When it comes to heating and air conditioning in the home, advancements within the components themselves are making units more energy efficient than ever. HVAC systems are increasingly communicating between the indoor and outdoor controls while also reducing heat loss and maximizing dehumidifying processes.
Is your HVAC business looking for a way to reduce employee benefits cost? If so, you’re not alone. Many contractors are seeking ways to continue offering comprehensive health insurance at a lower overall cost to their workers, and many are turning to private exchanges.
Distributing promotional items that are related to your services is a great way to remind customers of who you are and what you do. Try giving your customers a freebie that also serves as a helpful resource they won’t want to throw away.
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.