The new stainless steel manifold from Uponor features integrated flow meters for easy system balancing as well as full-port ball valves with temperature gauges and balancing and isolation valves for complete loop isolation....More
Southland Industries is uniting its service and building automation controls departments into a single division, to be known as Southland Service. Led by Executive Vice President Joe Cvetas, Southland Service will work to amplify the company’s service and building automation offerings....More
Static pressure measurement on commercial HVAC systems can vary significantly from one type of equipment to another. To remain savvy here's a look at the latest commercial air pressure testing techniques....More
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
Check out this month's selection of products which includes a whole house IAQ system, wind-driven hurricane louvers, and much more!
Our product showcase award winner this month is VLE Enterprises with their point based incentive program.
Remote monitoring for refrigeration systems is the next best thing to being in the store or warehouse. Here's a quick look at four vendors —three of which may be new for some readers — with monitoring solutions.
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