Program projected to generate total savings of $180 million for housing owners and tenants
August 19, 2016
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York has announced the availability of $16 million through the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to support the design and construction of new energy-efficient housing and to complete similar improvements in existing buildings across the state.
Midea will use Ayla’s IoT technology to develop connected HVAC products
August 17, 2016
Midea Group, a Chinese manufacturer of consumer appliances and HVAC systems, announced it has selected the Ayla Networks Internet of Things (IoT) platform as its preferred overseas IoT cloud partner for all its connected HVAC products.
Heating and cooling products and water heaters can be purchased with a number of financing options
August 15, 2016
Synchrony Financial, a consumer financial services company, announced a multi-year extension with Rheem to continue providing a financing program for the purchase of HVAC and water heating products and services.
Shipments of central air conditioners increased 19.1 percent, heat pumps increased 10 percent
August 15, 2016
U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 1,022,363 units in June 2016, up 16.4 percent from 878,513 units shipped in June 2015, according to the latest statistics from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).
There are numerous steps savvy contractors can take to ensure their service departments are running efficiently, while, at the same time, keeping employees and customers content with the work being conducted.
Transparency Market Research report outlines market values
August 15, 2016
The global market for air conditioning systems was valued at $104.4 billion in 2015 and is projected to reach $167 billion by the end of 2024, expanding at a 5.1 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2016 to 2024.
Nationwide, this summer has been one of the hottest in recorded history. Per the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the June temperature for the contiguous U.S. was 71.8°F, or 3.3° above the 20th century average. The busy summer season has seen its fair share of ups and downs so far, but overall, HVACR distribution is in a good place.
The term radiant heating makes most people think about warm floors. Although it’s true there are many excellent applications for radiant floor heating, it’s not the only type of radiant panel that can deliver excellent comfort.
The two-day event, which focused on helping dealers strengthen and grow their businesses, featured presentations on WaterFurnace products, marketing tools, training, financing, and more. Attendees also heard updates from the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) and the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) regarding the geothermal tax credits.
Homeowners who have comfort problems often call HVAC contractors. There is a lot of opportunity here, though the road to success is crowded with barriers. But having a way to truly verify the operation of HVAC installations will overcome many of those barriers.