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Mechanical Room Photos from Hydronica

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We’re PUMPED to show off these fantastic mechanical room photos courtesy of one of our Bay Area installers, @hydronica.inc! They’ve just created an Instagram and they are so close to 150 followers; So, go follow them if you want to see more mechanical room content! Each pump station on this four-pipe system required multiple

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The New Atherton Civic Center

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Our team has just completed the start-up of a hydronic radiant system at the new Atherton Civic Center ($32M)! The new Atherton Civic Center features a hydronic four-pipe heating and cooling system. The system uses our Ray Magic® Quad ceiling tiles and an Uponor radiant floor. 🔥❄ The advantage of a four-pipe system is that

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Indoor Air Quality in Sustainable Homes

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How often do you think the average person thinks about their indoor air quality? Once a week? Once a month? If they knew how important IAQ was, they’d probably think about it daily! Good indoor air quality can prevent occupants from developing certain respiratory ailments. You spend a huge portion of your life indoors,

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We made the list!

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve made Inc Magazine's list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2021! 🎊 We’d like to thank our team in California, our team in Italy, and our installers and clients. We couldn’t have gotten here without you! 🙌 We can’t wait to see what 2022 has in store for us,

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Messana mControls and EMF Exposure

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Are you aware of the potential dangers of excessive EMF exposure? Some studies show a link between exposure to EMF and an increased rate of health problems. This is scary to think about, especially when you realize that we are exposed to EMF almost 24/7! In order to limit exposure to the radiation produced by

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Passive Homes vs Active Homes

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Do you know the difference between an Active House and a Passive House? Although they sound like opposites, they are actually very similar! Passive homes focus on high levels of insulation and air-tightness, allowing them to operate using up to 90% less energy. While Active Homes also aim to be energy efficient, they tend to

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FAQ Friday: Radiant Cooling

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Happy FAQ Friday! Today’s frequently asked question is: “What is radiant cooling, and how does it work?” 🤔 Radiant cooling is a technology used to cool buildings based on heat extraction via cold surfaces. The HVAC industry refers to this technology as “radiant cooling,” but scientifically speaking, you can’t radiate cooling since heat always travels to

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mControls in NYC!

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Messana mControls. Combine your various systems. Control the chaos! This seven-story single-family building has provided modern climate control functionality with vintage aesthetics by merging the style cues of the Gilded Age with the operational mechanics of the Digital Age. Built in 1920 and renovated in 2015, this Manhattan building now features a one-of-a-kind climate control

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FAQ Friday: Benefits of Radiant Systems

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We're back with another FAQ Friday post! It's a simple question, but we get asked this often: "Why go radiant? What are the benefits?"  There are a variety of reasons to go with a radiant system over a forced-air system. Messana radiant systems: Provide optimal Thermal Wellbeing™ Provide both heating and cooling Are more energy-efficient

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Lighting by Energy Savings Technology

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A sustainable building needs sustainable lighting! That’s why we recommend lighting from Energy Savings Technology! Our office in Soquel, California, uses “The True 2 Inch LED Downlight,” known as the DL2. The DL2’s revolutionary design exhibits a two-inch footprint that was originally inspired by Messana when we requested a lighting fixture that could easily be

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