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Innovative Tool to Revolutionize Building Airtightness Test.

January 19, 2016 The University of Nottingham has developed a novel and easy-to-use test for measuring the airtightness of buildings in order to help eliminate draughts, improve energy efficiency and reduce heating bills. The testing of airtightness is needed to help establish and minimise the infiltration rate of cold air into buildings and the loss [...]

By |January 27th, 2016|Industry|0 Comments

New Study Shows No Negative Impact to EER Using Bypass Zone Systems

New Study Shows No Negative Impact to EER Using Bypass Zone Systems January 14, 2016 Contact: Francis Dietz, Vice President, Public Affairs Direct: 703.600.0355 Arlington, Va. — The Zone Control System Technology (ZCST) Product Section of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today released the results of a field study that evaluated the impact on [...]

By |January 22nd, 2016|Industry|0 Comments

First-Ever Pump Efficiency Standards Reflect Industry and Advocate Consensus

Blog | December 31, 2015 - 12:48 pm By Joanna Mauer, Technical Advocacy Manager, Appliance Standards Awareness Project (ASAP) The Department of Energy (DOE) issued new efficiency standards today for commercial and industrial pumps that are based on efficiency levels negotiated by manufacturers, efficiency advocates, and other stakeholders. In addition to establishing the first-ever national [...]

By |January 13th, 2016|Industry|0 Comments

Design+Build Magazine Issue #5

As we ring in the New Year, there is a sense of excitement and anticipation—a feeling of renewed vigor for the year ahead. For many, it means New Year resolutions and the attempt to make life better, not just for ourselves but also for our planet. However, a resolution should be accompanied by a true [...]

By |January 13th, 2016|Design+Build Magazine|0 Comments

More than money: Employees in China demand cleaner office air

  DEC 25, 2015 BEIJING – Many companies in China have found that good salaries, promotions and career prospects aren’t enough — they also need to offer cleaner air within their offices to lure and retain staffers. Air quality has deteriorated badly in China’s north and east, including in Beijing and Shanghai. Companies, especially multinationals, [...]

By |January 6th, 2016|Industry|0 Comments