The timing couldn’t be better, as a few issues important to contractors and the HVAC industry in general will remain up for negotiation (or in some cases, renegotiation) in the upcoming session of Congress. Read More
Living in total reliance on caregivers for even the most mundane and sometimes very personal tasks is a reality for many of the most severely wounded — whether it’s turning on the a/c, making dinner, or getting in and out of the bathtub. That’s a need that GSF aims to support via the R.I.S.E. program, which provides custom homes for veterans, complete with smart home technology that helps them lead normal, everyday lives despite their injuries. Read More
Based in Indianapolis, Kaiser Heating & Air has office locations in Indianapolis, Charlotte, Raleigh, and Nashville, and will become part of Direct Energy’s Airtron division, a HVAC services provider for residential new construction in various U.S. regions.
The transaction is an implementation of one of the main pillars of The Carel Group's strategy, which envisages a growth path through mergers and acquisitions aiming to strengthen its core business, increasing market share in the reference geographical areas and in contiguous applications.
When you sell premium comfort, your customers are happier and you make more money. One reason profits soar is because it takes the same overhead to install amazing comfort as it does basic heating and cooling. Read More
In this troubleshooting situation, the customer has called to report a “no heat” problem. The equipment is a 5-ton, 230 VAC single-stage gas/electric package unit that employs an integrated furnace control and a constant torque blower motor.
The question is, “Why are more contractors and or builders not offering this value-add to their clientele?” A couple common responses we hear in the field are, “It’s too complicated,” or “Installing zoning leads to too many call backs.” Sound familiar? The truth is, thisusedto be the case.
Today, however, it is the intense attention that has been focused on sexual assault and sexual misconduct in the workplace that has brought anything related to sex, including lewd or sexually explicit comments, to the forefront of employer’s legal concerns.
Many homeowners aren’t aware of the danger that mold, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), particulates, allergens, and other biological contaminants pose inside their homes. Therefore, they don’t proactively search for a solution.
In this issue of The NEWS, we examine how HVAC contractors can enter the smart home market along with strategies for success. We also discuss the recent Midterm elections and what they mean for the HVAC industry.