec with is not as good. Entries must include description and quality photographs.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/call-entries-cb-2016-designbuild-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/call-entries-cb-2016-designbuild-awards#comments Commercial HVAC Design/Build Award Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:02:00 +0000 35961 at http://contractingbusiness.com The Murphy Co. Intelligent Scheduling & Dispatching Tools for Mobile Service Teams http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/intelligent-scheduling-dispatching-tools-mobile-service-teams <div class="field-byline"> News from Breezeworks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Grounded in algorithmic artificial intelligence, the new dispatch tools introduce never-before-seen features that allow small to medium sized mobile teams to dynamically respond to changing scheduling demands with minimal manual input.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/intelligent-scheduling-dispatching-tools-mobile-service-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/intelligent-scheduling-dispatching-tools-mobile-service-teams#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:05:00 +0000 48131 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Owners can get a single view of their whole team&rsquo;s schedule broken out by employee and quickly drag/drop jobs to adjust assignments.</p> Water-cooled Chiller, Variable Speed Compressors Bring 5-Star Comfort to Movie Theater http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/water-cooled-chiller-variable-speed-compressors-bring-5-star-comfort-movie-theater <div class="node-body article-body">The theater personnel worked with Los Angeles-based Air Treatment Corporation to install a Multistack MagLev™ water-cooled centrifugal chiller that uses Danfoss Turbocor oil-free, variable speed, magnetic bearing compressors. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/water-cooled-chiller-variable-speed-compressors-bring-5-star-comfort-movie-theater" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/water-cooled-chiller-variable-speed-compressors-bring-5-star-comfort-movie-theater#comments Commercial HVAC Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:22:00 +0000 44521 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>The engineer suggested replacing the screw chillers with a standard, water-cooled centrifugal chiller and replacing the evaporative condensers with cooling towers. Ten- or 12-in. diameter piping and pumps would circulate condenser water from the basement to the rooftop.</p> DIY Misfits & Horrible Hackery http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/diy-misfits-horrible-hackery <div class="node-body gallery-body">Some funny. Some sad. All bad. A new collection from the HVAC-Talk.com 'Wall of Shame&#39; showing terrible work the good guys have to fix.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/diy-misfits-horrible-hackery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/diy-misfits-horrible-hackery#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:54:00 +0000 48091 at http://contractingbusiness.com Passive Zone Enclosure Simplifies, Hides Infrastructure Connections http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/passive-zone-enclosure-simplifies-hides-infrastructure-connections <div class="node-body article-body">The new Passive Ceiling Zone Enclosure from Siemon is ideal for connecting directly to LED lights, security cameras, wireless access points or building automation controllers.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/passive-zone-enclosure-simplifies-hides-infrastructure-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/passive-zone-enclosure-simplifies-hides-infrastructure-connections#comments Commercial HVAC Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:54:00 +0000 48081 at http://contractingbusiness.com FIRST Robotics Teams Demonstrate Teamwork at Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/first-robotics-teams-demonstrate-teamwork-bosch-thermotechnology-corp <div class="field-byline"> News from Bosch </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two teams from FIRST demonstrated their home-built robots for associates of Bosch Thermotechnology Corporation in Londonderry, New Hampshire.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/first-robotics-teams-demonstrate-teamwork-bosch-thermotechnology-corp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/first-robotics-teams-demonstrate-teamwork-bosch-thermotechnology-corp#comments Commercial HVAC Around the Web Mon, 22 Aug 2016 18:58:00 +0000 48071 at http://contractingbusiness.com Don’t Get Lost in the IoT Landscape http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/don-t-get-lost-iot-landscape <div class="field-byline"> Rober P. Mader </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A core challenge when it comes to Smart Buildings and the Internet of Things is the diversity and complexity of issues, technologies, and strategies that must be addressed. This new event will help you advance into IoT.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/don-t-get-lost-iot-landscape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/controls/don-t-get-lost-iot-landscape#comments Commercial HVAC Controls Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:29:00 +0000 48061 at http://contractingbusiness.com Milwaukee Introduces Double-ended Power Bits http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/milwaukee-introduces-double-ended-power-bits <div class="field-byline"> News from Milwaukee Tool </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Double-Ended Power Bits enable the use of two unique tips from one bit for increased productivity.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/milwaukee-introduces-double-ended-power-bits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/milwaukee-introduces-double-ended-power-bits#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Thu, 18 Aug 2016 18:18:00 +0000 48011 at http://contractingbusiness.com Call for Nominations: HVACR Women of the Year, Class of 2016 http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/call-nominations-hvacr-women-year-class-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">HVACR Women of the Year nominators are requested to provide specific examples of the nominee’s outstanding achievements and record of leadership within the candidate’s HVACR CONTRACTING firm, and throughout the industry.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/call-nominations-hvacr-women-year-class-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/call-nominations-hvacr-women-year-class-2016#comments Commercial HVAC Awards Residential HVAC Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:46:00 +0000 47491 at http://contractingbusiness.com ‘Smart Glasses’ Help Firms See Their Way Past Labor Shortage http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/smart-glasses-help-firms-see-their-way-past-labor-shortage <div class="node-body article-body">Lee Company integrated smart glasses across its commercial and residential divisions. In about six months time, they've have seen tangible results in terms of increased productivity, workforce development and customer satisfaction. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/smart-glasses-help-firms-see-their-way-past-labor-shortage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/smart-glasses-help-firms-see-their-way-past-labor-shortage#comments Commercial HVAC Thu, 18 Aug 2016 01:00:00 +0000 47981 at http://contractingbusiness.com