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A battle is beginning to plague home inspectors and HVAC service technicians. Both have gotten along well, but the issue of heat exchanger safety has built a low wall in between them, creating a stumbling block of home heating safety issues.
Like a pit crew working together, Emerson Climate Technologies has created a new strategy to help contractors grow their businesses. By providing communication, education, and the tools to be a success, these strategies are putting contractors in the driver’s seat and setting them on the fast track.
Many new tool products were shown at the 2007 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), but manufacturers concentrated this year’s tool offerings on dependability, safety, and technician comfort.
A changing of the guard has occurred at the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI). Stephen Yurek, former COO and general counsel for ARI, was named president of the association and Mark Menzer, formerly senior vice president of ARI, was named executive vice president.
Before the 13 SEER mandate went into effect last January, multiple predictions were made as to where the shipment numbers would end up in 2006. Many expected a correction to occur. Currently, shipments are threatening to interrupt HVAC’s four-year, record-breaking streak.