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2017 ACP Innovation Expo Course Schedule

ACP welcomes all engineers, general contractors, mechanical and sheet metal contractors on October 4th-5th to our ACP Cleveland office to see the latest innovations and new technologies our leading HVAC manufacturers have to offer. Come discuss current projects, learn how innovations will shape your next HVAC systems, and how ACP can…

When Is It Time to Finally Replace A Coil?

Replacing heat exchanger coils has been taking place since the beginning of the HVAC, processing and cooling era.  It’s now close to 90 years since the first finned tube heat exchangers appeared on the market in the early 1900’s. The coil has undergone drastic changes over the years - from…

Training is a BIG deal at Air Control Products, Inc.

It's a very exciting time at Air Control Products with many new products hitting the market from our cutting edge manufacturers. With new products comes training for the entire ACP team. In January a large group flew to central Wisconsin for some intense energy recovery, make up air and controls…

Direct Fired vs. Indirect Fired Heaters

In planning a new HVAC project, one of the main criteria after determining your specific heating requirements is determining your heat source. The two most common sources are direct and indirect fired heaters. Direct fired heaters are both more efficient and less expensive than indirect fired heaters. However, there are…

Building Better Buildings

When representing manufacturers that constantly innovate their products, it is ACP’s responsibility to understand how and why their technology evolves. Sometimes change is required by code, but more frequently a product is developed or redesigned to make a process more efficient. While mechanical plans must comply with code, factors like…

The Sky is the Limit – Price Industries

Research and Innovation. You can’t describe Price Industries without using these two words. Their commitment to ensuring they are always the leader in innovative air handling products is unmatched in the industry. Want proof this is true? Just look at their brand new 9,000 sq. ft. addition to their already…

Changes in Air-To-Air Energy Recovery Requirements and the IECC

Greenheck Fan's technical bulletin featured this month was an article on ASHRAE 90.1 and the Changes in Air-To-Air Energy Recovery Requirements and the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).   Learn more about the minimum requirements and review a state-by state comparison: Greenheck Bulletin ERA/116-16

How to Improve Your Warehouse Air Quality

A warehouse – with its monstrous doors, cavernous space and high ceilings – might appear to be better ventilated than, say, a small windowless office. However, just the opposite may be true. Warehouse air can contain dangerous amounts of pollutants. Fumes from machinery and industrial processes as well as emissions…

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

We say “out of sight, out of mind” when referring to fire and smoke dampers because although they are an important piece to your overall Fire Life Safety Program like sprinklers and fire extinguishers, which you can see when walking through a building, dampers you cannot see because they are…

Greenheck Fans Exceed Energy Requirements

Greenheck, once again, upholds its culture and values by exceeding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) energy efficiency guidelines with its new Model SP ceiling exhaust fans (http://www.greenheck.com/products/detail/16?jumpmenu). Products must meet strict requirements to prevent greenhouse gas emissions to earn the Energy Star label (https://www.energystar.gov/buildings/about-us/energy-star-certification). The worldwide leader in manufacturing…

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