Lux Products Corp. announced that it has added the Kivlan Group to its roster of sales representatives. Kivlan is a leading HVAC and refrigeration sales rep in the Mid-Atlantic region. Starting immediately, Kivlan will provide HVAC professionals and businesses with the entire portfolio of Lux thermostats.
Emerson announced that it has finalized a national distribution agreement with United Refrigeration Inc., Philadelphia. United Refrigeration is a leading wholesale distributor of refrigeration, HVAC, and food retail products throughout North America.
Most people don’t think of radiant heating systems as being very popular in warmer climates, such as Arizona, Texas, or Florida, but that may not be the case anymore. Consider Verde Sol-Air Services, Camp Verde, Arizona, which started offering radiant heating systems about 15 years ago.
The hot weather, combined with an improving economy, proved to be a boon for contractors, many of whom saw sales of cooling equipment spike this summer.
If a boiler is not serviced regularly, products of combustion may build up on the heat exchanger, which may reduce heat transfer and result in lower energy efficiency and less comfort.
The meeting drew nearly 600 Nexstar members, who are independent plumbing, heating, cooling, and electrical contractors from around the U.S., Canada, and other parts of the world.
This high-intensity patio heater is designed to provide outdoor comfort heating for dining, entertainment, and work areas.
LG Multi F heat pump systems provide air conditioning for two, three, four, or up to eight separate zones. With a variety of indoor units available, systems can be configured with all non-ducted, all ducted, or both non-ducted and ducted indoor units.
LG Art Cool™ Premier delivers unrivaled performance. Efficient and quiet (down to 17dB(A)) the duct-free air conditioning system delivers powerful heating performance down to -13°F.
Yenni Capital, a private equity investment firm, announced that it has acquired Steven Feller P.E., an engineering design services company whose capabilities include HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and fire suppression. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Scott and Denise Taylor, owners of Aire Serv of Huntsville in Huntsville, Alabama, received the Franchisee of the Year Award and Top Gun recognition from Aire Serv at the 2016 Dwyer Group International Conference in San Antonio. Aire Serv is the HVAC brand of the Dwyer Group.
ServiceBench has announced the launch of a new supply chain service that enables a direct web connection from its cloud-based service business management software platforms to suppliers of replacement HVAC, appliance, and other service and repair parts.
The Building Performance Institute (BPI) announced the nationwide launch of its Healthy Home Evaluator (HHE) certification. The certification is designed to help home performance and other professionals conduct assessments to determine conditions that may adversely affect occupant health and safety.
The Master Group Inc. announced it has purchased the distribution operations of Johnson Controls’ Unitary Products Group (York®) branches based in Oakville and Markham, Ontario. The two branches will operate as The Master Group.
HVAC industry experts advise that no business owner should underestimate the importance of setting up and following good accounting practices.
More homeowners are opting to purchase thermostats and install them on their own, but this doesn't have to take sales opportunities away from the contractor.
Industry manufacturers have been actively working to ensure customer data are safe and secure.
Several members of The NEWS’ contractor advisory panel unveil their favorite thermostats and share what they like most about the products.
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) announced that it applauds the agreement reached in Kigali, Rwanda, by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol to include HFC refrigerants under the treaty.
Las Vegas will be the latest city to which the AHR Expo has returned over the course of its eight-decade history and is one of several cities show management recognizes as prime for attracting exhibitors and attendees alike.
These four-way reversing valves cover 93- and 119-ton applications and are suitable for 1- to 119-ton cooling capacities. They allow heat pump systems to switch between cooling and heating modes by changing the flow path of the refrigerant.
This product is equipped with the ability to provide heating capacity down to minus 13°F outside ambient temperatures. The integral base-pan heater helps ensure that water from defrost cycles drains properly.
The Glen Dimplex Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of electric heating, headquartered in Ireland, has named Hutch Johnson interim CEO of Dimplex North America.
Offering home-performance services can set a contracting business apart from its competition, help bring in new business from both existing and new customers, and create interesting work for its employees, all while providing a comfortable and safe home for your customers.
A big part of the challenge of promoting home-performance contracting is that, for homeowners, the performance of the mechanical side of their homes is largely invisible.
The right tools in the right hands can make all the difference when it comes to home-performance services. NCI president Rob Falke and other contractors provide a list of the tools required to be successful in home-performance work.
The event’s 31,000 square feet of exhibiting floor space has been sold out for a month as 80 companies will fill the floor with their interactive displays. The show is geared toward HVAC, plumbing, and electrical contractors.
The models in this series come in 2- to 5-ton cooling capacities in packaged vertical, counterflow, and horizontal models, which allows for a variety of configurations in residential applications.
Although its genesis occured more than 60 years ago, the threshold of what IAQ can do for the average HVAC company hasn’t been crossed by many. The industry is estimated to exceed $5 billion in revenue within the next four years. This is an opportunity that shouldn’t be passed up.
Many HVAC business owners and managers who have had to break employees of bad habits can attest that while there is no exact scientific method for modifying employee behavior, there are a few common methods industry professionals swear by.