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How to Sell HVAC Zoning

Keywords, Phrases, and Questions are Essential to Starting a Zoning Conversation

For many seasoned HVAC contractors, the initial sales pitch when selling zoning to consumers can be as simple as a quick question-and-answer session. The unfortunate reality for zoning, however, remains that, for now, it’s still a relatively niche aspect of the HVAC industry as zoning is installed on less than 3 percent of HVAC systems. 


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Congressman Questions the EPA about HFCs

US Representative Voices Concerns About Proposed Restrictions

He acknowledges the proposed compliance requirements are not feasible and would cause considerable harm, result in economic job losses, and may increase — not decrease — risks to the American public. Whitfield said this opinion was the consensus of the most affected industries, including the air conditioning and refrigeration sectors.


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The Vital Relationship Between Student, School

Contractors and Prospective Employees Need One Another to Succeed

In this article, I would like to keep the momentum going by tackling the critical issue of what steps trade schools should be taking to educate and train our industry’s future technicians and installers so they can hit the ground running as soon as they graduate. 


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HVAC Excellence Conference Educates the Educators

Industry Educators and Trainers Receive Valuable Lessons in Orlando

The conference featured a bevy of presentations, including award ceremonies, breakout lessons, general sessions, and a product exhibition with more than 70 showcasing companies. Educator credentialing exams were provided on-site as part of the conference, as was a class on programmatic accreditation.


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Mini Splits a Legit Fit in Maritime Climate

Canadian Contractor Boasts Success Installing Ductless Heat Pumps in the North

While residential growth in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Canada, and Prince Edward Island, has since slowed to a degree, the condo boom brought some changes to the small provinces. Heating professionals noticed a trend.


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The Many Challenges of Winter 2015

How One Contractor Overcame One of New England’s Harshest Winters

Maintaining good morale is another winter challenge. Jobs may come to a standstill, or move at a snail’s pace due to weather. Yet, paychecks and business must continue forward. 


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The World According to Weil

Company Worth: Mirage or Reality?

Oftentimes, Stock Prices Fail to Tell the Whole Story

Work with professionals who can help you set a strategy, build the plan to get there, and keep you on track. Then, stick to it. The reality of doing this will be a win for you, your company, and your customers.


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Energy Savings Achieved through Retrofits

In Lieu of Replacement, Retrofits Save Money and Extend Longevity

Even as the economy has improved, some building owners and operators remain hesitant to make large capital expenditures to replace older chiller systems. In these cases, there are less expensive options available that can enable decision makers to achieve substantial efficiency upgrades by retrofitting their chillers.


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Clint Schreck, general manager, Columbus Worthington Air, Columbus, Ohio, discusses winning Angie’s List Super Service Award, how to handle online reviews, and much more.

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