Good working conditions and camaraderie can be vital to the success of a business. But these qualities don’t just “happen” — they originate from ownership. A great example of this comes from YPS in Austin, TX.
The best contracting companies don’t just offer installers and technicians a job. They offer a career opportunity with a clearly defined path, so that employees know where they’re at and how they can progress.
What do you get when you mix a doctor of inorganic chemistry, a native British citizen, and a no-heat call on Christmas Eve from a “Mrs. Klaus?” You get Cyngier Heating & Air Conditioning, a company with a staff of 18 people (including 13 service techs and installers) that specializes in residential and light commercial hvacr service.
More than 440 AirTime 500 members gathered recently for the organization’s expo, which was held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans Convention Center. The four-day event covered a number of training and management issues, including the changing role of some large specialty stores.
Brian Cranney’s nickname is “Bear.” His height and dark hair make the inspiration behind the name partly evident. The rest is more difficult to perceive unless you spend some time with him. He’s a powerful, quiet, and honest businessman. He does not make empty promises.
At the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), Lennox Industries Inc. (Carrollton, TX) announced some significant new enhancements to its L Series® line of commercial packaged rooftop units, including improvements in efficiency and dehumidification.
The recent National Hvacr Systems Security Summit, hosted by The News and the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), brought together a panel of experts in the fields of indoor air quality and building security (“Examining Building Security,” The News, Feb. 4). It came to almost no one’s surprise that one speaker garnered as much attention as any hvacr industry representative — attorney Tom Jackson.