HVAC Residential Market

LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning: Duct-Free Systems

October 15, 2012
The wall-mounted model added to the Art Cool™ duct-free system line is elegantly styled and allows for increased airflow throughout the room, according to the company. The 12K Btuh offers SEER up to 26, and the 9K model offers up to 28 SEER.

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Making a Case for Mobile Technology

Consultant Discusses Why Distributors Should Consider MEAP
October 1, 2012
What could help distributors raise the bar on customer service and satisfaction? Information about the inner workings of their companies as well as having a transparent, real-time view into their processes could help, but how does a distributor achieve these things?  

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Distributors Navigate Business Change

Contractors Discuss Their Distributor Relationships
October 1, 2012
HVAC contractors and distributors have a special business relationship. As with any relationship, external circumstances have changed some of the relationship dynamics. What is it that contractors are looking for from their distributors and how are the distributors responding?

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Know What’s Happening in Your Business

October 1, 2012
There is so much happening in our business world today that it is often difficult for us as contractors to stay focused on the real purposes for which we are in business. What is that purpose and how can you stay informed?

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Facility Celebrates 110 Years of A/C

Carrier Indianapolis Unveils New Customer Center
October 1, 2012
How did Carrier celebrate the 110th anniversary of the invention of modern air conditioning? What does the company’s new facility look like?

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Distributor Advances to Meet the Times

Calverley Supply Co. Then and Now
October 1, 2012
The 38-year-old company, Calverley Supply Co. is run by the Calverley brothers and as they adapt to new business demands they don’t forget their roots.

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Facts + Figures: A/C, Warm Air Furnace, Residential Water Heater Shipments Up in July

October 1, 2012
Source: Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). Industry figures are estimates that are derived from the best available figures supplied by a sample of AHRI member companies.

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Cashing in on Solar Thermal Energy

September 24, 2012
While the price of energy continues to rise, more homeowners are seeking energy independence through renewable energy sources including solar energy. In turn, a growing number of HVAC contractors are adding solar installations, solar thermal technology, solar-equipped air conditioning units, and more to their repertoire.

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A Plethora of Green HVAC Equipment to Choose From

September 24, 2012
HVAC manufacturers have produced a slew of green products. Whether a commercial or residential contractor, the following are units that can be installed in new and/or retrofit applications to help end users save energy and improve comfort.

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Marketing Yourself as a Green Company

September 24, 2012
You feel your company is more green than it used to be, so now what do you do with that information? The NEWS spoke with two contractors whose companies perform both commercial and residential work about green marketing and promotion of their business.

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