Our thanks to hydronic engineer par excellence Robert Bean for bringing this to our attention. An engineering paper on the offices of an Indian IT company demonstrates that radiant cooling is cheaper to install and operate than conventional HVAC. The large office building has two symmetrical halves, one cooled conventionally and one cooled by radiant.
This week the product gallery includes an app for selecting the right water heater, a line of hygienic sinks, a handshower with a magnetic dock, an elbow fitting, a radiant snow melting solution and more.
Prof. Viessmann spoke about the growth and evolution of Viessmann’s investment in the U.S. market which started in the 1970s and the importance of the company’s enduring trade partnerships with its customers....More
This whitepaper from Bosch Thermotechnology discusses how the main barrier to the adoption of geothermal systems -- the high cost of the geothermal loop -- can be overcome via utility- or third-party-ownership....More
ASSE International’s Board of Directors has voted to re-form the ASSE Scald Awareness Task Group to develop a white paper concerning proper and improper applications of temperature limiting devices....More
The International Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Exposition is now coming to a close at the Orange County Convention Center, and CONTRACTOR’s footsore editorial team is there to catch the final hours.