Indoor Air Pollution Impact

For many with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD, it may have been derived from a life of smoking, which often happens inside the home. This can lead to leftover odor, smoke and other fumes that can make your home a bit unpleasant for you, your family and any guests.

Triplett: Thermal Imaging Camera

The thermal imager has a 120x90 pixel (10,800) thermal detector with ≤60mk Thermal Sensitivity (NETD) that displays both center spot and high/low temperature tracking.

AprilAire: IAQ Thermostat

The S86 series is easy to install with real language menus, basic and advanced HVAC installer settings, programmable and non-programmable options, and is home automation capable. 

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RectorSeal: Float Switches

Installed using a six-foot-long, plenum-rated, 18 gauge wire, the SS1P, SS2P, and SS3P units quickly connect to the thermostat wiring on the indoor HVAC unit.

YORK (Johnson Controls): JHET Fixed-Speed Air Handler

The new air handlers feature high-efficiency blowers that use up to 10% less energy and feature a modular architecture ideal for space-constrained applications. 

Indoor Air Pollution Impact & Solutions to Consider in Your Home to Protect Your Family - ECOBOND® OdorDefender® | Smoke Odor Eliminator | Fire Smoke Odor Restoration Removal Products

For many with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD, it may have been derived from a life of smoking, which often happens inside the home. This can

Bell & Gossett (Xylem): Glycol Make-up Unit

The Bell & Gossett Glycol Make-up Unit (GMU) is an automated 110V diaphragm pump with digital control. 

Ducted Mini-Split Air Handlers Offer Flexibility

Most of the rest of the world has relied on ductless mini-split systems for their heating and cooling needs for decades, but that has not been the case in the U.S. That may be changing with the advent

Air-to-Water Heat Pump: Solstice Inverter Extreme

The Solstice Inverter Extreme (ILAHP) is an inverter-driven cold climate air-to-water heat pump that provides hydronic heating, cooling, and DHW, without the use of fossil fuels. 

Figure - PMC

Thirdhand smoke consists of residual tobacco smoke pollutants that 1) remain on surfaces and in dust after tobacco has been smoked, 2) are re-emitted back into the gas phase, or 3) react with oxidants

Marley Engineered Products: Unit Heater and Thermostat

The MUH-Pro+ and HUHAA Pro+ Series bundles, which include the SmartSeries Plus thermostat and B10 mounting bracket, allow for easy mounting and flexibility in controls and integration. 

Taco Comfort Solutions: Flow-Through Expansion Tank

Taco offers a new flow-through expansion tank to help reduce environmental conditions necessary for Legionella/bacteria to flourish. 

HVAC Excellence Accredits Five HVACR Educational Programs

HVAC Excellence announced that five schools have been granted accreditation of their HVACR educational programs.

Greenheck: Rooftop Unit

The model RVC (Rooftop Ventilator with Energy Recovery Core) incorporates a total enthalpy core that provides both sensible and latent heat transfer and meets ASHRAE 90.1 minimum efficiencies.

Unico Makes High Efficiency EC Motors Standard for All Blower Models

Unico Inc. announced it is making highly efficient EC motors standard for all blower models within its modular air handling units.

Unico Announces Alliance With Ecoer

Unico System, in conjunction with Ecoer, announced a corporate alliance at the recent AHR Expo that will offer an inverter heat pump optimized to pair with Unico’s small duct air handlers.

Retro Kohler Triton Bowe kitchen sink faucet – love the look

Here’s a retro kitchen faucet that may be just the thing for your 1950s (ish) kitchen: The Kohler Triton Bowe. I really love the look of this faucet — a terrific new design to add to our list of

5 authentic 1970s wallpaper designs from Schumacher — still available today

If you want to add 1970s design flair to your home, no need to reinvent history when iconic designs — like these five 1970s wallpapers from Schumacher’s archives — are available today. Schumach

The 3-4-5 Rule for Walk-In Coolers And Freezers

During the installation of a new walk-in cooler or freezer, it is imperative the box remain square and level during the assembly of its panels.

How to Measure Net Oil Pressure

Before servicing any refrigeration or air conditioning systems that contain an oil pump, technicians should make sure they understand the difference between net oil pressure and oil pump discharge pre

Challenging the Custom AHU Status Quo

Designing, selling, and producing AHUs is a long process. Is there anything we can do to accelerate the process?

How Much Do You Know About HVAC Service?

Whether you’re the owner of an HVAC contracting company or a student at a tech school, take this quiz to find out how much you know about servicing equipment.

39 Christmas ornament wreaths sparkling with ideas to make your own

The first piece of advice if you’re planning to make a Christmas ornament wreath: Study other wreaths for tips, tricks, and ideas that will help you put your stash of ornaments together beautifully

Propane Can Offer HVAC Customers A Reliable Option for Backup Power

The growing electricity demands being placed on the country’s century-old grid are resulting in an increased number of unexpected power outages across the U.S.

Manufacturers Offer Advice on Reducing Noise From Air Handlers

Air handlers are the heart of an HVAC system, moving the conditioned air through a building. Like a heart, they can generate a lot of noise while operating. Manufacturers, however, are taking steps to

Understanding the Formula to Calculate BTUH

The "magic number" 1.08 is convenience factor. It is a bunch of math combined into one factor as a shortcut, although sometimes more precise calculation is better.

Why Changing Refrigerants May Mean Your Existing Pump Needs Replacing

When changing the refrigerant within your pumping application, it is worth discussing the application with a process specialist.

Upper-Room UVGI: An Infectious Disease Control Strategy

The pandemic has marked a turning point for an underutilized technology for infectious disease control in buildings.

Completely Eliminate Lingering Cigarette and Pipe Smoke Odors From Walls While Protecting Your Family from the Odors Reemitting Back Into the Room

ECOBOND® OdorDefender® | Smoke Odor Eliminator | Fire Smoke Odor Restoration Removal Products - Specially Formulated Defense and Protection Against Odor, Smoke & Fumes from Cigarette, Pot, Fire

Maximizing Indoor Air Quality Without Sacrificing Energy Efficiency

The proper application of modern HVAC technologies can help maximize indoor air quality while minimizing losses in operational efficiency.

Internet of Things Improves HVAC Efficiency and Effectiveness

IoT-enabled HVAC systems can accommodate a seamless user experience while reducing environmental impact.

The Secret to Energy and Cost Savings: Pump System Evaluation

Determining the right pump to save energy in a given application can be broken down into three general steps.

Raging Forest Fires Combined with COVID-19 “Stay-at-Home” Recommendations Fuel the MASSIVE problem with our Indoor Air Quality regarding various forms of smoke!

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Cigarette & Pot Smoke on Your Walls Results in Dangerous Thirdhand Smoke

ECOBOND® OdorDefender® | Smoke Odor Eliminator | Fire Smoke Odor Restoration Removal Products - Specially Formulated Defense and Protection Against Odor, Smoke & Fumes from Cigarette, Pot, Fire

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Air Handler Placement, Maintenance Boost IAQ, Efficiency, Cost Savings

While not often addressed, the air handler in an HVAC system has a significant role to play.

Enginia North America, a brand of Herr Technologies LLC: Air Handler Safety Handle

This patented hinge/handle system allows an air handler door to be opened in either direction or removed completely.

Unico Inc.: Separate Module AHU

Delivering 1 to 1.5 tons of nominal cooling, this formerly single packaged unit is now a separate module.

Understanding Energy Recovery in Rotary Heat Exchangers

Heat recovery systems can be divided into two categories based on the thermal parameters of the system: Systems with high and low thermal parameters.

Project Files: Episode 21 — University of Arkansas Rec Building

When your campus is home to 27,000 students, indoor air quality is of the utmost importance.

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