The curious are wondering to what extent tax credits in the 2005 Energy Act might spur the purchase of high-efficiency air conditioning or geothermal systems. Here's a quick summary of some relevant changes.
The News staff often speaks with influential industry leaders. Here are some comments from Tony Guzzi, president and chief operating officer of Emcor Group Inc., one of the world's largest specialty construction, energy infrastructure, and facility services providers.
You won't find many HVAC companies that haven't already automated many of their business processes. Here are the winners in the Contractor Services and Software category of The News' second annual Dealer Design Awards.
Integrated building systems today often require that HVAC, lighting, security, et al, are coordinated to a high level of sophistication. This year the judges found a lot of close competition in this category of Commercial Controls and Building Automation in The News Dealer Design Awards.
The job of judging the components and accessories category of The News' second annual Dealer Design Awards required a little extra time on behalf of the contractor judges because of the numerous items available to help contractors perform their jobs more easily.
In an age of HVAC when labor shortages often hinder a contractor's ability to take on more work, new equipment diagnostic tools often make fewer workers more productive. The Testing and Monitoring Products category yielded a number of entries in The News' second annual Dealer Design Awards.