Commercial HVAC http://contractingbusiness.com/taxonomy/term/7343/more en Contractors in Social Media: Plumbing the Soul of Irish Folk Music http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/contractors-social-media-plumbing-soul-irish-folk-music <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by Kate Kelly </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Both HVAC and Plumbing contractors were busy on social media this week. Today’s top social media items show that HVAC and Plumbing aren’t always just about installing pipes and boxes. The people and companies that make up this industry showcased their artful side on social media this week. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/contractors-social-media-plumbing-soul-irish-folk-music" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/contractors-social-media-plumbing-soul-irish-folk-music#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Fri, 22 May 2015 17:23:00 +0000 34031 at http://contractingbusiness.com DiversiTech Acquired by Internal Management Team and Investment Firm http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/diversitech-acquired-internal-management-team-and-investment-firm <div class="field-byline"> News from DiversiTech </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DiversiTech manufactures and distributes HVACR equipment pads, condensate management equipment, maintenance chemicals and electrical accessories.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/diversitech-acquired-internal-management-team-and-investment-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/diversitech-acquired-internal-management-team-and-investment-firm#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Fri, 22 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 34011 at http://contractingbusiness.com Danfoss Global Forum Examines Building Efficiency Solutions http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/danfoss-global-forum-examines-building-efficiency-solutions <div class="field-byline"> News from Danfoss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Danfoss Energy Efficiency Global Forum convened nearly 500 energy leaders from across sectors, with the goal of integrating effective policies and business practices into actionable plans. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/danfoss-global-forum-examines-building-efficiency-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/danfoss-global-forum-examines-building-efficiency-solutions#comments Commercial HVAC Fri, 22 May 2015 15:41:00 +0000 34001 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Jaap Hogeling, (second from right), manager international projects for ISSO, addresses the audience during the Danfoss 2015 Energy Efficiency Global Forum. <em>Photo courtesy Danfoss.</em></p> Contractors in Social Media: A Proper HVAC Maintenance Checklist http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/contractors-social-media-proper-hvac-maintenance-checklist <div class="field-byline"> By Kate Kelly </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At Contracting Business.com we’re always keeping an eye out for unique stories on social media. This week’s top tweets include a HVAC maintenance checklist for your customers, top-notch installation photos, and pie for everyone! Help your customers prolong the life of their HVAC units by providing them with a check list like this one.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/contractors-social-media-proper-hvac-maintenance-checklist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/contractors-social-media-proper-hvac-maintenance-checklist#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Fri, 15 May 2015 20:11:00 +0000 33881 at http://contractingbusiness.com Study Finds Propane Greener than Electricity for Homes & Businesses http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/study-finds-propane-greener-electricity-homes-businesses <div class="field-byline"> News from PERC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A recent study has found that using propane in homes and commercial sites can be a significant way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that some say contributes to climate change. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/study-finds-propane-greener-electricity-homes-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/study-finds-propane-greener-electricity-homes-businesses#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Fri, 15 May 2015 15:26:00 +0000 33851 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Graphic courtesy of PERC.</p> Tech Update for May 2015: HVAC Apps http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/tech-update-may-2015-hvac-apps <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by Terry McIver, content director </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">HVACR business owners and technicians require up-to-the-minute data tracking, scheduling, billing, GPS and technical information. App products are helping them stay in touch in seconds, find information, and make important calculations.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/tech-update-may-2015-hvac-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/tech-update-may-2015-hvac-apps#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Fri, 15 May 2015 15:12:00 +0000 33591 at http://contractingbusiness.com Control Panel Automatically Monitors AHU UV-C, Safety and Efficacy http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/control-panel-automatically-monitors-ahu-uv-c-safety-and-efficacy <div class="field-byline"> News from Fresh-Aire UV </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Fresh-Aire UV control panel automates the monitoring of UV-C wavelength feedback, safety and efficacy for new air handling unit (AHU) FAUV Commercial Series UV light systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/control-panel-automatically-monitors-ahu-uv-c-safety-and-efficacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/control-panel-automatically-monitors-ahu-uv-c-safety-and-efficacy#comments Commercial HVAC Thu, 14 May 2015 18:02:00 +0000 33831 at http://contractingbusiness.com Daikin Releases Multi-Zone MXS Heat Pumps http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/daikin-releases-multi-zone-mxs-heat-pumps <div class="field-byline"> News from Daikin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new Daikin MXS is popular for both residential and light commercial applications, providing individual comfort for up to four zones using a single outdoor condensing unit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/daikin-releases-multi-zone-mxs-heat-pumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/daikin-releases-multi-zone-mxs-heat-pumps#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Thu, 14 May 2015 17:38:00 +0000 33821 at http://contractingbusiness.com DEWALT Has Tool Sets for Every HVAC Technician Need http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/dewalt-has-tool-sets-every-hvac-technician-need <div class="field-byline"> News from DEWALT </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new Mechanics Tool Sets from DEWALT include newly designed sockets, ratchets, drivers, wrenches, and more, with new and innovative features.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/dewalt-has-tool-sets-every-hvac-technician-need" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/dewalt-has-tool-sets-every-hvac-technician-need#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Mon, 11 May 2015 16:11:00 +0000 33761 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>DEWALT&#39;s 168-piece set</p> New Coleman LX Series Unit is 29% More Efficient, with a 14 SEER Rating http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/new-coleman-lx-series-unit-29-more-efficient-14-seer-rating <div class="field-byline"> News from Johnson Controls </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In designing the LX Series, Johnson Controls invested more than 65,000 into customer research, product design and testing.Johnson Controls invested more than 65,000 hours into customer research, product design and testing in developing the LX Series.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/new-coleman-lx-series-unit-29-more-efficient-14-seer-rating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/new-coleman-lx-series-unit-29-more-efficient-14-seer-rating#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Mon, 11 May 2015 12:49:00 +0000 33731 at http://contractingbusiness.com