GONZALES, La. - The Chiller Trader Network is built around five Websites designed to provide resources and solutions for professionals in the chiller and HVAC industries.

The resources and capabilities available in the Chiller Trader Network give network users on-demand solutions for the advertisement, sale, purchase, operation, maintenance, and repair of new, used, and surplus chiller and HVAC equipment. The network currently includes the following Websites: ChillerTrader.com, ChillerClassifieds.com, ChillerDirectory.com, ChillerNews.com, and ChillerTalk.com.

ChillerTrader.com is the anchor Website of the network and combines with the other Websites and associated domains to form this source of chiller and HVAC information. The Chiller and HVAC Resources portal provides free access to nine informational areas including chiller and HVAC technical articles, frequently asked questions, formulas, publications, definitions, and industry links.

ChillerClassifieds.com is the network marketplace. It provides buyers and sellers a classified area to list, browse, and search in categories and subcategories of chiller and HVAC equipment. In the classified areas, users can find new, used, and surplus air-cooled chillers, water-cooled chillers, absorption chillers, industrial chillers, industrial, commercial and residential air conditioners, pumps, cooling towers, air handlers, and boilers. Classified users will also find rental chillers, air conditioners, and cooling towers. Additionally, the classifieds includes general categories covering employment and business opportunities, announcements, and financial services.

ChillerDirectory.com provides chiller and HVAC business owners a place to list companies and services in a global directory. Users can also search for companies, contractors, consultants, and service providers in a comprehensive supplier index.

HVAC industry news is provided via ChillerNews.com. This site is designed as a reference for members of the chiller and greater HVAC community to promote awareness of industry news and activities, new products, services, regulations, etc. Users are also allowed to submit news articles to the site.

A free, moderated forum area is available at ChillerTalk.com. This online forum allows members to interact in HVAC and related technical discussions. The forum covers 15 topic areas and membership is free.

For those users that create a Chiller Trader User Account, a secure “My Chiller Trader” account management area is accessible from all sites within the network. Account holders can manage their account information, classified ads, and directory listings, and view ad and listing statistics in a secure environment.

Publication date:06/18/2007