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.
Contracting seminar shares business optimization strategies in five cities in 2016
June 6, 2016
EGIA — a Sacramento, California-based nonprofit organization created to provide contractors with the knowledge, skills, products, services, tools, and training necessary to build high-growth, profitable businesses — brought its Leadership Academy Conference Tour to five locations throughout the U.S. in early 2016.
Will enable UTC to expand its presence in the heating segment in Europe
June 3, 2016
United Technologies Holdings Italy S.r.l. has completed the acquisition of approximately 70 percent of Riello Group S.p.A., a leading provider of heating products and services. The Riello family will continue to own the balance of the shares of the Italian-based company, which now becomes part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security.
Sales and service divisions of AHI-Carrier, a joint venture, join UTC
June 2, 2016
United Technologies has acquired the commercial HVAC product sales and commercial service divisions of AHI-Carrier (Australia) Pty Ltd, a UTC joint venture in Australia. The newly acquired organization will conduct business as Carrier Australia Pty Ltd.