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The right energy recovery system depends on your air quality needs

Posted on July 07, 2020

There have been debates about whether or not COVID-19 can be spread through airstreams and poor ventilation. Linked below are two articles with a more detailed look at this subject.

Top 3 Aerospace Thermal Solutions Trends- VLOG

Posted on May 13, 2020

PCM Heat Sinks- VLOG

Posted on April 02, 2020


Posted on February 05, 2020

"What are heat pipes and how are you using them for energy recovery?" It's a question we heard a lot yesterday, often voiced with some skepticism.

The science behind cooking that turkey!

Posted on November 27, 2019

As we approach Thanksgiving, we here at ACT believe it is extremely important for the world to fully understand the thermal dynamics of cooking a turkey. Too many times we have been faced with a dry and overcooked bird or run into the ‘forgot to take it out of the freezer’ conundrum. Here we aim to solve all thermal challenges (or at least...

Are You in Control?

Posted on August 26, 2019


Last Fall, a building manager stopped at ACT’s booth at the WEEC tradeshow and explained that he was getting ready to contract a design for an HVAC system and that new environmental regulations required energy recovery to be considered in the design. He was hoping that we could provide him information that would enable him to make this an...

Electronics are Sensitive, Budgets are Too (Sealed Enclosure Coolers)

Posted on July 31, 2019

How to protect your electronics within a cabinet while reducing your maintenance budget.

How Thermal Engineering Makes Holidays Awesome

Posted on June 28, 2019

The fourth of July is quickly approaching and soon we will look to the sky in awe at the beautiful eruption of color. But do you know how fireworks are able to make such magnificent displays in the night sky?

Too Much Power, Not Enough Space: The Embedded Computing Challenge

Posted on June 17, 2019

Avionics box design is not quite as difficult for designers as trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. It does, however, often seem impossible, with the amount of electronics, connectors, etc. being forced into small volumes. This is especially true on military aircraft, where space and weight are at a premium, while functionality and...

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Making the Future Attainable via Flight

Posted on June 05, 2019

As this technological age surges on, so does the evolution of aircraft which over the past 10+ years has led to the development and optimization of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Commonly referred to as drones, these vehicles have caught the attention of many military and commercial users for various purposes. UAVs are now commonplace in a...