Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) announced that its sixth annual Big Man On Planet (BMOP) competition begins May 1, in partnership with Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI). BMOP will run through Oct. 31, and all HARDI wholesaler members are eligible to participate.
Celebrating its fourth consecutive year of recognition
April 24, 2017
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List was first published in 1999 in Business Ethics Magazine, and has been managed by CR Magazine since 2007. To compile the list, every company in the Russell 1000 — the highest ranked stocks in the Russell 3000 Index of publicly held U.S. companies — is ranked according to 260 data points. The methodology for generating the list is governed by the Ratings and Rankings Thought Leadership Council of the Corporate Responsibility Association (CRA).
According to the new market research report, "Building Automation System [BAS] Market - by Communication Technology, Offering, Application, and Region - Global Forecast To 2022," published by MarketsandMarkets, the overall BAS market was valued at $53.66 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach $99.11 billion by 2022, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.73 percent between 2017 and 2022.
The National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) donated $10,000 to ASHRAE research during its Annual Conference, held March 31 to April 1 in Orlando, Florida. For 17 years, NEBB has been a member of the ASHRAE Golden Circle, a group of contributors who provide significant financial leadership to ASHRAE at the $10,000 and higher level.
Energy Control Technologies Inc. announced its new alliance and partnership with Distech Controls for distribution and promotion of its products, solutions, and services. As an authorized distributor of Distech Controls, Energy Control will provide sales, application engineering, design and configuration, as well as technical support of its products and systems.
PHCC events educate contractors on the newest trends
April 19, 2017
On the heels of three unique events this winter, specialized member segments of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) are tackling their business challenges, equipped with new tools and strategies, to help them run their companies more effectively.
Expanding product offerings and geographical footprint
April 19, 2017
Permira announced that a company backed by the Permira funds has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DiversiTech from an affiliate of The Jordan Co. LP. As part of the transaction, the senior management team led by Jim Prescott, president and CEO, will remain significant owners of the company.
Follow the journey of three students as they pursue an education in HVAC
April 18, 2017
There are many advantages to getting a technical education in the HVAC industry — students learn the science behind heating and cooling systems, how to troubleshoot and correct problems, and what to expect on the job site, among other critical lessons. Earning that degree or certification can help those pursuing a career in the HVAC trades stand out from the rest, but educational costs can quickly add up.
FieldEdge and Ron Smith announced a partnership to provide FieldEdge customers with exclusive content and coaching. The partnership complements FieldEdge’s focus on building software that improves the operational efficiency of home service contractors with Smith’s expertise in teaching contractors how to leverage those efficiencies.