Industry Updates

Industry news, updates, service bulletins, and any bits of information that might pertain to the Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation, and Refrigerant industry.

50lb + Refrigerant Regulation Revisions

By |August 12th, 2020|Business Management, Industry Updates|Comments Off on 50lb + Refrigerant Regulation Revisions

This ruling keeps intact the leak repair requirements for appliances containing 50 pounds or more of ozone depleting refrigerants, which include CFCs, HCFCs and any blends containing ozone depleting substances.

These requirements include:

• Calculating annual leak rates

• Repairing systems that exceed a predetermined annual leak rate

• Performing leak […]

EPA Refrigerant Management Regulations

By |August 12th, 2020|Business Management, Industry Updates|Comments Off on EPA Refrigerant Management Regulations

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a rule change to the Section 608 Refrigerant Management Program.

This rule change has potential impacts on the way in which refrigerants are handled and sold. As such, the ESCO Institute wanted to keep the HVACR community apprised of this ruling.

Rule Summary: 

• This rule modifies […]

Idle Ice Machine Equipment Needs Regular Cleaning and Sanitizing

By |August 3rd, 2020|Business Management, Industry Updates|Comments Off on Idle Ice Machine Equipment Needs Regular Cleaning and Sanitizing

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many restaurants either shut down completely or else shifted to curbside/takeout service only. For the restaurants that closed their doors, some did not properly shut down their refrigeration equipment and ice machines, and regular maintenance was often deferred for those that shifted to takeout service only.

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Most Efficient Aprilaire Dehumidifier

By |June 30th, 2020|Industry Updates|Comments Off on Most Efficient Aprilaire Dehumidifier

Great news for Aprilaire customers! Aprilaire Model 1870 Dehumidifiers are now recognized as “Energy Star Most Efficient 2020”. Huzah!

Aprilaire continues to demonstrate its world-class leadership in providing energy-efficient, high-performance indoor air quality solutions with the announcement of its Model 1870 Dehumidifiers being recognized as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2020. With this certification, our 1870, 1870W, […]

Best Daikin Ductless Data Resource

By |June 23rd, 2020|Business Management, Industry Updates, Marketing|Comments Off on Best Daikin Ductless Data Resource

Veterans of the HVAC industry can remember a time when heating and cooling products didn’t change much – for years on end. Well, those days are gone for sure. Now, it’s all we can do to keep up with the changes which occur on what seems like a daily basis.

It is for this reason […]

Parker Sporlan’s Virtual Engineer Sizing and Selection Tool

By |June 23rd, 2020|Business Management, Industry Updates|Comments Off on Parker Sporlan’s Virtual Engineer Sizing and Selection Tool

Sporlan is pleased to announce that they are replacing Sporlan’s selection program and launching a new web-based selection tool called the Virtual Engineer (VE).

The legacy Sporlan Selection Program was originally created to perform distributor calculations for internal purposes. Over the years, its use expanded to include many of the products Sporlan offers and became […]

Emerson Box Load Calculator

By |June 23rd, 2020|Business Management, Industry Updates|Comments Off on Emerson Box Load Calculator

This tool allows you to calculate a room load and select equipment based on the calculated load or known load value. It’s also web-based…which means no downloads are necessary!

This tool also allows you to select appropriate Copeland™ condensing units to match your load – which also means there’s no longer a need for […]

Daikin Fun Facts

By |May 12th, 2020|Industry Updates|Comments Off on Daikin Fun Facts

In 2019 Daikin celebrated their 95 year anniversary!

By continuously striving to advance their technology,they have become a global leader in air conditioning systems.

Check out all the fun facts here!

https://daikin95years.com/

7 Commercial Water Heating Tips

By |May 12th, 2020|Business Management, Industry Updates, Marketing|Comments Off on 7 Commercial Water Heating Tips

Reliable commercial water heating is essential for your business. Your hot water supply needs to maintain the right quality and stability for customers and employees. When it’s time to select a new commercial water heater, consider the following factors.

CHOOSE THE RIGHT TYPE OF WATER HEATER

Commercial water heating systems are available in storage […]

The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

By |May 11th, 2020|Business Management, Industry Updates, Marketing|Comments Off on The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

Whether you’re building a new home or it’s time to replace your customers existing water heater, you have a lot of choices to consider. Tankless water heaters offer some great advantages, such as size and energy efficiency. Before you decide if it’s the right option for you, weigh the pros and cons of installing […]