Windy City Reps

Is a Chilled Beam System Right for Your Space?

November 26, 2021
Radiant heat has been warming homes and buildings for hundreds—if not thousands—of years. Its cooling counterpart, the chilled beam system, has been around since 1986. Given those numbers, it’s no surprise that chilled beam cooling isn’t a common sight in American buildings today. But chilled beam cooling shares many of radiant heat’s benefits, and it’s […]
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Understanding DOE Commercial HVAC Efficiency Standards

November 12, 2021
Every few years, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) updates its guidelines regarding energy efficiency for a wide variety of products. If you work in commercial HVAC, you’re probably following the standards related to commercial HVAC efficiency requirements. Although there are a variety of standards, the most relevant ones in the commercial and industrial sector […]
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Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) Systems: Improving Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in HVAC

November 5, 2021
“Crack open a window!” The idea that fresh outside air is important to people inside has been around since the first time that phrase was shouted. Today, we have many more options available to us than just opening a window. However, our needs and concerns have become significantly more complex in the modern world. HVAC […]
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Humidifiers for Commercial Buildings

October 29, 2021
As far back as the Middle Ages, people have associated air quality and health for centuries—with good reason. However, with the advent of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, indoor air quality is both increasingly controllable and important. As the difference between indoor and outdoor temperatures increases, so does the proliferation of potentially deadly health […]
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Makeup Air Units: The Increasing Importance of Fresh Air

October 22, 2021
Makeup air units are crucial in today’s commercial spaces; they’ve even trickled into the residential market in the form of air purifiers and similar systems. Although they are critical to maintaining proper oxygen levels and removing contaminants from outside air, they can be misunderstood in terms of their usage and placement within an overall HVAC […]
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