There are many different products in the HVAC equipment world that cater to the green building tidal wave. Efficiency is a key green element that builders are using to market residential and commercial new construction. And what better way to promote efficiency than through the expanding world of wireless products?
It was bad enough fighting off these guys when the economy was good. Now that the economy has gone south in many parts of the country, the $19 clean and inspect guys may start coming out of the woodwork.
People dream about a lot of things and I am no exception. The
topics range from the bizarre to the very real-like. Lately I have experienced
a flurry of dreams and fortunately, most have been fairly normal.
Over 4,000 HVACR contractors, owners, and industry-related individuals attended ABCO Refrigeration Supply’s 28th annual ABCO Expo in November at Terrace on the Park in Flushing, Queens. The expo focused on the migration towards environmentally conscious, energy-efficient products.
The wildly popular “art” of social networking began with such industry staples as MySpace and FaceBook and have now spun off into many other forms of cyber interaction. “Share” is now becoming a real buzzword for people, groups, or businesses to send their own messages into cyberspace.
just read an article from a writer who claims there are five
recession-proof industries. I
won’t argue with the choices, but
it also got me thinking that trades like HVACR are always going to be in demand.
In an earlier issue of The NEWS (July 21), Business Editor John R. Hall and Editor-in-Chief Mike Murphy squared off in a debate about how contractors should sell replacement HVAC systems. In a follow-up online survey, readers were encouraged to give their reasons for what customers look for in a replacement system.