OSHA's Confined Spaces in Construction final rule received negative feedback from the HVACR industry and was labeled as overreaching and burdensome to residential contractors when it was released last spring.
According to industry experts, it’s all too common for contractors to make the mistake of waiting until they’re desperate to sell before properly assessing their company’s value and working to make it attractive to potential buyers.
Your sales team can quickly lose its creativity if you turn them into little robots who only track the numbers these CRM programs are looking for. If your real goal is to increase sales, there are better ways to manage your sales team.
Awards ceremony and Product of the Year unveiling set for Jan. 31 in Las Vegas
September 15, 2016
International Exposition Co. today announced the winners of the 2017 AHR Expo (International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition) Innovation Awards. The annual awards competition honors the most inventive and original products, systems, and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo.
Two new Berkeley Lab studies find record low prices across all sectors
September 14, 2016
Solar energy system pricing is at an all-time low, according to the latest editions of two recurring “state of the market” reports released by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).
Smart home device market rising at a CAGR of 60 percent to 2020
September 14, 2016
The smart home market continues to expand, with 47 million connected smart home devices shipped globally in 2015. The market is projected to broaden substantially at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 60 percent, reaching 477 million devices in 2020, according to IHS Markit.
The companies will collaborate to expand their U.S. HVAC businesses
September 13, 2016
Rheem and Fujitsu General Limited today announced a strategic collaboration that will expand the heating and cooling product portfolios of both companies. Rheem will begin offering ductless mini-split systems manufactured by Fujitsu. Fujitsu will introduce a portfolio of ducted HVAC products manufactured by Rheem.
Location supports interaction with university and entrepreneurial community
September 12, 2016
Emerson has announced the opening of The Helix Innovation Center at Georgia Tech, a new collaboration and innovation space located in Technology Square, the university’s innovation hub. This new site expands Emerson’s global network of innovation facilities.