Bosch Has Solutions for High Heating and Cooling CostsIn a soft housing market, homeowners are staying in their homes longer. While this may be bad news for the real estate market, it offers opportunities for HVACR contractors as their customers replace aging and inefficient heating and cooling systems with new, more efficient ones.
Package Gas Electric Units Rheem introduces a new value line of commercial Package Gas Electric and Package Air Conditioning units. Available in sizes ranging from six through 20 tons, the Rheem Package Value Line is designed to serve the price-sensitive commercial package unit replacement market segment. Leading the industry in unit weight, size (l x w x h), capacity, airflow and R410 charge weight, the line features solid performance, reliability, ease-of-installation and service—all for a competitive price. Units are also optimized to meet the federal requirements of EER at or near nominal capacities and airflow. Click here to learn more.
Investment Strategies in the Sales DepartmentStandard & Poor's ratings echo in the distance, Wall Street rumblings rattle through our minds and media financial folks broadcast investment strategy to the point of nausea. These tidbits of mental torment cause blood pressure to soar — and they cause us to once more revisit our investment strategy.
YELLOW JACKET® University Using the best-engineered products is cool. Knowing how to get the most out of them is even cooler. That's where YELLOW JACKET® University comes in. From training videos and articles to an ideas center just waiting for your input, YJU is filled with information that can help you reach a higher degree of success. Click here for more info.
Why Thankfulness Works in BusinessHave you noticed that going the extra mile is easier when you have an attitude of gratitude? Being thankful is good for our health, and it is good for those whom we serve.
WRMobile App The White-Rodgers Mobile app for HVACR contractors and distributors provides continuous field access to product replacement information for OEM, competitive and White-Rodgers products. The new app also provides access to product wiring diagrams, sell sheets, and installation and operating instructions for thermostats, gas valves, furnace ignition controls and cooling products. Click here for more.
Effinity93 with Conservicore™ Technology from Modine Modine continues to raise its customers’ comfort level with the most efficient gas-fired unit heater line in North America…the Effinity93. With six models available from 135,000 to 310,000 BTU/hr, each operating at 93% efficiency, end users can begin saving today. Click here for more information.
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New Versatec™ Base from WaterFurnaceThe new Versatec™ Base from WaterFurnace International, Inc., a manufacturer of residential and commercial geothermal and water source heat pumps, combines high efficiency and an impressive list of value-added features in a compact water source heat pump for water loop and geothermal applications.
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