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CleanFund, Soligent, Aim to Help Solar Installers Target Commercial Building Market

CleanFund, a direct provider of long-term PACE financing for renewable energy, energy efficiency, water conservation and seismic improvements to commercial properties in the U.S., and Soligent, a B-to-B pure play distributor of solar system products in the U.S., have entered a partnership to help solar equipment dealers sell more solar energy systems to commercial building owners. As part of the ...

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Sun, Fun, ASHRAE and AHR Expo: Registration Open for 2016 Winter Conference in Orlando

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New technical program tracks, more than 200 Professional Development Hour opportunities and the world’s largest HVAC&R marketplace are just a few highlights of the ASHRAE 2016 Winter Conference and AHR Expo taking place in Orlando, Fla. The two events are expected to draw thousands of industry professionals from around the world. The ASHRAE Conference takes place Jan. 23-27, Orlando Hilton, ...

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AHR Review

Feature Story The industry’s best and brightest step forward The 59th AHR Expo wowed the HVAC&R industry earlier this year, from Jan. 29-31, as it attracted an impressive number of exhibiting companies, exhibitor personnel and visitors. The 2007 AHR Expo, which was held at the Dallas Convention Center, attracted 1,789 exhibiting companies, 313 of which were international companies that represented ...

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A ‘two-step” approach

A burner with the two-step pump is a lot easier to work on and set up In two previous articles we looked at the setting and adjustment of damper motors and the servicing of the linkage on commercial burners equipped with that type of damper. In this article we will take a closer look at one of the pumps that ...

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Damper motor troubleshooting, Part II

Feature Story By George Lanthier Last time we looked at setting the damper motors and the servicing of the linkage on commercial burners equipped with a damper. In this article, we’ll look at the controls that make these burners operate. When used to their full abilities, they can save a customer 20 percent or more on their oil bill. It’s ...

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Damper motor troubleshooting, Part I

Feature Story By George Lanthier A lot of us do work on what I call commercial burners. Those burners are, by my definition, anything that fires lo-hi-lo, also called two-stage, and that normally means a firing rate between 6.00 gallons per hour and 35.00 gph. All those burners that fire single-stage below 6.00 gph are nothing but big residential burners ...

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