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August 7, 2020

3M Invests in 7AC Technologies Inc.

3M, through its New Ventures Business, has invested in 7AC Technologies Inc., a Woburn, Mass.-based developer of high efficiency heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems that use liquid desiccant technology to remove humidity from the air. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Daikin McQuay Rebel is the First to Meet DOE Rooftop Unit Challenge

According to the DOE challenge, participating HVAC manufacturers need to satisfy a DOE-issued specification for energy savings and performance.

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Hitachi to begin manufacturing of side discharge VRF in India

Hitachi Home & Life Solutions (India) Ltd. (HHLI), a subsidiary of Hitachi Appliance Inc. Japan, is all set to roll out its VRF product range, ‘Set Free’ from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Kadi, Gujarat.

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BOSCH acquired Shandong OAK

BOSCH Thermal Technology finished the acquisition of Shandong OAK Air-conditioning Technology Co., Ltd. (OAK) that is the company with 130 million RMB turnover and 270 employees in 2011.

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iPhone-iPad App Brings Mobile Technology To Construction Industry

If you have ever been involved in a construction project, chances are that you have celebrated the day that you can walk through and create a punch list of items that await final completion. Construction Punch Lists mobile application by Moore Quality Apps now allows anyone to create and e-mail a professional punch list directly from the job site.

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Airflow management is the next step towards energy efficient data centres

Data centre manufacturer Minkels, European producer of integrated solutions for data centre cooling, housing, power distribution and data centre monitoring, has published a whitepaper offering a comprehensive look at all the ins and outs of ‘Data centre airflow management and optimisation’. “After investing in energy-efficient cooling solutions and Cold Corridors, airflow management is the next big step towards creating energy efficiency,” enthuses Patrick Timmer, specialist in airflow optimisation at Minkels and author of the whitepaper.

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GE’s Gas Engines Driving Major Expansion of Landfill Gas-to-Energy Plant in Chile

GE announced that six of its Jenbacher specialty gas engines will be installed at the Loma Los Colorados Landfill in Chile as part of a major expansion of the site’s existing landfill-gas-to-energy (LFGTE) plant. The landfill is located 63 kilometers northwest of Santiago and is the country’s largest municipal solid waste operation, which receives about 60 percent of solid waste from Santiago.

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Greenheck new actuator helps reduce damper installation costs

Greenheck’s new FSAF24-BAL actuator is a three-position, 24-volt actuator that allows combination fire smoke and smoke dampers to function as a balancing damper. The FSAF24-BAL actuator balances the airflow in the ducts when paired with a combination fire smoke or smoke damper, eliminating the need for a separate balancing damper and reducing installation costs.

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2013 AHR EXPO returns to site of its largest southwest event

Coming off the largest Show in its 83-year history, AHR Expo will return to the site of its largest Southwest event on January 28-30, 2013, at the Dallas Convention Center.

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SPX Awarded Contract to Provide Dry Cooling System for Large Natural Gas Combined Cycle Power Plant in the U.S.

SPX Corporation announced that its Thermal Equipment and Services segment has been awarded a contract to supply an air-cooled condenser (ACC) for a new 1.3 GW natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant. Dominion Virginia Power, a subsidiary of Dominion, plans to build the new power station facility in Warren County, Virginia. The contract was awarded to SPX by Warren County Energy Partners, a joint venture of Burns & McDonnell and Zachry Industrial, Inc., and calls for SPX to supply one of the biggest ACCs in the world in what is expected to be one of the largest combined cycle power…

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