How many of us go to bed and wake up thinking about our industry? How many of us give a lot of thought to what we can do to better the industry we work in even though there might not be a direct correlation to improving our individual business’s bottom line? I know I don’t. But D. Brian Baker, the second-generation owner of Custom Vac Ltd. in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, did just that.
Several manufacturers are looking to challenge the ubiquitous furnace by offering a different option: the hydro-air system, which they claim is a cleaner, more efficient, and more comfortable alternative to conventional furnaces.
Know the product. Don’t fumble through it or roll your eyes when talking about the technology. A few contractors did that when I was getting bids a few months back, and it made them look like they were stuck in the past.
NEWSmakers Q+A Gives Overview of HVACR Residential Landscape
May 25, 2015
The NEWS' editor-in-chief traveled to Texas and had the opportunity to sit down with Doug Young, COO and president, Lennox Intl. Inc., the day before Young participated in the ACCA CEO Forum. Young provided a general overview of the surging HVAC industry during the discussion.
Advances Will Be the Result of Robust Gains in Building Construction Spending
March 30, 2015
Demand for HVAC equipment in the United States is forecast to increase 6.8 percent annually through 2019 to $20.4 billion, recording gains over twice the rate of the 2009-2014 period, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group Inc., a Cleveland-based industry market research firm.