• Sustainable Construction Practices Provide Opportunity for Manufacturers

    First line of text for new post (add more text here...)The green building movement is turning into a boon for domestic manufacturers. These growing American companies make a wide range of products, from heat-blocking window shades to floor heating systems to office furniture. Unico Inc., a St. Louis manufacturer of small-duct, -velocity heating and cooling systems, is typical of suppliers that are[...]

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    Heat Pumps Provide Less Expensive Heating and Cooling

    The name "heat pump" is misleading. This appliance actually does an efficient job of both heating and cooling your home. Unlike conventional HVAC systems, a heat pump functions by moving heat, rather than generating hot or cold air. This heat may be sourced from the air (the most common type, also known as "air-to-air"), water, or earth (geothermal). In winter, your heat pump will transfer warm [...]

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    Carrier Unveils Innovative Solution to Preserve Michelangelo's Frescoes in the Sistine Chapel

    CarrierĀ announced Wednesday the completed installation of an innovative heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) solution for the Sistine Chapel, developed to help preserve Michelangelo's masterpieces against deterioration caused by increasing numbers of visitors. The new Carrier HVAC system design will be presented over the next two days to an international audience specializing in [...]

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