Entries for 'hvac'

HVAC Trends for 2018

Heating in the winter and cooling each summer are priorities for most Americans, which are two good reasons why HVAC/R professionals will always be in demand. As we start another New Year, let’s take a look at four trends we expect will top the HV...
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Cooling People Down Is a Hot Commodity

Summer officially arrived on June 21, but America has been experiencing warmer-than-usual weather for months. USA Today reported February saw record warm for 145 million Americans living in 16 states, with average temperatures more than seven degrees ab...
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HVAC News: Keeping Your Air Conditioner Clean Saves Energy

Summer’s approaching … if not already here. Commercial operations will be operating their air conditioners for the next several months – an expense that may account for more than one-fourth of their electrical bills. How can business...
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Infographic: The History of Cold Air

There’s no better feeling than walking from the sweltering heat of a sunny, mid-summer day into a cool, air-conditioned building. Ancient cultures didn’t have that luxury, especially if they weren’t one of the wealthy elites of society...
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What Are The Differences Between HVAC Systems?

Planning to become an HVAC technician? Well, plan to keep your thinking cap on and your brain engaged because, in the world of HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning), – there’s no such thing as one size fits all. What Are The Diff...
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HVACR Innovation: Refrigeration Savings Opportunities

During a presentation at this year’s Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Expo, University of Wisconsin-Madison research engineer Daniel Dettmers told attendees that big industrial refrigeration clients are prime candidates for energy-efficiency...
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HVAC Trends in 2015

Goodway Technologies, which markets and manufactures HVAC maintenance solutions, has come out with its industry predictions for 2015. And it looks like HVAC is headed up! According to Goodway, 2014’s 4th Quarter indicators indicated a rebounding economy...
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Heat Through Air Conditioning? Students Come Up with Cool Idea

In the hotter climate areas of the U.S., keeping cool can become an expensive proposition. Now imagine you live in Singapore where it’s hot and many residents have trouble affording the basics--much less the cost of running their air conditioner all day...
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Extreme HVAC: How “Hot” Is Hot Enough?

The “H” in HVAC refers to Heating, which got some researchers in Wales thinking, “Just how hot can we make it get?” Turns out, they were able to create temperatures that were figuratively “out of this world,” according to a recent Goodway HVAC Blog. Now...
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HVAC Equipment Expected to Rise to $17 Billion in 2015

HVAC to Become a Big Business in the U.S. This year Sales and servicing of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) units has become a major economic force in the United States. According to an article in the Air Conditioning, Heating, Refriger...
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Passion Grows for Passive Homes Using HVAC Technology

So-called “passive homes” typically are associated with Europe, where the concept of building super-insulated, airtight, energy-efficient homes has caught on. Although originally a product of the U.S. during the 1970’s energy crisis, passive homes haven...
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HVAC Industry Trends in 2015 & Affecting the Transmission of the Ebola Disease

The Ebola outbreak in Africa and reports of healthcare workers who contracted the disease, then brought it into America, were big stories last year. Beyond the headlines, Robert Baker, Managing Director of BBJ Consulting Service, says the reports forced...
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