USGBC Announces Extension of LEED 2009

Good news for everyone that has a project in the early design stage and is considering a LEED Certification. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced last week that it will allow LEED users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until Oct. 31, 2016. The original date for LEED 2009 registration to […]

DOE Establishes 90.1-2013 as Building Energy-Efficiency Standard

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a ruling that establishes ASHRAE/IES’s 2013 energy-efficiency standard as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes. The move comes after preliminary analysis that the 2013 standard contains energy savings over the 2010 — specifically, 8.5 percent source energy savings and 7.6 percent site energy […]

Proper Pressurization Control and Monitoring of Patient Isolation Rooms

Recent events in the news have brought to prominence the need for quarantine rooms which protect people outside of the isolation rooms from airborne contaminants.  Does your hospital have enough isolation rooms and is the pressure relationship properly controlled and monitored? Infectious airborne pathogens, such as viruses and bacteria are most commonly introduced to the […]

Baghouse Meets Special Application Requirements

During the first quarter of 2013, Air Equipment Company was awarded a large dust collector project for a major aluminum recycling plant in Kentucky.  CAMCORP whom we represent, provided the dust collector Baghouse. Three CAMCORP pulse-jet baghouses, each with (256) 12 ft. long bags are installed at this aluminum can recycling facility, one of the […]

University of Kentucky CAER

The University of Kentucky’s new Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) is featured in the Winter 2014 edition of High Performance Building Magazine. The building is used to investigate new and existing energy technologies to improve the environment. This building houses research laboratories focusing on biomass and bio-fuels, solar energy and electrochemical power sources. These […]

Munters DOAS with Energy Recovery – Product Upgrade

The Munters DryCool ERV product provides 100% outdoor air to the space that will be drier than the typical make-up air unit (MAU), while at the same time using less energy than the standard MAU. The DryCool ERV achieves this by combining the lower supply air dew points of desiccant dehumidification technology with the energy […]

Aircuity Launches YouTube Channel

Aircuity, manufacturers of a unique Demand Control Ventilation system have a new video website full of video testimonials, specific application solutions & product tutorials. These short, 2-3 minute videos have always been on the company’s website, but now they are all easy to find in a single location. Here’s an example: You can take a […]

Achieving Net Zero

Designing a net zero building was at first thought to be something to strive for…but something that was not realistic. A net zero building is one with zero net energy consumption and zero carbon emissions annually. Designing a building that operates with no net energy usage is difficult at best, but trying to do it […]

Custom Air Handling Units at the KFC Yum! Center

If you have been inside the $238M KFC Yum! Center for a basketball game, concert, rodeo, etc. and been comfortable…you can thank Air Equipment Company and ClimateCraft. Four 100,000 cfm custom air handling units were provided to control the climate in the 22,000 seat arena that opened in the fall of 2010. Each unit contains […]

Air Equipment Company Opens Lexington Office

It is a great pleasure to introduce to you a new addition to our sales staff.  Wesley Harville, 2009 University of Kentucky Mechanical Engineering graduate, brings with him two years experience in the HVAC industry and over 10 years of sales experience. Wesley will be opening a new office in Lexington, KY serving the eastern […]