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Selling HVAC Efficiency to an Increasingly Educated Consumer Base

Selling HVAC Efficiency to an Increasingly Educated Consumer Base

Technique Matters When Presenting Energy-efficient Options ACHR News, September 26, 2016 In today’s marketplace, customers are opting to educate themselves on HVAC products via the internet prior to a contractor’s arrival. A recent American Home Comfort study from Decision Analyst reinforces this revelation, reporting that, for the first time in years, homeowners are more trusting of the

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Condensing Boilers Provide a Faster Payback and Larger Outputs

Commercial Market Embraces Condensing Boilers ACHR News, October 3, 2016 Condensing boilers account for about 90 percent of hydronic boiler sales at United Energy Products Inc., a manufacturer’s representative of boilers, water heaters, pumps, and other commercial products. As can be expected, one of the main reasons building owners and managers are willing to invest in

Haiku Fan

Haiku Fuses Smart Ceiling Fans and Connected Thermostats

Amanda Gassé, ERS, for Zondits Climate control is one of the most popular focal points in today’s connected living space. Big Ass Fans has reentered the scene with a new version of a smart ceiling fan that they debuted two years ago, the Haiku L Series. Haiku’s signature design elements and efficiency are now available

Space-Cooling Solutions

Sustainability in Space-Cooling Solutions

Max Ma, ERS, for Zondits Delivering space-cooling solutions has always been a constant balancing act between effectiveness, energy efficiency, and costs. The Advanced Cooling Challenge, launched during the Clean Energy Ministerial in June in San Francisco, further encourages major industry players to “deliver that cooling sustainably to more people.” Now another facet of sustainability –

HVACR Solutions

HVACR Solutions to Boost Building Performance

Projects Highlight Ways to Optimize Building Energy Efficiency ACHR News, July 25, 2016 BRICKELL CITY CENTRE Brickell City Centre is a new mixed-use complex in Miami that is built locally but designed with a long-term global outlook. When the development of the Brickell City Centre began, Bosch Thermotechnology Corp.’s FHP water-source heat pumps (WSHP) were an obvious choice for

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Living Walls Boost HVAC Efficiency Gains

Enhancing IAQ and Energy Efficiency with Living Walls Sourceable, July 14, 2016 In addition to enhancing the aesthetic appeal and natural atmosphere of building interiors, large-scale indoor plant installations can also improve living conditions for human occupants while raising the energy efficiency of facilities themselves. The enhanced air cleansing achieved by living walls can in

ECO IQ

Introducing Eco IQ to the Smart Thermostat Market

SCHNEIDER INTRODUCES A SELF-LEARNING THERMOSTAT Builder Online, July 14, 2016 A new thermostat from Schneider Electric “learns” homeowners preferences for heating and cooling and adjusts accordingly. The Eco IQ feature of the company’s Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat takes the guesswork out of determining what temperature is optimal for users by quickly learning from homeowner feedback how

Chill Out With These Summer Cooling Tips

Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Cooling U.S. Department of Energy As summer starts to heat up and temperatures rise, many of us are cranking up the air conditioners to stay cool. It should come as no surprise then that air conditioners use about 5 percent of all the electricity produced in the U.S., costing homeowners more than

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