Articles by Angela D. Harris

Mobile Resource Management Saves Contractors

July 30, 2007
Today’s contractors know that knowledge is power. It is the power to increase profits, maintain employee relationships, and expand businesses. With the proper tool, contractors can process the raw and unfiltered information that yields this power, and use it to efficiently manage their fleet of service and installation vehicles.
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Products Go Hot and Cold

July 16, 2007
Cooling things down and heating them up isn’t a problem for the winners in The NEWS’ fourth annual Dealer Design Awards’ HVAC Light Commercial Equipment category. Flexibility and easy maintenance highlight the themes manufacturers exemplified as they competed for top honors.
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IAQ Products Awarded

July 16, 2007
The air people breathe is no longer taken for granted as environmentalists and doctors raise the alarm about contaminants and particulates that cause global and personal harm. In light of these air quality developments, The NEWS’ Dealer Design Awards’ Indoor Air Quality category winners have brought to this competition their best offerings for cleaner, healthier air.
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Controls Unite Multiple Functions

July 16, 2007
Automation is becoming the new standard in convenient and efficient commercial applications. Uniting commercial equipment in one purpose and one goal is what made the products in The NEWS’ fourth annual Dealer Design Awards’ Commercial Controls category winners.
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EZ Trap Wins Gold, Silver

July 16, 2007
An HVAC contractor without components and accessories is like a football player without his gear - it just won’t work. By far the largest category in The NEWS’ fourth annual Dealer Design Awards, Components and Accessories winners fought to earn a place on the pedestal.
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Competition Highlights Hot Features

July 16, 2007
Quiet, dependable service that is easy to install and maintain brought three manufacturers recognition in The NEWS’ fourth annual Dealer Design Awards’ Refrigeration & Ice Machines category.
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Products Benefit Contractors, Homeowners

July 16, 2007
This year, The NEWS’ fourth annual Dealer Design Awards’ HVAC Residential Equipment category winners offer homeowners the potential of achieving their energy savings goals and contractors the ability to sell and service home comfort confidently.
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Tools Save Contractors Time and Money

July 16, 2007
The tools of the HVAC trade can include many different things including training, certification, and marketing. After great deliberation in The NEWS’ fourth annual Dealer Design Awards’ Tools category, judges named the winners who were greatly focused on convenience, accuracy, and reliability.
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Products Designed to Collect and Report

July 16, 2007
Information is power, and the more power a contractor has to inform end users, the greater the ability to meet end users’ needs and increase profits. The NEWS’ fourth annual Dealer Design Awards’ Testing & Monitoring Products category winners found themselves at the top of the information pile.
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RFID Technology Increases Visibility

July 2, 2007
Supply chain participants, no longer only a local connection, are now global partners that daily rely on technological advances to be successful. One such advance is radio frequency identification (RFID). With widespread RFID usage on the horizon, having a basic knowledge of the technology is necessary.
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