New efficiency regulations set to go into effect in less than one year
January 23, 2017
The rooftop air conditioner standards — which will cover new units found on low-rise buildings, like hospitals, schools, and big-box stores — will take effect in two phases, increasing minimum efficiency by about 10 percent as of Jan. 1, 2018, and by 25-30 percent as of Jan. 1, 2023.
Angie Snow affirms that no matter what challenges arise, it’s important to remain flexible. This flexibility helped Western survive the Great Recession, which hit right after the Snows purchased the company.
A dollar-for-dollar investment match from EGIA is at the heart of the program
December 28, 2016
The Electric & Gas Industries Association (EGIA), a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to contractors’ success and the advancement of high-efficiency products and renewable energy, has officially launched a new educational program for contracting businesses called EGIA Contractor University. With a unique dollar-for-dollar education investment match from EGIA, a comprehensive blend of online and in-person educational programs and exclusive access to the contracting industry’s educators, EGIA Contractor University provides a fresh approach to the way ongoing education is being provided to contractors nationwide.
WaterFurnace International Inc., a manufacturer of geothermal and water source heat pumps, has named John C. Thomas president and chief executive officer. Thomas takes over from Fred Andriano, who served as interim CEO. Andriano will continue his financial roles within NIBE and WaterFurnace.
The company donated HVAC equipment to several universities around the country
December 14, 2016
ClimateMaster’s role as a domestic energy and geothermal heating and cooling leader extends back to the late 1950s when the company was first founded in Florida. For more than 50 years, the company has been developing and producing some of the industry’s most innovative and energy efficient heating and cooling systems. Today, the company remains committed to its American roots by operating a 510,000-square-foot, plant in Oklahoma City, sustaining over 600 American jobs and supporting over 1,200 independent dealers.
When given choices, customers buy more than you could ever sell them
December 9, 2016
ServiceTitan, a leading provider of business management software for residential HVAC, plumbing, and electrical businesses, announced its newest partnership with The New Flat Rate. The partnership was formed to provide residential contractors using ServiceTitan the option to leverage The New Flat Rate's three-tier 'Good, Better, Best' menu pricing system. T
AAB develops smart device-connected tools serving the HVAC technician
December 8, 2016
CPS Products Inc., a Harbour Group company, has acquired the assets of AAB Smart Tools LLC (AAB), announced Jeff Fox, Harbour Group's chairman and chief executive officer. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Guidelines provide important framework for expanding pace industry nationwide
December 7, 2016
Renovate America, a residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing provider, welcomed the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) issuance of best practices for residential PACE financing, saying the guidelines provide an important framework for expanding the innovative financing model nationwide.
This webinar will give attendees a chance to get to know direct exchange geothermal through EarthLinked Technologies, an opportunity to differentiate your product offering, sell value through customization and offer the most advanced technology on the market.
This webinar will discuss quick, easy, effective ways to begin improving your current HVAC training program, as well as how to implement training that instantly improves customer service across your organization.