Articles by Cherie Preville

Making Furnaces Fit in a 13 SEER World

January 12, 2009
How do you fit in not only an upflow furnace, but also the larger 13 SEER or higher A coils and other equipment in an installation? That was the dilemma that Karl Skog, owner, Crosslake Sheetmetal, Crosslake, Minn., and others at the company wrestled with and ultimately resolved with the creation of a counter flow box.
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Power of New Drives, Motors Are Seen

February 18, 2008
Motoring down the aisles of the trade show floor at the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), show attendees couldn’t help but pass by some booths exhibiting new drives, bypasses, and motors.
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Hydronic Products Make a Big Splash

February 18, 2008
The new products in the hydronics area added up to more than you can shake a stick at, at the 2008 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo).
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Trucks Come Wheeling Onto the Show Floor

February 18, 2008
Some of the big car companies were out in force at the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), showing off their latest models of trucks. Show goers climbed in the cabs and looked at the storage space of the different vehicles offered for commercial use.
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Directing All Eyes to the Commercial Winners

July 16, 2007
Recognizing the importance of the function of HVAC equipment in making people comfortable in their daily lives, The NEWS honors those units in the HVAC Commercial Equipment category of the fourth annual Dealer Design Awards.
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These Products Do More Than Fan the Air

July 16, 2007
In the Ventilation Products category of the Dealer Design Awards, a plastic trunk line take off took off and achieved a high enough score to receive the gold in the fourth annual contest. Fans received the next two highest positions.
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High-Efficiency Units Recognized

July 16, 2007
To recognize those units that advance home heating and air conditioning and attain new levels of installation, maintenance, and service ease, The NEWS’ presents three awards in the HVAC High Efficiency Residential Equipment category of the fourth annual Dealer Design Awards.
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Taking Control of the Situation

July 16, 2007
Just like a great baseball team needs a top-notch manager, HVAC equipment needs a control system to call the shots and communicate well with other components. Three products earned such managerial honors in the Residential Controls (including zoning) category of The NEWS’ fourth annual Dealer Design Awards.
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Software Winners Selected

July 16, 2007
The dust has settled and the terrain of the Contractor Services & Software category of The NEWS’ fourth annual Dealer Design Awards has been claimed. In the heat of battle, a triumvirate emerged as victors.
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Getting the Word out on Commercial Controls

July 17, 2006
Communication is a key component in HVAC controls products these days. Communication is one characteristic that all of the winners in the Commercial Controls Including Building Automation category of The NEWS' third annual Dealer Design Awards have in common.
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