Record attendance at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) in Bonita Springs, Florida, may have been helped by the warm weather destination, but was perhaps due more to the growth in membership and the proliferation of legislative activity that concerns members.
The members of Service Roundtable and Service Nation Alliance gathered for meetings, networking, and the company’s “trade show within a trade show” at the Sept. 13-18 event, held within the America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis.
The 50th annual SkillsUSA Championships welcomed more than 16,000 students, teachers, and industry partners, June 24-25 at the Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC) and nearby sites during the weeklong 51st National Leadership and Skills Conference.
Two articles I recently read brought me to a similar recognition, but most aptly stated by Joseph Schumpeter,The Economist, March 14, 2015 — “People still greet each other by handing out little rectangles made from dead trees rather than tapping their phones together.
There is no way that refrigerant reclamation can work the way the EPA has mishandled the program during the past few years. Businesses must be able to make money, or they will fail. Refrigerant reclaim is a business that is being hindered by government actions, or the lack of more appropriate actions.
The variable-refrigerant flow (VRF) slice of the U.S. HVAC market was worth approximately $382.9 million in 2012, up a mere 23 percent from $311.7 in 2011, according to LG Electronics executives at a company press event held in October 2013.