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ENRG Blanket: Full Webinar

Watch the full webinar by Govi Rao and Reyad Sawafta about the ENRG Blanket powered by BioPCM and learn how to reduce your building electricity consumption by up to 35%.

Phase Change Solutions Poised for Continued Growth

Asheboro, NC (Aug 2, 2022) Phase Change Solutions (PCS), a leading smart materials company, today announced a strategic partnership with GAF, a Standard Industries company and North America’s largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer, for developing and commercializing advanced materials for thermal...

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Phase Change Materials for buildings

Phase change material (PCM) in commercial buildings save energy by actively absorbing and releasing heat. PCMs help maintain comfortable building temperatures with the potential to reduce peak sensible cooling loads and annual energy consumption in climate zones with enough variation...

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PCS named a 2020 Global Cleantech 100

Out of thousands of innovators from across the globe, Phase Change Energy Solutions captured a place in the 2020 Global Cleantech 100. “We are honored and pleased to receive this prestigious recognition from the Cleantech group, validating the tireless efforts...

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PCS earns ‘USDA Certified 100% Biobased’ product

Phase Change Energy Solutions today (September 25, 2018) announced that it has received the 100% certified biobased product label from the USDA BioPreferred program. Third-party verification for a product’s biobased content is administered through the USDA BioPreferred program, an initiative...

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Pizza Hut delivered to Mt. Kilimanjaro –

You may know that PCS is known for reducing energy consumption in buildings while improving occupant comfort with its revolutionary phase change material, BioPCM®.   What you may not know is that our subsidiary, Vesture has been helping the food...

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Hydronics Provide Comfort in Farmhouse Airbnb

A historical farmhouse built in 1791 has seen its days as a gentleman’s farm and a horse farm, but has most recently seen days as a hydronic-heated Airbnb.  Read more

Taco Improves Efficiency of Its Products

Taco Comfort Solutions has partnered with Glen Dimplex to develop a complete packaged air-to-water heat pump system for residential heating, cooling, and DHW applications. Read more

Heat Pump Awareness Grows from Residential, Commercial Customers

Consumer awareness and opinion of heat pumps are both improving, along with the technology. Manufacturers see a strong market ahead, although some challenges remain. Read more

Energy-Efficiency Trends in Water Heating Highlight Heat Pump Technology

Efficiency and sustainability have become the center of attention for almost every industry today, including the water heating space. Read more

Manufacturers Help Contractors Keep up with Heat Pump Technology as Market Grows

Manufacturers and contractors are working to educate end users about the ways heat pumps work differently from traditional heat sources. Read more

HVAC Manufacturers Feature HVAC Virtual Experiences

Virtual HVAC experiences have grown in popularity over the past year and a half, and they are worth checking out. Read more

Troubleshooting Puzzle: A Heat Pump That’s Not Heating Enough

In this troubleshooting situation, the equipment is a package unit heat pump that isn’t properly heating the customer’s home. Read more

Future Looks Bright for Heat Pumps as Electrification Movement Gains Momentum

Heat pumps are poised to become one of the biggest winners in the HVAC market as the nation moves toward electrification. Read more

Motili, EER Partner to Bring High-Efficiency Heat Pumps to Rural Midwest

High-end HVAC may be making the headlines, but in parts of the rural Midwest, many homeowners still rely on propane or fuel oil to adequately heat their homes. Read more

Facts + Figures: AHRI Shipment Data for February 2021

Industry figures are estimates that are derived from the best available figures supplied by a sample of AHRI member companies. Read more

HVAC Contractors Provide Service for Heatless Customers in Texas

HVAC contractors stepped up to deal with a deep freeze that left millions of people without power to heat their homes. Read more

Troubleshooting Puzzle: An Under-Performing Heat Pump

In this troubleshooting situation, the customer’s description of the problem is that the unit is “running a lot, and not keeping the building warm.” Read more

Manufacturers Optimistic Over Heat Pump Outlook for the Upcoming Year

Despite economic turmoil caused by the pandemic, OEMs expect demand for HVAC equipment to continue in 2021 — particularly for heat pumps. Read more

Mini Split Advances Melt Cold-Weather Reservations

Continued performance improvements across manufacturers have put heating on par with cooling as a draw for the mini split, and that in turn opens additional doors. Read more

Elon Musk Is Good for the HVAC Industry

Elon Musk might be entering the HVAC industry, and contractors, distributors, and even manufacturers should be excited about that. Read more

30 Nov 2022 --- Increased rates of counterfeit medicine are inspiring pharmaceutical packagers to advance anti-counterfeit solutions while remaining focused on satisfying environmental sustainability demands and changing legislation. The global pharmaceutical… Read more

30 Nov 2022 --- Mars Wrigley Australia has unveiled new paper-based wrappers for its Mars Bars, Snickers and Milky Way products to be launched in April 2023. The wrappers are made… Read more

30 Nov 2022 --- Home-compostable packaging innovator Notpla has been selected as one of three finalists for the “Building a waste-free world” Earthshot award. This “Nobel-like prize for the environment”… Read more

30 Nov 2022 --- Sealed Air’s Cryovac brand has secured The Vegan Trademark for its Sealappeal flexible packaging range, adding to its Vegan Quality certification. The product achieved the same… Read more

29 Nov 2022 --- European Bioplastics (EUBP) is joining the rally against the European Commission’s (EC) planned revisions of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) – expected this week… Read more

29 Nov 2022 --- Schubert is expanding and relaunching its new training concept, including face-to-face and online training, by inaugurating a new center in Crailsheim, Germany. The Schubert training team… Read more

29 Nov 2022 --- Zero Waste Europe’s (ZWE) “New Energy For Europe” manifesto calls on the need for building a new European project based on well-being, sufficiency and resilience to… Read more

29 Nov 2022 --- World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has released a white paper to “open the debate on harmonization of plastic-related metrics.” It has been published in… Read more

28 Nov 2022 --- A report from Defra reveals the amount of packaging waste recycled has barely shifted since 2012 in the UK, only increasing from 61% to 63% over… Read more

28 Nov 2022 --- With the UN’s global plastic treaty negotiations underway in Uruguay, civil society groups, Indigenous Peoples and other stakeholders are criticizing the presence of major plastics producers… Read more

28 Nov 2022 --- As micro(nano)plastics (MNPs) are more commonly found in the food chain, human intake is regularly increasing. Researchers have discovered adverse health effects due to MNPs and… Read more

28 Nov 2022 --- Dow and WM are launching a collaboration to improve residential recycling for hard-to-recycle plastic films by allowing consumers in select markets to recycle these materials directly… Read more

25 Nov 2022 --- Mondi has released its fourth annual consumer trend survey on e-commerce, online shopping and consumer attitudes toward packaging. The survey, conducted by RetailX, drew responses from… Read more

25 Nov 2022 --- This week in industry news, Huhtamaki inaugurated an extension to its existing paper-based packaging manufacturing site and Oerlemans Packaging Group acquired Papierindustrie Adriaan Dekker to expand… Read more

25 Nov 2022 --- Next week, the United Nations intergovernmental negotiating committee will meet in Punta del Este, Uruguay, to develop an international legally binding treaty on plastic pollution. However,… Read more

- Air and Radiation (OAR)

WASHINGTON (4 de noviembre de 2022) – Hoy, la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de Estados Unidos (EPA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció oportunidades iniciales de participación pública y opiniones… Read more

- Air and Radiation (OAR)

واشنطن (4 نوفمبر 2022) – اليوم، أعلنت وكالة حماية البيئة الأمريكية (EPA) عن توفير فرص مبدئية لمشاركة الجمهور وتلقي المساهمات بشأن مجموعة من البرامج القائمة والجديدة الممولة بموجب قانون خفض… Read more

- Air and Radiation (OAR)

워싱턴 (2022년 11월 4일) – 오늘 미국 EPA(환경청)는 바이든 대통령의 인플레이션 감축 법안으로 기금을 지원받는 신규 및 기존 프로그램의 하위 프로그램에 대한 1차 시민 참여회 및 공청회를 개최한다고 발표했습니다. 이러한… Read more

- Air and Radiation (OAR)

WASHINGTON (November 4, 2022) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced initial public engagement and input opportunities for a subset of new and existing programs funded by President… Read more

- Region 01

BOSTON (November 3, 2022) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected five Massachusetts organizations to receive $2,157,520 in grants to conduct community air quality monitoring in multiple communities… Read more

- Region 01

BOSTON (November 3, 2022) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) to receive a $500,000 grant to conduct community air quality… Read more

- Region 01

BOSTON (November 3, 2022) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected two Connecticut organizations to receive $568,755 in grants to conduct community air quality monitoring in Ansonia, Derby,… Read more

- Region 04

ORANGEBURG, SC (Nov 1, 2022) – Today at an event in Orangeburg, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that the Orangeburg County School District (OSCD) will receive $6,320,000 in funding… Read more

- Region 07
EPA Region 7 Celebrates Clean School Bus Rebate Program in Sidney, Iowa

EPA Region 7 Administrator Meg McCollister (far right) presents Sidney Community School District Superintendent Tim Hood (far left) and School District members with a ceremonial check for $1.185 million. (Photo… Read more

- Region 01

WELLS, MAINE (October 31, 2022) — Flanked by local officials, parents and school children, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New England Regional Administrator David Cash announced the Biden-Harris Administration's Fiscal… Read more

- Region 01

BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) New England regional office today confirmed that New Englanders experienced a slight increase in the number of unhealthy air quality days this… Read more

- Region 01

BOSTON (October 26, 2022) — Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the Fiscal Year 2022 recipients of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean School Bus Program rebate competition, awarding $29,570,000… Read more

- Region 01

BOSTON (October 26, 2022) — Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the Fiscal Year 2022 recipients of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean School Bus Program rebate competition, awarding $2,765,000… Read more

- Region 07
Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $6.6M from EPA’s Clean School Bus Program for Kansas School Districts

LENEXA, KAN. (OCT. 26, 2022) – Today, the Biden-Harris administration announced the fiscal year 2022 recipients of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean School Bus Program rebate competition, awarding nearly… Read more

- Region 07
Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $21.8M from EPA’s Clean School Bus Program for Missouri School Districts

LENEXA, KAN. (OCT. 26, 2022) – Today, the Biden-Harris administration announced the fiscal year 2022 recipients of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean School Bus Program rebate competition, awarding nearly… Read more

Residential Heating Showcase 2022

Every year, The ACHR NEWS introduces the latest heating equipment that is available for the upcoming winter season. Read more

The NEWSMakers Podcast: Geothermal Trends

In the latest episode of The NEWSMakers podcast, Kyle Gargaro, editorial director for The ACHR NEWS, talks to WaterFurnace CEO John Thomas. Read more

Geothermal Offers an Opportunity for HVAC Contractors

The moment for geothermal seemed to have arrived several times since the 1970s. A number of factors are forecasting wider use of this type of heating and cooling solution. Read more

Heat Pump Awareness Grows from Residential, Commercial Customers

Consumer awareness and opinion of heat pumps are both improving, along with the technology. Manufacturers see a strong market ahead, although some challenges remain. Read more

Manufacturers Help Contractors Keep up with Heat Pump Technology as Market Grows

Manufacturers and contractors are working to educate end users about the ways heat pumps work differently from traditional heat sources. Read more

Integrating the Advantages of Geothermal Into an HVAC Company

Geothermal heat pumps tap into a renewable source of energy to provide comfort for a home, and HVAC contractors can tap into this market for increased sales. Read more

Residential Heating Showcase 2021

Every year, The ACHR NEWS introduces the latest heating equipment that is available for the upcoming winter season. Read more

Should HVAC Contractors Be Selling Geothermal?

HVAC contractors should be prepared to sell geothermal to new customers regardless of any incentives. Read more

Are Geothermal Heat Pumps the Key to a Cleaner Planet?

Geothermal energy can be used to heat and cool commercial buildings. The highly efficient systems that make this possible are geothermal heat pumps. Read more

Electrification, Education Market Make Geothermal Heat Pumps More Than an Underground Sensation

Taxes may be something no one can avoid, but thanks to recent federal legislation, the geothermal industry can take at least a little of the sting out of it. Read more

New York Pilots Program to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Heat Pump Technology

New York Governor Cuomo announced that up to $15 million is available to pilot the use of community thermal systems. Read more

Is Geothermal a Viable Technology?

Dougherty discusses the geothermal tax credit extension, how much market share the industry has, and why it should be considered a viable technology. Read more

A New Twist on Geothermal

Despite being around for more than 30 years, it is fair to say geothermal technology is a niche in the HVAC market. Read more

Residential Heating Showcase 2020: Manufacturers Roll Out New Heating Equipment In Time For Winter

Every year, The ACHR NEWS introduces the latest heating equipment that is available for the upcoming winter season. Read more

Heat Pump Popularity Aids Growth of Geothermal

The market for ground-source heat pumps is linked directly to growth of geothermal as a way to heat and cool homes. Read more

Leverages Just-Released AWS Inf2 Accelerator Technology for Production Workloads of Deep Learning NLP Models LAS VEGAS, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Finch Computing, developers of innovative natural language processing technology… Read more

XYZprinting destaca el futuro de la impresión 3D

ANAHEIM, California, 30 de noviembre de 2022 /PRNewswire/-- El líder en impresión 3D, XYZprinting, presentó sus nuevas soluciones de impresión 3D con Sinterización de ciclo rápido de plataforma abierta (OFCS),… Read more

Build a Full-Scale Surveillance System with NEXCOM's NVR Solutions

TAIPEI, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NEXCOM, a leading supplier of network appliances, introduces two commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) systems from its new NVR product series: PNSA 3171 and PNSA 3171A.… Read more

Build a Full-Scale Surveillance System with NEXCOM's NVR Solutions

TAIPEI, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NEXCOM, a leading supplier of network appliances, introduces two commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) systems from its new NVR product series: PNSA 3171 and PNSA 3171A.… Read more

Emmy award-winning team is dismantling the barriers to being seen, heard, and understood in online meetings without requiring a VR headset. With total funding of $45M, CommonGround's investors include Marius… Read more

Linux Foundation Certifications Included in Guide for National and Foreign Workers Seeking Employment in Beijing

CKA, CKAD and CKS certifications are included in the Catalogue of Recognized Overseas Professional Qualifications in Beijing Municipality (Edition 2.0) SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With the construction… Read more

Casio bringt G-SHOCK mit abnehmbarer Lünette in einzigartigen, verspielten Designs auf den Markt

Revitalisierung und Aktualisierung der weichen Form der DW-001 TOKIO, 1. Dezember 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio Computer Co., Ltd. hat heute die Herausgabe der neuesten Editionen seiner stoßfesten Uhren der Marke… Read more

Casio lanza G-SHOCK con bisel desmontable en diseños divertidos y únicos

Reviviendo y actualizando la forma suave del DW-001 TOKIO, 1 de diciembre de 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio Computer Co., Ltd. anunció hoy el lanzamiento de las últimas incorporaciones a su… Read more

Casio présente sa montre G-SHOCK avec lunette détachable dans des designs uniques et fantaisistes

Ce modèle fait revivre et actualise la forme douce de la DW-001 TOKYO, 1er décembre 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio Computer Co., Ltd. a annoncé aujourd'hui la sortie des dernières nouveautés… Read more

Casio lança G-SHOCK com moldura removível em designs divertidos e exclusivos

Renovando e atualizando a forma suave do DW-001 TÓQUIO, 30 de novembro de 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A Casio Computer Co. Ltd. anunciou hoje o lançamento das mais novas adições à… Read more

Casio to Release G-SHOCK with Detachable Bezel in Playfully Unique Designs

Reviving and Updating the Soft Form of the DW-001 TOKYO, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio Computer Co., Ltd. announced today the release of the newest additions to its family… Read more

LG SUPPORTS YOUNG TECHNOLOGY LEADERS THROUGH 2022 GLOBAL IT CHALLENGE

Attracting More than 320 Participants From Around the World, GITC Continues to Empower Youth with Disabilities for Eleventh Year SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics recently… Read more

JupiterOne Announces Key Initiatives with AWS to Help Customers Strengthen Security Posture

JupiterOne supports AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights feature, AWS joins as member of JupiterOne Stellar Partner Program MORRISVILLE, N.C. and LAS VEGAS, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AWS re:Invent 2022 -… Read more

CGTN : La Chine présente sa vision de l'avenir dans la nouvelle série documentaire de CGTN « China Aspirations »

PÉKIN, 1 décembre 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Après le 20e Congrès national chinois, la feuille de route du pays pour l'avenir a été au centre des préoccupations de la communauté internationale.… Read more

KICKSTARTER BOOK PROJECT LAUNCHING DECEMBER 2, 2022 "It is rare to work with a company that isn't driven by market or sales but by passion. It was a beautiful, inspiring,… Read more

KM Packaging Launch Sustainable Lidding Film Range To Meet APCO National Targets

The range is designed to help customers meet their commitments to the National Packaging Targets, the implementation of which is being led by the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO). Read more

NOVA Chemicals Launches 100% Post-Consumer Mechanically Recycled Polyethylene Resin

EX-PCR-NC4 helps to close the loop, enabling a fully circular plastics economy for flexible film.  Read more

Henkel Saperatec, Wentus and Henkel Debut Fully Circular Flexible Packaging Prototype

The prototype comprises 35% PCR content, per goals proposed for EU Directive on Packaging & Packaging Waste.  Read more

SÜDPACK Develops Innovative PP-based Doypack

The doypack is material-efficient, entirely aluminum-free and above all recyclable.   Read more

SÜDPACK Showcases “Flow Pack Purepp” for Ground-Meat Products at EMPACK

SÜDPACK will unveil its attractive “ground meat in a pouch” packaging concept at this year’s EMPACK in Ghent.  Read more

Cortec Achieves 30% Post-Consumer Recycled Content in Brand-New VCI Film and Bag Formula

CorShield® VpCI®-220E, the new formula not only offers improved corrosion protection but also includes 30% post-consumer recycled content. Read more

Let’s Get Real About Plastics, the Environment and What We Can Do About It

It’s no secret that we—all of us—are facing a very real, very serious threat from pollution. Yet, this is where our common ground seems to end.  Read more

Freshpet Transforms Nature’s Fresh to Lead the Way in Sustainability in the Pet Food Industry  with Goal to be 100% Regeneratively Sourced

The brand also announced a new tree planting grant for dog parks in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation.   Read more

Sirane Now Offers Plastic-Free Stand-Up Pouch With Window

The recyclable paper-based plastic-free Earthpouch is now available with a window – following the launch of the Earthpouch Duo. Read more

Blanco Nino Announces Fully Recyclable Chip Bag

The new bags also keep chips fresher for longer. Read more

Podcast | Consumer-driven Sustainability in Packaging

We sat down with Fresh-Lock’s Sarah Stieby and Todd Meussling to delve into the consumer demand for greater sustainability and what is happening, as well as what needs to happen,… Read more

New Recyclable Paper Pouch

SunDance USA says its paper pouch packaging is 100% recyclable, biodegradable and compostable. Read more

The Future of Packaging is Flexible

Consumers continue to become more aware of single-use plastics, food waste and recycling, particularly with the rise of documentaries like Seaspiracy. This has led to many brands seeking new and… Read more

The Perfect Partnership: Profitability and Sustainability Go Hand-in-Hand for Package Printing

To meet consumer expectations, package printing companies are adopting green practices, but the myth persists that going green comes at the expense of profit. The reality is that decarbonization and… Read more

New Recycling Plant for Flexible Packaging Materials Emerges and a New Acquisition by Hybrid Software

One silver lining from the 2020 pandemic was how resilient businesses and workers became and how new forms of technology were adopted to keep operations running. For example, online conference… Read more

Introducing Apollo™

Transport and store temperature-specific vaccines and pharmaceuticals with our insulated solution nested with BioPCM®.  PCS has developed an innovative platform of BioPCM® based solutions that support a range of temperatures from -75°C to 25°C. Learn more here!

Decarbonizing New York

Phase Change Solutions is selected as one of nine companies to The Clean Fight: Buildings Edition 2020 to make buildings cleaner, with breakthrough solutions that reduce emissions and improve occupant comfort.

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2020 BNEF Pioneer

Phase Change Solutions is awarded as a 2020 BNEF Pioneer from BloombergNEF, one of ten game-changing companies recognized for their leadership in transformative technologies.

COVID-19 Response

Beyond business as usual: PCS responds to COVID-19. We are focused on ensuring the safety of our employees, supporting our customers, and providing humanitarian assistance to our local communities. Learn more here!

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