Michael Weil

Michael
Weil
Editorial Director,
Contracting Business
Articles
Guitar close-up: Comfortech 2014 in Nashville, TN
Comfortech Leadership Symposium: A Call for HVAC Industry Questions
The Comfortech 2014 Leadership Symposium is an opportunity for HVAC contractors to pose industry questions to the leadership of a number of key industry manufacturers.
Downtown Nashville cityscape in the morning. Headquarters for Comfortech 2014
Comfortech Returns to Nashville: It’s Time to Get Your Country On!
Comfortech 2014 sets the standard for HVAC contractor networking, education, and technology. And it’s fun too.
The Price Is Rght With Drew Carey
The Contracting Business.com 70th Anniversary Trivia Quiz
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.
Are Smart Homes Ready for Prime Time in the HVAC Industry?
From a mechanical systems industry persepective, what role do Smart Homes play with regard to the products and services HVAC contractors sell?
Connected Homes: The HVAC Contractor Connection 
In the residential HVAC marketplace, the idea of "smart" or "connected" homes isn't new, but with advances in wireless/Wi-Fi technology, it is moving into prime time. Here's an industry overview.
Contracting Business.com 70th Anniversary Cover
Celebrating 70 Years of Service to the HVACR Industry
Happy Birthday ContractingBusiness.com! Seventy years is a long time. We've seen a lot of change and growth in our industry in ways no one could anticipate.
Cyber Attacks are becoming so frequent, they are giving rise to a new industry
Cyber Security in the HVAC Building Controls Industry
For commercial HVAC customers, security extends beyond access, fire, and safety issues. Cyber security has become one of the hottest topics in the industry.
Alternaive Energy: Solar power pant in Kyoto, Japan
What Energy Revolution?
In the HVAC industry, the great hope for a quick and sweeping transition to renewable energy is wishful thinking.
HVAC Contractors Play To Win During 2014 International Roundtable Meeting
This year's Service Roundtable meeting was not only packed with HVAC and Plumbing educational sessions, but also fun, as contractors shoot for success
The Contracting Business.com 2014 HVAC Vehicle Survey
2014 HVAC Residential and Commercial Service Vehicle Survey: Truckin' On! 
In the Contracting Business.com second annual survey, we examine the management of vehicles used in residential, commercial, and industrial HVAC contracting firms and how said management impacts your bottom line.
D-Wave Quantum Computer Component
Quantum Changes Could Be on the HVAC Industry Horizon
Can "Star Trek" advances in computer technology put the HVAC Industry on its head? You betcha. This could really change everything.
The HVAC Industry Loses A Friend
Former Contracting Business.com national sales manager, Jack Hutchinson dies at age 62.
Cyber Security and the HVACR Contracting Community
Hackers stole consumer data from a major retailer riding on the unwitting back of an HVACR contracting firm
Does the Affordable Care Act Save HVAC Contractors Money? 7
HVACR contractors beware: Obamacare isn't as cost effective as you are being led to believe.
The ClimateTalk Alliance
HVACR Industry ClimateTalk Alliance Lays Groundwork for Future
During AHR Expo 2014, the ClimateTalk Alliance Advisory Board met to discuss the future of HVAC building controls from manufacturer and HVAC contractor perspectives

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