HVAC Light Commercial Market

Portable Market Geared for Uptime

Demand is rising across construction, manufacturing, and office/retail markets

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.

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A Comfortable Learning Environment

Vermeer Corp.’s Yellow Iron Academy employs geothermal technologies

The academy incorporates efficient LED and fluorescent lighting, rigid insulation between the frame steel studs, double-pane Pella windows, occupancy sensors and set back controls, and an energy recovery ventilation (ERV) unit on the roof. 

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Weathering the Storm

Contractors and manufacturers proactively brace for extreme weather

Contractors across the U.S. experience a wide variety of conditions, climates, and weather extremes on a day-to-day basis. Is your company ready to overcome the harshest of conditions this year?

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Electric Arc Welding Safety

Preventing electrical shock should remain a top priority for your team at all times

Preventing electrical shock should be a top priority within a company safety program that also addresses the other hazards associated with electric arc welding.

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Industry Negotiates RTU Efficiency Standards

Working group expects to make recommendation to ASRAC soon

While many in the industry are pleased the DOE has taken the opportunity to work together to develop its final rule, exactly how much of the working group’s recommendation the regulatory agency will adopt remains to be seen.

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DOAS Gaining Traction in US

Codes, standards, and awareness boost the popularity of dedicated outdoor air systems

Commercial building codes are mandating higher volumes of fresh-air intake than ever before. To help meet these ventilation requirements, more and more HVAC contractors and building owners are turning to dedicated outdoor air systems (DOAS). 

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2015 HARDI Fly-In

Highlights from HARDI's Congressional Fly-In in Washington, D.C. Post date: May 28, 2015.


NEWSMakers: Kevin Conrad
Kevin Conrad, president, Kevin Conrad Heating and Cooling Inc., Nantucket, Massachusetts, breaks down working in the New England climate, the benefits of insulation foam, and more.

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2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

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