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Radiant ceiling panels in the CityLife Milano Residential Complex

Radiant cooling and heating ceiling panels are often installed in buildings with remarkable architectural design, but few stand out as much as the CityLife Milano Residential Complex. Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, this residential apartment complex is comprised of seven curved buildings of varying heights, from 5 to 13 floors. The distinctive architectural elements

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How many Ray Magic® radiant panels are required?

How many of our Ray Magic® radiant ceiling panels do you think it takes to heat and cool a home? 🤔 Numerous factors come into play when designing a Ray Magic® radiant system. Generally, we always start each job with the goal of achieving around 60-70% ceiling coverage, leaving enough room for ceiling fixtures.

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Mechanical Room Photos from Hydronica

We can’t let December end without sharing some more mechanical room content! These photos are courtesy of Bay Area hydronic specialists, Hydronica! This four-pipe hydronic system was installed in a San Francisco hotel, and it utilizes Messana mControls to regulate its Ray Magic® radiant heating and cooling ceiling panels! 🔥❄ Have any mechanical room

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2022 AHR Expo

The 2022 AHR Expo is coming up fast, and we can’t wait! Will you be attending? 🤔 If so, remember to sign up for the Messana newsletter on our website to receive an Evite that will save you the $30 on-site registration fee! Come by booth C1076 (located in the building automation and control showcase

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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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Ray Magic® in AGU Headquarters

In 2016 the board of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) approved a plan to renovate their headquarters to target net-zero energy. We are honored that our system played a role in this historic renovation! This renovation made AGU the first organization in the District of Columbia to renovate an existing commercial building to achieve

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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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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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