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Hospitals Contemplate Airborne Infection

HVAC Upgrades Part of Overall Strategy to Eliminate IAQ Issues

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), health care-associated infections (HAIs) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the U.S. 


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Leaky Ductwork Continues to Drain System Efficiency

Contractors, Manufacturers Share Tips and Tricks for Sealing Ductwork

As home-performance contracting continues to gain traction in the U.S., many HVAC professionals are taking a whole-house approach instead of simply fixing immediate HVAC problems.


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Finding Success in Duct Renovation

Thorough Testing, Customer Involvement Help Sell Duct System Repairs

Contractors adding duct renovation services to their repertoires can improve both the contractor’s bottom line as well as their reputation as a high-end HVAC contractor. 


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UV-C Shines a Light on System Health

Improved Technology, Dropping Prices Drive Adoption of UV-C Technology

Just as an infection can spread from one part of the body to another, so can contaminated air, which is why an increasing number of home and building owners are choosing to install UV products.


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Duct Dynasty: Does Proper Design Guarantee HVAC System Performance?

Test the Brakes Before Tossing Over the Keys to the Car

The revelation that many of these rules of thumb can get you into trouble, and also the need to comply with new code revisions, is accelerating the move toward using design software to meet industry standards.


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Indoor Air Quality: Research Takes IAQ to the Next Level

RGF Environmental Group Inc.’s Pan Saver Wins Gold

The NEWS honors the 2014 Dealer Design Award winners in the Indoor Air Quality category.


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Capitalizing on a Surging IAQ Market

Stick to Proven Sales Techniques, Offer Options

If HVAC contractors start by viewing IAQ sales as different from other sales, they just might be setting themselves up for failure. 


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What Happened to Sick Building Syndrome?

SBS Has Faded from Headlines, But Is It Still a Problem?

SBS is far from being eradicated and is still a concern that many HVAC professionals grapple with every day.


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Duct Dynasty: Do Your Tuneups Perform?

Properly Diagnose System Performance Using These Simple Measurements

Are your customers really getting better performance as a result of your performance agreement, or are you just insinuating they are? 


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Customer Care the Key to Clean Air

A Genuine, No-Pressure Approach Crucial to Closing IAQ Add-Ons

While few will argue that clean air is a bad thing, explaining IAQ to customers and helping them understand its importance isn’t always easy. 


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