North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is trending in the industry right now, and it has been well before “trending” was even a thing. It serves as a sense of reliability to homeowners, a symbol of professionalism to employers, a mark of confidence to manufacturers, and a source of pride to technicians. So, no matter what your role in the industry is, there are countless reasons to #celebratewithNATE.
Since it was founded in 2011, Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based Allied Energy Efficiency Experts has completed approximately 5,000 comprehensive Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) projects in New Jersey and Delaware.
Bob and Tim have arrived at a customer’s house that uses fuel oil for heat. This is a “no heat” call — the customer called first thing this morning and said that the oil furnace was not coming on, and the house was cold. When they arrived, they talked to the customer, and the customer said that he had made several tries to get the furnace to operate but with no luck.
The school applied for and received a green repair grant
March 20, 2017
With failing oil-fired boilers and an aging, inefficient heating system, Elm Street School in Gardner, Massachusetts, turned to modulating boilers from Weil-McLain to spark energy efficiencies and lower heating costs for the school.
The NOBLE Fire Tube Combi Boiler is designed for residential applications and offers three models ranging from 110,000-199,999 Btuh. The boiler features easy installation and serviceability, true instantaneous response time, and a user-friendly interface.
The Model ABD-SEA-E provides precise and automatic airflow regulation for supply or exhaust ventilation systems in any residential or commercial building. It is designed for use in any HVAC application with a static pressure between 0.2 and 2.0 inches water column.
Contractors started out 2017 feeling positive about short-term growth, according to ACCA, which reported its January 2017 Contractor Comfort Index (CCI) scored a 78 — up two points from its January 2016 rating.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has not given any indication that it will target R-410A in residential applications, and under the Trump administration, the agency may perhaps be less aggressive than it was under the Obama administration and, therefore, less likely to push for additional refrigerant phasedowns.
Sales of HVAC equipment ticked upward in 2016, according to Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), which reported that 2016 year-to-date combined U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps increased 7.6 percent over 2015 and shipments of gas warm-air furnaces increased 4.6 percent for the same time period.