DuctSox announced that fabric duct manufacturers had record-setting sales results in 2003 with an estimated 5,000 fabric air dispersion systems installed in commercial buildings ranging from gyms, restaurants, retail stores,
Coolerado's Cooler was recognized by The R&D 100 Awards program as one of 2004's most technologically significant products. The company's air-conditioner uses about one forth the electricity for the same
CertainTeed Corporation has introduced three new online professional development courses for the design community through its Professional Continuing Education Program - The Evolution of Footing Forms, Vinyl Fence Systems and
Honeywell recently announced the acquisition of Aube Technologies Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of line volt thermostats based in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada. Financial terms of the purchase were
Gridlogix, Inc. announced the completion of integrating BACnet™ controls system with Asset And Property Management application Voyager by Yardi Systems for Belmar, a 103-acre mixed-use downtown district being redeveloped
TAC announced that its TAC Xenta line of controller products are certified for smoke control applications by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL), the independent, not-for-profit product safety certification organization.
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.