Conference veterans and newcomers alike are ready for the ACCA 2019 Conference and Expo in San Antonio, March 4-6. The events prepared for attendees range from guest speakers like Darren Woodson, former Dallas Cowboy and ESPN analyst, to breakout sessions that cover distributor relationships, marketing, payroll, opioids, and more. Held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, the theme of this year’s conference is to “Optimize.”
As U.S. consumers are becoming more eco-conscious, the mini-split market is growing
The on-campus working stations, which include units from Cooper&Hunter’s modern “Sophia Mini-Split Single Zone Series,” will give students hands-on learning opportunities with mini-split technology that is becoming increasingly popular in the U.S.
Survey indicates most employees want to learn on the job by video, in 5 minutes or less
February 13, 2019
BlueVolt, in cooperation with market research firm Cascade Insights, has released the second edition of its “Voice of the E-Learner” survey, which asked 1,327 workers from manufacturers and distributors in the electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and industrial tools industries about their perceptions of online learning. This year’s findings showed a 27 percent drop — from 59 percent in 2016 to 33 percent in 2018 — in the number of learners who were “very satisfied” with their organization’s online training programs.
From keeping up-to-date with technology to simply finding folks to lay the pipework, hydronics contractors face a unique subset of challenges within the HVAC industry. Learning to navigate the hurdles make the race to the bottom line smoother and much more profitable. The NEWS spoke with some industry experts to identify the top five challenges contractors face and the steps they should take to make sure nothing stands in their way when it comes to optimizing their workflow rate.
Friedrich Air Conditioning Co. will host a webinar live from the AHR Expo showroom floor on Monday, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. in booth B3017. Jerad Adams, director of commercial products portfolio, and TJ Wheeler, vice president of marketing and product management for Friedrich will present the webinar titled Ductless Split System Innovations that Matter to Your Bottom Line, focusing on the following four objectives.
The goal of this eBook is to shed some light on the certification process—we will introduce readers to the multiple certification organizations within the industry, as well as spell out the advantages of getting technicians certified.