Stephen Yurek, president and CEO of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), recently discussed the Kigali Agreement and some of the effects it may have on the HVACR industry with The NEWS.
What a Trump administration means to the HVACR industry
January 16, 2017
A lot of the big issues that many anticipate Trump tackling at the beginning of his administration — immigration, Obamacare, etc. — don’t have a direct impact on the HVACR manufacturing community. However, Trump has expressed interest in looking at the regulatory structure, which certainly got the attention of AHRI.
What better way to attract potential customers for a business than to rank at the top of Google, Bing, and Yahoo for its products and services. Ranking organically in search engines is the ultimate form of inbound lead generation. Can you imagine how much new business could be generated if your business ranked on the top of Google for “air conditioning” or “heating?”
If we are not trying to do our jobs to the best of our ability at all times, then exactly what are we doing? If you do have established goals in your company or goals that are set before you, are you actually trying as hard as you can to reach those goals and then sitting back and coasting for the rest of the month? Personally, I don’t see this as an option.
"ASHRAE-Classified Refrigerants to Meet Society’s Changing Needs” takes place Jan. 29
January 16, 2017
More than 160 refrigerants are maintained under ASHRAE’s refrigerant classification standard, and that list continues to grow as the industry’s need for new refrigerants increases. A review of the new classes of lower global-warming potential (GWP) refrigerants within the context of legacy refrigerants and the forces that drive the development of new refrigerants is the focus of a new educational course from ASHRAE Learning Institute.
Users can optimize the year-round performance of strategically located HVLS fans throughout a single facility, maximizing energy savings and comfort. The product adjusts the speed of HVLS fans to match winter and summer conditions.
This digital reporting monitor features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities to simplify footage viewing and transfer while improving workflow efficiency. It provides one-touch image recording for fast, efficient documentation of inspections along with a solid-state hard drive.
Designed for water-cooled chiller applications and built with Turbocor technology, the TT700 compressors are oil-free, variable-speed, magnetic-bearing centrifugal compressors that provide full- and part-load energy efficiency.