We ran a poll at achrnews.com where more than 300 contractors voted. The results showed that 30 percent of contractors are willing to install products purchased by customers online while 70 percent would not. There were still more people saying no, but it was much closer than I imagined it would be when we posted the question.
Most new installations of grilles and diffusers involve a suspended ceiling grid, but some installations require surface mounting. Square ceiling diffusers and filter grilles can present the biggest challenge. Here are some recommended guidelines and solutions.
The LED10W-1X2LT rechargeable, portable, and adjustable LED light tower produces 1,600 lumens and is capable of running for 20 hours on a single charge. The weather- and abuse-resistant tower package includes two aluminum-bodied and IP68-rated LED light heads producing 800 lumens each.
EMCOR Group Inc., a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services, announced that its subsidiary Central Mechanical Co. Inc. has been awarded a contract for the installation of mechanical systems at an addition to Caterpillar’s work tools campus in Wamego, Kan.
With the solar energy industry maturing and expanding to newer markets, the focus of innovation and investment has shifted from panels to installations — the final critical step for monetization, according to a Lux Research report titled, “Swimming Downstream: Evaluating Up-and-Coming Solar Installers and Developers.”
Today there are tons of HVAC parts and equipment available for sale online to do-it-yourselfers and consumers who want to bypass the traditional means of purchasing equipment from an HVAC contractor. So who installs the equipment?
Duluth International Airport officials announced receipt of a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Voluntary Airports Low Emissions (VALE) Program that will be used for the design and construction of a geothermal heating and cooling system.