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  • Happy Birthday Active House!

Happy Birthday Active House!

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We are happy to see our products used to build sustainable buildings based on Active House's three guiding principles: comfort, energy, and the environment! Active House has done great work over the last ten years; we can't wait to see what they will accomplish in the years to come!

Ray Magic® in the Falk School of Sustainability and Environment

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A sustainable school needs to be sustainably cooled! (and heated!) The Falk School of Sustainability and Environment at Chatham University had its original Ray Magic® radiant system installed back in 2013; but we just took a trip out to Pittsburgh, PA, to upgrade the controls to our latest mControls platform! The radiant system is located

Messana Air Treatment Units

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Here at Messana, our goal is to provide our users the best possible Thermal Wellbeing™ for their home or office. An important part of this is IAQ (Indoor Air Quality). For this reason, Messana has specifically designed ATUs (Air Treatment Units) that integrate a high-efficiency HRV with a NTD (Neutral Temperature Dehumidifier) to introduce

Ray Magic® slows the spread of airborne contaminants!

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TRUE or FALSE: The use of Ray Magic® ceiling panels can slow the spread of airborne viruses like COVID-19? TRUE! A major downside of traditional forced-air systems is that they consistently recirculate the same air throughout a home or building. This means that dust, particulates, and other contaminants are pumped throughout the space. Meanwhile,

Active House Alliance Awards

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We are thrilled that one of our projects was nominated for the Active House Alliance 10th Anniversary Awards! This home in Cutchogue, New York, uses the Messana mControls platform to manage a complex hydronic system with radiant floor heating, cooling supplemented with Jaga Briza fan coils, and a complete Messana air treatment system (HRV,

Hydronic Home with Vineyard Views

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These homeowners must be on cloud wine! This home is di-vine! This 2,788 sq/ft luxury home in Temecula, California, sits on 4.88 acres of beautiful rolling hills covered by vineyards! This beautiful home features a state-of-the-art hydronic system with Messana Ray Magic® ceiling panels and mControls. The control platform includes mBox (HVAC/radiant automation and

  • Happy FAQ Friday! Whenever we talk about our Ray Magic® NK ceiling panels we always get asked: “Doesn’t heat rise?” Yes, hot air rises… Thermal radiation, however, knows no up or down, left or right. There is only one direction, and that is hot to cold! This is the same principle with the sun and why you feel warmth as soon as sunlight hits you. That is the thermal radiation from the sun warming your body! Got a question about radiant cooling and heating? Drop it down below and you might see it on next week’s FAQ Friday post!

FAQ Friday

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Happy FAQ Friday! Whenever we talk about our Ray Magic® NK ceiling panels we always get asked: “Doesn’t heat rise?” Yes, hot air rises... Thermal radiation, however, knows no up or down, left or right. There is only one direction, and that is hot to cold! This is the same principle with the sun

  • mSense

The Evolution of mSense!

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For the last 20 years, we have consistently innovated to create the best climate control system possible. We are revolutionizing the industry by moving away from the outdated wall thermostat and have put that power right in our customer's pocket! Now, users can make any adjustments that they see necessary right from our smartphone app

  • mZone

Check out this mZone module in action!

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Check out this mZone module in action! This zoning controller is installed at the manifold location to activate the thermal actuators and the GRUNDFOS recirculating pump. It modulates the fluid temperature through a three-way mixing valve and it sets heating and cooling change-over with a six-way diverting valve, both manufactured by Belimo. It also controls air treatment units

  • 2022 AHR Expo

AHR Expo 2022

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We’re excited to announce that we will be attending the 2022 AHR Expo, the largest HVACR event that attracts the most comprehensive gathering of industry professionals from around the globe each year! The 2022 AHR Expo will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from Jan 31st – Feb 2nd! Come by booth C1076