HVAC Residential Market

Troubleshooting, Preventing Motor Failure

Insight and Experiences with Small HVAC Motors

To minimize motor imperfections, contractors must stress the importance of a comprehensive inspection, properly identify and diagnose the root cause of the deficiency, and be able to explain the failure to customers in terms they’ll understand. 


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Top Tips for Upselling Furnaces

Contractors Share Their Strategies for Selling More Expensive Units

Well-trained comfort consultants should not only point out all the benefits that come with a properly installed, highly efficient furnace, but they should take the opportunity to build trust with the homeowners so they feel comfortable investing in a more expensive system.


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AHR Expo Survey:

HVACR Manufacturers Expect Growth in 2014

90 Percent of Respondents Believe Sales Will Increase in New Year

The results of the survey reflect a “significant improvement” over last year’s survey, which found 70 percent of participants expected the economy to be better in 2013 than 2012, while 3 percent predicted it would be worse. 


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Carrier Corp.: Condensing Gas Furnace

The Performance™ 92 59SP2A condensing gas furnace offers up to 92.1 percent AFUE. It is powered by an electronically commutated motor (ECM) multiple-speed blower motor for efficient operation all year long in heating, cooling, and continuous fan operation. 


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Oil Furnaces Require Special Care

Regular Maintenance Can Maximize Efficiency and Increase Longevity

Many homeowners recently fired up their oil furnaces for the first time this season. If they’ve invested in proper service and maintenance, chances are high that their equipment will keep them comfortably warm all winter long. 


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2015 ACCA Conference

Images from the 2015 ACCA Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Posted on April 8, 2015.

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NEWSMakers: Mark Crockett
Mark Crockett vice president, Crockett Facilities Services, explains the importance of technician training, the value of being a top minority-owned company in the U.S., current projects the company is managing, and much more. Posted on April 24.
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2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

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