Picture a scene from one of those hospital dramas on TV, where a host of machines monitor a patient’s vital signs, and start buzzing and flashing if his heart stops or another medical catastrophe happens. Increasingly, building management systems (BMS) perform a similar function in mission critical facilities.
In a few days, world leaders will assemble with the goal of reaching an international agreement that will impact the way we live, the structures we build, and certainly the type of HVACR systems we will produce and sell.
No building should be making people sick; however, because of poor maintenance and cleaning efforts, the water in cooling towers has the ability to serve as the breeding ground for a variety of bacteria. One such bacterium is Legionella, the root cause of the recent major Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in New York City.
There’s always demand for the services an HVAC tech offers. With that in mind, the industry does pose some risks, and contractors are at the heart of those risks. Here are the top five threats that HVAC contractors need to be aware of.
Many thermostat manufacturers are bringing Web-connected smart thermostats to the market, to compete with the Nest Learning Thermostat. Multi-service operators (MSOs), home security monitoring services, and others are taking a different approach — using connected thermostats as part of a wider smart home system.
By removing contaminants from a home’s air duct system, the effects of dust and mold are greatly reduced. Clean, healthy, circulating air is a must for those sensitive to indoor air contaminants, especially with allergies being at an all-time high in America.
The key to advertising online is to first figure out where your audience is gathered online and then target those channels. Yet there are still two forms of Internet advertising that are very important for business.
Whether it’s air conditioning, plumbing, or any other service, all home service providers want to be listed first when it comes to search engines. Here are some basic tips to ensure that your marketing campaigns are not only getting your company discovered, but are driving the right customers to your website as well.