Snow Blows: The HVAC Impact

Snow Blows: The HVAC ImpactThe Eastern seaboard has been hit by a series of massive snowstorms over the last few months, resulting in everything from power outages to flooding and the rise of “snow diving”—ordinarily sane adults jumping off balconies and out of windows into massive snow drifts.

But there’s also an impact for heating and ventilation equipment and companies that serve both residential and commercial installation: Here’s why snow blows for HVAC.

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Good Eats? Nearly Half of Restaurant Kitchens Have “Critical Violations”

Good Eats? Nearly Half of Restaurant Kitchens Have “Critical Violations”Tasty or terrifying? If you’re eating in Delaware, there’s a 46 percent chance that you’ve ended up in a restaurant with at least one “critical violation,” according to Delmarva Now. These violations include everything from cutting boards kept on the floor to food stored at unsafe temperatures and dishwashers run without sanitizer. The state is now introducing new regulations to combat these issues, but what’s the real danger for diners?

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Hospital Staff Smoked Out After Vacuum Issue

Hospital Staff Smoked Out After Vacuum IssueIdeally, hospitals are havens of tidiness and cleanliness—while it’s possible to pick up a nasty infection with a compromised immune system, staff do their very best to ensure every bed is clean and every procedure is sterile.

Sometimes, however, hospital infrastructure won’t play along, causing more than few headaches for doctors and patients. Such is the case at Danville Regional Medical Center, which recently faced a double-whammy: smoke from an overheated vacuum pump, followed by a massive oily discharge.

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Data Center Cooling Market on the Rise, But Comes with Hidden Dangers

Data Center Cooling Market on the Rise, But Comes with Hidden DangersData center cooling is big business: according to a recent report by Mordor Intelligence, LLP, this market is set to grow at a CAGR of 12.50 percent from 2014 through 2019. But along with this increase is a hidden danger: dirt. Even the coolest building in the world can’t achieve maximum performance if servers or cooling units are contaminated. How do companies combat the problem of dirty data centers?

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Outside the Box: HVAC 2015 With Kyle Gargaro

HVAC 2015 With Kyle GargaroExperts Tim Robb and Timothy Kane have weighed in on what’s happening in HVAC this year. Now, ACHR News Editor-in-Chief Kyle Gargaro has come up with a few of his own predictions for 2015: Here’s how he sees the market shaping up.

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2015 Industry Trends and Predictions Report

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