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Mechanical Room Photos from Hydronica

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

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

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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FAQ Friday: Radiant Cooling

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!

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

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

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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Nice Group acquires Nortek Control!

Back in 2007, Nice Group installed our Ray Magic® radiant panels in their futuristic headquarters in Oderzo, Italy. A lot has happened since then, and now, we want to congratulate Nice Group on their acquisition of Nortek Control! Nortek Control has a long track record and solid reputation as an innovator in smart homes,

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Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

Here's a great graphic that shows the different types of geothermal heat pump systems; and how they use the Earth's thermal properties to heat or cool a fluid. GHPs are a highly efficient means of heating and cooling an environment and producing domestic hot water; making them an ideal energy source to be used alongside

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Ray Magic® NK Ceiling Panels: Different ways to install!

Wondering how you’d install our Ray Magic® NK ceiling panels? You’ve got options! Check out the different ways you can install our radiant ceiling panels! You can install them in between: -Ceiling joists (24 O.C.) -Metal furring channels spaced 24 O.C. -Wood furring channels spaced 24 O.C. Installing our panels in between ceiling joists provides

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