The Unified Group recently welcomed 52 professional HVAC representatives to a sales forum in Alexandria, Virginia. The event — which was the organization’s largest sales forum to date — focused on the sales role within an HVAC company by setting realistic sales goals based on individual goals and strengths, differentiation, and niche markets.
Honeywell survey reveals that U.S. buildings lack connectivity and intelligence
November 13, 2015
A survey of nearly 500 buildings across seven major U.S. cities by Honeywell and KRC Research shows that building operators prioritize the safety and security of their facilities over efficiency and sustainability.
Company positioned to capitalize on today’s comprehensive HVAC solutions market
November 12, 2015
Climatec’s HVAC solutions business announced it will now go to market as Varitec Solutions. The move is a result of Bosch GmbH’s acquisition of Climatec’s Building Technology Group earlier this year. As Daikin Applied’s equipment sales representative in the Arizona, New Mexico, and west Texas regions, Varitec said it is positioned for growth.
Lennox Industries Inc. announced it will increase prices from 3 to 4 percent on select residential and commercial equipment, accessories, and parts effective Jan. 1, 2016 due in part to the increased costs of regulatory compliance.
New facility aims to connect and educate contractors, engineers, and industry leaders
November 12, 2015
LG Electronics USA celebrated the opening of its new LG Air Conditioning Systems Headquarters outside of Atlanta. At 40,000 square feet, LG said this state-of-the-art facility will support its fast-growing air conditioning systems business and educate engineers, contractors, and technicians about the company’s HVAC technologies.
The recent major Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in New York City that sickened at least 127 people and killed 12 could have been prevented through regular cooling tower service and maintenance. But, it’s not just cooling towers that need to be maintained.
Use of intelligent building solutions and approaches across facility and IT systems is expected to increase
November 9, 2015
By coordinating investment in energy conservation measures, equipment upgrades, and the use of software and services, integrated data center energy management promises to deliver greater energy and operational efficiency improvements to facilities or campuses hosting data centers, says Navigant Research.
Contractors should meet with their supplier and tell them about their changing expectations and what will be needed so they both can succeed. You must clearly communicate what you feel is necessary to succeed in today’s fast-moving marketplace.