Manufacturers were asked about the business climate for the industry
December 29, 2015
Responses from a 2016 AHR Expo survey sent to 1,300 exhibitors reveal optimism for the coming year among HVACR manufacturers. Results were compared to a similar survey sent out last year that gauged exhibitors’ expectations for 2015.
BDR seeks to increase market share and presence worldwide
December 28, 2015
ECR International, an HVAC manufacturer offering products under the brand names Dunkirk, Utica Boilers, Olsen, Airco, Pennco, RetroAire, Argo, and EMI, announced that its shareholders have approved the sale of the company to BDR Thermea, a Dutch heating products group headquartered in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands.
HVAC contractors, especially those in the residential installation and service market, really have to pay special attention to how their technicians interact with customers. One bad experience could terminate a potential long-term customer-contractor relationship.