Rick Haller, CEO of Lititz, Pennsylvania-based Haller Enterprises Inc., jokes that he got his start in the HVAC industry at the ripe age of 16 because the labor laws were different than they are nowadays. In 1981, at age 23, he had left that company and started his own business, operating out of his garage.
Recent developments in factory-assembled cooling tower technology can increase cooling capacity per cell by up to 50 percent, expanding the applications for so called “package” towers supporting HVAC and industrial processes. Although field-erected towers have long been the preferred product for process cooling in power plants and heavy industry, new robust designs and materials coupled with cost-saving building techniques make the new generation of modular products logical alternatives for a broader range of applications.
Offer functionality and durability for field and frontline workers
October 9, 2017
XOEye Vision — which leverages mobile devices and a variety of smart, wearable devices to document service calls, facilitate real-time support and deliver transparency for clients — can now add GoPro cameras to the list of devices that mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP), field technicians, construction, and other frontline workers may use to better service customers.
Manufacturers introduce systems in time for cold weather
October 2, 2017
The NEWS spotlights the industry’s latest commercial heating products in the following photo feature. The manufacturers provided us with brief descriptions of the features included with each product. For more information, please contact the manufacturers or their distributors.
Sandy Hook, Conn. — DDI System, an ERP software leader, is proud to unveil the company's new corporate brand and logo. The rebranding reflects both the evolution of the company as well, as its vision for the future.
A focus on green heating and home-improvement technologies
August 29, 2017
The sixth edition of ISH Shanghai & CIHE — Shanghai International Trade Fair for Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning & Home Comfort System — will run Sept. 5-7 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The fair is jointly organized by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Beijing B&D Tiger Exhibition Co. Ltd., and Shanghai Zhanye Exhibition Ltd.
With all the new and emerging technologies out there, it’s also an exciting time for the HVAC industry. What makes it exciting is not just the latest and greatest air conditioners or heat pumps; it’s also taking new technologies that have nothing to do with the industry and finding a way to incorporate them into the HVAC world.
Your performance can be stellar compared to industry averages, but the customer’s viewpoint can be stuck in “I don’t know what I’m paying for, the system still breaks down,” and “You’re only trying to upsell me.” So, how do you change this?
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