United Rentals Inc., a provider of equipment rentals including portable HVAC equipment, announced the launch of a new online service that allows renters to browse, price, reserve, and schedule equipment through any Internet-enabled device.
The new rule raises the salary threshold for overtime eligibility from $455 per week, or $23,660 per year, to $913 per week, or $47,476 per year. As a result, more than 4.2 million salaried workers across the country will now be eligible for overtime pay. Employers have until Dec. 1, when the rule becomes effective, to prepare for the changes.
Although today’s portable evaporative coolers will reduce the temperature in almost any environment, for optimum performance, the temperature should be 85° or higher, and the relative humidity should be below 75 percent.
When you hear that your facility will be the target of an OSHA inspection, step back and examine the strengths and weaknesses of your safety program, and think about how you can focus the attention on the strengths. Although OSHA will come in looking for anything you’re doing wrong, you want to make sure they’re aware of all the things you’re doing right.
This infrared tube heater is designed to meet requirements for heating compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas (CNG/LNG)-fueled vehicle maintenance facilities in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 30A 7.6.6.
Acquisition strengthens company’s presence in northern Virginia
August 4, 2016
American Residential Services (ARS), a privately-held national provider of air conditioning, heating, and plumbing services, announced that it has acquired the assets of Weather Crafters, Chester, Virginia. Located in the Richmond area, it will be rebranded as ARS of Richmond.
The goal is to upgrade the user experience overall
August 3, 2016
As part of its efforts to improve the exhibitor and attendee experience, International Exposition Co. said it has expanded its social media efforts and enhanced its website for the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo).
As the American market becomes more familiar with variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems, it’s discovering firsthand the technology’s ability to deliver exceptional comfort with lower life cycle costs. Additionally, contractors are touting the ability to perform maintenance on systems individually, allowing them to fix a problem without disrupting the comfort delivered to the remainder of the facility.