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Bosch Acquires Climatec, An Independent Provider of Building Technology

Last week, Bosch announced that it has acquired Climatec, a full-service provider of energy efficiency, security, fire safety, and building automation solutions for an undisclosed amount.  Climatec is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona and has a presence in California, Nevada, and Texas with 670 employees.   Private equity firm, Pegasus Capital Advisors, purchased majority ownership of Climatec…



Free Webinar by Taco: Learn to Estimate Energy Consumption for Hydronic Systems

John Barba, Taco’s well-known training manager, is putting on a 45-minute free webinar that takes a mathematical approach to properly estimate energy consumption for various hydronic components.  The dates are Monday, November 7th, 5 – 6 pm ET and Tuesday, November 8th, 4-5 pm ET.  Click to see further details on the webinar and how to register……



A Proven Energy Saver: Low Mass Heat Emitters

Today’s moden living spaces require less energy to heat the space due to advanced insulation and passive solar techniques.  With internal and external heat gains constantly fluctuating, there is a challenge to mantain a constant, comfortable temperature within the occupied space.  In order to respond quickly to these changes, we must re-think the design of our heat emitters and consider the energy…



Building Owners Want a Single Source, But Who Is It?

The last thing a building owner of an income generating property wants is a problem to arise with a mechanical system and a finger-pointing game to ensue between the various trades on the job.  Service calls waste the building owner’s time and money even to the extent of greatly decreasing the value of the property…