The president of Inc. said that business is brisk at his company’s Web site ( as more and more visitors are asking for information on heating and cooling topics.

“Despite the slowdown in the economy and the Internet jitters, continues to shine as a destination for people in search of heating and cooling information,” said Jim Abdella. “The month of January saw record activity with over 600,000 hits recorded on the Warmair Web sites.

Abdella added that since its launch in 1999, the warmair calculators have sized 41,000 window air conditioners, 38,000 ductless mini-splits, and have performed over 40,000 heat load calculations and 176,000 various energy conservation calculations.

He said the Bulletin Board “library” has accumulated 5,000 pages of Q&A concerning residential HVAC, and voluntary membership in approaches 5,000 architects and contractors.

“ Inc. has won the “Homer” award for excellence in home related sites, and is a two-time winner of the Yahoo! Incredibly Useful Site award,” added Abdella. “Our Web site hosts an elite group of HVAC sponsors which includes Thermo Pride, Weil-McLain, Mitsubishi, Honeywell, Yukon-Eagle, Unico Systems, and Williamson-Thermoflo.

For more information, contact Abdella at

Publication date: 02/17/2003