The 2017 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) Legislative Conference, held June 13-14 in Washington, District of Columbia, brought contractors and association executives from across the country together to convey a unified message of the need for tax reform, workforce development (reauthorization of Carl D. Perkins Act), and Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) reform.
Technavio analysts forecast the global air source heat pump market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost 11 percent during the forecast period, according to their latest report. The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global air source heat pump market for 2017-2021.
Service Plus donates new HVAC system in its first ‘Salute to Service’
June 27, 2017
Chris Cunningham didn’t have the honor of serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, but he’s always had a deep respect for those who do. He gives veterans priority status when he hires, but he wanted to do more.
KeIe Inc. announced the appointment of Richard Campbell as president and chief executive officer. Campbell will assume the responsibilities of outgoing president and CEO, Tim Vargo, who announced his retirement in April.
Service pros have three more chances to win tools, new truck
June 26, 2017
Angie’s List announced the first-quarter winner of its annual “Work with the Best” sweepstakes, which offers service pros the opportunity to win power tools and a grand prize of a 2018 work truck. Lenin Rojas of Germantown, Maryland, was awarded a $3,500 shopping spree to spend on power tools from Dewalt.
Company expands, opening its doors in Mt. Vernon, Illinois
June 26, 2017
Koch Air announced its highly anticipated expansion into Mt. Vernon, Illinois. The new store and warehouse facility opened its doors on June 12 with truck routes starting on June 19. The new store’s official opening will be later in the season during the Fall Showcase event for vendors and customers.
Central air conditioning (CAC) systems and direct expansion (DX) central air conditioning systems are projected to witness 6.7 percent growth in unit shipments and 7.2 percent in shipments value during the 2017-2022 analysis period.
A new survey from Lennox Intl. Inc. found that while most homeowners pass the energy conservation test, they should brush up on their knowledge of Energy Savings 101 if they want to make it to the head of the class while staying cool and keeping bills low this season.
Company selected by Grainger out of more than 5,000 suppliers
June 22, 2017
American Air Filter Co. Inc., dba AAF Intl. and its subsidiary, Flanders Corp., has been named the Grainger Partners in Performance Supplier of the Year for 2016. The award was announced earlier this month at a special event held in Chicago. AAF Flanders is the only company to receive this honor two years in a row.