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Bridging the Gap: Celebrating Sales Engineers During Engineers Week

In the fall of 1989, I sat in a crowded lecture hall with about 200 other students for the very first class of Engineering 101 on the NC State...

Feb / 20
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For the Love of HVAC: A Career Story

If I had to guess, I would say that most of us who work in the commercial HVAC industry didn't plan to end up in this field I, for one, had my eye on...

Feb / 14
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MERV-A Ratings Make the Best Filters Stand Out from the Crowd

Wintertime is the season of sickness. The flu, COVID-19, common colds, RSV, and all sorts of unnamed viral infections seem to run rampant as the cold...

Jan / 25
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Optimizing HVAC in Hospitals: Key to Safety, Comfort, and Efficiency

A hospital’s design and functionality play a pivotal role in ensuring patient well-being and recovery. Among the myriad of elements that contribute...

Nov / 6
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Unique Career Advantages of Sales Engineering in the Comfort Business

For people looking to begin a career in sales, many find themselves weighing the options of traditional sales and sales engineering. Each comes with...

Oct / 3
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How Manufacturers’ Reps can Help Customize Your Commercial HVAC System

For most commercial buildings and building projects, putting together an HVAC system is not as simple as walking into the hardware store, selecting...

Sep / 19
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Maintain Healthy Indoor Air Quality at School with Proper Ventilation

The return to school each fall is an exciting time, but it can also be a challenge for school administrators and facilities managers. After a long...

Aug / 24
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High Stakes, High Comfort: The HVAC Demands of Casinos

Behind the dazzling lights and exhilarating atmosphere of casinos lies an essential component that keeps visitors comfortable and engaged - the...

Jul / 21
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Navigating HVAC Regulations and Compliance in the Southeast: A Comprehensive Guide for Commercial Buildings

Commercial HVAC regulations play an important role in ensuring efficiency, safety, and environmental responsibility. The Southeast region presents...

Jul / 7
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Enhancing Commercial Manufacturing: The Critical Role of HVAC Reps

When it comes to commercial manufacturing, maintaining a comfortable and productive work environment is crucial. One of the key factors in achieving...

Jun / 30
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Protect Indoor Air Quality from Wildfire Smoke with NPBI™ Technology

As Canada is facing its record-worst wildfire season, those of us living south of Quebec and Ontario can feel the effects of the smoke on the air...

Jun / 21
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The Value of Access to Stocked Commercial HVAC Inventory

HVAC systems can’t last forever, unfortunately. According to ASHRAE, a centrifugal chiller will last an average of 17.6 years. A packaged rooftop...

Jun / 14
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Building Strong Partnerships: The Value of Working with Our HVAC Sales Engineers

In the dynamic world of HVAC commercial manufacturing, successful partnerships play a crucial role in driving growth and delivering exceptional...

Jun / 2
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Top Trends in Commercial HVAC Technology

As a commercial HVAC manufacturer's representative, staying on top of the latest trends in HVAC technology is crucial to providing the best possible...

May / 22
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Summer Break is Almost Here: Upgrade Your System with a Quick Walkthrough

In anticipation of summer break, colleges, and universities are gearing up for a time of rest and rejuvenation. For maintenance and facility...

May / 1
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Understanding HVAC Load Calculations for Commercial Spaces

Load calculations are necessary for designing a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for a commercial building. What are HVAC...

Apr / 21
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The Importance of Mentorship in the Competitive World of Mechanical Engineering Jobs

As graduation quickly approaches for many college students, a majority of them are probably wondering 'What comes next? 'Mentorship can be...

Apr / 21
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Unlocking Efficiency: The Power of Variable Speed Drives in Your HVAC System

A Variable Speed Drive (VSD) is a device used to vary the speed, or RPMs of an electric motor. The most common motor in use today is the AC induction...

Apr / 12
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Charlotte Warehouse Grand Opening Recap

The grand opening of our 75,000-square-foot warehouse in Charlotte, NC was March 30, 2023. It was a great day filled with food, brazing classes, and...

Apr / 4
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Leveraging Your Contacts to Land the Job

The #1 way people discover a new job is through a referral, and on average, employee referrals account for 30-40% of all hires. Every interaction you...

Feb / 20
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How a Manufacturer's Rep Can Assist You with System Design

Our team of experienced sales engineers is ready to help you with your next building project. At Hoffman & Hoffman, we strive to provide unmatched...

Feb / 2
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Improved Air Quality for Office Buildings: GPS Ionization Technology

“The worst thing you could do for your immune system is coddle it.” -Dwight Schrute

Jan / 23
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Working with a Team that Feels like a Family

There are many types of families in the world. Some are dysfunctional, some are trying their best to do good by each other, and some families are...

Jan / 20
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How Benefits Can Attract and Retain a Great Team

When you spend 40 hours a week in one place, it's important to feel valued, respected, and happy while you’re there. Full-time workers spend over...

Dec / 29
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Get Hired as an Engineering Intern with the Right Company

It’s no big secret that securing an internship is a significant pathway to job success after graduation. An estimated 300,000 students hold an...

Nov / 30
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Benefits of a Fiberglass Duct System

Building HVAC systems are like the lungs of a person – they remove stale contaminated air from spaces and replace it with fresh, clean air. HVAC...

Nov / 22
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“Life-Work” Balance at Hoffman & Hoffman

A lot of companies promote the fact that they have a good work-life balance, but at Hoffman & Hoffman, we want to put life before work. Your #1...

Nov / 18
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The Benefits of a 7-Day Programmable Thermostat for Rooftop HVAC Units

When controlling the temperature in your commercial building, you want the process to be simple and user-friendly. The Price PRTU Rooftop Unit...

Nov / 15
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2022 Product Showcase Recap

We were thrilled to welcome 22 manufacturers and about 600 attendees to our new facility in Charlotte, NC. We hosted a total of 8 PDH sessions with a...

Nov / 7
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How Your HVAC System Impacts Your Building Sustainability

Outdated and improperly used HVAC Systems are a huge energy suck – creating a strain on your bottom line, and the environment. 

Nov / 3
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3 Ways to Get Your Commercial HVAC Equipment Ready for Winter

Since 1792, The Farmer's Almanac has been predicting the weather and claims 80% accuracy regarding its long-range forecasts. This year, the Almanac...

Oct / 15
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Do You Know Your HVAC Equipment's Life Expectancy?

Every mechanical device you own, whether a car, appliance, or other investment, will eventually reach the end of its lifespan - including commercial...

Aug / 17
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Why Air Movement Matters for Classrooms

Since the advent of COVID-19 in early 2020, parents, administrators, and facilities teams have been more attentive to the indoor air quality in...

Jul / 21
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How Being an Employee-Owner Can Change Your Life

When you think of life-changing experiences you might think of graduating from school, moving to a new city, falling in love, or maybe even getting...

Jul / 15
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Indoor Air Quality Improvements: Price Ceiling Air Purifier

Indoor air quality is one of the most important topics in commercial HVAC in 2022 and has been since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020....

Jun / 14
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Should K-12 Schools Spend COVID Relief Funds on HVAC System Upgrades?

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, 93% of the $122 billion funds allocated to K-12 school districts nationwide remains unspent....

Jun / 9
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5 Guidelines to Follow Attending In-Person PDH Events in 2022

After having experienced lockdown, extended working from home periods, and very little human contact outside close contacts, many people are ready to...

Jun / 7
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Manufacturer Blog:  Price Industries, The Science of Comfort

Price Industries publishes on their blog The Science of Comfort on a regular basis. If you aren’t a subscriber, consider it if you’re interested in...

May / 2
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Manufacturer Blog: Exhaust System Stack Design and Plume Rise

If you haven’t checked out Greenheck’s blog, you’re missing out on a wealth of information on system design, ventilation, indoor air quality, and...

May / 2
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3 Ways to Improve Commercial Kitchen Ventilation

We all know that the kitchen is the heart of any restaurant and having a proper ventilation system is crucial to your success. To maintain a cool...

Apr / 19
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How VFDs Impact HVAC System Efficiency

A variable frequency drive (VFD) controls an electric motor by varying its voltage and frequency. Also, a VFD can control the ramp-up and ramp-down...

Apr / 14
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4 Ways Chilled Beam Technology Impacts Building Efficiency

Chilled beam technology is one of the most used HVAC systems in Europe. The first radiant ceiling was installed in Sweden in the late 1960s and the...

Apr / 11
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Products to Improve HVAC Noise Control in Commercial Buildings

There are a lot of reasons why people don’t really want to hear noisy HVAC systems. Teachers can’t talk over the whispers of students and rattling...

Mar / 14
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4 Ways to Live the Core Values of Your Employer

“Good values are like a magnet – they attract good people.” -John Wooden

Feb / 28
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Product spotlight: DM-2™ from global plasma solutions

The Duct Mounted Auto-Cleaning Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization System (DM-2) is the self-cleaning needlepoint bipolar air ionization system designed...

Feb / 16
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Psychrometrics – The Essence of HVAC

Psychrometrics is the study of the thermodynamic properties of air-vapor mixtures, typically focusing on the interrelation among temperature, partial...

Feb / 7
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7 Reasons to Consider DuctSox for Your Next Project

DuctSox Corporation is a manufacturer of custom-engineered commercial and industrial air dispersion products for open ceiling architecture, critical...

Feb / 1
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Automatic Flow Control Valves vs. Manual Control Valves

What Are Flow Control Valves?

Jan / 24
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3 Ways to Keep Your Warehouse Employees Warm this Winter

With winter in full swing, keeping warehouse employees warm and comfortable is a top priority for building owners. Maintaining a comfortable work...
Jan / 20
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75 Years:  Celebrating Hoffman & Hoffman History

Not every story begins with Once upon a time. Our story begins in 1947 in an apartment in Guilford County, NC, above a two-stall horse barn with a...

Jan / 11
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5 Reasons to Work for an Employee-Owned Company (ESOP)

A company’s employee stock ownership plan, or ESOP, provides its employees with an ownership interest in the company. Check out our top 5 reasons why...

Jan / 5
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ASHRAE's Manual to bipolar ionization for hvac engineers

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE) featured a technical article in their November 2021...

Nov / 19
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Pandemic-Ready Patient Rooms for Healthcare from Price Industries

Eradicating the global pandemic brought on by COVID-19 has become a lengthier process than anticipated. Healthcare facilities are still struggling...

Nov / 15
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What is an air terminal unit? Why is it used?

What You Need to Know About Air Terminal Units

Nov / 8
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Increased Ventilation Improves Air Quality for In-Person Learning

While schools are returning to in-person learning this fall, proper ventilation is a key factor in the COVID-19 prevention strategy recommended by...

Sep / 9
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Big Benefits Offered by Local Custom Air Handling Unit Manufacturer

Haakon Industries announced plans in 2018 to invest $19.6 million in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Asheville, NC, at Enka Commerce...

Aug / 12
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4 Dampers for Your Critical Environment

Airflow is important for any application when it comes to commercial HVAC. One way to control the flow of air is with a damper that is part of the...

Aug / 10
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4 Ways to Use Commercial HVAC to Alleviate Allergies in Your Space

I think that we can all agree that allergies are the worst. Here are a few statistics to back this theory up: 

Aug / 10
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3 Common HVAC Hazards Technicians Face

A career in HVAC entails a large scope of work and an even larger responsibility to work safely. The nature of an HVAC technician’s job puts them in...

Aug / 4
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HVAC Products for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Applications

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an important diagnostic tool using powerful magnets, radio waves and computers to make detailed pictures of the...

Aug / 2
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Manufacturer News: Ruskin Offers NEMA 4X Damper Actuator Weather Shield

Specifications may sometimes call for damper actuator enclosures rated for weatherproof environments. In some applications, damper actuators provide...

Aug / 1
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Greenheck Air Quality and Energy Efficiency Project Profile

Greenheck is one of our manufacturing partners working with engineers, architects and building owners to ensure that each project fulfills end goals...

Jul / 26
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5 Common Commercial HVAC Problems – With Easy Solutions

As with anything, commercial HVAC systems can develop problems. And this can cause more than just a headache for you. Commercial HVAC systems can...

Jul / 23
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Camfil Air Filtration Solutions for Schools and Universities

When we think of air pollution, many of us focus on outdoor air pollution, but did you know that indoor air pollution can be just as impactful on...

Jul / 8
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Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) To Verify HVAC System Performance

Jun / 30
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5 Video Resources for Learning More about Commercial HVAC

The topic of commercial HVAC is broad, and it can be extremely complicated. Whether you are a seasoned HVAC expert in need of a refresher or a recent...

Jun / 28
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Daikin's 32 Reasons to Choose R32 Refrigerant

In 2016, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revised section 608 of the Clean Air Act to prohibit individuals and businesses from...

Jun / 28
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3 Reasons to Continually Maintain Building Fire Dampers

Fire dampers prevent the spread of fire through heating, ventilation and AC ducts and are a critical component in the overall safety of a building...

Jun / 27
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3 Manufacturers Offering PDH credits for HVAC Engineers in 2021

Earning PDH credits can sometimes be a challenge. Now that we're in the back half of the year, the pressure is starting to be on to earn the credits...

Jun / 26
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Ruskin Patents Blade Design on Aluminum Louver

The news is out!  Ruskin has received a patent for their unique blade design on the XP500WD aluminum louver.

Jun / 26
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ABB ACH580 Drives: Override Mode

Many deaths that occur in building fires are not the result of the fire but are, instead, resultant from smoke inhalation or intoxication from carbon...

Jun / 25
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Fact or Myth? Commercial HVAC MythBusters

Sometimes, even in the commercial HVAC industry, you hear things, and you don’t quite know if they’re true or just common myths circling about. But...

Jun / 25
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3 WAYS COMMERCIAL HVAC Technicians Improve Our Buildings...and Lives

Commercial HVAC technicians are tasked with seemingly superhuman duties. Most mechanical rooms are loaded up with various components of commercial...

Jun / 22
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Is Your Commercial HVAC System Ready for Summer?

Here in the Southeast, spring temperatures are already giving way to the warmer temps of summer. We all know that our HVAC systems are under a lot of...

Jun / 20
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Price Engineer Toolkit Available for HVAC Design

HVAC design engineers have a lot on their plates. Not only do they have to have an in-depth systems knowledge, they also need to understand the...

Jun / 18
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Manufacturer Info: Price Zoning System

It's a hard truth about commercial buildings: one thermostat cannot possibly keep an occupied space comfortable. There are countless office...

Jun / 16
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HVAC Ventilation Solutions for Offices

Jun / 14
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5 Benefits of High Efficiency Filters in Food and Beverage Facilities

Are you looking for an effective and affordable solution to keeping your food and beverage facility safe, efficient, and comfortable for employees?...

Jun / 10
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HVAC Ventilation Solutions for Restaurants

It’s almost summertime, and things are beginning to open back up. We are sure that this is great news to restaurant owners, especially after the past...

May / 27
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Protecting Motors from Shaft Currents

There are many reasons why electric motors fail, resulting in unplanned and expensive system downtime. Maintenance issues like over-lubrication,...

May / 19
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New Daikin Air Purifier: Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Our manufacturing partner, Daikin Applied, is at it again! As a leading commercial HVAC company, Daikin Applied is continually creating, designing,...

May / 13
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Building Safety Month: Energy & Innovation in Commercial HVAC

The International Code Council (ICC) is celebrating Building Safety Month throughout the month of May. Week one is focused on energy and innovation....

May / 7
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4 Simple Ways to Earn PDH Credits

Thinking about how you are going to earn PDH credits throughout the year can be stressfuland we get that. Luckily, there are plenty of options to ...

Apr / 28
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Greenheck's Commitment to Indoor Air Quality

One of the things we are particularly proud of at Hoffman & Hoffman is that we work with some of the most innovative and customer-focused...

Apr / 22
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HVAC Ventilation Solutions for Healthcare Facilities

Energy efficiency, indoor air quality, and saving time and money are at the top of everyone’s list, right? If you are a building owner, facility...

Apr / 14
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Q&A: CARES Act Basics for Facility HVAC Upgrades

The global pandemic has left us reeling in so many ways. But I’m a silver-lining kind of person and I believe that not everything related to the...

Apr / 8
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Price Industries: HVAC Solutions for Reducing Airborne Pathogens

With the pandemic beginning to curve downward as the vaccine becomes more available across the country, people are slowly starting to go back to how...

Mar / 31
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HVAC Ventilation Solutions for K-12 Schools

Mar / 17
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8 Ways to Breeze Into Summer with Big Ass Fans

We are always trying to find ways to beat the heat, and Big Ass Fans(BAF) is making that easy this spring. With summer right around the corner, our...

Mar / 3
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NC State Fairgrounds Installs NPBI Technology for Safer Air

Businesses all over the Southeast and the country are adding equipment to their existing HVAC systems to help improve indoor air quality. Keeping...

Mar / 1
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This Clean Air Podcast is a 2021 Must for HVAC Professionals

Feb / 17
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5 Reasons to LOVE Commercial HVAC

It’s the middle of February, and that means that love is in the air. Love for your significant other, love for your pets, love for your friends, and...

Feb / 11
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UNC Pembroke Uses NBPI Technology to IMpact Indoor Air Quality

Universities throughout the country have been resorting to virtual learning and decreased numbers of students in residence. Just like the rest of us,...

Feb / 5
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Ventilation Products for Warehouses

Proper ventilation can be tricky, especially when dealing with a large space that has high ceilings, like a warehouse.Being able to control the...

Feb / 3
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Why Does Indoor Air Quality Matter?

Indoor air quality has been a hot topic of late. Everyone who is anyone wants to know how to scrub the air clean to keep building occupants safe and...

Jan / 28
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Improve the Air Quality in Classrooms, Offices and Retail Spaces

Jan / 20
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Greenheck Offers ONLINE HVAC University IN JANUARY

A Chinese proverb states, "Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back." We all know how important continuing education is, and...

Jan / 11
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3 Ways Commercial HVAC Makes the World a Better Place

It’s 2021, and it’s time to focus on all of the good things that make the world a better place. We may be a bit biased, but one thing that is often...

Jan / 5
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3 Reasons Facilities Teams Need HVAC Manufacturer's reps

Every single commercial building contains an impressive infrastructure that many building occupants take for granted. The facilities team manages not...

Dec / 15
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2 Quick Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Clean, healthy, safe air. That is what everyone is talking about now, right? Right!  

Dec / 9
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3 Reasons to Be Thankful for Your Commercial HVAC System

Often on Thanksgiving, we sit and give thanks for all the things that bring us joy and happiness each year. Many people give thanks for family,...

Nov / 25
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Eliminating Airborne Viruses: Your Questions Answered

We all strive for the healthiest indoor air possible, now more than ever.Global Plasma Solutions (GPS), with their patented NEEDLEPOINT BIPOLAR...

Nov / 17
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Fabric Air Dispersion Solutions Improve Indoor Air Quality

We usually don’t talk about foodborne illnesses in the HVAC industry. After all, what does food contamination have to do with commercial HVAC? The ...

Nov / 12
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Air Handlers For Tight Spaces

The main purpose of an Air Handling Unit (AHU) is to condition and distribute air throughout a buildingin order to keep occupants comfortable and as...

Nov / 4
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5 Ways Commercial HVAC Systems Can Terrify You

Around this time of year, viewing of scary television shows and movies spikes. There is something about the Halloween season with its cooling temps...

Oct / 29
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5 Reasons Why You Should Work with (and For!) an ESOP Company

October is ESOP month, which makes it a fantastic time to celebrate all the reasons why working with, and for, and ESOP company is a good idea....

Oct / 21
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5 Reasons Nortek’s EnergyPack® Helps Increase Commercial HVAC Savings

Leaves on the trees are changing color, and you may even be grabbing a jacket on the way out the door. The fall weather is fresh and exciting, but it 

Oct / 20
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Manufacturer News: Ruskin New Data Center Dampers

Data centers depend on high performance and reliability, and that’s exactly what Ruskin had in mind when they released three new commercial damper...

Oct / 6
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The Basics of Displacement Ventilation

Indoor air quality has become a hot topic of conversation in 2020. Offices, restaurants, museums, and other indoor areas have been shut down for...

Oct / 5
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Greenheck’s SP-AP Ceiling Exhaust Fan

Within the last year, Greenheck introduced their newest model in their SP commercial ceiling exhaust fan line. If you haven’t heard, themodular SP-AP

Oct / 2
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Ruskin® 2020 Webinar Series

Sep / 22
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Preventing White Rust in Galvanized HVAC equipment

White rust is the enemy of cooling towers and other galvanized HVAC equipment. Once white rust has formed, it can significantly reduce the life of a...

Sep / 18
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Camfil's CamCarb Filters

CamCarb VG modules are molecular filters that provide efficient removal of acidic or corrosive molecular contamination in indoor air and...

Sep / 16
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How Can HVAC Monitoring Help Reduce Costs and Save Time?

With industry-leading technology, Daikin Applied continues to make life easier for building owners, facilities managers, service technicians and...

Sep / 9
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CONTINUING EDUCATION:  ABB VIRTUAL TRAINING

We are huge proponents of continuing education. In the commercial HVAC world, technology is changing. We, as system designers, building owners,...

Sep / 2
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ASHRAE Updates Building Readiness Guidance

Commercial buildings, universities, and schools are all in the midst of re-opening to the public in the midst of COVID-19. The ASHRAE Epidemic Task...

Aug / 19
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5 Ways Your Building Equipment Can Keep Occupants Safer

Keeping building occupants safer is a predominant theme in commercial building. With the advent of a global pandemic that has brought more than 5...

Aug / 17
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Increase Airflow with the Clean Air System

Big Ass Fans has a new Big Idea. The innovative fan company has assembled a powerful collection of purpose-built products to help disinfect the air...

Aug / 13
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Energy Recovery Ventilators

Did you know that it is possible to recover energy from HVAC equipmentventilating a space?

Aug / 6
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Manufacturer News: New SmartSource® DOAS Water Source Heat Pump

In case you missed it, Daikin Applied recently released a new product. The new SmartSource® Dedicated Outside Air System (DOAS) water source heat pump

Aug / 3
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10 HVAC System Recommendations for Schools During Pandemic

Parents, educators, and administrators are all concerned about student and staff safety as schools and universities prepare to open for the 2020...

Jul / 29
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COVID-19 Emergency Response Air Distribution Products by Price Industries

Much to our collective dismay, we are still in the midst of a global pandemic with the United States currently at the forefront of increasing...

Jul / 14
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Smart Shield Water Treatment Systems for Cooling Towers

Cooling towers are a vital part of removing heat from a commercial building, whether it be an important piece of the commercial HVAC system or for...

Jul / 8
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Choosing Louvers to Help Fight Infectious Aerosol Transmission in Buildings

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, building owners, facilities managers, and engineers all have one thing on their mind that they are trying to...

Jul / 1
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ABB Virtual Training Series July 2020

Virtual training is a fantastic way to learn more while sitting in the comfort of your own office or home. Our friends at ABB have designed a Drives...

Jun / 30
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5 Reasons to Consider Fabric Ductwork for Your Commercial HVAC System

Most of us go about our days without thinking about the maze of ductwork that helps us control our indoor environments, keeping us cool in the winter...

Jun / 25
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Greenheck's Automatic Balancing Dampers

Automatic Balancing Dampers (ABD) are popular in commercial buildings, as the provide precise and automatic airflow regulation in supply or exhaust...

Jun / 23
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The Critical Role That HVAC Technicians Play in Our Industry

Do you have a new office building that needs a new air conditioner installed? Call a technician. Is a piece of your equipment malfunctioning, cutting...

Jun / 22
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Prevent White Rust ON Cooling Towers

Galvanized steel has been the preferred material of construction for evaporative cooling equipment for over 50 years. However a form of premature...

Jun / 19
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5 Reasons to Love the Essence® Overhead Fan

There is no need to break the bank to have the proper air circulation in your commercial space. Big Ass Fans has the perfect budget-friendly...

Jun / 17
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Summer Virtual HVAC University With Greenheck

With all this social distancing, we are getting creative about providing and earning continuing education credits. Greenheck is now temporarily...

Jun / 16
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5 Reasons to Work with a Commercial HVAC REP

Professional life has changed significantly over the last 20 years. Where we once picked up a phone, we now click keys on a keyboard. Shelves of...

Jun / 10
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Improve Air Quality in Schools with Displacement Ventilation

Air quality and operational efficiency of K-12 schools are always on the checklist of performance indicators for school design projects. We want to...

Jun / 3
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8 Ways to Lower HVAC Costs and Increase Efficiency with this Chiller

According to our manufacturing friends at Daikin Applied, “Over 95% of the time chillers operate in off-design conditions with lower loads or ambient...

Jun / 2
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The Risk of Airborne Virus Transmission in Buildings

As of today, COVID-19 has claimed over 374,000 lives worldwide with over 6 million confirmed cases but, according to a recent New York Times article,...

Jun / 1
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How to Reduce Airborne Illnesses Using these Two Things

Think of how often you spend inside on a typical day, the amount of indoor air you are breathing in every minute. According to the United States EPA,...

May / 28
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Improve Indoor Air Quality

Each year the “State of the Air" provides a report card on the two most widespread outdoor air pollutants: ozone pollution, also known as smog, and...

May / 27
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3 Quick Tips About Ruskin’s Stationary Louvers

Ventilation in any building is crucial, but how do you get air from the outside without all the other things that might come along with it? That’s...

May / 15
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Greenheck Assists With Temporary Hospital

Greenheck Group is a global leader in the engineering and manufacture of HVAC equipment. During these times, they continue to support ongoing...

May / 14
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Virtual Event: The future of workplace safety

The global pandemic has thrown a curve ball at everyone in the business world. Now that businesses are looking at re-opening their doors, there is a...

May / 13
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Four Benefits of GPS NPBI Technology

Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization (NPBI) technology works to safely clean the air inside commercial and residential buildings. NPBI is the artificial...

May / 8
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5 Benefits of HVLS Fans

With summer right around the corner, don’t make your HVAC system overwork itself. HVLS fans (High Volume, Low Speed fans) can relieve the work of an...

May / 6
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4 Ways These Air Handlers Can Boost Efficiency and Save Money

If you are looking for a piece of HVAC equipment that will improve indoor air quality and provide comfort for your building occupants, while still...

May / 1
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Air Purification Can Help Remove Allergens

Warm sun, cool breeze, bright flowers, there are so many things to love about spring! But unfortunately, spring can also bring sneezing, a runny...

Apr / 29
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Design engineer tools:  abb energysave calculator

We love to save engineers time and, sometimes, a few headaches. It's one of the reasons why our team works hard to help engineers select the right...

Apr / 27
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4 Things to Know About the Venmar® Brand

One of our manufacturer’s, Nortek Air Solutions, LLC., has multiple AHU/DX brands that they have in order to represent the different technology they...

Apr / 24
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5 Water Treatment Systems From EVAPCO

Hoffman & Hoffman is proud to partner with manufacturers who value sustainability and are always innovating to find solutions to make life easier and...

Apr / 23
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Munters is offering remote assistance

Munters is a global leader in energy-efficient and sustainable air treatment solutions for industrial applications and agriculture sectors. Their...

Apr / 22
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HVAC INDUSTRY RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our daily lives to the point that some businesses are forced to close their doors, people are sheltering in place...

Apr / 21
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5 COVID-19 Response Case Studies from Ruskin

The HVAC industry is staying on the tip of their toes 24/7 across the country trying to help in any way they can during these difficult times. There...

Apr / 21
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Greenheck launches new Revit Tool

Are you an engineer, designer or contractor who uses Revit? 

Greenheck has announced their new eCAPS 

Bridge for Revit, which will save HVAC design...
Apr / 13
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Basics of Air Filtration

Air is something most of us take for granted. For the most part, we breathe in and out throughout the course of our lives without giving a single...

Apr / 10
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