Refrigeration http://contractingbusiness.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Comfortech 2014 is On! http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/comfortech-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Terry McIver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sept. 9 was the first of three days of learning more about improved profitability, improved management, and a higher level of service. The HVACR industry idea machine known as Comfortech is now in session in Nashville, TN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/comfortech-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/comfortech-2014#comments Refrigeration Residential HVAC Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:19:00 +0000 27431 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Joe Levi Music provided great sets of music during the Emerson Welcome Reception.</p> Terry McIver Refrigeration Service Today: New Products for Sept. 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigeration-service-today-new-products-sept-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">DEWALT's Multi-level Workshop enables technicians to wheel tools close to the system under service, with all tools in four storage levels. Alfa Laval's ACH line of high-pressure brazed heat exchangers are single refrigerant circuit units for chillers in the 3-23 TR range and heat pumps in the 1-11 TR range.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigeration-service-today-new-products-sept-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigeration-service-today-new-products-sept-2014#comments Refrigeration Residential HVAC Tue, 09 Sep 2014 12:42:00 +0000 27421 at http://contractingbusiness.com Refrigerant Leaks Costly to Costco http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigerant-leaks-costly-costco <div class="field-byline"> News from EPA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Costco Wholesale Corporation, the nation’s second largest retailer, reached a settlement with the US Envirionmental Protection Agency over leak detection and repair violations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigerant-leaks-costly-costco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigerant-leaks-costly-costco#comments Refrigeration Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:16:00 +0000 27361 at http://contractingbusiness.com Source 1 to Open New Chicago Area HVAC Supply Center http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/source-1-open-new-chicago-area-hvac-supply-center <div class="field-byline"> News from Source 1 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Vernon Hills Source 1™ HVAC Supply Center is the third store of its kind in the Chicago area and the first of three new stores scheduled to open this fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/source-1-open-new-chicago-area-hvac-supply-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/source-1-open-new-chicago-area-hvac-supply-center#comments Refrigeration Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:53:00 +0000 27311 at http://contractingbusiness.com The Refrigerant Revolution, Part II: R22 Buying Strategies http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigerant-revolution-part-ii-r22-buying-strategies <div class="field-byline"> by Russell Pryor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Of all the refrigerants HVACR contractors purchase, R-22 probably comes with the most questions. Here are some answers about its pricing and coming availability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigerant-revolution-part-ii-r22-buying-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigerant-revolution-part-ii-r22-buying-strategies#comments Refrigeration Residential HVAC Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:15:00 +0000 27221 at http://contractingbusiness.com The Refrigerant Revolution, Part I: Hydrocarbons Get Hot http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigerant-revolution-part-i-hydrocarbons-get-hot <div class="field-byline"> by Jeff Staub </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The recent EPA proposal for new climate-friendly refrigerants, first and foremost, reinforces the importance of and need for a planned, orderly global phasedown of HFC refrigerants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigerant-revolution-part-i-hydrocarbons-get-hot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigerant-revolution-part-i-hydrocarbons-get-hot#comments Refrigeration Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:36:00 +0000 27211 at http://contractingbusiness.com Incorporating Ice Machines Into Your Refrigeration Business http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/incorporating-ice-machines-your-refrigeration-business <div class="field-byline"> Mark Masterson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If a customer asks you to install an ice machine, would you have to stall for time while you learned about the subject, or get the job done quickly? Ice machines can be a profitable niche in your service offerings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/incorporating-ice-machines-your-refrigeration-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/incorporating-ice-machines-your-refrigeration-business#comments Refrigeration Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:54:00 +0000 27031 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>The Scotsman Prodigy ice machine.</p> Sprouts Market Opens CO2-based Store in Georgia http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/sprouts-market-opens-co2-based-store-georgia <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Sprouts Farmers Market opened a store in July in Dunwoody, GA, with the first CO<sub>2</sub>-based, HFC-free supermarket refrigeration system in a warm weather market in North America.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/sprouts-market-opens-co2-based-store-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/sprouts-market-opens-co2-based-store-georgia#comments Refrigeration Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:26:00 +0000 26721 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Pictured in the above photo at the Sprouts Dunwoody store are, from left, Steve Tibbetts and David Wood, T&amp;O Refrigeration; Bill Katz, Hillphoenix;&nbsp; Lane Tibbetts, T&amp;O Refrigeration; and Rusty Walker, Hillphoenix. Photo by Terry McIver.</p> Refrigeration Service Today: New Products August 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigeration-service-today-new-products-august-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">This month we feature the DEWALT Pro Organizer for small parts and fasteners, and new, UL-approved, MOPD BJ and BX coils from Danfoss.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigeration-service-today-new-products-august-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigeration-service-today-new-products-august-2014#comments Refrigeration Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:09:00 +0000 26711 at http://contractingbusiness.com Finding Alternatives to R-22 http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/finding-alternatives-r-22 <div class="node-body article-body">During our 2013 Refrigeration Roundtable, refrigeration contractors and supermarket executives listed their preferences for replacing R-22 in store applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/finding-alternatives-r-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/finding-alternatives-r-22#comments Refrigeration Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:48:00 +0000 26501 at http://contractingbusiness.com