Petra’s Energy Efficient Chillers

Petra has stayed at the forefront of chiller technology since its founding in 1987. Because this global HVAC leader continually works on perfecting heat pump chillers and free cooling chillers, it's continually finding innovative ways to make buildings and industrial heating and cooling processes more energy efficient.Mark Hartman oversees the…

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Ephoca Brings Italian Innovation to the U.S.

Ephoca provides state-of-the-art solutions tailored for multi-resident structures. With a history rooted in Italy, it is bringing superior unitary HVAC technology to the American market. After five years in the United States, Ephoca is quickly becoming a leading solution for North American engineers who require efficient electrification for multi-resident structures.…

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The Fine Art of Controlling Humidity

When a Michigan college renovated its fine arts center, it needed an HVAC system specifically designed to accommodate spaces with varying needs.The MeeFog high-pressure fogging humidification system provided flexibility and allowed them to precisely control the moisture levels in each of the building’s air handlers. Learn More

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Klimor HVAC Customization for a Historic Building

A children's heath campus opened its doors in 1940, starting with a single building dedicated to pediatric research and care. Since the healthcare foundation has initiated many modernizations and significant additions as they continually provided the latest in hospital- and clinic-based specialty care, primary care, prevention and health information services,…

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ASHRAE Winter Conference Highlights

In January, four team members from Coward Environmental Systems, Inc. (CESI) attended the ASHRAE Winter Conference in Chicago's famed McCormick Center. ASHRAE is a diverse organization with over 50,000 members from over 132 nations, dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration to serve…

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Preparing for the R410 Refrigerant Phase-Out  

Air handling and air quality technologies have rapidly evolved to provide more effective, efficient, and green solutions. While most of the industry has been focused on anticipating "what's next," government agencies have been helping change along by implementing bans on  R410A refrigerants after 2025. The History of the AIM Act…

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Expanding Facilities and Training Force in U.S. is a Smardt Move

David Donges, General Manager of the Americas at Smardt Chiller Group, recently talked with Coward Environmental Systems, Inc. (CESI) about efforts to build and fortify its presence in the U.S. "The pandemic really magnified the weaker points in our global distribution strategies," says Donges. "Like most manufacturers, we experienced backups…

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Electrification in IAQ and Buildings

Electrification has become a buzzword in the air handling industry. It's a term used to describe the replacement of fossil fuel energy with solar and wind. The movement advocates a shift from oil, gas, and coal to electricity powered by solar, wind, and other sources of zero-carbon electricity. While it's…

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