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LG Electronics USA Expands Its MultiSITE Controls Platform Suite To Offer More Comprehensive Solutions For Building Automation

Air conditioning technologies and solutions firm, LG Electronics USA is continuing to pave the way for the future of connected buildings, with the expansion of its award-winning controls platform, LG MultiSITE. Empowering building owners and operators to optimize their operations and efficiency, especially with Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) systems, the MultiSITE lineup is packed with advanced features that deliver more building synergy and accessibility than ever before. LG MultiSITE contro...

Air Quality In Buildings On Radar Of European Legislators (GEN - 1227.00)

On 25 March 2021, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Ambient Air Quality (AAQ) Directives, in which it calls on the European Commission to regulate Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) as well. The resolution is not binding on the Commission but is nevertheless a significant milestone in the efforts to enshrine IAQ into legislation. It confirms there is growing appreciation among legislators of the importance of clean air indoors, reflecting an ambition which Eurovent...

Trane’s Thermo King Launches A New Air Purification Solution For Buses To Enhance The Indoor Air Quality While The Bus Is In Motion

To help improve public transit safety and support economic recovery, Thermo King, a strategic brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies, launches a new air purification solution for buses that continuously purifies the air while the bus is in operation. Thermo King’s Air Purification Solution has been independently tested and proven to be 98% effective in deactivating certain viruses, including a surrogate for the virus that causes COVID-19. Healthier air quality “Our p...

Trane Technologies Declares Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Trane Technologies plc, a global climate innovator, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.59 per ordinary share. The dividend is payable June 30, 2021, to shareholders of record on June 4, 2021. Trane Technologies has paid consecutive quarterly cash dividends on its common shares since 1919 and annual dividends since 1910.

How Will Remote Working Affect HVAC?

The practice of working from home soared during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and many observers see a likely continuation of the trend, as infection risks gradually subside. Both environments – home and office – depend on HVAC systems to keep occupants comfortable (and safe!). Therefore, the industry stands to be impacted whichever way the trend plays out. We asked our Expert Panel Roundtable: How will remote working affect residential and commercial HVAC?

Active Technologies Needed For Indoor Air Quality As Pandemic Plays Out

The most likely scenario for the next 12 months in the United Kingdom is far lower risk of serious COVID-19 illness due to the vaccine. However, there will be big swings in R rates, and there is uncertainty about how effective vaccines will be against COVID variants. The ‘R’ rate is the number of people one infected person will pass a virus on to, on average. As the scenario plays out, and more companies open for business, issues of indoor air quality will continue to be top of mind...