The benefits of portables, including speedy implementation, reduced downtime, and cost-effectiveness, are continuing to gain recognition from end users. And, as end users experience these benefits and the resulting uptime, industry experts expect the portable market to continue to heat up.
Keeping people happy and cool isn’t always easy in a crunch, so it’s essential commercial contractors have the right practices in place — including access to portable equipment — to quickly restore cooling in emergency situations.
When high-end equipment does not live up to consumer expectations, the culprit is almost always improper installation. The bottom line: Properly sizing, selecting, and installing HVAC equipment is critical to ensuring energy efficiency and comfort.
A fair number of consumers do not mind spending more for a system that provides premium comfort, higher efficiency, and is aesthetically pleasing — especially if it’s going to be installed in a high-end home.
Year-to-date combined shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps up 12.2 percent
June 15, 2015
United States shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 673,360 units in April 2015, up 3.8 percent from 648,404 units shipped in April 2014, according to the latest statistics from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).