Articles Tagged with ''trends''
Fixing Duct Integrity Can Solve Comfort Woes
September 26, 2011
As consumer awareness continues to grow regarding the performance of HVAC systems, more products and services are being presented to solve the most common ventilation problems.Read More
September 26, 2011
Most small business owners around the country do not plan to hire due to the uncertain economic outlook. Parts of the HVAC industry seem to be trending in the opposite direction, however, as many contractors say they are planning to hire over the next 12 months.
September 22, 2011
What are the emerging building design trends in the HVAC industry? Carrier Corp. noted that it will address this question and more at its 11th Global Engineering Conference, scheduled for March 18-20, 2012, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
September 19, 2011
As the popularity of smart phones and tablets continues to grow, consumers are becoming accustomed to multiple features and instant connectivity. And so they are starting to demand more from the other devices in their homes, including the thermostat.Read More
August 15, 2011
Heating, Airconditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) announced North American HVACR average distributor sales for June 2011 were up 6.8 percent from the same month last year, nearly identical to May’s results. Read More
August 8, 2011
There are currently several trends converging to make humidity control an increasingly important aspect of a contractor’s sales techniques/profitability.Read More
June 27, 2011
Honeywell has announced that Bitzer has approved the use of HFC-407F (marketed by Honeywell as Genetron® Performax™ LT refrigerant in North America) as an HCFC-22 retrofit solution for medium-temperature systems, such as supermarket refrigerated cases.Read More
April 18, 2011
Is online buying becoming just as important as one phone call and a pickup at the parts counter? Maybe the HVAC trade isn’t ready to concede that online buying will surpass local purchases or put a big hit on traditional relationships. Yet, online sellers are making themselves hard to ignore and are working to make the buying experience quick and convenient.Read More
April 4, 2011
Whether you use tea leaves, tarot cards, a crystal ball or just good old fashioned statistical analysis, the future of the housing market remains murky and the overall economic recovery seems to be missing in action, but one thing is clear. Definite housing trends have emerged and they won’t be going away anytime soon.Read More
March 14, 2011
The economic conditions of the last few years have been tough for HVAC contractors. While some economic indicators point to a modest recovery underway, contractors may need a little more convincing, as evidenced by the Contractor Comfort Index (CCI), which decreased in the months of December and January before rising a bit in February.Read More