Ineffective Installation: HVAC Performance Suffers When Poorly Handled

HVAC Performance Suffers When Poorly HandledHow efficient is your HVAC unit? According to a recent NIST study, you could spend 30 percent more heating and cooling your home or business if an HVAC system isn’t properly installed. Is it possible to avoid paying more for less?

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The Big Chill: Three Keys to Staying Cool

The Big Chill: Three Keys to Staying CoolMany companies now rely on industrial water chillers to maximize heat exchange efficiency. But it’s easy to fall behind on maintenance and upkeep because the system is “working as intended”—right up until it fails completely. Fortunately staying cool isn’t so difficult a task, so long as you’re willing to follow three keys for the big chill.

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Extreme HVAC: New Furnace Half as Hot as the Sun

Extreme HVAC: New Furnace Half as Hot as the SunHow hot can it get? Apparently that was the question asked by a team of researchers at Aberystwyth University, who recently designed a furnace that can reach temperatures half as hot as the sun. This kind of “extreme heating” isn’t exactly common but speaks to the evolving nature of HVAC: Hot is no longer “hot enough”—but what happens when temperatures get this crazy?

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Powering Down—EPA Issuing New Emission Rules

Powering Down—EPA Issuing New Emission RulesBy summer, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans roll out regulation 111-D, which focuses on significantly reducing power plant emissions by 2020. The rule-set must be completed and enshrined in law before President Obama leaves office in 22 months—for bureaucracy, that’s practically a sprint.

The result is a new set of standards designed to lessen the environmental impact of power generation, especially at sites which rely heavily on fossil fuels. But let’s dig deeper: What does this really mean for power producers?

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Meltdown: Your HVAC Ice and Flooding Checklist

Meltdown: Your HVAC Ice and Flooding ChecklistThe East Coast has been brutalized by storm after storm this winter; just as cities like Boston or New York dig out from one blizzard, another is on the horizon. And while spring comes eventually, this means the prospect of significant flooding when the sun finally shines and the snow starts to melt.

Here’s a checklist to help make sure critical HVAC systems stay up and running no matter what.

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