Heather Pedersen is the mechanical contractor segment leader for Trane. She is responsible for Trane’s mechanical contractor programs, including relationship management with mechanical contractor consolidators and associations, and with strategic design-build contractors. For more information, contact Perri Richman, 732-980-6386; email@example.com.
Many building owners mistakenly plan and implement new HVAC projects in the same manner as they would manage a large maintenance expense. But HVAC upgrades likely will remain in place for 20 years or more, and as such, deserve a more strategic, long-term focus and evaluation.