Take VRF Further with Building Automation - Hosted by SMACNA

Two of the fastest growing HVAC trends today are all-electric VRF technology and the rise of smart buildings. Register to learn more about how leading with BAS solutions can help future-proof your projects and grow your bottom line.

October 10, 2023


Electric Heat Pump Systems: The Future of Heating Buildings

This webcast will explore a wide range of reliable, efficient heat pump technologies and systems available today. Presenters will review equipment limitations and key application considerations. Heat pump benefits, operating principles and typical applied systems will also be discussed.

September 28, 2023


Evolving Smart Building Technology

The expectations for smart buildings are rapidly evolving in response to market and technology changes. Customers are demanding more than ever from their connected HVAC systems. Drivers including cybersecurity, integration potential, accessibility, and intelligent remote serviceability are influencing smart building evolution that determines the long-term success of a smart building solution.

July 27, 2023


Ice Heating: Reimagining thermal energy storage in an electrified world

This webinar will explore reliable, efficient solutions for electrification of thermal management systems aimed at reducing carbon emissions in dense urban environments where rooftop space is limited or in cold climates. Thermal Battery™ storage-source heat pump system benefits, limitations, and best practices will also be discussed.

May 24, 2023


Building Pressure Control Engineers Newsletter LIVE

In this program, we will review the factors that influence building pressure. We will also explain how HVAC system operation can impact ventilation airflow rates, exhaust rates, and the resulting building pressure. Then we will demonstrate and discuss several common building pressure control techniques and controls using a model building. Finally, we will review several industry standard requirements related to building pressure control.

May 17, 2023


The 5 Rooftop Trends to Watch in 2023

In this session, we’ll share what’s changed in the light and large rooftop space in recent years. We’ll dive into the latest trends including decarbonization through energy efficiency and electrification of heat, modernizing outdated system design and approaching service through data-driven connected solutions.

April 18, 2023


Modular Chiller Plant Design Engineers Newsletter LIVE

Modular chillers have unique characteristics that require attention when designing a system utilizing their technology. In this program we will explain what a modular chiller is, identify different system types utilizing modular chillers, and explain what to consider when selecting a modular system.

March 22, 2023


Design Flexibility and Enhanced Speed to Commissioning with Trane Air Rotation Units

Engineers and Contractors are being asked more and more frequently to design efficiency and productivity into the construction process. Whether you are an engineer providing options for a cost effective, reimaged manufacturing facility or a contractor looking to provide a less labor, capital, and time-intensive installation, Air Rotation Units (ARU) are an ideal solution for heating and cooling large open spaces. 

March 08, 2023


Introducing HVRF: Combining Water and Refrigerant for a Sustainable HVAC Solution

The new Trane® / Mitsubishi Electric HVRF two-pipe heat recovery system uses a combination of water and refrigerant to provide all electric, simultaneous heating and cooling to multi-room buildings such as hotels, dormitories, and multi-family residences. HVRF combines the best of VRF and a chiller system into one solution for maximum comfort, flexibility, and reduced refrigerant in the overall system.

January 24, 2023


The True Value and Ease of Modular Units

Retrofitting a building’s HVAC system can be challenging, not to mention trying to figure out how to get new equipment into the building. Thermafit™ modules can help as they are compact and designed to fit where space is limited. They are also easy to service.

January 12, 2023


Rethinking Hydronic Systems to Enable Building Electrification

This webinar will explore solutions for electrification of thermal systems using site sourced, site recovered and compressor-based heating. Air-to-water and water-to-water heat pump system benefits, limitations, and best practices will be discussed as well as cold climate strategies.

August 30, 2022


Pairing VRF with Applied HVAC Solutions

Learn how Linear Expansion Valve (LEV) Kits help pair VRF with applied HVAC solutions for more flexibility to meet a building’s specific load, airflow, and application requirements.

July 27, 2022


Shedding Light on New Integration Opportunities

Now more than ever, customers are seeking innovative, sustainable solutions to help improve buildings. As a result, engineers should opt for designing out-of-the-box energy efficient and future-proof solutions to meet their needs. As a partner in design, there are steps you can take to ensure the building automation system allows for future controls opportunities - from network lighting control to full integration.

June 09, 2022


Designing for VRF Success

Want to learn more about VRF design best practices and hear insider tips and tricks that could help save you time on your next VRF project? Watch our webinar hosted by ASHRAE Journal and hear from two VRF field experts as they share insight from their combined engineering and application expertise.

February 02, 2022


IEQ: Planning for a Variable Future

The pandemic has put an intense focus on the quality of our indoor environment and especially on improving indoor air quality. Society’s values with respect to wellbeing and the dynamics of public spaces have changed. This means that buildings and occupants will have different needs for the complete built environment - improving indoor air quality, lighting, acoustics, and thermal comfort - going forward.

January 20, 2022


A Year in Review: 2021’s Top VRF Questions Answered

2021 brought an unprecedented year for VRF growth in the United States and with that growth, often questions arise about the technology. Join Trane VRF experts from across the country for a webinar where they will share the questions they get asked about the most.

December 14, 2021


Clever Free Cooling to Enhance Your HVAC Design

This session takes a deep dive into different types of free cooling solutions for chilled-water systems including air-side vs water-side economizing and integrated vs standalone options, identifies key strategies for optimizing free cooling in system design including data centers, and explains new developments in free cooling controls that deliver enhanced efficiency to customers today.

December 08, 2021


Decarbonization - What, Where, and How to Make an Impact

This session will introduce the topic of decarbonization including why it’s needed for a sustainable future, where the grid is already getting greener, as well as potential electric solutions design teams can employ to help their customers.

November 09, 2021


Building Automation Systems (BAS) and Cybersecurity

Building Automation Systems provide great value, integration, and optimization to your building, yet they still carry the risk of breaches whenever a connection is present. Learn how to protect yourself and your customers by discovering the benefit of refocusing prevention efforts towards your building automation systems.

September 14, 2021


The ABC's of VRF System Design for K-12 Schools

Designing a Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) System for your next project doesn’t have to be complicated. In this session, you will learn how to break down VRF System design into a 4-step process, including system type, humidity control, ventilation, and system control.

September 01, 2021


Design Considerations for Commercial VRF Systems

Designing a Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) System for your next project doesn’t have to be complicated. In this session, you will learn how to break down VRF System design into a 4-step process, including system type, humidity control, ventilation, and system control.

June 08, 2021


How to Design Open Building Automation Systems

When a client requests an open building automation system, what does that really mean? During this webinar, we will discuss the different definitions of open, reasons to specify functionality over technology and Trane Design Assist, or TDA, which is a free and easy-to-access web-based application to help specify open systems and functionality.

June 03, 2021


Whole Building Decarbonization: Insights from Industry Experts

In this webinar, you’ll hear from a group of industry experts on the whole carbon lifecycle and how various factors including materials, building shape and use, weather, use of renewables and efficient equipment, and proper refrigerant management can positively affect the long-term goals of a building and its ultimate impact on sustainable progress.

April 05, 2021