Our 2012 Refrigeration Roundtable, held during Comfortech 2012, included a discussion of alternative refrigeration systems. Participating store executives brought some valuable insights based on recent installations, and the contractor panelists shared their opinions on system performance and adapting to change.
The most exciting and challenging technological development in commercial refrigeration has been the growing popularity of carbon dioxide (CO2) as an alternative refrigerant. But challenges exist....More
Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc. and White-Rodgers, businesses of Emerson, have launched two aftermarket air conditioning service contactors designed to support system reliability: CoreSense Protection for Copeland Scroll and SureSwitch Relay universal replacement. Both offerings provide a long-life electronic upgrade for the mechanical contactor and are simply installed using existing mounting....More
Toshiba Corporation and United Technologies Corporation today announced plans to establish India, North America and Europe to support global innovation for heating, ventilating and air-conditioning engineering centers in (HVAC) products....More
J.R. Jones, the President and CEO of Rheem released a statement today regarding the untimely passing of Joe Fristik.
"I am heartbroken to announce Joe Fristik, Corporate Vice President, Marketing and National Accounts, passed away this morning in Atlanta, GA."...More
Sometimes the great outdoors gets into an HVAC system! Other times, good contractors find total hack jobs. Our updated "Wall of Shame" gallery shows what the good HVAC guys find on the job, sometimes in new homes!
Growing a business from the ground-up can be tough. We can’t all be lucky enough to win the lottery (like some HVAC companies have), but with the proper steps and work ethic, we don’t need to strike it rich. A business can be grown organically and see a fantastic level of success.