Fresh outdoor air is required to maintain indoor air quality and a healthy building environment. However, it usually takes much more energy to treat outdoor air than recirculated air, and a large portion of this energy is spent removing humidity.
Recently, Emerson Climate Technologies conducted a survey of homeowners who have purchased a mini-split system within the past 1-5 years. The respondents represented a large sample of people across the U.S. in different climate zones, which provided a good understanding of how mini-splits are being applied throughout the country.
Is HVAC on your back to school list? If not, it should be. Heating and cooling energy costs are a major budget line item for schools – often, second only to salaries. Why is comfort so important in schools? Read on…
Notably, 43 percent of survey respondents indicated that changing codes and standards is a critical challenge or issue affecting the future of HVAC systems.
Times are changing. ACt accordingly: How will new Commercial HVAC Regulations impact you?
A recent survey conducted by Emerson Climate Technologies revealed that few consulting specifying engineers are aware of how the changing HVAC regulations will directly influence their business and the air conditioning market as a whole.
This past month, the one-millionth visitor visited the AC & Heating Connect website. In 2013, North Americans began looking to our site to find useful information regarding air conditioning and heating equipment for homes and businesses. This milestone reminds us how helpful a resource like ours can be to help explain confusing HVAC terms,
Over 60,000 visitors attended the 2016 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating (AHR) Expo to exhibit and explore innovations from around the world. The show offered attendees an opportunity to learn about new technologies and products through exhibitor booths, seminars,
Recently, several questions have been posted on our site, asking about installation practices and how to ensure a quality installation of an HVAC system in your home. A nationally-recognized industry organization named ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America) provides a good resource on this topic.
We have been working on a video series about designing a state-of-the-art air conditioning system for a large, new construction home near Knoxville, TN. Along the way, we began calling this the “Mega House” due to its physical size and the scope of the project.