The HVAC industry is converging on Atlanta, GA for HVAC Comfortech 2008, taking place Sept. 10-13 at the Georgia World Congress Center. On Tuesday, convention teams were busy getting the center’s show floor set, as contractors began streaming into the “Gateway to the South” for four days of business management and new product information they’ll use to grow and improve their businesses once they return home. Main events for Wednesday, include: the Women in HVACR Annual Meeting the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Technician Certification, the First Timers Meeting a grand Welcome Reception with food and drink, sponsored by Emerson Climate Technologies. From 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. the show’s first of seven seminar sessions will be held. Topics to be covered include: - - Selling Comfort in a Green World - Turn Your Technicians into Customer Service Superstars - Selling Service Agreements in a Green World - Can you sell $2 Million in Replacement and Service in Your Marketplace? - Using the Internet to Find Employees - Survival Strategies for 2009 - 20 Days to Transform Your Business AND THAT’S JUST DAY ONE!

Photo: Some members of Women in HVACR, which gathered for a Tuesday evening reception prior the start of Comfortech 2008.