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  • December 8, 2016

    The Clean Energy Project is making headway across the U.S. as ten more and more cities pledge to tackle building energy consumption in their cities. The steps that these cities take today could have impressive results over the course of the next fifteen years. Many cities can expect to save more than $1.5 billion annually in energy bills, simply by addressing building energy consumption. Read more…

  • December 8, 2016

    Boilerplate language in specifications can be a great way to save time when specifying engineers are up against hard deadlines, but more and more, we’re seeing outdated specifications make their way into projects. Sometimes, these can just be overlooked, but in the grand scheme of things, outdated specifications can cost time and money. Read more about the potential pitfalls of using outdated specifications, as well as the steps you can take to fix it. Read More.

  • October 13, 2016

    In terms of HVAC systems, building codes address requirements pertaining to heating, ventilating, and air conditioning. They can specify specific insulation requirements for given applications, establish air-filtration requirements, and even set the standards for energy efficiency. Please keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive list by any means. There are a large number of building codes and requirements, and you can find that information updated regularly on websites like the International Code Council (ICC) website, or on the Construction Market Data (CMD) website.

  • October 13, 2016

    Healthier building designs and construction are starting to gain popularity, and now building owners seem to be getting on board with the potential benefits behind the idea. Their attention is leading the drive toward healthier buildings, and air handling has a critical role to play… Read More.

  • October 13, 2016

    The latest evolution of LEED certifications has raised many questions for building owners and designers who are striving to design, remodel, and build healthier and greener buildings for the future. Read about Brad Pease’s first-hand journey through LEED v4 certification, and the nitty-gritty details he had to explore before his company’s headquarters could claim their LEED Gold status... Read More.

  • October 13, 2016

    As more and more buildings strive to improve their energy efficiency, designers are tackling issues like temperature and air handling by utilizing outside air. What appears great in theory has actually found a slight hiccup in execution – the outdoor air is increasing indoor humidity. Explore the unique approaches HVAC experts are implementing to tackle the rise in indoor moisture… Read More.

  • August 10, 2016

    Subscribe to our blog.  FSK, PSK, ASJ, poly-top and vinyl are all common insulation facing terms you may have heard referenced within the insulation industry. At the most basic level, these terms relate to the external, protective surface-facing or jacketing on insulations used for pipes or HVAC ductwork. Facings and jacketings serve several purposes in  air handling and piping applications, including helping your system meet building codes, achieve better energy efficiency, and control condensation – just to name a few.

  • August 10, 2016

    Subscribe to our blog  As our government works toward improving energy efficiency standards at a national level, numerous industries are seeing sweeping impacts (both positive and negative) that are forcing them to adapt or be left behind. This has affected everyone from the auto industry, down to the consumer, and right up to the HVAC industry. Many of us are all making significant adjustments in how we do business and striving to make leaps in technology to allow us to adapt to these new standards.

  • August 10, 2016

    Across the US, there has been a positive upturn in the housing market – which is a breath of fresh air after recovering from a major decline in the cost of housing several years ago. All that said, new and old houses alike are not only leaning toward improving energy efficiency, but they are also incorporating new technologies, new spaces, and new concepts into their homes. Naturally, HVAC systems have an integral role to play in these shifting trends.

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  • August 10, 2016

    The HVAC insulation market is growing across the globe and is anticipated to achieve an 8% growth rate over the next six years. This is being driven by several different influencers, not the least of which is the rapid growth in the construction industry, as well as an increasing demand for HVAC systems in developing countries. Wondering if this boost in the HVAC industry will affect your business? Read here to see where the biggest booms are anticipated to hit. 

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