On Dec. 17, 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) finalized new negotiated energy conservation standards for commercial air conditioners, heat pumps, and commercial warm-air furnaces, otherwise known as rooftop units (RTUs).
In this very modern marketing age, you are not in the contracting business. You are a marketer of contracting services. The closer you adhere to that definition, the better both parts of your business will get.
Koch Air is the only Koch Enterprises Inc. company serving the HVAC industry and has seven locations serving customers in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Missouri. Koch Enterprises is a global, diversified, privately owned corporation that has been serving customers for 142 years from its headquarters in Evansville, Indiana.
New CDC toolkit offers tips for reducing germ’s growth, spread in building water systems
June 10, 2016
More effective water management might have prevented most of the Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) investigated from 2000 through 2014, according to a new CDC report.
HVACR manufacturers exhibiting at show encouraged to submit new or upgraded products
June 9, 2016
The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) announced its call for entries for the 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards competition. The winners in each of 10 HVACR product categories will receive special recognition.
Organizations look to accelerate microgrid deployment in North America
June 8, 2016
The International District Energy Association (IDEA) and the Microgrid Resources Coalition (MRC) announced a merger agreement to integrate the resources and technical and regulatory expertise of the MRC into IDEA to strengthen information exchange and advocacy efforts for microgrids.
While making the decision to replace a condensing unit instead of repairing it may be a difficult one, some contractors have guidelines in place to help homeowners make such a decision a little less difficult.
This year is already being described as one of the most politically polarizing in American history. And just as voters are expressing very strong opinions at the polls in 2016, HVAC contractors also have strong opinions about whether it’s good business to be involved in politics.
Global demand for HVAC equipment is forecast to increase at a 4.1 percent yearly rate through 2020 to $122 billion, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland-based industry research firm.