Articles by Angela D. Harris

Humidity Control Products Gain Momentum

August 11, 2008
Homeowners often come to HVAC contractors with a single complaint - discomfort. Resolving this discomfort requires multiple considerations for the contractor that extend beyond heating and cooling to humidity control, IAQ, etc.
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Green Contracting Includes Learning Curve

August 11, 2008
A few contractors took a moment to explain what they thought it meant to be green and some shared their attempts at implementing green practices and how it affected their business.
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Compressor Technology Tops Winner List

July 14, 2008
Crossing residential and commercial boundaries, the light commercial arena continues to benefit from innovative products and their creative applications. The NEWS’ fifth annual Dealer Design Awards’ HVAC Light Commercial Equipment category awarded three manufacturers who brought new compressor technology to the forefront.
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Products Provide Contractors Information

July 14, 2008
The NEWS’ fifth annual Dealer Design Awards’ Testing & Monitoring Products category winners were all golden according to the judges who scored the winning entries. The three gold winners emphasized the need for user-friendly testing and monitoring tools that provide accurate and timely information.
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Commercial Movement Eases Jobs

July 14, 2008
Changing the way things are done and where components are located are why The NEWS is honoring the following units in the HVAC Commercial Equipment category of the fifth annual Dealer Design Awards.
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Business Management Tools Win High Marks

July 14, 2008
The Contractor Services and Software category of The NEWS’ Dealer Design Awards highlights products that contractor peers felt were the most helpful in navigating back and front office challenges. FastEST Inc. won the gold award for its On-Screen Digitizer. Wrightsoft Corp. took silver for its Right-N® software and bronze for its Right-Contact™ software.
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Features Smooth Transition for 2010 Deadline

July 14, 2008
The NEWS’ fifth annual Dealer Design Awards’ Refrigeration & Ice Machines category winners are: Hoshizaki America Inc.’s self-contained DT-400BAH-OS, Heatcraft Refrigeration Products’ Mohave™ Advanced Hot Gas Defrost System, and Heatcraft Refrigeration Products’ PRO3 Side Mount Packaged Refrigeration System.
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Efficiencies Reward Manufacturers

July 14, 2008
Manufacturers have answered the legislative, contractor, and consumer challenges for greater efficiencies with a multitude of products, including The NEWS’ award winners in the HVAC High Efficiency Residential Equipment category of the fifth annual Dealer Design Awards.
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Products Feel Good, Look Good

July 14, 2008
Consumers not only want their home to feel good, but they also want it to look good too. Winners of the The NEWS’ fifth annual Dealer Design Awards’ HVAC Residential Equipment category killed two birds with one stone when they designed their award-winning products.
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Bits and Pieces Contribute to Contractor Success

July 14, 2008
The NEWS’ fifth annual Dealer Design Awards Components and Accessories winners were a few among the many. The diverse and vast entries from a bevy of manufacturers challenged the contractor judges to examine closely the bits and pieces that create entire systems.
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