Whether they’re motivated by concern for their own health or the environment (or both), many people are carrying reusable water bottles these days. You could refill your water bottle at a drinking fountain, but drinking fountains weren’t designed for this purpose. Elkay®, which has been manufacturing drinking fountains in the USA since the 1960s, introduced the ezH2O® bottle filling station in 2010 in response to consumer demand for drinking water and the growing concern regarding the environmental impact of bottled water. ezH2O also allows you to refill your bottle more quickly. ezH2O can fill a 16-ounce bottle in about five seconds; traditional fountains need at least 20 seconds.
How do you design beautiful, modern, collaborative buildings and workspaces that are acoustically comfortable? The most effective solution is to install a sound masking solution in the office space. Sound masking is the addition of an unobtrusive background sound into an environment that covers up excess noise in the environment.
Facility managers can benefit from understanding how to choose portable air conditioning or “spot cooling” for a wide range of applications, both temporary and permanent. Sunbelt Rentals Climate Control Services, which now offers North America’s largest fleet of mobile cooling and heating equipment, provides guidelines on selecting the right portable air conditioner.
As the number of different types of variable refrigerant flow systems increases, this technology is able to serve more buildings — and deliver more benefits, including exceptional energy efficiency.
SitOnIt® Seating has introduced Lumin™ and Rio™, two new multipurpose chair collections. Lumin is an elegant contemporary multipurpose chair designed for exceptional support and comfort. Rio is an affordably priced, compact, stylish and versatile weight-assisted flexback stacking chair with transitional styling and loads of colorful options.
What’s the best way to power a fan array in a critical operation? For those who may not know what a fan array is, a fan array is exactly what it sounds like - a series of smaller fans designed to carry the load once handled by a single larger fan.
An American architectural jewel tapped Bradley Corporation to lead its latest washroom makeover. The Merchandise Mart is one of the world’s largest commercial buildings. Established in 1930, the landmark’s iconic art-deco design is one of the defining features of Chicago’s riverfront. It has a dedicated stop on the city’s elevated train system and welcomes more than 25,000 people through its doors on a daily basis.
Seeking the most eco-friendly building technologies and materials for their new corporate headquarters, this fertilizer company, with the help of its mechanical contractor and design engineer, discovered an ideal piping solution for its geothermal, chilled and condenser water and snowmelt systems.
Our industry leading 100% outside air High Discharge Temperature Heating and Ventilation (HTHV) direct fired heating technologies are the most energy efficient way to heat both commercial and industrial buildings. Cambridge’s heaters also have the industry's highest temperature rise and Btu/cfm ratio. Starting at 250,000 Btus, our SA-series heaters are the most energy efficient way to heat buildings with 25,000 s/f or less. For larger spaces, 25,000 s/f and up, our S-series heaters provide heating solutions up to 3.2 million Btus from a single heater.