The Clifford H. "Ted" Rees, Jr., Scholarship Foundation announced $60,500 in scholarship funds to 35 students, including five veterans, studying to become technicians in the HVACR and water heating industry.
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is applauding the decision by the Parties of the Montreal Protocol (MP) to work toward an amendment in 2016 to include hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants in the treaty's purview.
At a White House Industry Leader Roundtable today, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) was set to provide a progress report on its 2014 pledge to invest $5 billion in HVACR research over the next 10 years.
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute is giving its approval to the House Energy & Commerce Committee for passage of H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act.
Johnson Controls continues to expand its York magnetic-bearing centrifugal chillers (YMC2) offering with new, low-range capacities that extend to 165 tons/580 kW. With the addition of these lower capacities, the complete range of the YMC2 encompasses units from 165–600 tons (580kW to 2,110 kW).
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.