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Building Technology, HVAC

Myths of Ductless Technology Debunked

14 Nov , 2018  

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The Top 10 Myths of Ductless Technology And the Top Mini-Split Myths Are … Written by Robert Beverly, achrnews.com, November 14, 2018 Some beliefs, like Greek mythology, last for generations because they contain a valuable lesson. Others, like these, are just ready to become ancient history. Here are 10 myths about VRF, mini split, and ductless […]

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Building Technology, Whole Building

Old HVAC Systems Are Being Replaced With Energy Efficient Systems

2 Aug , 2017  

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High-performance buildings exemplify the effectiveness of HVAC energy-efficiency retrofits achrnews.com, July 17, 2017 HVAC systems in commercial buildings consume a lot of energy, which is why many building owners and managers are looking at replacing their older, inefficient equipment with new high-performing systems. The buildings discussed below offer a good representation of the types of […]

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Building Technology, Emerging Technology, Whole Building

Investigating the Incremental Costs of Ten Emerging Technologies

15 Jun , 2016  

Valerie Eacret, ERS, for Zondits ERS recently partnered with the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership (NEEP) to investigate the incremental costs of ten emerging technologies. The study includes full and incremental costs, as well as considerable, relevant technical information. Multiple research methods were used for each technology, including market actor interviews, web research, project invoice review, […]

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Building Technology, Emerging Technology, HVAC

The State of the Technology: Variable Refrigerant Flow Heat Pump Systems

15 Jun , 2016  

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Jesse Remillard and Valerie Eacret, ERS, for Zondits ERS is wrapping up a study for the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships for which we performed primary and secondary cost research for a variety of key emerging technologies. One of these technologies was the variable refrigerant flow (VRF) heat pump (HP) system. Variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems […]

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Building Technology, HVAC

Ask the Expert: When Does VRF Make Sense?

2 Jun , 2015  

When Does a Variable Refrigerant Flow System Make Sense? Chris Zimbelman and Adam Allington for Zondits, June 2, 2015 In order to understand what the best applications are for variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems, we should back up and discuss their operation and benefits first. VRF systems are a sophisticated type of air-source (or occasionally […]

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