HVAC News, September 2020

Bard HVAC Installs Quiet Climate 2 At Val Verde Unified School District

Situated almost halfway between San Diego and Los Angeles, Perris was a place where sheep casually roamed the valley, and where people discovered what the land had to offer; a moderate climate with rich soil good for farming. But Perris’s sleepy image began to change in the spring of 1886, when it became a stop along the Transcontinental Route of the Santa Fe Railroad. Perris continues to thrive. With a current population of 45,000, and continued population growth over the last several de...

How is the HVAC Industry Addressing Climate Change and Sustainability?

Sustainability has been a core concept in the HVAC industry for decades. Environmental concerns often drive product innovation, for example. However, environmental challenges persist and there is ongoing pressure on the industry to respond responsibly. We asked our Expert Panel Roundtable: What steps is the HVAC industry taking to address climate change and sustainability?

YORK Announces Residential Package Equipment AC And Heat Pump Range With Electric And Gas Heating

The YORK® brand of Johnson Controls, the global provider for smart and sustainable buildings, is driving greater efficiencies in residential and light commercial markets with its launch of the next generation of YORK Residential Package Equipment. The comprehensive AC and heat pump range is offered in both 14 SEER and ENERGY STAR® certified 16 SEER efficiencies with electric or gas heating, providing affordable performance and reduced energy use compared to older models. YORK Residentia...

HVAC Recruitment Considerations In 2020

As a Managing Director of a company that provides temperature and humidity solutions to predominantly the warehousing and industrial sectors, I thought I would share my dilemma that I’m sure other business owners and managers also face. I don’t pretend to know the answers, but thought it might be worth sharing some of the considerations that I’m facing in whether to reshape, recruit and build or hunker down until the World, Europe and the UK offers some sort or predictability....

Jobber Releases Quoting Features To Help Home Service Businesses Win More Jobs And Increase Revenue

Jobber, a renowned provider of home service management software, announced new quoting features that give service providers the ability to create packages and incorporate optional add-ons for clients to choose. These new capabilities will help landscapers, plumbers, HVAC technicians, residential cleaners, and more, look more professional, while boosting job sizes and increasing revenue. Based on data from customers already using these features, upselling with add-ons has increased the revenues...

YORK Announces Ultra-Low NOx Residential Package Equipment With Lower Smog-Producing Gases

The YORK® brand of Johnson Controls, the global provider for smart and sustainable buildings, is launching an efficient, reliable and competitive package unit designed to lower smog-producing gases while delivering high performance and reliable comfort. The YORK Ultra-low NOx Residential Package Equipment offers a compact, robust, all-in-one HVAC system that provides reliability and quick installation for space-challenged homes. “The YORK Ultra-low NOx Residential Package Equipment pr...

Danfoss Announces Participation In Utility Incentive Programs In Massachusetts And Rhode Island

Danfoss’ refrigeration HECUs meet strict design qualification requirements for the incentive programs implemented by Energy Solutions on behalf of the sponsors of Mass Save® and National Grid Rhode Island. The incentives take the form of rebates issued at the time of the HECUs’ sale. The HECUs are available via MARS, Danfoss master distributor, to their participating distributors/wholesalers. These incentive programs are great for all involved: contractors will save on component...

Johnson Controls’ YORK Mission Critical Horizontal Computer Room Air Handlers Deliver Highly

Johnson Controls announced - the YORK Mission Critical Horizontal Computer Room Air Handler (YORK MCH CRAH) designed to meet the unique cooling requirements of the world’s most demanding data centers. Offered in three standard capacities (105 kW, 210 kW and 315 kW rated at a 22F delta air temperature) with higher capacities available through customization, the YORK MCH CRAH is engineered with high-performance in mind and can be configured to meet the specific needs of each application.&nbs...

Thermo King By Trane Technologies Launches Cold Storage Solutions To Support COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Thermo King, by Trane Technologies, a global climate innovator, has expanded its portfolio of temporary storage solutions that can meet the unique requirements of global pharmaceutical companies developing COVID-19 vaccines. Thermo King is the global provider of intelligent end-to-end temperature-controlled cold chain solutions. Pharmaceutical companies in final-stage clinical trials anticipate they will require strict temperature controls to safeguard their products - down to temperatures as l...

REHAU Announces A Series Of Virtual CPD Courses That Focus On Key Construction Industry Topics

Building services professionals from all over the UK will once again have the opportunity to take part in a series of virtual CPD courses focusing on key construction industry topics, from REHAU. REHAU’s virtual CPD courses With social distancing restrictions still in place, the polymer solutions provider is continuing its virtual training course offering to keep construction professionals up-to-date with the latest technology and solutions. Following the success of the last run of virt...

HVAC is a Crucial Focus as Schools Work to Reopen Amid Pandemic

As schools work to reopen safely in the midst of a global pandemic, HVAC is at the center of the mission. Adequate ventilation and effective air filtration are critical elements to ensure safe indoor air quality for educational institutions. Many schools are housed in older buildings that may not have been adequately maintained. Transforming them to address the new challenges of minimizing exposure to the novel coronavirus is that much more difficult. In fact, a recent study by the U.S. Governm...

Johnson Controls Showcase OpenBlue And Smart Elevated Skin Temperature Scanning Solution At GSX+ Virtual Conference

Johnson Controls will showcase solutions and thought leadership critical to safe building reopening during the virtual Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) conference. From Sept. 21 through Sept. 25, Johnson Controls experts will demonstrate and discuss the latest security innovations that have become integral to intelligent security during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Attendees can interact with Johnson Controls leaders during keynote event sessions, technology demos and a thought leader in...

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