So with such an obvious demand for workers, why are kids choosing to enter other industries? Well, findings from the Electric & Gas Industries Association (EGIA) Foundation’s 2018 Industry Study "Bridging the HVAC Employment Gap" point to lack of awareness and poor reputation.
Once only found in mild climates, the technology now stretches across the U.S., thanks to advances in inverter technology and zone controls. On the other hand, the level of sophistication in these systems sometimes makes them difficult to troubleshoot when something goes wrong.
When servicing a refrigeration system, it is important to accurately determine the true cause of the failure. Misdiagnosing the problem can often create additional system issues for you and the customer.
In one of its sections on TXVs, the book points out that “this component is widely used for nearly all types of air conditioning and refrigeration systems. The advantage of the TXV is its ability to automatically adjust to match the load, as it is designed to sense changes in the refrigeration load and respond to them.”
To support Marshall, Johnson Controls donated a YORK® heating and cooling system with a Wi-Fi® capable YORK touch-screen thermostat to better assist him with adjusting his home’s temperature without the need to get up. Wright Mechanical donated the HVAC installation services for the veteran’s new home.
The Annual Awards are bestowed upon deserving individuals and companies in recognition of outstanding achievements in several categories, including Member of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Rising Star, and Hall of Fame.
The companies have been working together since 2017, and in 2018, Danfoss participated in Nelumbo’s Series A financing. Together the companies plan to develop and produce advanced, customized solutions for the HVAC market.
Vision, commitment, consistency, integrity, contribution — these are some of the many values that great leaders hold in the highest regard. Leadership is the “it factor” in any business, especially within an industry that contains a multitude of sources of proven business processes.
The models come with a patented in-house designed and manufactured heat exchanger, low-profile burner, advanced controls, a built-in DHW module, common venting capability up to eight units, cascading capability up to 16 units, and built-in hardware to connect up to three zone pumps without a need for additional external controllers.
Offered in a wide selection of mechanical interface fittings, including copper tube, which provides the user with enhanced design flexibility, the over-molded plastic package reduces weight and provides a robust solution and improved vibration immunity while also reducing manufacturing costs.
The AHR Expo is the largest event in the HVACR industry, offering educational sessions, award-winning products, and networking opportunities galore. It’s impossible for attendees to see everything, but you can check out some of the highlights in this issue of The NEWS.