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.
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.
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.