HVAC Commercial Market

Applied, custom, and built-up systems compromise the lion's share of the large mechanical markets.

ARTICLES

The NEWS Honors HVAC’s Most Distinguished Leaders

Effective HVAC Leaders Construct Prosperous Contracting Cultures

Regarding HVAC contracting excellence, The NEWS is proud to once again honor some of the industry’s best leaders in its annual Best Contractor to Work For contest.


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HFC Tax an Unlikely Option for US

Repeal of Australian Legislation a Boost for Opponents of US Tax

Last summer, Australia repealed its carbon tax, which, since July 2012, had been imposed on the country’s leading emitters of synthetic greenhouse gases controlled by the Kyoto Protocol. Could a tax that targets carbon dioxide emissions and refrigerants be headed to U.S. shores?


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Data Storage Exits the Closet

Big Data Requires More Space

While small data centers are not going away any time soon, the increase in data collection in a number of industries is spurring growth in the size — and type — of data centers.


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Employee Engagement is Key

HVAC Contractors Offer Tips, Advice on Effectively Engaging Employees

Companies that strive to engage employees often report more efficient performance, grander productivity, increased revenue growth, and reduced employee turnover. However, disengaged employees outnumber engaged employees two to one in the U.S.


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Oregon Contractor Invests in Employees

Reitmeier Creates University Program to Train, Certify New Employees in HVAC

Jeff Nusz believes that his people are his product, and he endeavors to provide the best education possible through programs like Reitmeier University.


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Data Aire Inc.: Precision Cooling Unit

The gForce Ultra precision cooling unit features the application of variable-speed compressors. 


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As One Door Closes, Another Opens

Component Regulations Are Unnecessary and Unneeded

Life sure is strange. I find myself appearing in the pages of this fine publication after more than 30 years of working for a competitive magazine. And, yet, it’s like a homecoming of sorts.


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Call-answering Services Still Relevant

When They Have a Problem, Customers Want to Talk to a Live Person

Thanks to modern communication technologies, such as cell phones, voicemail, and email, to name a few, switchboard operators including telephone answering services are going the way of the dinosaur — extinct. However, answering service companies can still provide invaluable opportunities for HVAC contractors. 


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DOE Study Confirms Space-heating Benefits

Space Heating for High-bay Applications

Warehouses, distribution centers, and other large, open facilities often pose unique design considerations for space heating. 


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Transducers Direct: Wireless Sensor for A/C Pressure Checks

The new TDWLB sensor, certified as Bluetooth® Smart, is ideal for remote reading of pressure/temperature in HVAC refrigerant, oil and water lines in residential, commercial/industrial, marine and RV applications. 


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WorldSkills 2013

Photos from the WorldSkills competition held in Leipzig, Germany.

EVENTS

Industry

26th GLOBALCON 2015

3/17/15
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Hall E
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA
United States

Decision makers from business, industry and government must now seek integrated energy solutions — solutions which assure both a secure and affordable power supply, and effective management of both energy and overall operational costs.

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Industry

CLIM '15

5/13/15
Avenue Tiznit
Avenue Tiznit, In front of the mosque Hassan II Casablanca - 20000 - Morocco.
Casablanca
Morocco

CLIM'15 is an international exhibition of Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration and Ventilation. The event is organized by be in com and will be held from 13th to 16th May 2015 at the Office of Fairs and Exhibitions of Casablanca in front of the mosque Hassan II.

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Training Track

33rd West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC) 2015

6/3/15
Long Beach Convention Center, Hall B
300 E Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA
United States

The West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC) is the largest energy conference and technology expo held on the U.S. West specifically for business, industrial and institutional energy users.

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Industry

38th World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) 2015

9/30/15
Orange County Convention Center, Hall South B
9899 International Drive
Orlando, FL
United States

We invite you to be a part of the nation's largest, most active buying venue for end user energy products and services – the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC).

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Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 World Energy Engineering Congress

Scenes from the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson,an experienced trade school and community college instructor, discusses the HVAC industry and his column in The NEWS, ‘The Service Ticket.’ Listen now for a hint to the Not Enough Heat question from the Dec. 15 issue. Posted Jan. 30.

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2015 January 26

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2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

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