Geothermal heating and cooling technology may seem expensive, and to some HVAC contractors, difficult to sell as a result. But the costs are coming down, there are still federal and state rebates available, and according to a recent study, the geo market is becoming huge.
Daikin begins manufacturing their variable refrigerant volume products, as well as a new, full line of ducted, as well as non-ducted products in Houston, creating 250 new jobs and changing how the Japanese do business in the U.S.
Unfunded liabilities in the commercial HVAC mechanical systems industry impacts union pension funds. With our aging population and tremendous growth of people retiring, these funds do not have the invested capital to keep them fluid.
One of the toughest challenges in a replacement sales situation is overcoming a price difference of $2,000 or more on a replacement job in which the competition is supplying the customer with the exact same brand and model number....More
My typical work day includes heartfelt conversations with both successful and wanting-to-be-more-successful HVAC professionals. As I prepared to write this article over the last few weeks, I recognized the culture of constant mentoring was alive and well in each successful company I spoke with. Let’s look at how mentoring can build stronger and more successful HVAC careers and companies....More
A violation of the bond agreement can lead to a claim against the HVAC contractor. HVAC contractors need to understand how surety bond claims work as even one claim can be costly to their business....More
Distributors face an increasingly complicated challenge of balancing customer needs across a complex supply chain – driving the need to digitalize. Yet research shows wholesale distribution lagging behind other industries in digital transformation....More