Kate Kelly

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NATE Magazine Highlights Benefits of Education, Training and Certification to Industry

As fall approaches and students of all ages return to school, the latest issue of the quarterly NATE Magazine from North American Technician Excellence (NATE) promotes the benefits of education, training, and certification as “The Path to Success” for the entire HVACR industry. The issue debuted at the Comfortech 2014 show in Nashville.

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Innovation at Work: Comfortech Product Showcase Award Winners
The 2014 Comfortech Product Showcase Award winners talk with our Kate Kelly and give details about their new offerings.
Tech Update: January 2014 Commercial Unitary & Residential IAQ
The January 2014 technology update will feature Commercial Unitary equipment and Residential IAQ.
Tech Update: December 2013 Commercial & Residential Air Distribution
Commercial and Residential Grilles, Registers, Louvers, Air Handlers, Fans, Fan Systems, Blowers, Ventilation Products.
Tech Update: November 2013 Commercial & Residential Valves

Commercial and Residential Valves: Air, Check, Balancing, Shut-off, Discharge, Expansion, Flow Control, Gate, Line, Metering, Mixing, Needle, Pressure, Purge, Relief, Reversing, Solenoid, Temperature and Zone Control.

Hot Products in HVAC
This gallery features the latest products from Bryant, Greenheck and other leading HVAC manufacturers.
Commercial Controls and Residential Geothermal Systems
Tech Update: October 2013 Commercial Controls and Residential Geothermal Systems

Commercial Controls: Zone, Variable Air Volume, Facility Controls, Building Automation Systems, Thermostats

Residential Geothermal Systems: Heat pumps and Manifolds

October 2013 HVAC Products/Showcase Award
A summary of the latest and greatest HVAC products.
2013 Design/Build Awards: Comfort in Style
An award winning building adds style to the architecture in downtown Lancaster, PA.
Tech Update
A. O. Smith, Lochinvar, Navien
September 2013 HVAC Products/Showcase Awards

Genteq Tutorial 1.1 App Takes Top Prize in Training Category

Fluke: Calibrating the World
May 20 is World Metrology Day. And why is this important? Well, it’s the day in 1875 when representatives of 17 nations signed the Metre Convention in Paris. Still not convinced? Consider this: Without global agreement on how much, exactly, a kilogram really weighs or a degree Fahrenheit actually represents, we couldn’t transfer goods or information between regions. All this global collaboration and uniformity in the science of measurement is something that the folks at Fluke Corporation take very seriously.
August 2013: NATE Top Tech

Terry Maney has always liked working with his hands. He was a machinist for 17 years before making a career change to HVAC. “I got in to the industry right after I got my associate’s degree in heating and air conditioning,” Maney explains. “I started out as a service technician and have now been in this industry for 17 years.”


Dec 2, 2014

2015 Fleet Trends

Join Sean Kilcarr, Senior Editor at Fleet Owner, to hear about advancements in light vehicle manufacturing and technology. Sean will cover the latest manufacturing trends, including aluminum body frames, new van models for 2015 and how manufacturers are addressing fuel efficiency through technology....More
Nov 19, 2014

The simplest way to save time and frustration when managing your business with software

Are you still using pen and paper to manage your business? Do your field techs still manually fill out carbon copy work orders and drive them back to the office every day?...More

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