BioPCM®: The Perfect Solution for Sustainability in Cold Chain

Reyad Sawafta and Govi Rao are joined by moderator Jeff Hetu to discuss BioPCM. From how it is made to where it can be used in Cold Chain Logistics.

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Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Deploying the ENRG® Blanket to Keep Buildings Cool

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%.

BioPCM® in Refrigeration: The Lifeline to Protect Pharmaceuticals and Eliminate Waste

Govi Rao is joined by Dor Ad from Znergy and Jean-Philippe Bédard from Cold Chain Science Enterprises as they discuss the impact of BioPCM® in pharmaceutical refrigeration.

Phase Change Solutions Announces Expansion of Product

Asheboro, NC (March 14, 2023) Phase Change Solutions (PCS), a global leader in the development and supply of bio-based phase change materials, collectively referred to as BioPCM® , has announced the expansion its product portfolio to include shape-stable BioPCM® Bricks (“Brick”). The...

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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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Project Files: Episode 60 —The Geo Home

Geo house is the first project in the Houston 610 loop to pair a Tesla solar roof with battery backup for complete electrical grid independence. Read more

Airbnb Helps Hosts Become More Energy Efficient

A new efficiency program in Massachusetts will give Airbnb hosts opportunities to reduce carbon emissions, cut energy costs, and live more comfortably. Read more

LG Launches New Jersey Training Academy

New facility includes a hands-on product showcase, interactive training courses, continuing education opportunities, and more.  Read more

METUS Plans for a ‘Heat Pump Nation’

METUS’ new Florence distribution and training center will reduce its carbon footprint, empower more HVACR technicians, create jobs, distribute heat pumps efficiently, and make America a “Heat Pump Nation.” Read more

Electrification Trend Sparks Heat Pump Retrofits, Part 2

Many homeowners are replacing their gas furnaces with heat pumps, so contractors should educate them about the energy efficiency, payback, and comfort that they can anticipate with their new equipment. Read more

Dual Fuel Heat Pumps: By the Numbers

Contractors need to keep a few key numbers in mind when it comes to the incentives and energy savings dual fuel heat systems can provide them and their customers. Read more

Project Files: Episode 59 — Electrification Retrofit at ‘Game House’ AirBnb

Owner “Nate the House Whisperer” wants AirBnb, VRBO to promote a special class of short-term rentals that are all-electric — like his Game House rental, which has state-of-the-art HVAC and… Read more

Carrier To Acquire Viessmann For $13.2B

Carrier to acquire Viessmann Climate Solutions for €12 billion in cash and stock issued directly to Viessmann Group with a long-term ownership commitment Read more

Electrification Trend Sparks Heat Pump Retrofits, Part 1

Replacing a gas furnace with a heat pump can be challenging and costly, as modifications may need to be made to the ductwork and electric panel. Read more

Fujitsu Technical Service Advisors Conference Creates a Unified Front

Fujitsu’s Technical Service Advisors event was held to strengthen manufacturer-distributor relationships and empower in-field technical support staff. Read more

Rheem Heat Pump Exceeds DOE Specs in Cold Climate Challenge

Following testing, it was determined that Rheem’s residential heat pump had delivered outstanding results in the challenge. Read more

Trane Product Releases Aim to Help Customers Meet Decarbonization, Efficiency Goals

Trane introduces Thermal Battery™ Storage-Source Heat Pump System, Trane/Mitsubishi Electric HVRF, Versatile Axiom™ Water Source Heat Pumps, Next-Generation Precedent® Rooftop Units, and two enhanced air handlers.  Read more

5 Things HVAC Contractors Need to Remember When Installing Heat Pumps

At the annual ACCA Conference, technical services director Wes Davis talks about five items an HVAC contractors needs to know before installing a residential heat pump. Read more

LG Electronics Identifies Heat Pumps as Key Element of Green, Smart Home Ecosystem

Thomas Yoon, president and CEO, LG North America CEO, addresses barriers to market growth at a recent White House executive roundtable.  Read more

LG Plans US Heat Pump Factory

HVAC industry leaders gathered at the White House for a discussion of heat pump manufacturing and deployment. The greater use of heat pumps is part of the Biden Administration’s decarbonization… Read more

05 Jun 2023 --- The University of California (UC) in San Diego, US, has released a book on algae-based biodegradable plastics and their potential to change consumerism globally. The researchers… Read more

05 Jun 2023 --- Absolut Vodka is trialing a 500 mL single-mold paper bottle for three months at 22 Tesco stores across Greater Manchester, UK. The paper bottle initiative is… Read more

05 Jun 2023 --- Today is World Environment Day, a global event highlighting the need to tackle plastic pollution under the theme of “Beat Plastic Pollution.” With over 100 countries… Read more

05 Jun 2023 --- Dow has entered into a long-term supply agreement in North America with biomass refineries operator New Energy Blue, which is set to create bio-based ethylene from… Read more

02 Jun 2023 --- Aiming to create a healthier beverage system in Europe, the Union of European Soft Drinks Associations (UNESDA) is embarking on a sugar-reduction mission. The association remarks… Read more

02 Jun 2023 --- This week in industry news, PulPac and Bio-Lutions completed a joint Eurostars R&D project for standardized machinery and Aquapak Polymers joined The Circular Economy for Flexible… Read more

02 Jun 2023 --- DS Smith has released the Ligjht Wrap, a light wrap packaging solution that creates a 19% reduction in CO2 emissions compared to “traditional solutions.” The Light Wrap… Read more

02 Jun 2023 --- UPM Biochemicals has announced a new partnership with polyester resin specialist Selenis that will deploy forest-sourced materials from Germany into plastic packaging applications to reduce carbon… Read more

01 Jun 2023 --- Nordic beauty company Lumene is replacing all 50 mL moisturizer jars in its core product ranges with a bio-based jar made from side streams of the… Read more

01 Jun 2023 --- DS Smith’s Charitable Foundation has granted funding to the De Hoge Veluwe National Park in the Netherlands to help safeguard biodiversity, amid growing fears of climate… Read more

01 Jun 2023 --- Ecoveritas is calling on the world leaders gathered in Paris, France, at the UN’s ongoing second International Negotiating Committee (INC-2) meeting to count extended producer responsibility… Read more

01 Jun 2023 --- Glass packaging manufacturer Vetropack is “cautiously” ramping up operations at its Gostomel plant in Ukraine after the production facility was severely damaged during a Russian military… Read more

31 May 2023 --- Beontag, a digital transformation enabler for businesses that provide IoT solutions such as labels and digital tags, has rebranded with a commitment to “enabling the future”… Read more

31 May 2023 --- Ardagh Group is establishing a global Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Cape Town, South Africa, which will provide IT services to its businesses across Europe, the… Read more

31 May 2023 --- Mars is trialing recyclable paper packaging for its candy bars in 500 Tesco stores across the UK since last Monday. In a “UK-first,” the food giant’s… Read more

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BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protect Agency (EPA) has issued an updated draft permit under the Clean Water Act for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) Deer Island Treatment Plant… Read more

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NEW BEDFORD, MASS. — Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New England Regional Administrator David Cash joined elected officials and school leaders in New Bedford to celebrate the award of… Read more

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NEW YORK - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will award $1 million each from the agency’s Climate Pollution Reduction Grants (CPRG) program to Albany, Buffalo, New York City and Rochester… Read more

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CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe today joined Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey in Cambridge, marking the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' participation in a landmark Biden-Harris… Read more

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DENVER – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) will receive up to $1 million from the agency’s Climate Pollution Reduction Act… Read more

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SALT LAKE CITY – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Salt Lake City will receive up to $1 million from the agency’s Climate Pollution Reduction Act grant program… Read more

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing its annual “Top Cities” list, spotlighting the cities with the greatest number of ENERGY STAR certified commercial and multifamily buildings in… Read more

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EPA Names 2023 Top Cities for ENERGY STAR-Certified Buildings

LENEXA, KAN. (APRIL 26, 2023) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing its annual “Top Cities” list, spotlighting the cities with the greatest number of ENERGY STAR-certified and multifamily… Read more

- Air and Radiation (OAR)

WASHINGTON — The signs of climate change are all around us, and children are uniquely vulnerable to its impacts. Climate change-related impacts in childhood can have lifelong consequences due to effects… Read more

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DALLAS, TEXAS – (19th de abril de 2023) El Programa de la Frontera 2025 de México y Estados Unidos de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de Estados Unidos (EPA) realizará… Read more

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WASHINGTON (April 19, 2023) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new details about the design of the $27 billion Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF), a first-of-its-kind, national-scale… Read more

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DALLAS, TEXAS – (April 19th, 2023) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) U.S. – Mexico Border 2025 Program will host a two-day exercise in Eagle Pass, Texas on April 19… Read more

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SAN FRANCISCO – Beginning with a visit to the islands by Regional Administrator Martha Guzman, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana… Read more

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Wichita State University to Serve as New Technical Assistance Center to Help Communities Across Midwest Access Historic Investments to Advance Environmental Justice

LENEXA, KAN. (APRIL 13, 2023) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the selection of Wichita State University to serve as a new Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance… Read more

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Harrisburg, PA –U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Shapiro Administration will host a media event on Friday April 14, 2023, at 11 AM to celebrate Earth Month and to… Read more

Energy Savings, New Technology, Incentives: The Market for Geothermal is Heating Up

Though geothermal systems can cost several times more than traditional HVAC units, the energy savings may be substantial. Read more

The 9 Types of Heat Pumps

As the U.S. moves toward electrification, heat pumps are becoming more popular, which will likely increase sales in the coming years. The key is to know which type of heat… Read more

Washington State Pushes for Heat Pumps

Heat pumps for both space and water heating will be required in most new homes in the state of Washington beginning next July. Read more

Defense Production Act, Incentives ‘Turbocharge’ Geothermal

Since President Joe Biden invoked the DPA back in June 2022, HVAC-related energy efficiency incentives and renewable energy technology, have made their way into the spotlight. Many of those who… 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

Clio Appoints New Chief Product Officer

Hemant Kashyap, an experienced SaaS product executive, joins Clio's leadership team VANCOUVER, BC, June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ - Clio, the world's leading provider of cloud-based legal technology, today announced that… Read more


L'important fournisseur de robots mobiles autonomes disposera d'une plateforme d'automatisation innovante, entièrement intégrée et alimentée par la science des données pour orchestrer des robots aux facteurs de forme multiples dans… Read more

SINGAPORE, June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenon Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KEN) (TASE: KEN) ("Kenon") announces its results for Q1 2023 and additional updates. Q1 and Recent Highlights OPC In March… Read more

Clayton Wilson's Field of Vision: A Groundbreaking Podumentary Explores the World of Engineering with Renowned Engineer Clayton Wilson IV

Join Clayton Wilson IV and his guests in a captivating podumentary series as they delve into the fascinating realms of engineering, from NASA to Nike. Episode One is a 1980s… Read more

Waters et Sartorius élargissent le champ de leur collaboration afin d'offrir une bioanalyse complète pour la fabrication en aval de produits biologiques

Résumé de l'article : Intégration de la chromatographie multicolonnes à l'échelle des procédés de Sartorius à la technologie analytique des procédés de Waters afin de fournir des données analytiques solides… Read more

SHEREHOLER ALERT:  Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Luminar Technologies, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - LAZR

NEW YORK, June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Luminar Technologies, Inc. ("Luminar" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: LAZR), and certain… Read more

PLEASANTON, Calif., June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) today announced participation in the following investor conferences: William Blair 43rd Annual Growth Stock Conference, Chicago, IL. Brent Bowman,… Read more

VANCOUVER, BC, June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ - Hapbee Technologies, Inc. (TSXV: HAPB) (OTCQB: HAPBF) (FSE: HA1) ("Hapbee" or the "Company"), the digital wellness technology company is pleased to announce that… Read more

GreyStone Power Corporation selects Conexon to design and manage construction of fiber broadband network to underserved areas

Rural broadband leader brings breadth of experience and capabilities to help cooperative deliver high-speed internet services to unserved and underserved communities KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Rural… Read more

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VERNON, Calif., June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Bender CCP, a leading provider of turnkey machining and repair services for engineered rotating and other large-scale equipment, is pleased to announce it… Read more

LINCOLN, Neb., June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- CD2 Learning, a Nelnet Company, is pleased to announce a partnership with the human resource (HR) technology firm, Performica. CD2's learning management system… Read more

Follow Long Beach CVB's #OnlyinLB Instagram Campaign For Chances to Win Unique Experiences All Summer Long

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, the Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau (LBCVB) is celebrating the attractions, activities, arts and culture that make the City… Read more

Stoneridge to Present at the Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry Conference

NOVI, Mich., June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Stoneridge, Inc. (NYSE: SRI) today announced that Jim Zizelman, president and chief executive officer, and Matt Horvath, chief financial officer, will participate in… Read more

VANCOUVER, BC, June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ - ImagineAR (CSE: IP) (OTCQB: IPNFF) an augmented Reality company that enables sports teams, brands and businesses to instantly create their own mobile phone… Read more

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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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