The HVACR industry has come a long way since cast-iron Franklin stoves began pumping out heat in the mid-1700s and Willis Carrier introduced the world to air conditioning in 1902. And while today’s innovations have certainly simplified the way comfort is delivered, there’s plenty more to be learned. This notion was showcased at the 2018 ASHRAE Annual Conference, June 23-27 in Houston. FIBEROPTICS At the event, Brian M. Fronk, Ph.D., P.E., assistant professor, mechanical engineering, Oregon State University, described how fiberoptics can be used . . .