The NEWS’ Best Instructor and Trainer contest aims to shine a spotlight on the best teachers and advisors across the HVACR industry, and this year was no different as one of the industry’s true workhorses, Ed Brink, division manager, technical training, Meier Supply Co., was honored as the nation’s Best Trainer contest winner.
If you’re a technician working in the Northwestern U.S., you’ve likely heard of David Norman. Chances are you may even have his phone number. The 58-year-old instructor has built quite a reputation as the go-to guy for HVACR technical problems in the region.
Nest’s Thermostat E moves away from the striking stainless steel and black look of the third-generation Nest Learning Thermostat and replaces it with a subtle design, which is highlighted by a white exterior ring and frosted display.
The EZ-In Mini-Split cable eliminates the conduit and cable trays found in some HVAC installations. The company recently introduced a shielded configuration for the mini-split cable, which protects from electrical noise and interference from adjacent cables.
TransUnion reported credit card balances increased 7.4 percent to $693 billion, and personal lending balances increased 9.7 percent to $102 billion from the previous year in its first quarter “2017 Industry Insights Report.”