HVAC Residential Market

My Two Cents: Basic HVAC Contracting Budget Accounting

Determining the Volume You Need to Cover Overhead and Turn a Profit

If you haven’t already, now’s the time to contemplate your budgets for 2015. I realize the training required to be an HVAC tech is different from being an accountant, and many contractors started their careers working with tools before becoming a contractor; however, some rudimentary knowledge of accounting is important.


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Industry Prepares for New Residential Water Heater Standards

Manufacturers, Organizations Invest in Training to Prepare Supply Chain for Changes

While the new efficiency standards do not require manufacturers to use any specific technologies to achieve the new EF (energy factor) ratings, they’ve already necessitated a significant redesign effort from manufacturers. Additionally, the increasing unit sizes pose transportation and installation challenges that have yet to be fully understood.


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Geothermal System Nears Fourth Decade of Performance

After 37 Years, Miami Homeowner’s Geothermal Heat Pump Still Going Strong

Thirty-seven years and one addition to the house later and McDermott is proud to claim that his geothermal system — including the original ClimateMaster heat pump unit from Friedrich (eventually assumed into LSB Industries subsidiary ClimateMaster Inc.) — is still working perfectly.


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Contractor Builds on Integrity, Trust

Precision Air & Heating Values Customer Service Above All

The company has thrived under Bryan’s leadership and was on track to earn $12 million to $15 million in 2014. Precision currently has 68 employees, 52 vehicles in its fleet, and averages 120 calls per day.


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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: Clint Schreck

Clint Schreck, general manager, Columbus Worthington Air, Columbus, Ohio, discusses winning Angie’s List Super Service Award, how to handle online reviews, and much more.

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