Author: Mike Weil

February 2018 Photo of the Month Call For Entries

The February Contest is Now Open Don’t miss your chance to win a $50 gift card. The February 2018 High Performance HVAC Photo of the Month contest is open. All you need to do is submit a picture of a project or installation you’ve encountered in the field that really was superb, not so good, or so bad all you can say is, ‘What the heck?’ It’s really easy.  Just snap a picture of the installation, and send it in to us. We will post it on the HVACToday.com website for our site visitors to vote on. The person...

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January 2018 NCI Member Update

Register NOW for NCI’s High Performance Summit 2018 Blaze your trail to high performance in Texas at the 2018 High Performance Summit. This action-packed event will be here before you know it. Join us in Austin, March 4-6, 2018 and learn from your fellow contractors how they are making Performance-Based Contracting™ work in their businesses. Early Bird Savings Plus A BONUS You can still save $100 in Early Bird Savings off each full Summit registration, but those savings end on January 15th. Furthermore, as a National Comfort Institute member you’ll earn 5% NCI bucks and members with the Learning...

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2017 Photo of the Year Winner Is . . .

National Comfort Institute, Inc. and High Performance HVAC Today magazine are pleased to announce the 2017 HVAC Photo of  the Year! The grand prize image is one of the nine 2017 monthly winners as voted upon by visitors to this website. The image categories include: The Good. These images reflect some of the better HVAC installations/retrofits and highlight prime work by Performance-Based Contractors™ in the HVAC Industry The Bad. Often service technicians will walk into situations where they have to “pick up the pieces” of an installation or service retrofit that has gone wrong. These images are examples of...

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January 2018 High Performance Products

Hydronic Differential Pressure Manometer Dwyer’s Series 490A Hydronic Differential Pressure Manometers are available in several basic ranges and can tolerate most liquid media compatible with 316LSS. A new feature added is field-adjustable damping. This allows users to choose the level of display averaging rate that corresponds to fluctuation levels common in many applications. The hydronic meter kit includes: Two 6-ft. high-pressure rated tubing with shut off valves High pressure 3-way valve 8-ft. poly tubing for purges 1/16” x 1 1/2”, 1/8” x 3” and 1/8” x 1-1/2” pairs of pressure probes 90° Flare to 1/4” NPT fittings PTFE Tape...

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January 2018 High Performance News

2018 AHR Expo Blows Into Chicago this Month The AHR Expo is one of the HVAC Industry’s oldest and largest events. This year the show will be held in Chicago, at McCormick Place from January 22-24th. Since 1930, the Show has provided a forum for the entire HVACR industry, including original equipment manufacturers; engineers; contractors; distributors; commercial, industrial and institutional facility operators; and educators to come together to discover the latest products, learn about new technologies, and develop mutually beneficial business relationships. Co-sponsored by ASHRAE and AHRI, this event draws nearly 65,000 attendees and 2,000 exhibitors. With more than...

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