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Could Everything Old Become New Again?
Could ammonia and carbon dioxide gain ground as new and trendy refrigerants? Trendy, maybe. But they're really not all that new. Early on, both were commonly
Commercial Roodftop Units: Comfort from Above
Goodman Global, Inc. has introduced an Energy Star efficient, R-410A refrigerant light commercial product line that features easy installation and serviceability features, along with Goodman’s warranty coverage. The first products introduced for the commercial line are the 3-25 ton 13 SEER/11.5 EER multi-position gas electric and air conditioning, and multi-position heat pumps.
It's Easy to Bid Green
Talk about is all around us. Every day, in some form or another, someone is talking about green. Most of us know what green is at least we think we do.
Tools of the Trade: April 2008
Each month, Contracting Business picks a leading contractor and takes a look at the products, tools, and services that he or she has chosen to help make their company successful.
Residential Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps: Comfortably Cool
Products from Carrier, Daikin, Lennox, Mitsubishi, Luxaire, Coleman, Sanyo, Bryant, Rheem/Ruud, Tempstar and York.
Make the Next Success Story, YOUR Story
Contractors are experiencing Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) success in businesses of all types, sizes, and locations. In late 2006, C.C. Dickson Co., a wholesale
Communication: Making the Grade
Perhaps the biggest factor in a prosperous manufacturer/distributor relationship is communication. One could argue that with honest, open communication
2008 Residential HVAC Contractor of the Year: Cream of the Cropp
That statement says it all. Satisfied customers just aren’t good enough. It’s a belief that goes far in the service industry. Satisfied customers just aren’t good enough. It’s a belief that is held true by Mitchell Cropp, and it’s a belief that is held true by Cropp-Metcalfe, Fairfax, VA, the 2008 Contracting Business magazine Residential Contractor of the Year.
Green Products and Technologies: Green with Envy
Rheem Manufacturing Company, Heating and Cooling Division has introduced its new GRL model 90% gas furnace designed to give contractors additional business-building opportunities and homeowners lower energy consumption, utility bill relief, and a $150 federal tax credit. Contractors who have been selling these products in 2006 and 2007 should be aware that the Energy Policy Act & Tax Credit Program enacted by Congress in 2005 states that homeowners who purchase and have installed qualifying products during those years can claim up to $500 on their federal tax return.
Step Up the Refrigerant Changeover
Unless you've been living under a rock, you're sure to know about the R-22 phaseout the Environmental Protection Agency has established the phaseout of
Triple Coverage
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Surveying the Situation on Reclamation Practices
Just about everyone in this industry knows about the Montreal Protocol, and just about everyone has an opinion about it too. Under the Montreal Protocol,
Blending Just The Right Elements Of Comfort
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Refrigeration: Learning to Be Cool
Emerson Climate Technologies Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson, says that its Copeland Scroll compressors are gaining in popularity and use in refrigeration applications. According to the company, many foodservice operations ...
Make Your Competition Green With Envy
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