The Crocketts’ goal is to grow CFSI into one of the top five mechanical contractors in the Washington, District of Columbia, area. The company plans to develop a partnership with a few local trade schools to not only help them develop their programs, but to also recruit top talent to help meet its goals.
For the heating/cooling trades, it takes a little more creativity than it does for those decorating storefronts with scenes from Santa’s workshop. But, the goal is the same: stand out from your competition and connect with customers.
These everyday objects include everything from light bulbs to HVAC equipment and systems. When these devices are connected to each other and to the Internet, the resulting communication and data will help enable buildings to operate at peak efficiency.
All correct answers will be entered into a drawing. The winner will receive a Fieldpiece LT-17A digital multimeter. The answer to this riddle, and the next HVACR Service Ticket column, is scheduled to appear in a June 2015 issue of The NEWS.
Purvis, the executive vice president and business leader of Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. and incoming chairman of AHRI, discussed HVACR industry trends, the strength of the industry, and Emerson’s new innovation center with Gargaro.
Besednjak tracked down Mindshare Technologies, a company that creates survey systems, and, while it took some convincing, created Customer Care Plus in 2009. Besednjak runs the service with business partner Mark Schmidt.
As technology advances and major players like Apple and Google step into this market, more consumers are going to start demanding products that can integrate and function in a smart home system. And as consumers start to expect more from their HVAC equipment, they’ll also expect more from their contractor.
Group asks EPA to Recognize Geothermal Heat Pumps in Proposed Rulemaking
December 15, 2014
In building its case for GHPs, GEO emphasized the impact the technology’s efficiency can have on the EPA’s expected mandates and benefits of more widespread use by reducing fossil-fuel consumption, leveling utility loads, and cutting carbon emissions from existing power plants across the U.S.
Building Earns 2 Prestigious Green Building Certifications
December 15, 2014
Johnson Controls Inc. used its building technology and consulting expertise to help an 850,000-square-foot office tower in Changsha City, China, earn two prestigious green building certifications and cut energy consumption by 28 percent.
Zelite polyethylene tubing comes in a linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) formulation. This formulation provides enhanced resistance to splitting during use over the low-density type because of its increased elasticity.