Save the date for the 2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta

Save the date for the 2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta

The show welcomes HVACR professionals serving commercial, industrial, residential and institutional markets.

Radiant Heat Comfort on Boats

Radiant Heat Comfort on Boats

Personal and commercial boats including charter fishing, tug boats, ferries and law enforcement boats can easily gain the comfort of radiant heat.

Electric Radiant Heat Addresses Norway’s Guidelines for Indoor Environment, Air Temperature

Electric Radiant Heat Addresses Norway’s Guidelines for Indoor Environment, Air Temperature

With people indoors 90 percent of the time, the Norwegian Regional Board of Health and the Department of Employment created guidelines for the country’s indoor business environment.  With the employer responsible for indoor air quality, measures were taken to improve conditions for employees.

Comfort and Well-being with Electric Radiant Heat

Comfort and Well-being with Electric Radiant Heat

Electric radiant heat is kept where it is needed – at the floor.  You notice this when your feet sense its comfort, making you feel warm even at a lower temperature setting.  Conversely, step on a cold floor and you immediately feel cold throughout your body.

Wasted Energy in AC/DC Conversions Calls for Innovation, R&D

Wasted Energy in AC/DC Conversions Calls for Innovation, R&D

Today commercial buildings use between 33-50% of all AC electricity produced and distributed by public utilities in the United States. These same buildings also use a majority of digital electronic devices that are inherently DC powered.

Variable Speed Geothermal Unit Makes it Easier to Go Net Zero

Variable Speed Geothermal Unit Makes it Easier to Go Net Zero

Similar to cruise control in a car, the variable-speed water-to-water accelerates and decelerates continuously.

A New Year’s Toast to Winery Innovation

A New Year’s Toast to Winery Innovation

Domaine de la Cressonnière in Pignans, France enlisted the consistent, self-regulating heat provided by STEP Heater to heat individual vats of wine by wrapping them with the thin, strong and flexible Nano Polycarbon membrane.

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Movement Gaining Ground

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Movement Gaining Ground

Geothermal heating and cooling has been well understood since the 1950s, but it wasn't until the 1970s that the technology was available to make it efficient and affordable.

Eleven Years After Installation Radiant Heating System Gets Warm Review

Eleven Years After Installation Radiant Heating System Gets Warm Review

Before Lonnie C. of Loudonville, NY had a STEP Warmfloor radiant heating system installed in 2006 he researched it thoroughly.

Infographic: Geothermal Heating and Cooling Explained

Infographic: Geothermal Heating and Cooling Explained

Geothermal heating and cooling could be eligible again for tax credits.

Demand for “Thermal Comfort” Grows: Solutions Constantly Expanding, Improving

Demand for “Thermal Comfort” Grows: Solutions Constantly Expanding, Improving

Several factors are contributing to the demand for better thermal comfort around the world:  perceptions/attitudes toward climate change, adoption of numerous energy-efficient codes and technologies at varying measures across the globe, and population expansion to name a few.

Make Your Dumb Air Conditioner Smarter

Make Your Dumb Air Conditioner Smarter

What happens when you are one of the millions of people that have a stand-alone room air conditioner or heating unit that isn't controlled by a central thermostat system?

Annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo: Its Net Zero Zone a Highlighted Annual Focus

Annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo: Its Net Zero Zone a Highlighted Annual Focus

Exhibiting their exclusive radiant heating system, Electro Plastics, Inc. /STEP Warmfloor, is the inventor and manufacturer of the only low-voltage, flat, homogeneous self-regulating Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) heater in the world.

New Variable Speed Geothermal Heat Pump Can Do It All

New Variable Speed Geothermal Heat Pump Can Do It All

Similar to cruise control in a car, the variable-speed water-to-water accelerates and decelerates continuously.

Record Crowds at Solar Power International and Energy Storage International Expo

Record Crowds at Solar Power International and Energy Storage International Expo

Over 20,000 attendees saw the latest solar power and energy storage innovations displayed by 700+ exhibitors at the annual Solar Power International (SPI) Expo September 10-13 in Las Vegas. The event, sponsored by SPI and Energy Storage International (ESI), attributed...

Nest Smart Thermostat Prepared for the Solar Eclipse

Nest Smart Thermostat Prepared for the Solar Eclipse

The upcoming eclipse represents an opportunity for a special energy rush hour.

Solar Power International Annual Convention Returns to Las Vegas

Solar Power International Annual Convention Returns to Las Vegas

Over 18,000 attendees are expected to attend Solar Power International at Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas for the four day event September 10-13.

Past Predictions and Today’s Practices

Past Predictions and Today’s Practices

Fifty years ago radiant heating might have sounded like science fiction. Today there’s a saying about concrete and underfloor heating systems that goes, “friends don’t let friends pour concrete without PEX in it”.

You Could Be Wasting Money Cooling an Empty Home

You Could Be Wasting Money Cooling an Empty Home

The best way for consumers to control their electric bills, and help the environment, is to reduce consumption.

Comparative Analysis of Current State-of-the-Art Heating

Comparative Analysis of Current State-of-the-Art Heating

Comparing self-regulating radiant heating to traditional forced-air and renewable energy systems reveals impressive energy savings and performance using the radiant system.

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