Like last year, this year’s Heating Showcase is split into two parts — residential and commercial. The residential/light commercial information is published in this issue, and the commercial products will be featured in the Oct. 2 issue. Feature-specific information about each individual product is included as submitted by the manufacturers.
WalletHub’s analysts compared more than 1,200 small-sized cities across 16 key metrics, ranging from average growth in the number of small and large businesses to investor access to labor costs. Considering the firm’s findings, The NEWS reached out to contractors and manufacturers living in some of these cities and asked their opinions on the places they call home.
These Wi-Fi-enabled, wall-mounted ductless split heating and cooling systems have efficiencies up to 33 SEER. The 9,000- (9RLS3Y), 12,000- (12RLS3Y), and 15,000-Btu (15RLS3Y) models offer HSPF ratings of up to 14.2, which make the entire line Energy Star-rated. All Wi-Fi-enabled systems offer remote operation using a smartphone or tablet as the remote control.
The NEWS presents the top 40 HVACR professionals under 40 years of age who are accomplishing great things in their respective positions. This is the third year we’ve asked our readers to nominate the best of the best and, indeed, they did. We received 180 entries, and picking the top 40 was incredibly difficult.
Many HVACR contractors, manufacturers, and distributors will arrive at the 2017 Service World Expo, taking place Sept. 7-8 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, but only super heroes will leave.
Despite being recognized for significantly improving airflow and heat-transfer efficiency levels and lowering the costs associated with HVACR systems, ultraviolet light in the 253.7-nm germicidal C-band wavelength (UV-C) is often misunderstood and, therefore, under-utilized by HVACR contractors, mechanical engineers, and end users.
Your performance can be stellar compared to industry averages, but the customer’s viewpoint can be stuck in “I don’t know what I’m paying for, the system still breaks down,” and “You’re only trying to upsell me.” So, how do you change this?