Making the decision to open another location is no small undertaking and involves finding the right people to staff the new location and doing a lot of research to make sure the new area can support another HVAC business.
Frozen condensate occurs when condensation and exhaust gases generated from the heating process are discharged outside via a vent pipe and freeze in the cold air. If ice continues to build up, the vent pipe can become blocked, causing the furnace to shut down.
GPS keeps transforming, evolving from the clunky receivers that had to be hardwired into every truck to tiny plug-and-play devices and mobile apps that provide a multitude of data that can help contractors manage their businesses more effectively.
While it remains to be seen how the new minimum-efficiency standards will impact the industry as a whole, most distributors are breathing a sigh of relief that their decision to stock more 13-SEER equipment is paying off, leaving them time to start thinking about what to do with the next round of minimum-efficiency standards, which the DOE is considering right now for residential furnaces.