Carbon Monoxide: Do You Share Your Knowledge?

By David Richardson “Share your knowledge with those you work for and with, and it will come back to you tenfold. “By openly sharing with your teammates and adding your knowledge to their understanding and knowledge, you not only get a great sense of satisfaction, but you are actually strengthening the team as you encourage others on the team to do the same. “The effects of freely sharing knowledge are exponential on the collective ‘Wisdom… Read More

What Are the HFOs?

by Robert P. Scaringe and Ted Amundsen Hydrofluoroolefins (HFOs) are nothing new to chemists. Much like traditional hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), they are composed from hydrogen, fluorine and carbon. The only difference is that they are unsaturated, meaning that they have at least one carbon-carbon double bond. The presence of the carbon-carbon double bond is not unique for HFOs, there are other unsaturated compounds, for example unsaturated hydrocarbons like propylene. In fact, HFO-1234yf is actually a propylene… Read More

Get Ready to Beat the Heat with Ductless Mini-Splits

Hot, summer days will be here before we know it which means making sure all rooms have adequate A/C to keep your customers comfortable. Now is the time for you to offer ductless mini-splits as the perfect solution for supplementing existing systems in those hard-to-reach or problematic spaces. They are also the answer for those looking to condition only the inhabited areas within a home or commercial building and structures with varying load conditions. Energy… Read More

Johns Manville Launches The Source: New Educational Portal for HVAC, Mechanical, and Industrial Industries

In January of 2018, Johns Manville launched The Source; the innovative online resource designed to help professionals in the mechanical, HVAC, and industrial insulation industries stay up to speed on the latest information. It is a resource built specifically to aid in professional development, and it houses JM’s webinars, product specifications, blogs, and more. The three portals of The Source (mechanical, HVAC, and industrial) house content that is unique to each industry. There are up… Read More