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Mechanical and chairman of ACCA’s Radiant and Hydronics Council, he thinks the notion of wetheads versus airheads is outdated.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
Air conditioning and related product sales really got heated during the 1960s. Residential HVAC became more accessible for more homeowners, and building owners were having rooftop systems installed on new and existing buildings. Here's a gallery of HVACR advertising from the 1960s.
Commercial, industrial and residential contractors will want to check out these products! Take a look at an air-cooled liquid chiller, dampers, trade professional gloves, air curtains, a water-source HVAC system and hand-held IAQ monitor, just to name a few! Don't forget to click on the manufacturers' link for more info.
New technology allows a current switch to be configured outside of an electrical enclosure and installed on a cold wire, thereby eliminating the need for a PPE suite and preventing arc flash hazard. PPE suits, worn by technicians working in a live enclosure, are often cumbersome and can hinder the installer’s ability to configure an adjustable current switch....More
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