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Traveling, at least to me, offers a lot of lessons about human nature, life, and yes, the HVAC industry. It can be a microcosm of entrepreneurship and business acumen. What? That’s crazy, right? But not really.
The National Comfort Institute’s (NCI) annual Home and HVAC Performance Summit 2017 is in the final stages of preparation, and HVAC contractors from around the country are invited to attend. The event takes place April 2-4, 2017 at the We-Ko-Pah Conference Center and Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Just because our industry talks about proper airflow, it doesn't mean we’re doing much to address it. Airflow must be measured, plain and simple. Duct design and duct tightness won’t assure proper airflow.
Combustion safety can be sacrificed when fuel-fired appliances needing interior air for combustion are not carefully considered. Many appliances depend on a consistent supply of air from inside the building to operate safely. If this fact is ignored, the results can be deadly.
Registers and grilles provide opportunities for you to easily solve comfort issues and make upgrade accessory sales that may have been overlooked previously. By understanding the impact these accessories have on HVAC systems and the air distribution in rooms, you create a win-win for you and your customers.
If you’re in doubt about how a fan was rated, dig a little deeper into the footnotes and a lot of questions will be answered. As you become a student of fan-performance tables, you begin to see truths about airflow that enable you to solve issues beyond the skill level of your competition.
The transition from winter to spring brings with it one of my favorite sports — baseball. Baseball is one of those games where memories are made and life lessons are learned. In the HVAC profession, we can learn a valuable lesson relating to HVAC system performance testing from the game of baseball.
This week, The ACHR NEWS features the Commercial Cooling Showcase. Get a jump on your competition by learning about all the new commercial cooling equipment that manufacturers are introducing this year, including rooftop units, VRF systems, and chillers.
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