There’s nothing consumers love more than a deal. Find a way for them to save money, or even get more for their money, and they’re putty in your hands. This is why rebate programs can be such useful tools for home-performance contractors. Over the past few years, however, contractors have observed that rebate programs are diminishing or disappearing altogether.
EGIA works closely with utility companies and the government on their energy-efficiency and renewable energy programs and manages one of the largest energy-efficiency financing programs in the country. In fact, EGIA has facilitated the financing of more than 200,000 residential and business projects valued in excess of $2.5 billion and administered over $750 million in rebate payments.
The XR16 is a low-profile side-discharge air conditioning unit for split ducted systems. The unit is available in 1.5- to 5-ton sizes. It is designed for challenging applications, including zero lot-line situations, multifamily housing, and condominium units and row houses.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the efforts of 345 leading public and private sector organizations in the Better Buildings Challenge have led to a combined 240 trillion Btu and an estimated $1.9 billion in cumulative energy and cost savings.
Actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio joins as investor
May 19, 2017
Bluon Energy announced the addition of new investors and the addition of a board advisor to bolster the company’s awareness and sales. This comes at a time when existing HVACR refrigerants used by the majority of the U.S. and the world are becoming obsolete due to federal regulation and global phaseouts.
On March 28, Trump issued the Energy Independence executive order, which directs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to begin reviewing — and presumably weaken the provisions of — the Clean Power Plan. The order is also designed to decrease the nation’s dependence on imported fuels, mainly by helping revive the coal industry.
More than 1,300 exhibitors expected at New China International Exhibition
April 28, 2017
Energy efficiency and emissions reductions continue to be important environmental goals for China. With the country’s growing demand for clean energies, the market for green heating solutions is expected to increase steadily due to implementation of strict environmental policies and regulations. As one of Asia’s premier HVAC events, ISH China & CIHE — China International Trade Fair for Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, Sanitation & Home Comfort Systems is where industry experts gather to discover the latest industry innovations, exchange market intelligence, and form partnerships across the region.
The Luxaire Acclimate Variable Capacity Residential Systems from Johnson Controls Inc. are high-efficiency residential systems with built-in advanced charge monitoring. This quick and accurate means of measuring refrigerant charge saves contractors time.