HVAC Residential Market

Survey Shows Residential HVAC Energy Consumption Dips Below 50 Percent

April 15, 2013

For decades, space heating and cooling has accounted for more than half of all residential energy consumption across the U.S. — until now. 


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My Two Cents: Customers Demand Respect

April 15, 2013

The most important thing for consumers is to be heard and respected. Those two emotional impacts are more important than having their issue resolved. 


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Nordyne: Single-Stage, 16 SEER Air Conditioner

April 8, 2013
The ES6BF single-stage, 16 SEER air conditioner comes with a tough, all-aluminum microchannel coil, which stands up in corrosive environments, as well as a Copeland Scroll™ Compressor, according to the company. The air conditioner is currently available in 2-, 2.5-, and 3-ton sizes. 


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BPI Celebrates 20th Anniversary

April 1, 2013

BPI is celebrating its 20th anniversary and the growth is staggering — nearly 40,000 certifications and 200 training centers across all 50 states have established BPI as a major player in the building-performance field.


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Facts + Figures: Gas Warm Air Furnace Shipments Up 35 Percent in January

April 1, 2013
Source: Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). Industry figures are estimates that are derived from the best available figures supplied by a sample of AHRI member companies.


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Business Reinvestments Pay Dividends

March 25, 2013

For a company that’s been in business 118 years, making upgrades isn’t an option, it’s a necessity. That’s why Butch Welsch, president of Welsch Heating & Cooling Co., St. Louis, always makes sure to stick to one key principle despite the rapidly changing times we live in: First impressions are everything.


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Manufacturers Predict Slow Growth in 2013

March 18, 2013

Shipments of HVAC equipment increased marginally in 2012, reported the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). 


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Contractors Optimistic About Year Ahead

March 18, 2013

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is forecasting that single-family starts will grow 22 percent in 2013 and that single-family construction will grow another 30 percent in 2014.


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Distributors Take Wait-And-See Approach

March 18, 2013

Heating, Air-conditioning, and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) recently announced that while HVACR average distributor sales declined 1.8 percent in December 2012, they increased 5.6 percent for the year. 


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Contractor Finds Success in Offering IAQ Solutions

March 11, 2013

At Action Air, the customer is always the No. 1 priority, and being attentive to their needs is essential to a successful service business. But pairing that attentiveness with smart business sense is also necessary.


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