Control Any Brand Ductless Air Conditioner from Anywhere…Meet Cielo Breez

Cielo Breez can convert any air conditioner to a smart air conditioner. The term, “Smart Air Conditioning” has been a buzz word in HVAC industry for some time now. Ducted HVAC systems remained the focus of big players and likes of NEST are leading the smartness bandwagon. In recent years, the ductless HVAC system have gained popularity in the North American market but the associated smart controls are rare to find. Cielo, a Redmond,… Read More

AHRI Releases October 2017 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

Residential Storage Water Heaters U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters for October 2017 increased 12.2 percent, to 334,854 units, up from 298,405 units shipped in October 2016. Residential electric storage water heater shipments increased 15.9 percent in October 2017, to 334,901 units, up from 289,068 units shipped in October 2016. Year-to-date U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters increased 4.6 percent, to 3,633,403, compared to 3,472,245 shipped during that same period in… Read More

Coleman Echelon Series Gas Furnaces Earn ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2017 Designation

Coleman® Echelon™ Series 97.5 percent and above AFUE gas furnaces from Johnson Controls have earned the ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2017 designation, when combined with touch-screen Communicating Control thermostats. This designation identifies Echelon CP9C models as the most efficient products among those that quality for ENERGY STAR. These same models also received a Consumers Digest Best Buy recognition. ENERGY STAR Most Efficient Coleman Echelon furnaces feature a modulating burner design that continuously adjusts the heating level in… Read More

Apprentice Steamfitters Use Donated Cooling Tower for Hands-on Training

When the Steamfitters UA Local #602 Mechanical Trades School needed equipment to use in its apprenticeship program, a major industrial and mechanical equipment distributor fulfilled the entire wish list through manufacturer donations. The equipment, including a Marley® NC cooling tower donated by SPX Cooling Technologies, enables the school to present students with a real-world environment. Instructors use the complete new cooling system to teach students how to troubleshoot and fix problems with HVAC… Read More