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Sensors and the Smart Building of the Future

Intelligent HVAC Systems Through Smart Building Technology Facility Executive, January 23, 2017 So what will the smart building of the future look like? Since buildings hold a wealth of data that facility managers should track and use, the forecast includes new innovations in sensing, analytics, and real-time automation. BuildPulse’s co-founder Jason Burt believes smart sensors […]

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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 […]

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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 – […]

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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 […]