Articles Tagged with ''home comfort''

March 13, 2012: Carrier Launches New Home Performance Program for Dealers

March 13, 2012
Carrier announced the introduction of its Energy Experts program at the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Indoor Air Expo in Las Vegas. A nationwide program for Carrier Factory Authorized Dealers, the company said that Energy Experts focuses on improving home performance and reducing consumer’s energy costs.

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How to Expand Sales and Profits with IAQ

February 27, 2012
In a tight economy, contractors have to move beyond just selling the basic furnace or air conditioner to customers. One way to expand sales and improve profits is by focusing on IAQ products.

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Healthy Home Month Proclaimed

December 12, 2011
Carol Stream, Ill., Mayor Frank Saverino proclaimed October the first annual Healthy Home Month at a ribbon-cutting and rededication ceremony.

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Why QA Is Right for Contractors

June 27, 2011
After being in the HVAC industry as a contractor and a rater for 30 years, I’ve seen a lot of things that have been done wrong. But really, there has never been a system in place that required contractors to do things correctly - and verified that they had. All that is changing with the Energy Star for New Homes version 3.
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HVAC System Helps Hopper Paintings Come Home

June 20, 2011
In celebration of its 40th anniversary as a non-profit center, the Edward Hopper House will exhibit some of the painter’s early works, which are on loan from the Whitney Museum of American Art. But before the exhibition could take place, the home first had to meet the stringent climate control requirements of the Whitney Museum.
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ACCA Zoning Standard

May 16, 2011
Zoning systems can be beneficial to both homeowners and the HVAC contractors who install them. However, their complexity can sometimes lead to confusion, and perhaps avoidance among contractors. A new standard developed by the Air Conditioning Contractors of America aims to help with zoning design to improve the installation and operation of zoned systems.
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Selling Zoning With a Changeout

May 16, 2011
Some easy-to-learn sales techniques can help you sell zoning to your replacement customers. In addition, installing a retrofit zone system is much easier to learn than all of the techniques you had to learn to get certified. This article discusses how to identify good zoning prospects, how to sell zoning systems, and how to plan retrofit zones.
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