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....More
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!
The AQ Pro by E Instruments is a handheld Indoor Air Quality monitor that can be used in hospitals, labs, clean rooms, airports and other locations where Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is so important....More
If you could build the ultimate HVAC system, what would it look like? With the technology available today, the residential and commercial system design possibilities are simply amazing. Columnist Dominick Guarino "imagineers" a futuristic HVAC system built with today's technology....More
your knowledge is a crucial component of helping customers make the choice to invest in a geothermal system. The first-cost price is unquestionably higher than that of a conventional system and your ability to educate homeowners on the true, life-cycle cost of the equipment is key....More
There are two basic types of zoning systems: pneumatic and electronic. The difference is how the dampers are opened and closed. Although much of what we’ll discuss here could pertain to either type of system, the focus of this article is troubleshooting electronic zoning systems on a service call....More
American Standard The American Standard Platinum XV air handler is constructed more like a refrigerator than a typical air handler, with insulation fully enclosed between double-walls of the innovative Air-Tite II cabinet, preventing condensation. In ......More
If your technicians aren't checking system airflow on every service call, you're doing your company and your customers a disservice. Air balancing is the missing link in getting residential HVAC systems to perform at or near their peak levels. In the ......More
The 64th International Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigerating Exposition
will play host to over 50,000 HVACR industry professionals from more than 120 countries on January 23-25, 2012 at McCormick Place in Chicago....More
Indoor air quality (IAQ) issues can arise in any building — new or old. But they’re not inevitable. In fact, a building owner’s best defense against IAQ problems is a skilled HVAC technician who knows the proper steps to take to ensure a healthy indoor environment....More
There are a number of IAQ products and services that can actually improve the efficiency of a heating and air conditioning system. When we train technicians and salespeople on this philosophy, we start by talking about what’s ideal for the system....More
ECCO continues to develop and pursue new markets and opportunities. Today, throughout all their divisions, ECCO provides a broad range of services, quality products and exceptional value to their customers....More
Trane U.S., Inc. managed Phase 2 of this 220,000 sq. ft. mechanical restoration project for the historic Missouri Athletic Club, with $2.4 million in energy improvements and plant upgrades. Integrated Facility Services, Inc. served as HVAC subcontractor.