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Underwood also assumes the same position for RectorSeal’s parent company, CSW Industrials.

Posted: December 11, 2018, 5:30 pm

It will be implemented effective Jan. 14, 2019.

Posted: December 11, 2018, 3:30 pm

The Lennox 2018 Energy Savings Superstar contest offered an opportunity for consumers to think about how they devote their time and energy, and invited them to suggest simple but creative solutions for saving money on their energy bills during the steamy summer months.

Posted: December 11, 2018, 2:00 pm

Right Time operates out of seven locations in Ontario and Manitoba, and provides preventative maintenance programs, repairs, and replacements of household HVAC units. Clairvest will support the existing management team to continue to build out the company’s corporate infrastructure, increase investment in marketing, and assist with future acquisitions.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 5:00 pm

The increase is due to inflationary pressures due to transportation and input costs.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 2:15 pm

Johnson Controls Inc. donated a York® heating and cooling system with a Wi-Fi® capable York touch-screen thermostat to better assist U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jared Stacey with adjusting his home’s temperature without the need to get up. Aire Serv of Las Vegas donated the HVAC installation services for the veteran’s new home.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 2:00 pm
The timing couldn’t be better, as a few issues important to contractors and the HVAC industry in general will remain up for negotiation (or in some cases, renegotiation) in the upcoming session of Congress.
Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:35 pm
Living in total reliance on caregivers for even the most mundane and sometimes very personal tasks is a reality for many of the most severely wounded — whether it’s turning on the a/c, making dinner, or getting in and out of the bathtub. That’s a need that GSF aims to support via the R.I.S.E. program, which provides custom homes for veterans, complete with smart home technology that helps them lead normal, everyday lives despite their injuries.
Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:34 pm
HVAC contractors come into contact with countless doorbells, light switches, and home appliances. They’re trusted advisors to the customers in their care. So when the time comes for their customers to replace those doorbells with their smart home counterparts, shouldn’t HVAC contractors be the “smartest” choice for the job?
Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:33 pm
By 2022, the company estimates as many as 1.3 billion smart devices will have made their way into households. That factors out to one smart home device for every sixth person (babies and children included).
Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:32 pm
Within the limits of ultimate system functionality, hydronic/mechanical artists can “paint their own canvas” — free to explore greater functionality, performance, and energy efficiency — all the while having the time of our lives (mechanically speaking).
Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:31 pm
In his opening address, Ed McKiernan, president of cold chain, electronics, and solutions at Emerson, discussed how consumer, commercial, and regulatory challenges are all contributing to the demand for a more tightly controlled cold chain.
Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:30 pm

The devices have integrated support for home automation, allowing users to control the units with their voices.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:30 pm

In this troubleshooting situation, the customer has called to report a “no heat” problem. The equipment is a 5-ton, 230 VAC single-stage gas/electric package unit that employs an integrated furnace control and a constant torque blower motor.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:30 pm

With Venstar’s Skyport Cloud Services, the Queirolo’s team is able to remotely access  customers’ commercial and residential Wi-Fi thermostats directly from the web or using the free Skyport mobile app on their mobile devices.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:30 pm

Once linked to the homeowner’s account, the app allows users to turn their systems on/off and change set points or modes for an individual zone or entire group.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:29 pm

The question is, “Why are more contractors and or builders not offering this value-add to their clientele?” A couple common responses we hear in the field are, “It’s too complicated,” or “Installing zoning leads to too many call backs.” Sound familiar? The truth is, this used to be the case.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:29 pm
The NEWS was able to sit down with Steve Yurek to get his opinion on the state of the HVACR industry.
Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:28 pm
For your information news briefs from a wide variety of categories within the HVAC industry. Price increases, mergers and acquisitions, award winners, and more are highlighted here each week.
Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:28 pm

It is able to acquire data from up to 20 HART or universal analog input channels and 14 digital inputs, has two analog outputs and up to 12 relay outputs, and makes its data available to IoT systems and all major automation system architectures via multiple communication interfaces and protocols.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:28 pm

Today, however, it is the intense attention that has been focused on sexual assault and sexual misconduct in the workplace that has brought anything related to sex, including lewd or sexually explicit comments, to the forefront of employer’s legal concerns.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:28 pm
When you sell premium comfort, your customers are happier and you make more money. One reason profits soar is because it takes the same overhead to install amazing comfort as it does basic heating and cooling.
Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:27 pm

When space restrictions prevent the use of in-line duct fans, this product can be as little as 4 inches, providing room to connect appropriate ductwork.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:27 pm

The Smart Equipment-enabled units help expedite startup and commissioning with startup wizards and an array of user-adaptable parameters.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:26 pm

Many homeowners aren’t aware of the danger that mold, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), particulates, allergens, and other biological contaminants pose inside their homes. Therefore, they don’t proactively search for a solution.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:26 pm

It is the latest addition to the gas-fired power vented unit heater line, which is available in seven models, with sizes ranging from 150,000 to 400,000 Btuh.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:25 pm

All Optidrive P2s provide 150 percent overload for 60 seconds as standard, ensuring each drive is suitable for heavy-duty applications.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:24 pm

Users are now able to manage progress billing for construction projects and inventory stock levels within the system more efficiently.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:23 pm

The product eliminates the need for installers to select different furnace models to meet positioning needs, and both will rate with one-stage and two-stage outdoor systems, increasing the system options that can be provided to homeowners.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:22 pm

The solution eliminates the need to build an in-house integration to seamlessly centralize and automate common yet complex field service transactions and share the data across the entire business.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:21 pm