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.
HVAC professionals and other interested parties found their way 20 minutes southwest of the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Intl. Airport through Chattahoochee Hill Country on May 31, to witness the ribbon-cutting ceremony amid the quiet pine woods of central Georgia.
Featured speakers during the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) annual convention conveyed a message about the importance of perseverance to success in professional and personal endeavors. The words of former astronaut and retired naval aviator Capt. Mark Kelly were no exception.
An acquisition that brings together two of the world’s strongest players in the global HVAC marketplace — exactly what does that mean? During the press conference held by Takeshi Ebisu, Daikin senior executive officer, and Dave Swift, Goodman Global Group Inc. president and CEO, the answer was simple. “In one word, complementary,” said Swift
However unpredictable my vote may be, like many of you, I go to the polls. It dawns on me that perhaps the most important factor in this election year, (and in many elections past) is the number of people who will not go to the polls — and thereby, will determine the election.