New Year’s Resolutions from Global Association Leaders--ASHR

New Year’s Resolutions from Global AssoGreetings as we begin 2020! ASHRAE’s theme for this year is ‘Building for people and performance: Achieving operational excellence’. I...


How To Build Your Value With Contractors

BY Senthil Gunasekaran and Pradip Krishnadevarajan 1/24/2020 This past HARDI Annual Conference, Senthil Gunasekaran and Pradip Krishnadevarajan from ActVantage presented 2 sessions aimed at helping ...


Emerson Launches Modular Industrial Displays to Minimize Lif

RXi industrial displays are vivid, responsive and modular, delivering high performance even in harsh and difficult operating environments   Emerson’s new portfolio of rugged displays pr...


Emerson Releases New Cooper-Atkins Multi-Function Thermomete

A versatile, wireless device for use in the foodservice and food processing industries   MIDDLEFIELD, Conn., Jan. 24, 2020 – Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it has released the new Cooper-Atkins 20200 Multi-Function Thermometer (MFT). The MFT can transmit temperatures wirelessly to a compatible mobile device via Bluetooth® Low Energy, reducing power consumption.   The t...


New Year’s Resolutions from Global Association Leaders--AHRI

Happy New Year! On behalf of AHRI’s more than 320 member manufacturers of heating, cooling, water heating, and commercial refrigeration equipment, I offer my warm wishes for a healthy and pro...



The U.S. economy in 2019 started very strong with high consumer confidence and record low unemployment. However, because 2019 summer was record hot, replacement volumes compared with, 2018 show little...


U.S. DOE Finalizes Rule Clarifying Use of ASHRAE Energy Cons

ATLANTA (January 17, 2020) – ASHRAE is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Energy has issued a final rule, clarifying that DOE must meet its statutory requirements to adopt ASHRAE Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Standard 90.1 energy conservation levels, "except in extraordinary cases where a high evidentiary hurdle has been surmounted." Further, DOE noted in the f...


Johnson Controls: New Skills for the New Collar Worker

24th January 2020 Johnson Controls Chairman and CEO George Oliver participated in a moderator-led panel, “New Skills for the New Collar Worker,” which was hosted by Infosys at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Jan. 21, 2020. The panel of business leaders, academics and policy makers explored disruptive ways of recruiting, training and retaining talent in the digital age. It focus...


Johnson Controls: What Is a Smart Building?

24th January 2020 At Johnson Controls, our data-enabled digital solutions bring greater value to owners, customers, and occupants by creating more intelligent, connected buildings.   Johnson Controls Digital Solutions creates smarter, more intelligent, connected buildings by implementing emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning. Through these solutions, we&rs...


Johnson Controls Digital Transformation: Digital Twins

24th January 2020 At Johnson Controls, we combine advanced technologies to visualize data and understand building systems, empowering our customers to achieve digital transformation objectives throug...

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