HVAC Residential Market

HPC Sales Come in All Forms

The More the Merrier for HVAC Contractors
December 16, 2013

Just as no two houses are exactly the same, neither are the homeowners who live there. While one may have the resources to make all the energy-efficient improvements to the house at once, another may have to make selective upgrades over time.


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Johnson Controls Inc.: Modulating Gas-Fired Furnaces

December 16, 2013

Part of the Luxaire® Acclimate™ Series, the LP9C modulating gas-fired furnaces are compact units that employ induced combustion, hot surface ignition, and high heat transfer aluminized tubular heat ex-changers. 


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NEWS Panel Highlights Smartest Products

Contractor Board Shares Insight into the Most Intelligent Products They Install
December 16, 2013

We asked the contractors on our editorial advisory board to share which products they believe truly deserve to be called smart — and why.


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Bringing Work Home:

Contractors Sample Smart Products On Their Own

Hands-on Approach Allows Contractors to Practice What They Preach
December 16, 2013

Instead of just reading the literature or talking to their distributor about the product, some contractors are literally bringing their work home with them by installing these products inside their own residences.


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Smart HVAC Products Getting Even Smarter

Consumer Expectations Set Trends for More Data, Connected Solutions
December 16, 2013

As technology is becoming increasingly accessible and interconnected, consumer demand is fueling the rise of intelligent products in the HVAC marketplace.


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My Two Cents: Crooked Contractors Make Me Sick

The HVAC Industry is Not Without Its Share of Bad Apples
December 16, 2013

Frequent readers of this column are aware that I am extremely concerned about the image of our industry. Having been involved for as many years as I have, I have seen that image change and improve very significantly over the years. 


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Troubleshooting, Preventing Motor Failure

Insight and Experiences with Small HVAC Motors
December 9, 2013

To minimize motor imperfections, contractors must stress the importance of a comprehensive inspection, properly identify and diagnose the root cause of the deficiency, and be able to explain the failure to customers in terms they’ll understand. 


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Facts + Figures: Air Conditioner Shipments Up Nearly 18 Percent in September

December 9, 2013

Industry figures are estimates that are derived from the best available figures supplied by a sample of AHRI member companies.
 


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Top Tips for Upselling Furnaces

Contractors Share Their Strategies for Selling More Expensive Units
December 2, 2013

Well-trained comfort consultants should not only point out all the benefits that come with a properly installed, highly efficient furnace, but they should take the opportunity to build trust with the homeowners so they feel comfortable investing in a more expensive system.


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AHR Expo Survey:

HVACR Manufacturers Expect Growth in 2014

90 Percent of Respondents Believe Sales Will Increase in New Year
December 2, 2013

The results of the survey reflect a “significant improvement” over last year’s survey, which found 70 percent of participants expected the economy to be better in 2013 than 2012, while 3 percent predicted it would be worse. 


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