Behler-Young hosted the 2016 HVACR Expo of Michigan, Sept. 29, at the Suburban Showplace in Novi, Michigan. The event featured more than 100 vendors and booths with new technologies from a variety of manufacturers.
Whether an individual manages the company’s call center, service department, installation crew, or sales team, the role of a manager is simple: to turn talent into performance. Developing team members from their hire date is a critical part of making sure management gets everything it can out of new and established talent.
Ultimately, the purpose of a magnet is to keep people away from the Internet the next time they need a contractor. Just make sure they’re compelling enough to earn a prominent, long-standing position on the refrigerator.
Provides cooling depending on indoor and outdoor conditions
February 25, 2016
Field Controls has introduced the new CoolVent Automated Free Cooling System. Compliant with California’s Title 24, the CoolVent includes a smart thermostat, which works in conjunction with most forced-air systems, to provide virtually free, energy-efficient cooling depending on indoor and outdoor conditions.
At the 2016 AHR Expo in Orlando, Florida, zoning manufacturers showcased next-generation equipment that harnessed the Internet of Things and interconnectivity, granting homeowners full control over each area of their homes.
In an effort to quantify the health of municipalities nationwide, ACEEE released its State and Local Policy Database. The report includes comprehensive information on energy-efficiency policies currently implemented at the state and local levels and policy activity across multiple sectors, including government, utilities, transportation, buildings, combined heat and power, and appliance standards.
Rather than pulling against each other, we can align to a common purpose of reducing electricity consumption, and all can win — the customer, the contractor, and the community via less emissions and better air quality.
The emergence of the smart home, interconnectivity, and a push for efficiency stemming directly from the White House is revitalizing HVAC equipment. Here are some up-and-coming, game changing HVAC components and technologies designed to propel the industry forward.
Thermostats and controls are at the forefront of the connected home charge, and homeowners or facility managers may now control the climates within individual rooms from a million miles away, courtesy of their mobile devices.