The company ‘exemplifies the qualities that all of the best companies in the industry share’
February 19, 2016
ACCA has named Welsch Heating & Cooling Co., St. Louis, as its 2016 Residential Contractor of the Year. The company will be presented with the award on March 10 at the opening MainStage of the ACCA 2016 conference in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Rough in box technology for wall hung mini split evaporators was formerly unavailable in the U.S. Now, redesigned and re-engineered specifically for North America, the new RoughinBox™ by Excelair brings this technology to the United States and Canadian markets.
The Turbonics product offering provides synergy with Mestek’s Residential Comfort Group
February 15, 2016
Mestek Inc. has announced the acquisition of Turbonics Inc., Cleveland. Turbonics is a manufacturer of specialty hydronic fan coils and has been providing comfort solutions to the North American HVAC marketplace for more than 50 years.
GHPs may not often be a consumer’s first choice for heating and cooling, but many contractors remain dedicated to the technology, and they’re still finding consumers who want GHPs — even in areas where their benefits are not known as well.
The New York City Council voted unanimously to pass a bill that encourages the installation of geothermal energy and requires that geothermal heat pumps be considered for all new construction and retrofits of city-owned buildings.
While some folks are harder to please than others, HVAC contractors say there are proven practices that can help prevent a tense situation from escalating. And, with the right tactics, you can even turn an angry customer into a happy, satisfied one.
As customer interest in geothermal has increased, numerous HVAC contractors have begun offering GHPs as a way to expand their businesses and give their customers another energy-efficient HVAC option. But, while many of these contractors have undergone extensive training and took the time to properly design and install their GHP systems, others may not have been so careful.
Considering everything we do revolves around heat transfer, there’s no better way to visualize heat transfer than with thermal imaging. The technology is getting more affordable every day, and the quick return on investment makes this technology a no-brainer.
Brings thermal energy storage to the residential market
February 12, 2016
Ice Energy has introduced the Ice Bear 20, a smaller-capacity version of its flagship Ice Bear system for residential cooling. The new system combines Ice Energy’s patented thermal storage and smart grid technology with integrated cooling, enabling utilities to control residential cooling load and reduce peak demand.