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Articles by Angela D. Harris
The industry is growing, and demand for qualified people both in the field and in the office is breeding an emergence of diverse HVACR positions.
Once considered an overseas staple and domestic add-on, ductless HVAC equipment is now pushing the limits of the add-on market and spilling into contractors’ businesses as a primary system option.
Many contractors agree that ductless equipment is bound to increase in popularity. Those that are installing mini-splits are utilizing the option as a way to boost their bottom lines and provide the customer with yet another comfort solution.
Ductless distributors, from Hawaii to the mainland, are finding value in supplying and supporting ductless equipment.
The application of wet heat technology has expanded over the years and new technologies that improve control and efficiencies are pushing this industry sector further ahead.
Moving product from manufacturer to contractor simplifies the definition of wholesale distribution. What it doesn’t account for are the multiple processes that distributors employ to effectively accomplish product movement and customer satisfaction; all while endeavoring to make a profit.
The evolution of communication has brought the HVACR industry to the doorstep of video production. For some, this is a welcome step, but for others the thought of producing effective videos inspires a cold sweat.
When Pete Smith started working for Current Mechanical he had no idea that one day he would become vice president of service. Smith, who started as an entry-level technician, now holds complete responsibility of the company’s service group.
In the past several years, Kahn Mechanical has taken on more public work and worship facilities — two areas Ann Kahn noted they wouldn’t have even considered in the company’s early history, but has since acknowledged that both were well worth the effort.