IAQ & Ventilation http://contractingbusiness.com/taxonomy/term/7345/more en Product Showcase Award/Products for September 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/product-showcase-awardproducts-september-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Compiled and edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out this month's selection of products including a mobile device for construction sites, water-cooled chillers, and high-performance louvers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/product-showcase-awardproducts-september-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/product-showcase-awardproducts-september-2014#comments Commercial HVAC Galleries Videos IAQ & Ventilation Residential HVAC Service Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:48:00 +0000 27471 at http://contractingbusiness.com Products for August 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-august-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Compiled and edited by Connie Conklin </div> <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 The Principals of Single-phase Voltage Measurement in HVAC Systems http://contractingbusiness.com/rob-doc-falke/principals-single-phase-voltage-measurement-hvac-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Correctly measuring and interpreting voltage is essential to every HVAC professional in the field. In an effort to help field techncial professionals be more accurate, here is a look at the procedures for measuring single-phase voltage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/rob-doc-falke/principals-single-phase-voltage-measurement-hvac-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/rob-doc-falke/principals-single-phase-voltage-measurement-hvac-systems#comments Rob "Doc" Falke IAQ & Ventilation Residential HVAC Service Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:54:00 +0000 26061 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Air conditioning service technican checking voltage on a blower motor.</p> Photographer: spates / iStock / Item number: 493073979 Products and Showcase Award for July 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-and-showcase-award-july-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Connie Conklin </div> <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 HVAC Tech Update: Commercial Refrigeration and Residential Non-ducted AC Systems http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/hvac-tech-update-commercial-refrigeration-and-residential-non-ducted-ac-systems <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by Terry McIver, executive editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">How do you keep your cool this summer? Check out the products from top commercial and residential manufacturers listed here.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/hvac-tech-update-commercial-refrigeration-and-residential-non-ducted-ac-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/hvac-tech-update-commercial-refrigeration-and-residential-non-ducted-ac-systems#comments Commercial HVAC Galleries IAQ & Ventilation Refrigeration Residential HVAC Service Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:43:00 +0000 25351 at http://contractingbusiness.com Hot Topics in Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) http://contractingbusiness.com/iaq-ventilation/hot-topics-indoor-air-quality-iaq <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by Terry McIver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The HVAC-Talk.com discussion forum features running discussions by contractors on many HVACR topics, including indoor air quality (IAQ), an often-neglected service. Read what they're saying on certain IAQ topics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/iaq-ventilation/hot-topics-indoor-air-quality-iaq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/iaq-ventilation/hot-topics-indoor-air-quality-iaq#comments IAQ & Ventilation Residential HVAC Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:54:00 +0000 25281 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="field-byline"> Compiled/posted by Terry McIver &amp; Connie Conklin </div> <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 Products/Showcase Award for May 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/productsshowcase-award-may-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Compiled and edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">From compact thermal imagers, rain louvers, transparent solar cells, chillers, and hand-held meters, we're showcasing the HVAC hot products both commercial and residential contractors will want to have!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/productsshowcase-award-may-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/productsshowcase-award-may-2014#comments Commercial HVAC Galleries IAQ & Ventilation Residential HVAC Service Fri, 02 May 2014 19:00:00 +0000 24291 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Our <strong>Hot Products</strong> for May are full of commercial and residential equipment and tools. Take a look!!</p> Nortek Acquisition of Thomas & Betts Finalized http://contractingbusiness.com/iaq-ventilation/nortek-acquisition-thomas-betts-finalized <div class="field-byline"> From PR Newswire </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nortek has completed its aquisition of air distribution giant Thomas & Betts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/iaq-ventilation/nortek-acquisition-thomas-betts-finalized" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/iaq-ventilation/nortek-acquisition-thomas-betts-finalized#comments IAQ & Ventilation Residential HVAC Thu, 01 May 2014 14:13:00 +0000 24611 at http://contractingbusiness.com For the HVAC Industry: Why Earth Day Sucks http://contractingbusiness.com/service/hvac-industry-why-earth-day-sucks <div class="node-body article-body">In case you missed it, Earth Day was a few days ago. It’s a miserable day, celebrated by miserable people, seeking to force their misery and pessimism upon the world.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/service/hvac-industry-why-earth-day-sucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/service/hvac-industry-why-earth-day-sucks#comments Commercial HVAC IAQ & Ventilation Residential HVAC Service Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:31:00 +0000 24561 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Earth Day is more focused on doom than on positive outcomes.</p>