Brian Hughes

Brian C. Hughes, LEED-AP, is vice president of Hughes Environmental Engineering Inc., in Montvale, N.J. He is a member of the Board of Managers of the Mechanical Service Contractors of America and a graduate of MCAA Advanced Leadership Institute.


Nine Great Things About a Recession

Even with some recent flashes of good news, most HVAC contractors realize that it could be quite a long time before our industry returns to its past prosperity. But there are silver linings to all these dark clouds, and savvy HVAC contractors are weathering the storm by taking advantage of the new realities in today’s marketplace.
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2014 World Energy Engineering Congress

Scenes from the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, D.C.


NEWSMakers: Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson,an experienced trade school and community college instructor, discusses the HVAC industry and his column in The NEWS, ‘The Service Ticket.’ Listen now for a hint to the Not Enough Heat question from the Dec. 15 issue. Posted Jan. 30.

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2015 January 26

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Regional Standards

With regional standards for a/c equipment going into effect in 2015, how do you think it will impact the industry?
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2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

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