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New record-retention requirements for distributors, contractors outlined in rule
June 17, 2016
While the Regional Standard only applies to installations in the South and Southwest portion of the country, distributors across the United States must begin to maintain certain records effective July 1, 2016.
More than half of U.S. commercial building space is cooled by packaged HVAC equipment, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). So it comes as no surprise that energy efficiency is the biggest trend driving the rooftop market.
On Dec. 17, 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) finalized new negotiated energy conservation standards for commercial air conditioners, heat pumps, and commercial warm-air furnaces, otherwise known as rooftop units (RTUs).
In this very modern marketing age, you are not in the contracting business. You are a marketer of contracting services. The closer you adhere to that definition, the better both parts of your business will get.
Koch Air is the only Koch Enterprises Inc. company serving the HVAC industry and has seven locations serving customers in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Missouri. Koch Enterprises is a global, diversified, privately owned corporation that has been serving customers for 142 years from its headquarters in Evansville, Indiana.
While making the decision to replace a condensing unit instead of repairing it may be a difficult one, some contractors have guidelines in place to help homeowners make such a decision a little less difficult.