Category: AC Technology Posts
A New White Paint Might Reduce Your AC Use
Purdue University engineers just produced is an incredible breakthrough that needs to be celebrated. Apparently, this paint has the power to keep surfaces a total of 18 degrees Fahrenheit cooler, no matter how hot the environment might be.
Posted on May 15 2021
Michigan Program Looks at Indoor Air Quality in Schools
COVID-19 is an airborne infection. The concern with its ability to transfer from one area to the next after a person coughs or sneezes and releases particulates into the air is exactly what sparked Michigan schools to examine their HVAC systems. Michigan schools wanted to know just how much of a risk their ventilation ducts presented in air quality and the spread of the virus.
Posted on January 18 2021
Virus Scrubbed Air?
In the face of new mandates surrounding the pandemic, some industries have begun tackling sanitation requirements with newfound vigor and adaptive technologies. While we’re used to the amenities and luxuries within the hospitality industry, a new technique is emerging to protect clients: virus-scrubbed air. If that sounds a little too technical, here’s what you need to know.
Posted on December 30 2020
IOT improves HVAC Efficiency
The Internet Of Things (IOT) can take HVAC system efficiency to the next level, reducing energy costs and increasing sustainability. Utilizing the technologies associated with the IOT, heating and cooling systems can fine tune function like never before. These micro-adjustments can result in significant energy cost savings, with some seeing as much as a 30 percent reduction in their energy bills. Indeed, making the shift to smart HVAC system has the potential to pay for itself over time.
Posted on October 31 2020
10 Ways to Keep Cool Without A/C
Staying cool in summer’s sweltering heat can be challenging especially when you don’t have air conditioning. If you do have A/C, you’ll notice that your utility bill skyrockets during the warmest months. You may be wondering if running your air conditioning is worth it. Maybe not. Find out by reading these 10 ways to stay cool without using A/C.
Posted on September 28 2020
Intelligent HVAC systems are Huge for Building Automation
Advanced controls for heating, ventilation and air conditioning have taken home technology to another level. HVAC use sensor mechanism and the control strategy that is linked to a server system, it is able to able modulate temperature levels, flow rates, capacity and many more. This technology also can continuously adapt operations to suit the demand and detect faults which require maintenance.
Posted on September 14 2020
Air Conditioning Technology
When school let’s out, most people look forward to all the fun summer festivities out in the bright sun. Until it gets a little too hot that is. For example, summer months can see temperatures of up to 110 degrees in Oklahoma. The sun bears down on you and you turn up the dial on your air conditioning. In turn, your energy bill skyrockets!
Posted on August 31 2020
How Commercial Buildings are Taking COVID-19 Into Consideration
It seems COVID-19 is something people may have to just deal with. This doesn’t mean people should jump into the fire because you can’t escape but rather figure out ways to avoid getting burned. Thankfully, commercial buildings are evolving to meet this new world.
Posted on August 27 2020
When it comes to the R-22 refrigerant, here are some important things to know about your air conditioning system. For one, if the air-conditioning system in your house or business is more than a decade old, or installed before 2010, the R-22 refrigerant is most likely used. R-22 is a chemical, which keeps air that moves out of the AC system cool. This refrigerant chemical is identified most commonly as Freon, or HCFC-22, as noted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Posted on August 20 2020
AC Units could be Spreading COVID
COVID-19 has forced many of us to stay in our homes. For those of us who are out in the working world, high temperatures may be forcing us to stay in our air conditioned office buildings. The need to shelter in place may be putting us at greater risk of catching the virus
Posted on July 14 2020