| ||November 9, 2011 |
| Selecting Valves and Process Tubes for Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Systems |
By JOE FLAHERTY, FasTest Inc., Roseville, Minn.
|There are several commonly used methods of introducing air, liquids, and gases into systems. By understanding how each solution works and its benefits and limitations, users can make informed decisions about the option that will best meet their requirements. [MORE] |
| DOE Updates National Reference Standard for Commercial Buildings to 90.1-2010 |
|After determining buildings built to the 2010 version of ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, consume significantly less energy—18.2 percent source and 18.5 percent site—than buildings built to the 2007 version, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a ruling making the 2010 version the commercial-building reference standard for state building energy codes. [MORE] |
| Danfoss Introduces Free Refrigerant-Converter Mobile App |
|Danfoss, manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, and motion systems, recently introduced a free application allowing users to convert refrigerant pressure to temperature instantly on their mobile devices. [MORE] |
| AHRI Relaunches Refrigerant-Phaseout Website |
|The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) recently announced the relaunch of a Website intended to keep industry professionals, equipment owners, and others informed regarding the phaseout of ozone-depleting refrigerants. [MORE] |
| Emerson Climate Technologies Publishing E-Book on Compressor Electronics |
|Emerson Climate Technologies recently published the first chapter of a free, four-chapter e-book titled "Understanding Compressor Electronics." [MORE] |
| MetraLoop seismic joint is 100% pre-tested. Revit BIM 3D CAD drawings. |
Unlike multiple grooved components assembled on site from available parts, the Metraloop seismic joint is a pre-assembled, 100% pre-tested joint, ready to meet your specifications for movement. Installed in thousands of piping systems around the world, it comes in a variety of sizes, and in movements from as little as ±1-1/2-inches, plus custom designs to accommodate modest to extreme movement requirements. It is simple to install. One hanger, two connections. Done. Get the details at www.metraflex.com.
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