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Mechanical and chairman of ACCA’s Radiant and Hydronics Council, he thinks the notion of wetheads versus airheads is outdated.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
It all started with a personal install. Don Ham, Vice President of Business Development at Refresh in Mt. Kisco, NY was curious about the new Nest Learning Thermostat. ‘I installed Nest for myself,’ Ham said. ‘I figured, who doesn’t like a device that saves you money and that you can control with your phone?’
Many end-users think they must use the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) as the source for the correct heating and air conditioning replacement coils. While this may have been true in the early years of coil production, it is no longer the case today....More