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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The State of the Technology: Variable Refrigerant Flow Heat Pump Systems

Jesse Remillard and Valerie Eacret, ERS, for Zondits ERS is wrapping up a study for the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships for which we performed primary and secondary cost research for a variety of key emerging technologies. One of these technologies was the variable refrigerant flow (VRF) heat pump (HP) system. Variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems […]

CHP Offers Reliable and Affordable Biproducts

Intelligent Flow Control Supports Clean, Low Cost Energy Engineering, June 7, 2016 Major urban areas have markets for both products of a cogeneration operation: electricity and heating/cooling energy, and “district heating and cooling” is commonly used worldwide to serve commercial and residential customers. As an example, NRG Energy Center Omaha has delivered reliable and affordable […]