Articles by Mike Murphy

Conference Breaks Attendance Records

The 2005 ACCA Conference & Indoor Air Expo wrapped up its best attended annual conference. Contractors from across the country crowded into jam-packed workshop sessions, a sold-out trade show floor, and general sessions featuring state-of-the-art lighting, fiery production, and rousing keynote speakers.
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Replacement Market Looks Variable ...

Though outdoor condensing unit variable-speed motors have been around as long as their indoor counterparts, they are less well-known. With the onset of the 13 SEER efficiency standards, it is likely that variable-speed technologies will become even more the norm.
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Stars Shine At MCAA National Convention

A variety of celebrities, from Tom Brokaw to Kenny Rogers, made appearances at the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) national meeting, held in Scottsdale, Ariz. Other events at the meeting included an update on the United Association and an awards ceremony.
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13 SEER Affects New Construction

You've already heard about the not-so-subtle changes you might expect from the move to 13 SEER. Here's another: large indoor air handlers won't fit very nicely in the precious space provided for mechanical systems in most new home construction designs.
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Howard Weiss, executive vice president, HVAC Excellence stopped by The NEWS’ booth at the AHR Expo to discuss HVAC Excellence’s upcoming conference, networking opportunities at large expo’s, and much more. Posted on Feb. 27.
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