Multimedia Library - All http://contractingbusiness.com/media/all en 11 Things 'UBER' Can Teach Air Conditioning Contractors http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/11-things-uber-can-teach-air-conditioning-contractors <div class="node-body gallery-body">Uber is the mobile phone based app that connects people who need to get somewhere with drivers of private vehicles. Uber has rocketed to success and holds lessons for residential HVAC contractors. Here are eleven.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/11-things-uber-can-teach-air-conditioning-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/11-things-uber-can-teach-air-conditioning-contractors#comments Residential HVAC Service Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:00:00 +0000 27241 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>From the <a href="http://451heat.com/2011/12/12/exploring-twitter-an-uber-cool-app-and-other-facebook-messages/" target="_blank">451 Marketing Heat website</a> where cool apps are reviewed and discussed.</p> Invitation to Attend Comfortech 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/videos/invitation-attend-comfortech-2014-0 <div class="node-body video-body">Join Kate Kelly, Community Leader of HVAC-Talk at Comfortech 2014, September 9-11 in Nashville.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/videos/invitation-attend-comfortech-2014-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/videos/invitation-attend-comfortech-2014-0#comments Comfortech Videos Residential HVAC Service Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:00:00 +0000 26991 at http://contractingbusiness.com Tech Update August 2014: Motors & Drives http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/tech-update-august-2014-motors-drives <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by Terry McIver </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Motors or drive systems are the heart of the HVAC system, as they provide and regulate the electric current necessary for operation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/tech-update-august-2014-motors-drives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/tech-update-august-2014-motors-drives#comments Galleries Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:14:00 +0000 26631 at http://contractingbusiness.com The Advancing 80s: HVACR Advertising in the Great Decade of Reagan http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/advancing-80s-hvacr-advertising-great-decade-reagan <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by Terry McIver </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">The HVACR industry was, as our editors described it in January, 1980, "facing perhaps the most challenging and potentially the most rewarding period in its history."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/advancing-80s-hvacr-advertising-great-decade-reagan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/advancing-80s-hvacr-advertising-great-decade-reagan#comments Galleries Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:15:00 +0000 26611 at http://contractingbusiness.com Contracting Business HVAC-Talk 'Wall of Shame' Photo Gallery http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/contracting-business-hvac-talk-wall-shame-photo-gallery <div class="field-byline"> compiled by the Contracting Business.com staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Watch out people: some of these HVAC system installations will land you in super hot water with the authorities. This is the April 10 edition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/contracting-business-hvac-talk-wall-shame-photo-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/contracting-business-hvac-talk-wall-shame-photo-gallery#comments Galleries Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:24:00 +0000 22041 at http://contractingbusiness.com Products for August 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-august-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Compiled and edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out the products showcased this month, with fluid-level transmitters, a wireless pressure/temperature sensor, a gas water heater, testers for auto voltage/continuity, direct internet connection, and more! Our Product Showcase Award winner for the month of August is the ZIP economizer from Belimo Americas!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-august-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/products-august-2014#comments Commercial HVAC Galleries Videos Controls IAQ & Ventilation Residential HVAC Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:32:00 +0000 26371 at http://contractingbusiness.com An Offer You Can't Refuse! HVACR Ads from the Star-struck Seventies http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/offer-you-cant-refuse-hvacr-ads-star-struck-seventies <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by Terry McIver </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">A collection of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration ads from the decade of the 1970s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/offer-you-cant-refuse-hvacr-ads-star-struck-seventies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/offer-you-cant-refuse-hvacr-ads-star-struck-seventies#comments Galleries Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:45:00 +0000 26301 at http://contractingbusiness.com Adrian Steel Offers Vehicle Upfits for HVACR Businesses http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/adrian-steel-offers-vehicle-upfits-hvacr-businesses <div class="field-byline"> News from Adrian Steel </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Adrian Steel offers a number of vehicle upfits designed to make the lives of HVACR managers and technicians a bit more organized. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/adrian-steel-offers-vehicle-upfits-hvacr-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/galleries/adrian-steel-offers-vehicle-upfits-hvacr-businesses#comments Galleries Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:38:00 +0000 26291 at http://contractingbusiness.com 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>