The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is calling on the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to follow its own procedures when promulgating rules, and is seeking suspension of a current rulemaking for revising commercial boiler efficiency standards until its established process is followed.
The combined events drew more than 1,500 people from all over the country and featured 35 workshops in seven different tracks, including leadership, commercial contracting, residential contracting, business operations, radiant and hydronics, quality assurance, and building performance, which were assembled by some of the nation’s most successful contracting professionals.
Over the past decade, many efficient construction methods and technologies have been integrated into the single-family residential, municipal, government, and light commercial markets. But, one sector has lagged: multi-family condominiums and apartments.
Perhaps the best advice anyone could receive is to be persistent, enthusiastic, and prepared to battle through some adversity. After a while, there will be far more good times than bad. And, if the company remains steadfast, honest, and sincere in its commitment to provide quality workmanship, safety, and customer relations, it will have no problem attaining success.
It’s nice to be the hero, but, just as medicine is transforming from an expensive and reactionary model to a predictive and cost-effective one, so will HVAC. The result will be fewer high-margin jobs in the wake of catastrophes but more low-margin, predictive tuneups.
Report segments the market into four broad categories
March 24, 2016
The global split air conditioning market is expected to exceed 104 billion tons by 2020, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 6 percent during the forecast period, according to the latest market research study released by Technavio.