Articles by Cherie Preville

Everyone Wins When Green's Involved

October 12, 2009
Particularly over the last year it seems, there have been many articles and ads promoting green. Some companies in this industry have already gone green, while many others have not, or not yet. The NEWS spoke with several people whose respective companies have gone green to find out how it has impacted their business.
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Communicating Is Key

July 13, 2009
The NEWS’ sixth annual Dealer Design Awards in the Commercial Controls category go to two products that communicate and are flexible and easy to install and service admirably.
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Products Save Time and Money

July 13, 2009
The NEWS’ award winners in the Miscellaneous category of the sixth annual Dealer Design Awards make technicians’ jobs easier, which can translate into time and money saved on the jobsite.
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Helping Products and Techs Work Efficiently

July 13, 2009
The winning products in The NEWS’ Components & Accessories category of the sixth annual Dealer Design Awards aid the HVAC equipment and system in performing the work better and in some cases more energy efficiently, too.
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Products Help Efficiency

July 13, 2009
Each of the winners of The NEWS’ Contractor Services & Software category of the sixth annual Dealer Design Awards offers contractors features to present the contractor an opportunity to offer new services to his customers and/or run his business more efficiently.
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Silent Products Are Golden

July 13, 2009
People become aware of ventilation products if they’re too noisy. But being noisy is not a problem for the gold winner in The NEWS’ sixth annual Dealer Design Awards in the Ventilation Products category.
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Efficient Equipment Benefits Consumers

July 13, 2009
Many products may be a high-efficiency unit, but only a few have been chosen as The NEWS’ award winners in the HVAC High Efficiency Residential Equipment category of the sixth annual Dealer Design Awards.
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Commercial Products Ease HVAC Onus

July 13, 2009
Besides offering features and benefits to meet an edifice’s HVAC needs, the honorees of The NEWS’ HVAC Commercial Equipment category in the sixth annual Dealer Design Awards ease contractors and technicians’ burden by being easier to install and service.
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Preparing Rooftop Units for Summer Use

June 15, 2009
Are the rooftop units you install, service, and/or maintain ready for the summer? There isn’t a lot of work involved in the actual switching over of a rooftop unit from winter to summer use, but the units still call for attention.
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Economic Tip No. 4: Location Really Does Matter

June 8, 2009
This is the fourth article in a five-article economic series offering tools and suggestions to help contractors cope during these tough and changing economic times.
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