Are you looking to expand your knowledge and/or sharpen your skills in a particular area of HVACR? Do you have certification requirements you need to meet? Here is a list of upcoming industry education and training events....More
International Exposition Co., owner and manager of the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), recently announced the recipients of 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced $29 million in funding under the Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) program for projects awarded to teams at Sandia National Laboratories and The University of Utah....More
Carrier recently introduced an updated website providing easy access to training opportunities and materials for HVAC-system designers, service technicians, facility managers, and installers and educators....More
Emerson Network Power recently released results of a survey showing information-technology and data-center managers in North America are becoming more focused on how they manage remote network closets and server rooms used in edge computing....More
Though not required until December, 2022, the new UL 60335-2-40 standard is currently active for matched and packaged air conditioners/heat pumps (no standalone systems), liquid chillers and hydronic fan coil units, hot water heat pumps, dehumidifiers and supplemental heaters (designed as part of an appliance package).
A data center or IT room uniquely alters the requirements of a building management system (BMS). This is primarily because of the criticality of IT and its dependence on facility infrastructure. IT’s reliance on power and cooling systems makes a BMS an important part of a larger data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solution that brings together Facilities and IT. The cooperation and information sharing better ensures uninterrupted and efficient operation....More
A lot of leading building automations systems (BAS) are touted as being open. But what does that really mean? And does being open mean that building owners and operators are getting the most out of their BAS investments?
During this webinar, Johnson Controls BAS experts will examine the definition of openness and advise on what to look for from a BAS provider when secure interoperability and ease of integration is paramount. Because a unified intelligent infrastructure provides better interoperability so businesses run more efficiently....More