Product and Industry Coverage

ASHRAE Publishes Zero Energy and Zero Carbon Building Evaluation Standard

ATLANTA—ASHRAE has released a new standard to measure zero net carbon and energy goals in buildings. ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 228-2023, Standard Method of Evaluating Zero Net Energy and Zero Net Carbon Building Performance, sets requirements for evaluating whether a building or group of buildings meets a definition of “zero net energy” or a definition of “zero […]

Fitwel Launches Relational Data Tool That Ranks Portfolio Performance Amongst Peers

NEW YORK—Fitwel announced a groundbreaking data insights tool that allows real estate companies to rank their properties’ and entities’ healthy building performance against their peers. A first for the industry, the Relational Data tool adds value to Fitwel Certification by providing users entity-level ranking against like-companies. The announcement marks Fitwel’s ever-increasing product offering, expanding from […]

NGS Helps Texas Schools Meet New Security Window Film Mandate

HOUSTON—NGS (National Glazing Solutions, LLC, d.b.a NGS Films and Graphics LLC), a leading dealer-installer of retrofit glazing security solutions (3M™ Safety and Security Window Film, TRI-SHIELD®, Riot Glass®, and Ballistic Glass), is helping hundreds of school districts in Texas race to become compliant with the State’s new school safety standards. “Our company mission is to protect people and property,” […]

New ASHRAE Resources on Building Decarbonization, Performance Standards

ASHRAE announced its unwavering commitment to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with the launch of its redesigned building decarbonization webpage and the release of a new Building Performance Standards Technical Resource Guide. The ASHRAE Task Force For Building Decarbonization (TFBD) webpage includes technical resources, information, videos and publications to expedite the adoption of climate change mitigation policies […]

Carrier Introduces AquaSnap 30RC Air-Cooled Chiller

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carrier introduced the all-new AquaSnap® 30RC air-cooled scroll chiller featuring Greenspeed® intelligence and R-32 refrigerant, which complies with Jan. 1, 2024 low global warming potential (GWP) requirements, with best in class energy-efficiency while delivering quieter operation within a tiered design for a broader operating range and design flexibility*. Carrier is a part […]

Greenheck Launches Air Distribution Product Line

Greenheck recently added air distribution products to its industry-leading product line making it even easier to specify a complete ventilation system from one supplier. Greenheck’s air distribution products include an extensive selection of grilles, registers, diffusers (GRDs), and air terminal units (ATUs) that are designed, engineered, and tested to meet a wide range of performance […]

New Littelfuse Knowledge Center Helps Customers Prevent Ground-Fault Hazards

Littelfuse, Inc., (NASDAQ: LFUS), an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, introduces a new ground-fault knowledge center ( for engineers, electricians, maintenance workers, and others to create a safer electrical environment. The resource portal provides educational material including defining ground faults, explaining misconceptions, and offering solutions on how to prevent […]

Bradley Donates Hand Sanitizer Dispensers for Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

Following the devastation of Hurricane Ian in Florida, Bradley Corporation has donated hand sanitizer dispensers and supplies to support hand hygiene of community members helping with relief efforts. The product donation came about when Bradley’s national sales manager, Brian Jurkiewicz, and regional sales manager, Mike Logan, brainstormed with Karen Lott, Bradley territory business manager, to […]

Danfoss Report: Huge Gap Between Energy Demand and Supply from Renewables

A new whitepaper from Danfoss, the Danish family-controlled engineering group, highlights the dramatic increase in global demand for energy and argues that, without urgent action to curb energy demand, the build-out of renewables will be insufficient to meet the needs of a growing population. As world leaders meet in Egypt for the COP27, Danfoss says […]

Carrier Launches Abound Predictive Insights, Expands AquaEdge 19DV Chiller Line

Carrier—a part of Carrier Global Corporation, the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions—recently made two major product announcements. Abound Predictive Insights to Reduce Downtime and Extend Life of Building Equipment Carrier announced the release of Abound™ Predictive Insights, a part of the Abound suite of solutions that […]