Contractors can create a safety and health program using a number of simple steps that include training workers on how to identify and control hazards, inspecting the job site with workers to identify the problems with equipment and materials, and developing responses to possible emergency scenarios in advance.
The new 1,600-square-foot location on the 42nd floor was conceived and designed as a learning and sharing center where contractors, architects, engineers, building owners, and others can come together to collaborate and share experiences.
Nearly 1,000 HVACR and sheet metal professionals gathered in Phoenix for the Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association’s (SMACNA) 73rd Annual Convention Oct. 16-19 at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge.
Behler-Young hosted the 2016 HVACR Expo of Michigan, Sept. 29, at the Suburban Showplace in Novi, Michigan. The event featured more than 100 vendors and booths with new technologies from a variety of manufacturers.
According to an online survey produced by LevelFunded Health, a national health insurance agency, 87 percent of small businesses that offer group health care saw health insurance premiums rise by 25 percent since 2014, with 12 percent experiencing premium increases of 50 percent or higher.
For consumers to make an educated buying decision, contractors must be able to thoroughly explain the potential features and benefits of a motor retrofit. These include energy savings, benefits from operating the fan continuously, reduced operating noise, and improved airflow control.