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.
Do you ever think that there has been way too much discussion on the topic of 13 SEER efficiency standards? Then, along comes a reminder that not nearly enough is being done regarding the changes that 13 SEER efficiency will bring to the industry.
Homeowners might not be aware of several products that can help them achieve a comfortable and safe indoor environment, but once consumers understand their benefits, these products can become sales success stories.
Internet reverse auctions are getting attention from associations that support legislative efforts to ban this practice on federal construction. But why is an Internet reverse auction so much different than the common variety of plan-and-spec work that it warrants special legislative governance?
The Rheem Air Conditioning Division executives had their hands full the week of May 9, as they hosted a Rheem and Ruud distributor meeting and were the title sponsor for the Rheem Classic Nationwide Professional Golf tour event in Fort Smith, Ark.
Recent information suggests that the amount of refrigerant produced for our industry's consumption is not being recovered at the same level. But our industry recovers, recycles, and reclaims refrigerants, does it not? Evidently, not to the extent that it should.
The Air Conditioning Contractors of Ohio (ACCO) and the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Ohio (PHCC Ohio) have combined their annual conventions because of the similar interests and issues that affect both groups. The combined 2005 convention was held recently.