Damper actuators: Honeywell
Honeywell has launched a universal replacement Low/Medium Torque Actuator for fire and smoke dampers. The updated, UL555 and UL555S compliant actuator is designed to simplify the replacement process by offering new time-saving installation features in addition to reducing the number of models distri...
NASA prototype: detect hazardous compounds with your phone
NASA scientists are creating technology that can detect hazardous chemical compounds in the air with a smart phone.
Free download: Advanced K-12 design guide
Inefficient lighting, uncontrolled plug loads, and poorly insulated roofs are just few of the factors that can contribute to a failing grade in energy consumption for K-12 school buildings.
New CEO for EnOcean
EnOcean GmbH has appointed Laurent Giai-Miniet as its new chief executive officer. Together with Andreas Schneider, chief marketing officer, and Uwe Thumm, chief financial officer, he will promote the company's technology and drive business growth on a global scale.
Congress extends regulatory limbo
The U. S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2250, the "EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011,'''' last month by a vote of 275 to 142 (not enough to override an expected Presidential veto)?-?and then they went home for a week of campaigning.
AHRI releases August HVAC equipment shipping data
U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters for August 2011 decreased 8%, to 284,536 units, down from 308,646 units shipped in August 2010. Residential electric storage water heater shipments decreased 5% in August 2011, to 284,574 units, down from 299,048 units shipped in August 2010.
2012 AHR Expo sets record for exhibit space
Over 1,700 companies have reserved more than 414,500 sq ft of exhibit space for the 2012 AHR Expo in Chicago January 23-25, making it the largest HVACR exposition of all-time. With several weeks remaining before the Show opens at McCormick Place, the 2012 event has already surpassed the previous all...
Daikin Industries joins AHRI
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today announced that Daikin Industries Ltd. has applied for full membership in the association. Daikin's decision is significant because parent companies normally delegate association membership to the applicable subsidiaries within t...
ASHRAE creates five categories for liquid-cooled datacom environments
"2011 Thermal Guidelines for Liquid Cooled Data Processing Environments" creates data center classes for liquid cooling that can enable fulltime economizers for a number of applications in many climates, according to according to Don Beaty, chair of the Publications Subcommittee of ASHRAE's Technica...
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The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has published an industry-first standard for VFDs. As with all AHRI Standards, 1210 (I-P)-2011 and 1211 (SI)-2011, Performance Rating of Variable Frequency Drives, are available free of charge on AHRI''s website.