Some of the most important relationships contractors can have are with their distributors. Both sides often grumble about the other. But like a good marriage, a successful contractor-distributor relationship is built over time and needs constant work and attention so that both parties are happy.
Diffuser manufacturers often rate their products based on the Air Diffuser Performance Index (ADPI). This designation helps contractors and engineers select the proper diffuser. This article looks at what ADPI is and is not, and how to use it in making selections.
Customers are looking for more options in the world of grilles, registers, and diffusers. Many companies are complying with this request by offering these products in a wide range of materials, sizes, styles, and finishes.
In some situations, such as prisons and zoos, contractors and engineers turn to security registers and grilles. Though there is an energy penalty associated with them, when security is an issue, only security registers and grilles will do.
Mission Foods converted its facilities to non-ozone-depleting refrigerants. The company operates a plant that contains air-cooled chiller systems and a warehouse with walk-in units. These systems utilized eight compressors and contained far more than 50 pounds of R-22. Air Refrigeration LLC tackled the conversion.
The winning companies of the third annual Innovation Awards will be honored at a special ceremony during the 2005 AHR Expo. The awards presentation will take place on Feb. 8 at 11:00 a.m. in the New Product Technology Theater on the show floor.
For the first time in its long history, the 2005 AHR Expo will take place in Florida. With more than 22 acres under its roof, visitors to the Orange County Convention Center will have the opportunity to visit more than 1,800 exhibitors.
The third annual Innovation Awards will be presented during a special ceremony at the 2005 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) in Orlando, Fla. The Innovation Awards are designed to promote and encourage product innovation by recognizing the most innovative products among the thousands on display at the Expo.
York territory managers (TMs) from across the United States and Canada recently came together for the company's 2004 National Sales Meeting. The company noted that it is adding numerous resources so TMs can better help their contractor-customers.