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More than three in four construction firms expect that sales will continue to rise over the next six months, while three in five expect higher profit margins.

Posted: September 25, 2018, 4:00 pm

The new company will function as Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning's sales company in Vietnam, providing a wide variety of air conditioning solutions ranging from residential and commercial air-conditioners through to large-tonnage chillers and other related services.

Posted: September 25, 2018, 1:00 pm

Modernize Appointments provide contractors with requests from homeowners for in-home appointments at specific dates and times. These requests are delivered via email to contractors, who then evaluate the requests and confirm the appointments that fit their schedule.

Posted: September 24, 2018, 4:00 pm

Washtenaw Community College has been the UA partner in this endeavor for 29 years, and the instructor training program has seen increased participation both in information technology professional (ITP) certificates as well as associate’s degrees awarded.

Posted: September 24, 2018, 4:00 pm

The new trade name supports the community of home service experts’ approach for providing an easier way for people to connect with providers of all home service needs through one convenient outlet.

Posted: September 24, 2018, 1:00 pm

These new programs and reactivations include occupations such as machinist, HVACR technician, electrician, plumber, cement mason, ironworker, operating engineer, and a new occupation in certified cyber analyst operator.

Posted: September 24, 2018, 1:00 pm
After 17 years with the association, Paul Stalknecht, president and CEO, is leaving ACCA. To fill his position, the board of directors named Barton James interim president and CEO.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:35 am
Sometimes, the best-laid plans in design and construction don’t get translated into practice. What happens once the construction workers leave and the ribbon-cutting is over — the operations and ongoing maintenance — plays a big role in making sure that building lives up to the energy efficiency standards promised.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:34 am
Following are four examples — a kosher wine shipping center, a chiller plant in a marine research lab, a community pool, and a 10th-floor medical office retrofit — that illustrate just how creative high-efficiency products can be when it comes to unique solutions for everyday issues.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:33 am
With heating and cooling accounting for nearly half the energy use in a typical U.S. home, it’s not a surprise that the market for energy-efficient products continues to remain strong. According to a recent study by Zillow, energy efficiency ranked among the top priorities during a home search.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:32 am
In 2015, Pechanga held an official groundbreaking to add 568 rooms and suites to its existing hotel facilities and to expand the resort’s dining, spa, outdoor recreation, and meeting facilities.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:31 am

The unit features QuietDrive™ and ClimaTrak™, and comes in a compact footprint. Sold as an upgrade or a complete system, the product has an automotive-grade powder coat finish rated at 1,000 hours of salt spray.

Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:30 am
Airflow is a general term that’s easy to misinterpret. When I first learned about airflow, I had to classify it into four values that made sense to me. The easiest options are the measurement location or source of the airflow reading.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:30 am

The product reduces temperature fluctuations and lets users know when their product is at risk.

Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:29 am
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:28 am

Available in sizes up to 48 inches in width and height, the unit is operated with a hand-held controller from an access point at a diffuser or wall plate. No permanent electrical power is required.

Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:27 am

The app can compute target superheat for systems with fixed orifice expansion devices. The results may optionally be carried over to another page where actual superheat for specific refrigerants can be computed to determine if the system is charged correctly.

Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:26 am
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:26 am

Made with anti-slip tread plates, it is built to provide a rugged grip in any type of climate.

Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:25 am

Available in standard and Clean Guard XL sizes, the bag installs in seconds with its use of an industrial grade elastic collar that simply and automatically adjusts around the indoor unit.

Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:24 am

The covers are custom made so that they will fit the make and model of an end user’s central air conditioning unit.

Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:23 am

The prime time for infections to spread is the day before any symptoms even begin to present themselves — meaning a proactive offense is the best defense.

Posted: September 21, 2018, 4:00 pm

Several industry members recently announced their support for certain proposed measures — negotiated by a few manufacturers without input from the HVACR industry at large — for meeting the state's HFC emissions reduction target; however, HARDI has abstained from signing on until consensus can be reached on a more realistic sell-through period.

Posted: September 21, 2018, 1:00 pm

Wago’s product management team grows with the addition of Evan Syens, who will be managing the electrical splicing connector solutions.

Posted: September 20, 2018, 4:00 pm

The E360 Forum will be comprised of informative keynote sessions, industry-relevant and interactive breakout sessions, and more. The breakout sessions are designed to give attendees the chance to join a dialogue with subject matter experts and peers.

Posted: September 20, 2018, 1:00 pm

Investments span OEM/manufacturing, service/installation, and wholesale/distribution. Geographically, it focuses on companies with headquarters in North America, South America, and Europe.

Posted: September 19, 2018, 4:00 pm

George Brownlee Boone, 96, of Asheville, died Sept. 2, at Deerfield Retirement Community, Asheville.

Posted: September 19, 2018, 2:00 pm

Level Solutions will remain a trusted brand in the applied and specialty products segment of the market while becoming part of Koch Air. Level Solutions will continue to serve its customer base from its existing Fishers, Indiana facilities.

Posted: September 19, 2018, 1:00 pm

The EERS required Indiana’s electric utilities to cut energy delivery by an average of 2 percent annually, as well as providing home energy assessments, low-income weatherization, and efficiency rebates for businesses, homeowners, and schools. In 2014, Indiana legislature passed SEA 340 to cancel the EERS. Then Gov. Mike Pence did not veto or sign the bill, so it became law, and Indiana became the first state to repeal its energy efficiency standard.

Posted: September 19, 2018, 1:00 pm

The Excellence in Construction awards program is the industry’s leading competition that honors both general and specialty contractors for innovative and high-quality merit shop construction projects. The award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer.

Posted: September 18, 2018, 4:00 pm