Although the project had to be redesigned more than once, the Almost Home Animal Shelter in Fort Dodge, Iowa, has now been efficiently operating for more than a year with a dedicated outdoor air system (DOAS) and an integral energy recovery wheel.
In the last decade, our legislators and our regulatory agencies have had a huge influence on the industry and how contractors conduct their business. This government influence will continue to drive our business.
At the 2012 Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) annual conference, attendees had the opportunity to hear top executives from five major industry manufacturers discuss some of the hottest topics in HVAC. Some of the topics included regional standards, dry-charged unit sales, the R-22 price spike, and more.
No small company has been immune to the negative business forces that have besieged the HVAC industry since the implosion of the housing market and the economic downturn. How did two contractors use IAQ to fight back?
To aid contractors seeking to enter the IAQ market, manufacturers offer a full array of tools to assist in the marketing and selling of products and systems to the homeowner during replacement sales, service calls, and scheduled maintenance visits. This guide provides a sampling of the resource materials and assistance available.
Call me crazy, but I love going to AHR Expo because I always learn about some really cool products, meet a lot of interesting people, and hear about how The NEWS has had an impact on the HVACR industry.