The HVACR Illinois State
Association (HISA) was formed earlier this year to bring all the independent HVACR contractors in Illinois together into a unified presence to advocate for a state licensure law.
Now that Thanksgiving is over, we have a few weeks before
the Christmas spirit peaks and we have to be nice to people. Now is the perfect
time to take advantage of people and make some easy money for your company.
One ongoing stream of press releases to me comes from an environmental group in Germany called Deutsche Umwelthilfe. Mostly the releases concern the failure of those responsible to properly dispose of refrigerant in domestic refrigerators.
Earlier this year, I wrote an editorial proposing that the third day of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating (AHR) Exposition be open to the general public, media, and students. But the idea was voted down.
Earlier this week the U.S. Commerce Department released
October stats indicating that new home and apartment construction have dropped
to an annual rate of 791,000 units, a 4.5% decrease from September.