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
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
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,
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
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
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,
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
This luxury home ($32M) in Malibu, aiming for first zero-carbon certification in California, features a hydronic multi-speed fan coil HVAC system powered by three air-to-water heat pumps. The HVAC system is orchestrated by the Messana controls that stages the 3 HPs based on the actual demand and provides unique energy saving logic and smart scheduling.