Rarely have we had so many responses to a single System Mystery as we did for "The Case of the Baby Boomers' Heat Pump." The answers that best explained the operating conditions presented in our mystery involved the TXV and the reversing valve.
Three years ago a team of researchers began developing an "intelligent" solar heating and cooling system. Today that team is exploring the likelihood of increasing the system's efficiency and adaptability by reducing it to the micrometer scale.
The first board meeting of "Oil Heat Cares" convened at the recent National Association of Oil Heating Service Managers (NAOHSM) meeting. The group's purpose is to raise money and provide assistance to individuals and groups who need service or replacement of oil heating equipment.
The text here was excerpted from a speech given by Bill Hite, recently elected general president of the United Association (UA). The speech was delivered at the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) national convention.
Nexstar, a training and development organization for contractors, feels so strongly about the importance of customer satisfaction, it conducts a survey of members' customers each year and reports the findings to those who participate. Here are the top 10 contractors in its latest survey.
Hudson Technologies announced that it has become an Energy StarÂ® Service and Product Provider Partner. Hudson will now begin offering its Performance Optimization services, designed to improve the operating efficiency of refrigeration systems, under the Energy Star banner to industrial and commercial companies.
With most media users saying they often try to absorb two or more forms of media at once, a new study has implications for marketing and advertising as well as online content providers - Who is paying attention to what, and when?
Vanity phone numbers allow a firm to create a unique image, which results in recognition, remembrance, and recall by the consumer to help bring in more profits, according to VantagePoint, a company that provides vanity phone numbers to HVAC businesses.
In this issue, we take a comprehensive look at the future of social media, SEO, apps, and more and how they can affect your contracting business. We also look at new home automation and zoning products and trends that will benefit your customers in terms of comfort and convenience.
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