As we celebrated the first year anniversary of the Goodman acquisition by Daikin Industries, LTD in November 2013, it set the stage for continued positive growth and success for all our distributors and dealers across North America. We anticipate continued market growth for our HVAC products, distributors and dealers during 2014.
Recently, I read a column by Marianne Aleardi, publisher and editor-inchief of SJ [South Jersey] magazine, a publication that covers the area where I live. Apparently, Marianne offers a column of thanks every December. Wonderful idea and since I had a column due, an obvious thought arose. Why not “steal” the idea?
If you call Dan Foley a wethead, you might get a baleful look. The president of Foley Mechanical and chairman of ACCA’s Radiant and Hydronics Council, he thinks the notion of wetheads versus airheads is outdated. It’s about comfort, and this successful contractor, whose hydronics focus represents more than 50 percent of his business, is more than ready to discuss ACCA, hydronics and the future.
It helps every industry when top executives get elbow room to talk about the larger issues of the day. We extended that opportunity to executives at six major companies to share their opinions. What could be better than seeing what top executives involved in hydronics
are mulling over as they contemplate the industry?
We’re back, as we are every September, with a specific topic that we focus on most of this issue. When my publisher, John Ehlen, and I sat down to discuss what topic we should lick, it wasn’t difficult
Show the industry your team's best commercial HVAC installation that used the Design/Build delivery method, not plan-and-spec with is not as good. Entries must include description and quality photographs....More
The Whole Foods Market store in Santa Clara, Calif., opened its doors to customers in late July, with what sources describe as “the most environmentally-advanced grocery retail refrigeration system in the U.S.”...More
Without the guys in the field, our industry would grind to an immediate halt.
Yet the volumes of industry standards published to lead and guide our industry are written in language, concepts, and formulae that are completely foreign to this critical group of people. Let’s take a look at this group’s plea for practical how-to industry standards written and published for use by the guys in the field. ...More
The theater personnel worked with Los Angeles-based Air Treatment Corporation to install a Multistack MagLev™ water-cooled centrifugal chiller that uses Danfoss Turbocor oil-free, variable speed, magnetic bearing compressors....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