HVAC Residential Market

Contractors and Consumers Capitalize on Renewable Incentives

Tax Breaks Make Renewable Energy More Affordable
By Angela D. Harris
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Funding for renewable incentives comes from a variety of sources including federal, state, and private funds. Although many of these incentives are directed at the end user — tax breaks, loans, and rebates can be used by contractors to open the door for new business in the HVAC marketplace.


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Putting Renewable Solutions to the Test

A Variety of Energy-Saving Options Are Available
By Angela D. Harris
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Besides traditional renewable products, there are a list of HVAC-specific items that could be considered as energy-saving options for the residential and commercial contractor looking to offer customers renewable solutions.


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HVAC Contractors Cash in on Sports Sponsorships

Major-, Minor-, and Little-League Involvement Paying Off for HVAC Contractors
By Matt Bishop
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Many contractors are finding success sponsoring athletic events, backing teams at the professional level all the way down to the little league games held at the local sandlots.


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Goodman Global Inc.: Air Conditioner

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Backed by a 10-year compressor replacement limited warranty, the Goodman® brand GSX16 air conditioner comes fully charged with chlorine free R-410A refrigerant.


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HVAC Residential Contractors: August 26, 2013

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Odom Air announces partnership with Prospect Genius; Lakebrink Heating and Air Conditioning receives award from Carrier; more HVAC residential contractor news briefs.


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Facts + Figures: Air-Source Heat Pump Shipments Up 18 Percent in May

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


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Creative Humidity Solutions on Deck for HVACR Contractors

Adding, Removing Humidity Can Be Done in Multiple Ways
By Matt Bishop
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As homeowners and building owners yearn for greater control of their indoor climate, manufacturers are racing to develop technologically advanced equipment to help these decision makers achieve their indoor environmental goals. 


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HVAC Research Reveals Customer Spending Motivations

American Home Comfort Study Sheds Light on Consumer Trends
By Angela D. Harris
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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
By Matt Bishop
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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
By Matt Bishop
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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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