You can achieve higher levels of energy efficiency and water savings with new data center cooling technology being deployed by Digital Realty and Emerson Network Power. Digital Reality is utilizing Emerson’s pumped refrigerant economization technology throughout its data centers to maximize free cooling throughout the year for lower energy costs and to save more than 300 million gallons of water annually.
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 Twin Parks housing development was hailed internationally for its architectural innovation and promise of urban renewal upon its completion in the early 1970s. Forty years later, it again is being recognized, this time for its focus on energy efficiency....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