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Mechanical and chairman of ACCA’s Radiant and Hydronics Council, he thinks the notion of wetheads versus airheads is outdated.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
HVAC and Plumbing contractors have proved that they can be some of the most generous people around. Today’s top social media story is about a plumbing field day program that Sam Dowdy, owner of S&D Plumbing and QSC member put on for high school students in his community....More
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 39% of HVAC technicians were age 45 or older in 2013. We not only have a shortage of labor, we have a shortage of youth. As more technicians reach age 65 (and few work in the field past age 65), the labor problem is going to get worse....More
ContractingBusiness.com wants input from around the HVACR industry: who do you view as a major industry "influencer?" This can include contractors, association leaders, consultants, coaches, trainers, a manufacturing innovator or researcher....More
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