HVAC Residential Market

HVAC Research Reveals Customer Spending Motivations

American Home Comfort Study Sheds Light on Consumer Trends
August 12, 2013

What drives consumers to purchase HVAC equipment? That’s one of the questions that Decision Analyst Inc., an Arlington, Texas-based market research firm, sought to answer in its comprehensive American Home Comfort Study of 2012-2013. 


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ACCA and RESNET Form Home-Performance Partnership

Agreement Will Connect HVAC Contractors with HERS Raters
August 12, 2013

The two sides signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on July 18 to promote home-performance contracting to customers, government entities, and EnergySmart Home Performance Teams. 


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Consumer Comfort Dependent on Humidity Control

Comfort, Health Big Factors in Controlling Moisture
August 12, 2013

When it comes to IAQ, humidity plays an influential role in the health, safety, and comfort of occupants in buildings and homes. 


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HVAC Residential Contractors: August 12, 2013

August 12, 2013

3C Mechanical Technologies Inc. announces new partnership; the Dwyer Group appoints new director of veteran affairs; more HVAC residential contractor news briefs.


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HVACR Industry Cruising Through First Half of 2013

HVACR Contractors, Distributors, Associations Report All-Around Growth
August 5, 2013

With research metrics rising and economic uncertainty settling, many in the industry are boasting prerecession returns heading into the second half of 2013.


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Crazy Ants Target Air Conditioners and Electronics

Invasive Insect Continues to Spread as Contractors Work to Prevent Damage
August 5, 2013
The small ant, which measures less than 1/8 inch in length, does not have a stinger and poses no significant danger to humans. However, it’s already making a name for itself by nesting in and damaging electronic equipment, including outdoor air conditioners.
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HVAC Contractor Goes Pink for Cancer Awareness

Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning Draws Attention to 'Horrible Disease'
August 5, 2013

Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning, Rochester, N.Y., recently unveiled a pink service van in an effort to raise cancer awareness. 


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Residential Contractors: August 5, 2013

August 5, 2013

Ferrandino & Son Inc. hires new VP of sales and marketing; Twin Air LLC wins award.


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July 31, 2013: Central A/C, Heat Pump Shipments Up 13.3 Percent

May Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Shipments Show Strong Increase
July 31, 2013
Combined United States shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 753,437 units in May 2013, up 13.3 percent from 664,802 units shipped in May 2012, according to the latest statistics from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).


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Bells, Whistles for Geothermal Heat Pumps

Manufacturers Introduce Features to Improve Comfort, Efficiency, Serviceability
July 29, 2013

With just three years left to encourage homeowners to invest in geothermal advances, manufacturers are pulling out all the stops by introducing new features on their GHPs, such as variable-speed technology and sophisticated controls, which they say will provide homeowners with better comfort, as well as lower energy consumption and operating costs.


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