Welcome to the Spring 2014 issue of ContractingBusiness.com Action Cards Online. Please take a few minutes to look over the new product and technology information that follows. Handy links are provided with each product to take you right to each company's web site....More
Welcome to the Fall 2013 issue of ContractingBusiness.com Action Cards Online. Please take a few minutes to look over the new product and technology information that follows. Handy links are provided with each product to take you right to each company's web site....More
Contractor magazine Editorial Director Bob Mader interviews Rheem COO Chris Peel during the Comfortech 2013 tradeshow. Rheem introduced it new EcoNet controller at the show and Chris tells Bob the controller's highlights...More
A video invite from Contracting Business.com Editorial Director Mike Weil. Join us in Philadelphia this September for Comfortech 2013. Register now and save on Early Bird rate. Visit comfortechshow.com...More
A new program by a Northern Illinois utility is introducing underused energy efficient technologies to the HVAC industry.
Northern Illinois Gas (Nicor Gas) serves more than 2.2 million customers in 646 communities in Northern Illinois. Its “Emerging Technology Program” (ETP) — part of its ongoing Energy Efficiency Program — selects and assesses promising new technologies that have the potential to realize natural gas savings for Nicor Gas customers....More
The series was developed by a committee representing a diverse group of energy professionals drawn from ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects, the Illuminating Engineering Society, the United States Green Building Council and the U.S. Department of Energy....More
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!
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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