This article explores the nature of the efficiency tests required by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and raises issues (not unlike those being raised by the DOE itself) about the validity and long-term future of these test procedures.
careful what you wish for,” said Tom Huntington, general manager of York, a
Johnson Controls company, during a recent conversation about government
is a pretty astute observer of what is developing not only on Capitol Hill, but
around the nation.
"Climate control has become a highly skilled trade, but it
remains hard for the industry to attract young people.” John Conover, president of Trane in the
Americas, set the tone for this Special Report, as
he captured what is often referred to as the No. 1 challenge the HVACR industry
A lot of association meetings are cast in beautiful surroundings and provide ample time for pleasure and relaxation, as well as the obligatory committee meetings. The Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association (GAMA) had all that would normally be expected, and a little more.
Every trustworthy salesperson worth their salt is trying to gain the customer’s confidence. Sometimes it may be tempting to build yourself up while casting shadows of doubt upon someone else’s solution.
Everyone has a place that they occasionally meet to discuss the important and not-so-important matters of the day. There are approximately 600,000-plus HVAC installers and technicians. Where do they go to talk? And, what do they talk about?