Unico Inc. has launched a major partnership with the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). The partnership will focus on collaborating with remodeling contractors who face the challenges of adding central air in older homes, as well as options for home additions that would be impossible to design with conventional HVAC systems.
Greenheck was selected as the 2016 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year in Milwaukee by an independent panel of judges representing the industry, education, and the public sector. This is the third time Greenheck has received the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award in the Mega Category where the state’s largest corporations compete. The company was also recognized for this prestigious award in 2004 and 2012.
By product type, region, competition forecast, and opportunities, 2012-2022
March 23, 2017
Residential and commercial sectors, coupled with rising disposable income, are augmenting demand for air conditioners across the globe. Growing acceptance of air conditioners as a utility product, rather than a luxury product, is anticipated to boost growth in the global air conditioners market during the forecast period.
Memorandum of understanding outlines mutual advancement
March 23, 2017
ASHRAE and the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Under the agreement, ASHRAE and KFAS will look for ways to work together in research, conferences and meetings, training programs, and chapter collaboration. Additionally, ASHRAE and KFAS will explore the possibility of translating ASHRAE publications to Arabic as well as coproducing books and other publications.
Charlie Yerger’s initial degree was not predictive of what turned out to be his passion. He turned a degree in EMS/Paramedicine into a career of working with HVAC control systems. His HVAC career started as an installation foreman for a controls contractor, which led to working as a technician for a large residential and commercial HVAC contractor in central Texas. In 2006 Yerger joined Johnson Controls Inc. as a systems technician on a major projects team, doing service work in specialized building systems areas.
LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning Technologies has added two more industry veterans, further enhancing its commercial applied sales and customer experience organizations. These changes address the evolving needs of the U.S. market and support the growth of LG’s variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology.
The Dallas-Fort Worth region, in what seems like the heart of the U.S. commercial real estate boom, now has another big player joining the mix. Mitsubishi Electric US Inc. has announced the grand opening of its new office for the Cooling and Heating and Elevator and Escalator Divisions.