Part 1: Evaluation of Mini-Split Heat Pumps as Supplemental and Full System Retrofits in a Hot-Humid Climate
More stringent energy efficiency standards and the demand for higher efficiency are increasing the popularity of technologies such as mini-split heat pumps (MSHPs). The market for ductless heat pumps is growing 10–30% annually. The U....
The use of mobile devices in field service has provided multiple conveniences for HVACR contractors. Tools as basic as GPS locators pinpointing customer homes and businesses, calendars and reminders that help manage appointments and accessible ... [continue reading]
Bringing Your Residential Home Performance Experience to the World of Commercial Performance [continue reading]
This is the fifth and last part in a series that describes how PACE financing is revolutionizing the home performance contracting industry. Participating in PACE as a registered contractor carries with it a strong potential ... [continue reading]
The SouthWest Building Science Training Center (SWBSTC) was created in 2004, in partnership with the Arizona Governor’s Office of Energy Policy, and Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) Home Improvements. The center was created to ... [continue reading]
A 2015 study, “Impacts of global warming on residential heating and cooling degree-days in the United States,” comparing heating ...
“Why do you need to cool and heat the whole building? Why don’t you cool and heat ...