Steve Quinn, owner of JD Swallow Heating & Cooling in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, has modest goals for the company over the next five years, but working to achieve those goals is what has helped him win the Best Contractor to Work for Award in the North Central region.
The employees of IC Refrigeration are a close-knit group. The company goes above and beyond to put the welfare of its employees and their families before the business, creating an open, family-oriented culture, which is something the employees know is rare in today’s business world.
Just because our industry talks about proper airflow, it doesn't mean we’re doing much to address it. Airflow must be measured, plain and simple. Duct design and duct tightness won’t assure proper airflow.
Officials report the payback in energy savings is expected to occur in less than eight years
January 30, 2017
The Cedar Rapids Community School District’s (CRCSD) ongoing mission to update antiquated buildings with energy-efficient HVAC equipment is expected to save taxpayers millions of dollars in long-term energy savings while also providing optimal learning environments with exceptional air comfort.
While several organizations lobbied Congress for an extension, the U.S. House of Representatives failed, again, to extend the geothermal heat pump tax credits via a stopgap spending bill signed Dec. 9, 2016.
In addition to being an HVAC contractor in Houston and running a trade school, Cunnigham also finds the time to run his consulting business — Successtrack Network, where his efforts recently earned him the Consultant of the Year honor at the inaugural Service World Expo show in Las Vegas.
According to a survey conducted by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), about 40 percent of organizations have a formal social media policy. The survey found that 69 percent of organizations engage in social media activities to reach external audiences, 31 percent of organizations track employee use of social media, and 43 percent block access to social media platforms on company-owned computers and handheld devices.
The Convent of St. Dominic finds energy savings, extended comfort in VRF technology
January 30, 2017
The Convent of St. Dominic is the headquarters for the Sisters’ housing administrative offices, a convalescent wing, and large chapel in Blauvelt. The 100,000-square-foot, five-story brick building was being heated with an archaic steam system. In addition to operating expense, the lack of control over the facility’s heating system was a problem, especially in the hospital and living quarters.