Multimedia Library - All http://contractingbusiness.com/media/all en Your Father's HVACR: The Sensational Sixties in HVACR Advertising http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/your-fathers-hvacr-sensational-sixties-hvacr-advertising <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by Terry McIver </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/your-fathers-hvacr-sensational-sixties-hvacr-advertising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/your-fathers-hvacr-sensational-sixties-hvacr-advertising#comments Galleries Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:57:00 +0000 26141 at http://contractingbusiness.com The Contracting Business.com 70th Anniversary Trivia Quiz http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/contracting-businesscom-70th-anniversary-trivia-quiz <div class="node-body gallery-body">Since 2014 marks Contracting Business.com's 70th birthday serving the HVACR industry, so we thought we'd have a little fun. See if you can get the most points.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/contracting-businesscom-70th-anniversary-trivia-quiz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/contracting-businesscom-70th-anniversary-trivia-quiz#comments Aggregated CB Galleries Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:29:00 +0000 26011 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Host Drew Carey celebrates his 500th &#39;The Price Is Right&#39; television show at CBS Television City on February 1, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)</p> More Hot Products for August 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/more-hot-products-august-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/more-hot-products-august-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/more-hot-products-august-2014#comments Commercial HVAC Galleries Controls Residential HVAC Service Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:38:00 +0000 25781 at http://contractingbusiness.com Tech Update for July 2014: Commercial/Residential Thermostats and Controls http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/tech-update-july-2014-commercialresidential-thermostats-and-controls <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by Terry McIver </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">A compilation of solutions in residential or commercial thermostats and controls. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/tech-update-july-2014-commercialresidential-thermostats-and-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/tech-update-july-2014-commercialresidential-thermostats-and-controls#comments Residential HVAC Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:34:00 +0000 25751 at http://contractingbusiness.com Products and Showcase Award for July 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-and-showcase-award-july-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">In the HVAC market this month we're showcasing commercial products like a mixed-flow exhaust fan, air-cooled scroll chiller, and a flanged globe valve linkage. For residential contractors there's a split-system air conditioner, communicating wall control, and an AC compressor lift. Our July Product Showcase Award goes to Mr.PEX Systems and their integrated dynamic control system which won in the Controls category.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-and-showcase-award-july-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-and-showcase-award-july-2014#comments Commercial HVAC Galleries Controls IAQ & Ventilation Residential HVAC Service Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:37:00 +0000 25731 at http://contractingbusiness.com The Fabulous Fifties of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/fabulous-fifties-air-conditioning-and-refrigeration <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by Terry McIver </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">To help recognize the 70th Anniversary of what is today ContractingBusiness.com, we're giving you a look at ads and information from the 1950s, as seen in this magazine's predecessors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/fabulous-fifties-air-conditioning-and-refrigeration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/fabulous-fifties-air-conditioning-and-refrigeration#comments Galleries Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:42:00 +0000 25561 at http://contractingbusiness.com HVAC Industry Professionals: Here's Your Invitation to Attend Comfortech 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/videos/hvac-industry-professionals-heres-your-invitation-attend-comfortech-2014 <div class="node-body video-body">Mike Weil, Editorial Director of Contracting Business.com sends a personal invitation for residential and light commercial HVAC contractors to join him in the Country Western Music Capital of the World, Nashville, TN for Comfortech 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/videos/hvac-industry-professionals-heres-your-invitation-attend-comfortech-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/videos/hvac-industry-professionals-heres-your-invitation-attend-comfortech-2014#comments Videos IAQ & Ventilation Residential HVAC Service Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:00:00 +0000 25431 at http://contractingbusiness.com HVAC Tech Update: Commercial Refrigeration and Residential Non-ducted AC Systems http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/hvac-tech-update-commercial-refrigeration-and-residential-non-ducted-ac-systems <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by Terry McIver, executive editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">How do you keep your cool this summer? Check out the products from top commercial and residential manufacturers listed here.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/hvac-tech-update-commercial-refrigeration-and-residential-non-ducted-ac-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/hvac-tech-update-commercial-refrigeration-and-residential-non-ducted-ac-systems#comments Commercial HVAC Galleries IAQ & Ventilation Refrigeration Residential HVAC Service Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:43:00 +0000 25351 at http://contractingbusiness.com Contracting Business.com Interviews Comfortech 2014 Keynoter, Robin Crow http://contractingbusiness.com/videos/contracting-businesscom-interviews-comfortech-2014-keynoter-robin-crow <div class="node-body video-body">Comfortech Keynote Speaker, Robin Crow "Evolve or Die"</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/videos/contracting-businesscom-interviews-comfortech-2014-keynoter-robin-crow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/videos/contracting-businesscom-interviews-comfortech-2014-keynoter-robin-crow#comments Videos Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:54:00 +0000 25241 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Editorial Director Mike Weil (left) dropped in to <a href="http://robincrow.com/nashville-recording-studio-dark-horse-recording/" target="_blank" title="Dark Horse Recording">Dark Horse Recording</a> in Franklin, TN to talk with Comfortech 2014 opening session keynoter, <a href="http://robincrow.com/" target="_blank" title="About Robin Crow">Robin Crow</a>. Crow is a Nashville music producer, entrepreneur, and small business owner who shares his business acumen with small business owners across the country with humor, music, and a strong message.</p> 12 Essential Features of a Comprehensive Company Brochure http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/12-essential-features-comprehensive-company-brochure <div class="node-body gallery-body">For the HVACR contractor, having a company brochure is Marketing 101. The brochure is a catch-all piece that explains your company to potential customers, potential employees, vendors, etc. Yet, few contractors create one. Here are some simple tips on what it should contain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/12-essential-features-comprehensive-company-brochure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/12-essential-features-comprehensive-company-brochure#comments Galleries Residential HVAC Service Thu, 29 May 2014 16:51:00 +0000 25151 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Image from the <a href="http://www.splendorgraphics.com/print-logo-web-design-nj/website-design-for-fmc-heating-air-conditioning/" target="_blank" title="Splendor Graphics">Splendor Graphics</a> website.</p>