Following a year-long development process, the 2015 International Green Construction Code will include a means of energy compliance focused on the demonstration of actual, verified performance post-occupancy....More
In a two-year study of the geothermal-heat-pump (GHP) and variable-refrigerant-flow (VRF) heating and cooling systems installed at ASHRAE Headquarters in Atlanta, the GHP system outperformed the VRF system by a wide margin, the Geothermal Exchange Organization says....More
Featuring a HVAC building-automation drive, an ultrahigh-efficiency makeup-air rooftop system, an updated HVAC app, an energy-recovery filter for kitchen hoods, an ice-storage app, and an improved and expanded line of outdoor-air units.
Jim Spaulding of Siemens Building Technologies shares his insights on the greatest difficulties managers of federal facilities face, how to better prepare government buildings to clear those hurdles, and how an energy performance contract can support energy-conservation measures....More
According to a recent ASHRAE and International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) survey sent to more than 1,000 HVACR manufacturers worldwide, optimism for improved economic prospects is growing....More
Join Sean Kilcarr, Senior Editor at Fleet Owner, to hear about advancements in light vehicle manufacturing and technology. Sean will cover the latest manufacturing trends, including aluminum body frames, new van models for 2015 and how manufacturers are addressing fuel efficiency through technology....More
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued 10 direct final rules impacting the HVACR industry for 2014, with dozens more expected over the next several years. In this free hour-long webinar, industry experts Mike Stem and Byron Horak will discuss the regulation-development process, impacts on product testing, and what’s next....More
Join HPAC Engineering and Armacell for this free one-hour webinar, which will give you the tools and understanding you need to plan a chilled-water-piping insulation system that will deliver the reliable performance you expect....More