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Beyond the Blueprint: Ferguson Supports Tools & Tiaras in Championing Young Girls. Transforming Perceptions and Empowering Girls to Build Their Futures One Tool at a Time. Read full story >>

McDonnell & Miller’s newly enhanced GuardDog® RB Series brings smaller compact design for high efficiency compatibility and integration.
The updated Low Water Cut Off solutions streamline operations and elevate existing product lines, coincide with the company’s 100th anniversary.
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BDR and ServiceTitan Empower Contractors to Maximize Results and Grow Their Business With Multiyear Partnership.
The premier business coaching and training provider for home services and the top end-to-end software solution for the trades announce a new partnership that reflects a shared commitment to contractors.
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Eastern Energy Expo Announces Keynote Speaker Red Sox & Yankee Legend, Wade Boggs. Don’t miss the Premier Trade Show for the Energy and Comfort Industries - May 19-22, 2024 at Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT Read full story >>

The SEER Group LLC Announces Acquisition of Marshall’s, Inc., Springfield, OR.  This is The SEER Group’s thirty-fifth acquisition since 2018 and seventh company in Oregon. Read full story >>

Steril-Aire will celebrate 30 years of success this year by highlighting the key innovations that have spurred the ultraviolet disinfection industry's growth, beginning with introducing and later patenting the application of UVC for HVAC® to evaporator coils.
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Trade Jobs officially launches to help elevate employment in the home service industry.  Company aims to promote job opportunities in HVAC,
Electrical and Plumbing industries as the skilled trade
labor shortage continues.
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BDR Announces New Program Helping Small Businesses Build the Foundation to Scale Their Company. The premier business training and coaching provider for the HVAC industry introduces its Emerging Business Academy program to guide motivated small business owners toward sustainable growth and increased profitability in 2024. Read full story >>

PHCC Association Celebrating the Very Best of 2023.
2023 PHCC—National Awards. 
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BOILER 2024 Opens General Registration.
ABMA is excited to announce the launch of BOILER 2024 General Registration.
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Weil-McLain® Launches ‘The Road to Success’ Contractor Promotion for New Advantage Loyalty Program Members.
Contractors to ‘Get in the Race’ for a Chance to Win High-Efficiency Boiler, Chevy Impala Collectible.
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Mitsubishi Mini Splits up to $1000+ off for Industry Professionals on Voomi Supply: 100s of Mitsubishi Mini Split Units, Heat Pumps, & Bundles at up to 20% off for VoomiPRO Members! Read full story >>

Laars® Heating Systems introduces FT Series 301 and 399 MBH wall-hung boilers. Leading U.S.-based manufacturer’s new light commercial boilers offer versatility, high performance and efficiency for a wide range of applications.
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The New Flat Rate continues evolution of pricing software with new upgrades. No. 1 price generating software makes proactive updates to enhance client and customer experience, increase profits. Read full story >>

BuildOps Announces Mike Tyson For First Annual BuildOps Forge User Conference.  BuildOps, the only all-in-one management software built specifically for the modern commercial contractor, is thrilled to announce legendary heavyweight boxer, Mike Tyson as the keynote speaker for its highly anticipated first-ever BuildOps Forge user conference.  Read full story >>

New Small-Format Refrigerant Leak Detector Announced by SAMON.
SAMON is delighted to announce the introduction of GLACIÄR MICRO, a small-format refrigerant leak detector specifically designed for integration into OEM equipment.
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Deion Sanders and Robert Irvine to Headline EPIC2024 at Disneyland.
EGIA Contractor University & OPTIMUS Have Released Full Event Details for the 2024 Version of Their Signature Annual Conference for Home Services Contractors.
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The Latest in HVAC Partnerships: The Future of Heat Pumps.
Quilt Announces Installation Partnerships with Leading HVAC Companies Fuse and Rycor. 
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Noritz “Retrofit Rewards” promotion offers contractors multiple opportunities to win branded gear or valuable cash prizes.
In a new summer sweepstakes, EZ Series and NRCR residential tankless water heaters will carry a free scratch-and-win card for pro installers to redeem cash rewards as often as they like. The grand prize: $10,000.
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ASA & HARDI Applaud PHCC for Reversal of Home Depot/HD Supply Discount Program.  Last year it came to light that the PHCC National Association had negotiated a discount program for its contractor members with one of its supplier members, Home Depot/HD Supply. Read full story >>

The Art of HVAC Equipment Right-Sizing: Load Calculations vs. Rules of Thumb. Proper equipment sizing is critical for ensuring optimal performance and customer satisfaction.  Read full story >>

BDR’s HVAC 101 for the Counter Elevates Service and Efficiency for Distributor Counter Teams. The new course is part of the Counter Intelligence training series, designed to provide distributor employees with knowledge and skills to grow sales and build strong customer relationships Read full story >>

Lowe's Foundation Announces Nearly $8 Million in Grants to Community and Technical Colleges to Support Skilled Trades Training Nationwide.
First round of Lowe’s Foundation Gable Grants to fund innovative training programs in 10 states as part of $50 million, five-year commitment.
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ACCA Wins Lawsuit Against EPA That Impacts Contrators' Business!
Striking down provisions of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) allocation rule that would ban the use of non-refillable cylinders and require QR code tracking of refrigerant cylinders.
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Ferguson Acquires Bruce Supply Corp, The Kennedy Companies and S. G. Torrice. All three acquisitions closed in the fourth quarter of fiscal year ending July 31, 2023, and generate aggregate annualized revenues of approximately $450 million. Read full story >>

Curri Announces Delivery Partnership with Bluon.
Curri, the fastest-growing logistics technology provider brings  on-demand delivery to Bluon, the leading support app for HVAC technicians. 
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Johnson Controls launches new HVAC resource app.
The Johnson Controls Ducted Systems (DS) Solutions App provides contractors with instant access to light commercial and residential equipment information to help streamline installation, troubleshooting and maintenance processes.
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Stay “In the LOOP” with New NORA Podcast. NORA has released the first episode of its new podcast series In the Loop with NORA. Read full story >>

NEW Fireye Overview Brochure.
Fireye is pleased to release our updated overview brochure of our history, products, and industries.  Read full story >>

PHCC Releases 1st Quarter 2023 Contractor Confidence Index Report; Survey Cites Cautious Optimism, But Challenges Still Ahead.  Read full story >>

Worldwide Product Launch: A New, Easy Way to Find and Seal HVAC/R Leaks with GLO Seal from Spectroline.
Spectronics Corporation announces the release of the GLO Seal™ Single-Use Syringe Injector & Dual Adapter kit under their Spectroline brand.
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Trane® by Trane Technologies Celebrates 110 Years of Pioneering Innovation. Trane® a global climate innovator – is celebrating its 110th anniversary as a world leader in creating comfortable, energy efficient indoor environments for commercial buildings, industry and homes. Read full story >>

Armstrong Fluid Technology Announces New Online Search Tool for Parts Kits.Armstrong Fluid Technology is expanding its 360 Service and Support offering to include an easy-to-use search tool for Parts Kits on the newly designed Replacement Parts website.   Read full story >>

Bradford White’s Eric Truskoski will address evolving regulatory landscape at MCAA23. In “The New Normal for the Political Environment,” the vice president of administration and government affairs for a leading water heating and storage manufacturer will help industry professionals understand the impact of increasing local, state and federal regulations and legislative activity. Read full story >>

CEO Warrior to host Warrior Growth Summit in Phoenix next month.
The global business mentoring and coaching organization is taking its popular business growth event on the road for a hands-on training session in
Arizona March 7-9
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HVAC Web Connection and Premiere HVAC Media LLC Announce Strategic Partnership.  HVAC Web Connection and Premiere HVAC Media LLC are excited to announce a strategic partnership to provide a mix of digital and social media advertising to the HVAC/R & Plumbing industry. Read full story >>

Weil-McLain ProTools™ App Now Features Real-Time Video Tech Support to Help Guide Contractors on the Job Site.  Just in time for heating season, Weil-McLain® has updated its ProTools™ App with enhanced features to provide contractors and service technicians with the support they need to streamline customer visits and provide clients with a premium experience. Read full story >>

Winsupply News: Winsupply Inc. board names Jeffrey M. Dice president.
The Winsupply Inc. Board of Directors has elected Jeffrey M. Dice as president of Winsupply Inc. effective March 1.
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ABMA Launches 2023 Manufacturers Conference Registration & Confirms Keynote Speaker. ABMA will be hosting its Manufacturers Conference for the first time since 2018 at the Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook in the suburbs of Chicago, IL. The event will take place April 11-13, 2023.  Read full story >>

3M Docuseriers Promites the Trades.
The new “Skilled” docuseries from 3M showcases the need for diverse and meaningful trade careers. Global research shows nine in 10 agree more people should enter the trades.
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ACCA 2023 Conference Registration Now Open.
Event Keynote from Dee Ann Turner - former Vice President, Talent and Vice President, Sustainability for Chick-fil-A, Inc. 
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NADCA to Host 34th Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans
Registration Now Open for March 27-29 Event
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Banish Mercury Off the Planet 2022 Awards
Johnstone Supply, Progress Supply and Allied Refrigeration Earn Banish Mercury Off the Planet 2022 Awards. Thermostat Recycling Corp. Highlights Distributors for their Exceptional Efforts at Recycling Mercury-Containing Thermostats.
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Prepare Now to Offer Inflation Reduction Act Incentives to Your Customers. The Inflation Reduction Act makes $9 billion in rebates available for HVAC and energy-efficiency contractors to offer their customers in support of energy-efficiency improvements. Read full story >>

RESIDEO SHOWCASES COMPANIES MAKING A DIFFERENCE AT 33RD ANNUAL CONNECT CUSTOMER EVENT.  Presents awards for excellence in life safety, community impact and sales.   Read full story >>

Trane Technologies Reduces Carbon Impact of HVAC in Homes and Buildings Through Low-Carbon Steel. First in HVAC industry to announce purchase agreements with two major U.S. steel companies.   Read full story >>

Inside Ferguson’s new Market Distribution Centers: Innovative robots transform supply chain.  State-of-the-art technology leads to productivity and energy-efficiency gains.  Read full story >>

2022 Sauermann Combustion Promo. Free HVAC Portable Tool with Purchase!
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Carrier Offers Abound™ Healthy Air Starter Package, the First Step Toward Unlocking Indoor Air Quality Actionable Insights.  Read full story >>

Interplay Learning Expands Commercial HVAC Course Catalog With Hands-On Training Designed to Develop a Highly Competitive Workforce. Read full story >>

BDR's bold new tool helps HVAC dealers manage 2023 efficiency standards.
The top training and business coaching provider for the contracting industry connects dealers with innovative online Equipment Exchange.
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Bradford White invests in future generations through Industry Forward™ grant. Manufacturer’s Industry Forward™ charitable giving program provides strategic grant funding and donation  of 10 heat pump water heaters to support ECA’s workforce development training and low-income assistance  program.
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Rescheduled: Winsupply Partners with Drone Express to Make History.
For the first time in history, Winsupply will be offering drone delivery! 
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Trane® by Trane Technologies Prepares America’s Service Men and Women for Technical Careers with its Trade Warriors Program.  Trane® by Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator, is growing the skilled labor workforce and supporting America’s dedicated military service members through its Trade Warriors program. Read full story >>

ABMA Launches Boiler Efficiency Calculator.
ABMA recently launched a Boiler Efficiency Calculator created in partnership with ABMA's Technical Committee and led by Technical Consultant Mike Valentino.
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DiversiTech® Corp. Acquires Big Goose® HVAC Condensate Sensors.
Advanced Float Switches to Join Asurity® Brand of Leading Condensate Management Solutions.
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2022 Building Performance Analysis Conference To Focus on Better Buildings, Less Carbon. 
The 2022 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild will bring attention to carbon reduction strategies through the application of simulation and modeling over the entire building life cycle.
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2023 Trinity Warranty Scholarship for HVAC/R Students.
Trinity Warranty Solutions is proud to offer scholarship opportunities for individuals that are studying in trade schools or colleges to become HVAC Technicians & Refrigeration Technicians.
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Klein Tools® Introduces Upgraded Version of Best-Selling Testing Kit.
Klein Tools for professionals since 1857, introduces the Premium Electrical Test Kit, a fresh take on a best-seller with new premium models. 
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Johnson Controls and Accenture Join Forces on New AI-enabled OpenBlue Innovation Centers.
The focus will be on developing new hardware and software built around 5G and IoT, adding greater system connectivity, control and visualization for building environments.
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Is $2,500 Worth 30 Minutes of Paperwork?
Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation scholarship program will award up to 61 scholarships totaling $160,000.
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The Future of HVAC Webinar Thursday, April 21st, 2022 12:30 - 1:30 PM EST
Significant regulatory mandates are coming in January of 2023 and now's the time to future proof your business to confront these imminent changes.
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Bell & Gossett launches System Designer by Systemwize™.   New intelligent functionality enables users to design complete hydronic systems faster, easier and better.  Read full story >>

Carrier Launches Certified Healthy Air Systems Program - Verifying Building Systems to Drive Healthy Indoor Air Quality. Rigorous certification and visible seal give occupants confidence in health of indoor environments. Read full story >>

Daikin Announces Name Change, Organizational Realignment and Major Environmental Mission for Unitary, Ductless and Light Commercial Sales and Operations in North America. With the goal to become the #1 HVAC company in North America, Daikin unifies Daikin, Goodman and Amana® HVAC brands under a new corporate name and creates a stronger focus on environmental advancement. Read full story >>

Manage IAQ Risks with Smart Monitoring.
Tuesday March 29th 2022. Join Pure Air Control Services For This Free Online Workshop. 
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Is not offering IAQ solutions limiting your business growth? Awareness of indoor air quality issues is growing exponentially. Homeowners want solutions to improve indoor air quality, and they are turning to their HVAC professionals to guide them in their decisions. Read full story >>

NEW: SecureAire’s ACS Slim Line Model for Rooftop HVAC Units Offers Simple Installation and Easy Filter Replacement. SecureAire Technologies, LLC unveiled a new ACS Slim Line Air Purification System designed specifically for rooftop unit (RTU) HVAC systems. Read full story >>

On-Demand Courier for HVAC Suppliers, Distributors and Manufacturers. Introducing Curri: like Uber, for HVAC material delivery (hotshots and routes).  Curri is a subscription-free, pay-as-you-use service, available nationwide, 24/7.   Read full story >>

Trane Technologies Joins U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Climate Challenge to Reduce Operational Emissions by 50% Within 10 Years. Nationwide initiative aligns with the company’s 2030 Sustainability Commitments, including achieving carbon neutral operations and 10% absolute energy reduction.  Read full story >>

New Open-Style Upper-Room UV-C Luminary Offers Greater Infection Control, Lower Costs in Tall Ceilings. The GLO™ UV-C disinfection upper-room fixture series from UV Resources™ now includes two new open-style luminaries designed to irradiate and inactivate airborne pathogens in occupied spaces with high ceilings (12-feet and taller). Read full story >>

Samsung and Honeywell Collaborate to Provide Advanced Control Solutions.
Samsung HVAC America announced at the 2022 AHR Expo that it is working with Honeywell to provide advanced control solutions.
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The Edgetech Instruments COM.AIR is Now Available with the X3 High Performance Chilled Mirror Dewpoint Sensor.  The Edgetech Instruments Inc. COM.AIR dewpoint monitor is now available with the company’s X3 high performance primary method chilled mirror sensor, offering the highest level of reliability and accuracy available in compressed air system dewpoint measurement.  Read full story >>

Greenheck Group, a global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of air movement, air control, and air tempering equipment, has completed the acquisition of Metal Industries.
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Energy Design Systems Has Launched EDS – Complete Suite for HVAC Service Providers.
Energy Design Systems (EDS), an industry leader in providing and implementing HVAC engineering and sales systems, has launched EDS – a complete suite of connected solutions and services that combine the Company's 20 years of HVAC industry expertise with cutting-edge technology.
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Is not offering IAQ solutions limiting your business growth?
Why offer IAQ solutions? Awareness of indoor air quality issues is growing exponentially. Homeowners want solutions to improve indoor air quality, and they are turning to their HVAC professionals to guide them in their decisions.
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In memoriam - Fred W. Martel - January 7, 2022
It saddens me to announce the passing of my friend and colleague Fred Martel.
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Daikin Strengthens Residential and Commercial Presence in Pacific Northwest with Two Key Acquisitions.  Washington state-based Thermal Supply and AirReps join Daikin group. Read full story >>

The 2022 AHR Expo will take place on Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2022 in Las Vegas as scheduled.
The AHR Expo is excited to welcome you back to the Show floor in less than one month! Our numbers remain strong – including more than 1,650 exhibitors (including 300+ international companies) ready to go.
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DYNAMIC is Dynamic Air Quality Solutions, manufacturer of Dynamic Air Cleaners® since 1982.
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Johnson Controls makes high-efficiency, sustainable HVAC more accessible with new residential leasing program. Ultimate Home Comfort™ is a 10-year residential HVAC program that provides homeowners with highly efficient heating and cooling options, allowing up to 53% annual savings in energy costs.
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HARDI files lawsuit against EPA for overreach in final allocation rule.
WASHINGTON,Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) has filed a petition for judicial review in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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Red Devil® HVAC Sealant Solutions Earn Top 25 Product Recognition from Retrofit Magazine.
Red Devil®, a leading manufacturer of caulks, sealants and painter’s tools will be included in retrofit Magazine’s Top 25 Products special for its HVAC sealing solutions D-Seal® Water-Based Duct Sealant and F-Seal® Water-Based 181 Duct Sealant.
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Fieldpiece Instruments Launches Fieldpiece University.
Feature-Rich Online Training Platform Supports HVACR Industry Continuing Education.
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Imperial Capital Launches Frontier Service Partners.
Imperial Capital Group Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch of Frontier Service Partners, the nation’s newest residential services company founded on the philosophy of putting people first, delivering on our promises, and creating lifetime clients. 
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XOi Technologies announces strategic partnership with ServiceTitan.
Curb-to-curb technology leader and leading software solution for the trades build on existing integration to deliver complete system for collecting and managing field service data.
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NADCA to Host In-Person 33rd Annual Meeting and Exposition
Registration Now Open for March 20-22 Event.
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Regal's Cross Reference Tool - How To Find HVAC ECM Motor Replacements.
Find a universal replacement for MILLIONS of Genteq® ECM motors (including models formerly branded GE®* or GE ECM by Regal Beloit) with just 1 click.
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Carrier Launches Revit Configurator to Customize Air Conditioning System Drawings.
Carrier has launched a Revit®1 configurator to customize commercial air conditioning system drawings.
Carrier is pleased to offer the configurator to provide HVAC professionals the ability to uniquely configure their Carrier HVAC unit Revit drawings based on key project criteria, such as cooling capacity, size, factory-installed options and voltage.
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Johnson Controls Launches Community College Partnership Program, Investing in the Technicians of Tomorrow.  Johnson Controls is investing $15 million over five years to help expand community college associate degree and certificate programs in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), fire and security and digital building automation systems across the United States.  Read full story >>

HVAC scholarship from WD40, Truewerk, Housecall Pro.
Housecall Pro joins forces with industry leaders to launch Trade Academy, a resource for the next generation of tradespeople. WD-40, TrueWerk, are joining founding partner Housecall Pro to address the labor shortage with
a resource hub, job opportunities, and $25,000 in scholarships for tools, tech and tuition.
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NADCA to Host In-Person Fall Technical Conference.
The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) — also known as the HVAC Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Association — today announces that its highly anticipated Fall Technical Conference will take place September 16-18 at the Hilton Charlotte University Place in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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See Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer Live at EPIC2021.
October 28, join EPIC2021 opening keynote Jon Taffer, host and executive producer of Bar Rescue and New York Times bestselling author, as he tackles one of his favorite topics – raising the bar in business. The serial entrepreneur will teach proven strategies that have brought back businesses from the brink of failure and catapulted merely good companies to the front of their industries.
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Introducing Regal's New Motor Mastery University® Website.
The Motor Mastery University® website provides access to Genteq®, Century® and FASCO® product specifications and applications, features and benefits, diagnostic and installation support, and motor theory related to both induction and ECM HVAC/R motors.  
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RSES Launches New eLearning Electricity for the HVACR Technician Course.
RSES is happy to announce the launch of its updated Electricity for the HVACR Technician eLearning course on the HVACR Learning Network powered by ESCO + RSES.
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Introducing: The Oxyset. A lightweight, portable brazing system that uses disposable gas cylinders. Ever carted a full oxy-acetylene kit up a ladder for just a quick brazing job? Then you will love this! Engineered with the gas and water system tech in mind, the Oxyset is ideal for highly-mobile contractors or for working in hard-to-reach areas. Read full story >>

Announcing the Lennox Commercial Product Showcase!
Lennox Commercial, the lead innovator in Commercial HVAC solutions, is excited to announce our first-ever Lennox Commercial Product Showcase. Read full story >>

Automated Logic Launches New, Fully Responsive Website.
Automated Logic is pleased to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website at www.automatedlogic.com. The new streamlined site features a modern, responsive design, creating an engaging and intuitive user experience across all platforms and devices, making it easier than ever for users to find the solutions they require.
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DiversiTech® Acquires Packard, Inc.
Acquisition Provides HVAC/R Distributors Access to an Extensive Range of HVAC/R Electrical Products.
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Fedders USA is Back.
A new company Fedders Quigan Corp. has re-introduced the Fedders Trademark in America, according to the company CEO Sal Giordano III. Our Plan is to “Make Fedders Great Again” here in America.
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RLS Launches New Online Training Portal for HVAC/R Contractors, Introduces New Logo in Honor of Sixth Anniversary. RLS has launched a new online training portal that allows HVAC and refrigeration contractors to make faster, easier and safer copper tube connections using the company's flame-free press-to-connect fittings.  Read full story >>

Introducing Arctic GatorTM: The patented breakthrough HVAC/R system that is revolutionizing the HVAC/R and energy world.
Arctic GatorTM is a Breakthrough in Commercial HVAC/R Technology. 
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Automated Logic Launches WebCTRL® v8 Software; Expands Commitment to Open Standards.
Automated Logic is proud to release their latest software for the WebCTRL® building automation system, which includes support for the latest open standards for building automation and control systems. Read full story >>

Eastern Energy Expo 2021: Open for Business! Sponsors announced for online event.
Don’t miss the premier event for the Energy and Comfort Industries. 
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BDR valuation service helps HVAC contractors maximize sale price.
Top industry financial expert's Business Valuation Analysis provides business owners with unique tools to make informed decisions when selling their company. 
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New Energy Efficiency Jobs Report Shows Us We Can Make a Comeback.
Last week, E4TheFuture and E2 released their latest energy efficiency jobs report—complete with an interactive map of the United States that shows energy efficiency jobs by sector and how those jobs have been affected by COVID-19.
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How HVAC/R & Plumbing contractors can build their offerings to match consumer behavior.
Consumer behavior has changed, what HVAC contractors need to know about how they package their installations. 
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Moffitt Corporation adds innovation to ventilation with 3 new products.
Moffitt Corporation, Inc. (Moffitt) today announced that they are ready to launch three new products into the industrial and commercial marketplace. These products complement the Moffitt message of Natural Ventilation Solutions. 
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2020: The Little Year That Could.
The past year has been filled with unexpected tragedy and hardship for all of us. Yet despite it all, there is still much to be thankful for. 
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RSES Launches New eLearning Safety for the HVACR Technician Course.
RSES is happy to announce the launch of its updated Safety for the HVACR Technician eLearning course on its new and improved platform.
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Facilio and Belimo Join Forces to Advance IoT-driven Connected Building Environments.
The joint solution unlocks real-time building operational data, improves asset life cycles, and drives new levels of efficiency.
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LG Air Conditioning Technologies USA has expanded its online residential LG Rebate Center tool to now include commercial HVAC products – the first in the industry to include rebates for Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) systems.
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RectorSeal® Introduces the RectorSeal Academy of Self-Direct, E-Learning Trade Product Courses.
Free courses’ subjects cover HVAC, plumbing, firestop and electrical applications that students complete at their own pace. 
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Stuck in a Healthier Home: Ventilation, Air Cleaners, and COVID19.
Those of us in the home performance industry are getting a lot of questions these days about air purification related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Lennox International Launches the Building Better Air Initiative.
Lennox International (LII) is launching the Building Better Air initiative to improve the indoor air quality (IAQ) of commercial spaces. This initiative combines the company's innovative product line and industry leading building services to provide comprehensive IAQ solutions for various commercial applications.
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Modine Offers New Air Cleaning Option for School HVAC.
Indoor air quality in schools is always a vitally important topic when it comes to the health of students and teachers. But it’s taken on even more urgency in recent months as they return to in-person classes following pandemic-related closures.
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CoolAutomation Introduces Internet of Climate Cloud Solutions for HVAC Service Professionals.
Company Unveils Its New Remote HVAC Service Provision Solution.
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Zen Ecosystems & Ferguson HVAC Announce Partnership – Commercial Building Energy Management Applications.  Zen Ecosystems and Ferguson launch partnership providing an intelligent energy management solution targeted at solving commercial energy related challenges and benefiting customers’ bottom lines.
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SMACNA and the New Horizons Foundation Issue Landmark Report on the Productivity Impact of COVID-19.  Research shows rising costs, diminished productivity in the industrytuators are also available for both models.  Read full story >>

Carrier Launches Higher-Capacity OptiClean Air Scrubber for Healthy Indoor Air Quality in K-12 Schools. Portable, flexible device cleans contaminated air using HEPA filtration. Read full story >>

Lennox Industries Debuts Market-Leading Products.
Industry-leading efficiency, precise temperature control and new remote servicing capabilities improve homeowner experience and reinforce Lennox' leadership in product innovation.
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ASHRAE Virtual Conference Kicks Off On-Demand Technical Program
Live Virtual Event Begins June 29 – Registration Open Now. 
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Coronavirus Guidelines from PHCC—National Association.
With the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, we are all concerned with the potential for conditions to worsen.  
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Introducing U.S. Boiler University.
Whether you are a professional home heating contractor, a distributor sales associate, a member of a sales rep organization, or anyone associated with home heating, the services that you provide are necessary to the maintain health, safety, and comfort of the American home.
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New Distance Learning Opportunity Promotes Connections, Reinforces Company’s Commitment to Industry-Wide HVAC Education. 
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Carrier Becomes Independent, Publicly Traded Company, Begins Trading on New York Stock Exchange.
Spin-off complete from United Technologies Corp.
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White Paper on HVAC in Commercial Cannabis Growhouses.
Controlled Environment Agriculture HVAC System Design and Optimization.
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Industry Gathers for Wetstock 2019.August 24 began as an unseasonably cool day in New York City, which made for a fitting scene as the HeatingHelp.com community gathered to discuss a range of heating-related topics at Wetstock 2019.   Read full story >>

Nidec Motor Corporation Wins HVACR Supplier Award.
BLUE HAWK, the cooperative that represents independent HVACR distributors throughout the U.S., has named Nidec Motor Corporation (NMC) Vendor Partner of the Year. 
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Bacharach Announces Fall 2019 Combustion Promotion.
Bacharach, a leading provider of HVAC-R gas instrumentation, combustion analysis, and energy management solutions announces its fall promotion campaign.
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Growing Career Opportunities in Climate Control Technology.
A new career map, Careers in Climate Control Technology, provides a first-of-its-kind interactive, visual tool to showcase the employment opportunities that exist in the swiftly growing HVAC/R industry.
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Superior Radiant Products (SRP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chuck Eddy to the position of V.P. HVAC Distribution.  Chuck will be responsible for developing and managing existing whole- sale channels in USA.  Read full story >>

5 HVACR Industry Topics to Put on Your Radar
A discussion of industry trends and considerations led by members of the AHR Expo Expert Council.
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ServiceTitan Integrates iManifold®, Advanced Residential HVAC Diagnostic Tool for Techs and Homeowners. No. 1 home service business management software partners with digital manifold technology provider to automate HVAC/R system analysis reports and streamline sales. Read full story >>

LG Commits to Carbon Neutrality by 2030
Company Plans Further Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Expansion of Carbon Offset Projects.
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Emerson to Host First ‘We Love STEM Day’ on June 21st at Ridge Tool Headquarters in Elyria.
Local students will participate in day of hands-on learning.
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KBE, Inc. releases the No Freeze Control, the first safety control of its kind for the HVACR industry.
KBE, Inc., announces a brand new product for the HVACR market. The No Freeze Control permanently stops the evaporator coil from freezing, while protecting other vital components from being damaged. 
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Johnson Controls opens Rooftop Center of Excellence facility for HVAC rooftop unit design, manufacturing and testing.  900,000-square-foot facility in Norman, Oklahoma expanded with advanced rooftop unit design, manufacturing and testing capabilities.  Read full story >>

ASHRAE Announces Certified HVAC Designer Launch.
ASHRAE announces that applications for the new Certified HVAC Designer (CHD) certification are now open. World-wide computer-based testing opens June 3. 
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New Echo Dot with every purchase of Johnson Controls GLAS Smart Thermostat.
Order by 5:45pm e.s.t. for same day shipping. 
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Carrier® HVAC North America Field Service Expands Footprint
Footprint grows as part of Service 2.0 Program. 
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RectorSeal Acquires All-Access™ Brand of HVAC Condensate Management Products
Acquisition includes expertise of All-Access developer Stuart Oakner, who will support RectorSeal product development.
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Winsupply to open new regional distribution center in Jacksonville, Fla.
Winsupply Inc., one of the nation’s largest distributors of construction and industrial supplies and equipment, will open a new regional distribution center in Jacksonville, Florida, in 2019. 
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Registration Is Open for the ASHRAE 2019 Annual Conference in Kansas City.
ASHRAE is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2019 Annual Conference in Kansas City, Mo., June 22-26, at the Kansas City Marriott and Kansas City Convention Center. 
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DiversiTech® Acquires Stride Tool LLC.
Acquisition Strengthens Company’s Expansive Tool Offering for HVAC/R Technicians, 
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Emerson Launches ‘Legends of HVAC’ Podcast Series.
New series part of HVAC on Air podcast. Emerson has launched a new five-part series as part of its HVAC
on Air podcast.
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Bacharach Announces a Fall Combustion Promotion.
Bacharach, Inc., a leading provider of HVAC-R gas instrumentation, combustion analysis and energy management solutions announces its fall promotion campaign. 
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Online Registration Open for 2018 RSES Conference.
RSES launches its online registration for the 2018 RSES Conference & HVACR Technology Expo, which will be co-located with PHCC CONNECT 2018. The two events will take place Oct. 9–12, 2018, at the Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM. 
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Nortek & Facebook Partner on Data Center HVAC.
Facebook Partners with Nortek Air Solutions in Sustainable Data Center Cooling Systems. StatePoint™ Liquid Cooling Technology Eliminates the Need for Mechanical Cooling. 
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Tom Hopkins Sales Academy New Jersey – 2018.
May 18 & 19, 2018 9AM to 4PM each day Marriott Renaissance Newark Airport.  Special Sales Academy Hotel Rate Available. 1-800-528-0446 | salesacademy@tomhopkins.com 
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ASHRAE Webcast: “Making Energy Efficiency a Reality” Registration Now Open for April 19 Broadcast
Registration for the free ASHRAE Webcast, “Making Energy Efficiency a Reality,” is now open at www.ashrae.org/webcast.  
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New Study Dispels Myth That Leaks In Interior Ductwork Do Not Contribute To Home Energy Loss.
Study Shows That Sealing Ducts Located In Conditioned Space Saved Up to 16% of Energy and Reduced Overall Home Envelope Leakage By More Than 11%.   
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HARDI Official Statement on New Steel and Aluminum Tariffs.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) expresses concern over the new steel and aluminum tariffs announced this week, in that they may have detrimental impact on demand for HVACR products. 
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New Comfortmaker® Two-Stage Heat Pump and Air Conditioner Models are Designed for Superior Comfort Control at an Affordable Price. The Comfortmaker® N4H6 Performance 16 heat pump and N4A7 Performance 17 air conditioner provide superior efficiency, temperature and humidity control. Read full story >>

Free Online Customer Referral Network Reimagines the Consumer-Direct HVAC/R Equipment Supply Chain. Online Platform Designed to Make the Consumer-Direct HVAC Sales Channel. More Profitable For HVAC/R Contractors.  Read full story >>

Metropac "Lunch on Us" Promotion.
National HVAC/R Master Distributor Metropac continues for 2018 their "Lunch on Us" promotions. Wholesalers can receive 5 FREE large pizzas and two 2 liter bottles of soda from Domino’s.
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Daikin announces Creard as the brand name for its low Global Warming Potential (GWP) products.
Daikin’s R-407H will be the first product to use the Creard brand. Creard R-407H is Daikin’s new cost-effective, high-efficiency, low GWP refrigerant for use in new and retrofit refrigeration systems.
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Cielo’s Smart Controls - Pioneering the Voice Controlled Device Market in Ductless Air Conditioning.
Talk directly to your Air Conditioners through Amazon Alexa or the Google Assistant in combo with Cielo Breez.
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Women In Energy Launches New Website.
The Women in Energy Association launched a new website: wewomeninenergy.com. The website supports the group’s mission to connect and empower women working in the energy industry.
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ASHRAE New Standard 90.1 Portal Offers Centralized Resources to Users
A new online portal makes it easier than ever for building professionals to access the suite of resources related to ASHRAE Standard 90.1 – Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.
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Bard Manufacturing Introduces FUSION-TEC™ WALL-MOUNT:  The Next Generation of Innovation in Free Cooling. “The FUSION-TEC innovation is a peak-efficiency economizer with an ultra-high efficiency air conditioning system wrapped around it, thereby maximizing free cooling opportunities.” Read full story >>

Registration Opens for the 2018 ASHRAE Winter Conference.
ASHRAE is pleased to announce registration is now open for its 2018 Winter Conference, to be held in Chicago, Ill., Jan. 20-24, at the Palmer House Hilton. Registration is also open for the AHR Expo, Jan. 22-24 at McCormick Place, co-sponsored by ASHRAE and the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)
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Digital Customer Notification: A simple way for HVAC & other service contractors to make more money. Digital Customer Notification by Solutioneering, LLC provides service-based businesses the opportunity to generate more revenue from current customers with effective, low cost direct digital marketing ads and the power of cross-selling. Read full story >>

QuietCool and A/C: A Perfect Union
QuietCool makes the bold claim that whole house fans can save up to 50-90% on A/C related costs. But factually, this is actually not a claim made by QuietCool. This claim comes directly from the Department of Energy and PG&E (Pacific Gas & and Electric Company). 
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Ingersoll Rand to Host Thousands of Future Skilled Workers at its Facilities around the World to Celebrate Manufacturing Day.  Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will participate in Manufacturing Day at its facilities around the world. Read full story >>

Belimo Offers New Online Sensor Training
Belimo University is excited to announce a new online HVAC sensor training. Belimo University known for its comprehensive training programs has just released an online module on Belimo Sensors.  
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Kele, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Control Consultants, Inc.
MEMPHIS, TN and BOSTON, MA – Kele, Inc. (Kele) announced today the acquisition of Control Consultants, Inc. (CCI). This strategic combination highlights each company’s long-term commitment to providing industry leading products and solutions to its customers. 
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Testo Announces Fall Combustion Promotion
Testo's fall promotional campaign, "60 Years of Excellence," celebrates the company's 60th anniversary.
This promotional campaign offers customers the opportunity to receive a free testo 770-3 hook clamp meter with the purchase of any 320 or 330 combustion analyzer kit as well as an extra year of sensor warranty.
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Tamarack Technologies, Inc. Products Added to BPI Product List
The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) has recognized two new products in its Product Listing Program that meet, or exceed, industry standards. 
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MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT: TRC Changes Eligibility for 2017 BMOP Competition and Announces Two New Contest Categories.  Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) is switching things up with its 2017 Big Man On Planet (BMOP) competition.  “Now in our sixth year, we’re creating greater excitement by expanding the BMOP playing field,” said Ryan Kiscaden, TRC’s Executive Director.  Read full story >>

This best-selling smart thermostat works with Alexa and costs half as much as a Nest.
The Nest Learning Thermostat is and always has been the gold standard when it comes to smart thermostats, and we don’t see that changing anytime soon. From design to features to the accompanying app, Nest is the best. 
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Carol Fey Launches Online Electricity Training
Carol Fey has recently launched Quick & Basic Online Electricity Training. Her famous electricity pig is back in full force bringing us hands-on training with a computer mouse or touch screen.  
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Cool Air Products Introduces AC/SMARTSEAL Quick Shot for Fast, Easy Repairs of Refrigerant Leaks.
The AC SMARTSEAL Quickshot Easy Inject Kit helps HVAC technicians to quickly locate and repair refrigerant leaks of all types and sizes without the need to pump down the system. 
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Free Johnson Controls Training at Gillette Stadium July 20th.
Training will be followed by a private stadium tour.
National HVAC/R master distributor, Metropac Industries will be hosting a Johnson Controls Refrigeration Training & New Product Introduction in a luxury suite at Gillette Stadium.
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Tecumseh Continues Legal Action to Protect Valuable Brand Names.
Tecumseh Products Company LLC announced today that the Federal Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has denied Kulthorn Kirby Public Company Ltd. and Elco Refrigeration Solutions.
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Rheem's first-ever Pro Partner Conferences bring thousands of top HVAC contractors and distributors together.  Committing to bigger, stronger, and faster partnerships with distributors, contractors and key business partners, Rheem hosted more than twenty five hundred people at the company’s first-ever national Rheem and Ruud Pro Partner Conferences in Las Vegas May 1-4, 2017.  Read full story >>

Titus HVAC Innovative Uses of 3D & VR Technology.
The Future is Here with Titus VR. Virtual Reality (VR) has been around for years in the video game industry creating new worlds for gamers to explore. The technology’s potential for training has never truly been tested before until now.
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ARS Honors Men and Women of the Armed Forces by Implementing Veteran Initiatives
American Residential Services (ARS), a Memphis, Tenn. based, privately-held national provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services, is honoring those who served in the armed forces by executing community outreach initiatives geared towards veterans. 
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Research aims to measure benefits of using radiation as an HVAC coil cleaner.
Researchers at Penn State are investigating the use of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) as a long-term maintenance solution for cooling coils in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in buildings.
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HARDI Distributors Report 5.6 Percent Revenue Increase in April
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing average sales for HARDI distributor members increased by 5.6 percent in April 2017.
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Bacharach, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Parasense, Inc.
Bacharach, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of refrigerant gas leak detection and monitoring instruments, and combustion and emissions analyzers, serving the HVAC-R industry announced today the completion of the acquisition of Parasense, Inc. 
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ASHRAE and IOR Sign Agreement of Understanding.
ASHRAE and IOR Strengthen Partnership with Signing of New MoU Agreement.
ASHRAE and the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalizing the organizations’ relationship, which dates back more than a century. 
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Bacharach Announces Updated Brand Identity, Logo and Website
Bacharach Inc., a leading manufacturer of refrigerant gas leak detection and monitoring instruments, and combustion and emission analyzers, is proud to announce the launch of an updated website and brand identity, revitalizing its logo, company colors and redesigning its collateral materials to provide a clearer and stronger presence within their focus markets. 
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TRC Announces 2017 Big Man on Planet Competition.
Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) announced that its sixth annual Big Man On Planet (BMOP) competition begins May 1, in partnership with Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI). BMOP will run through Oct. 31 and all HARDI wholesaler members are eligible to participate. 
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Shurtape Kicks Off Third Year of Mission: HVAC Technical Education Program.
Shurtape Technologies launched its Mission: HVAC Educating for Success program for the third year with three new students, selected among applicants from technical schools nationwide. 
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Weil-McLain Launches ‘School of Better Heating’ Personalized Training for HVAC Pros.
Weil-McLain®, a leading North American designer and manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems for residential, commercial and institutional buildings, announces its 2017 School of Better Heating training program. 
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Grainger Brings Industry Expertise to its Online Knowledge Center
New Site Shares Insights and Trends to Help Businesses Improve Operations. 
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Solar-powered Commercial Air Conditioning Systems bringing Winds of Change in Global Market.
U.S. commercial air conditioning systems market was valued at USD 7,251.7 million in 2012 and is expected to see growth at 5.2% CAGR during 2013 to 2019 period.
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New Online Nate Prep Course Available Now!
Eric Shidell, founder and lead trainer for HVAC Service Mentor, LLC, has announced an all - new online training program designed to help HVAC technicians prepare for and pass the NATE exam. 
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United Technologies Announces Secondary Offering of its Position in Watsco, Inc. Common Stock.
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) announced today the commencement of an underwritten secondary offering of 4,235,685 shares of common stock of Watsco, Inc. (NYSE: WSO). Watsco is not offering any shares of common stock and will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares offered. 
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Motor and Drive Troubleshooting online course.
Constantly troubleshooting the same or similar motor and drive problems can not only be a headache, it can severely impact uptime and the cost of doing business. 
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Sixty Service Leaders Talk People, Processes, and Technologies. Synergy Solution Group hosts HVAC Service Operations Forum. The three-and-a-half-day session focused on the people, processes, and technologies Synergy members utilize within their organizations. Read full story >>

HARDI Announces Speakers, Content for New Supply Chain Excellence Conference.
This week, HARDI announced the lineup for its Supply Chain Excellence Focus Conference March 26-28 in Tempe, Arizona.
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Tecumseh Confirms Position on Refrigerant Transition.
Tecumseh Position Includes Approvals for HC and HFO Refrigerants. 
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TSI Introduces Revolutionary Wireless AirPro™ Instruments Platform.
TSI is proud to introduce a new platform: AirPro™ Instruments---revolutionary wireless velocity and pressure measurement solutions---to maximize productivity. 
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Unico Joins Campaign to Promote Skilled Trades to Young People. Generation Next program supports scholarships through mikeroweWORKS Foundation and This Old House Ventures. Read full story >>

Johnson Controls to Display BlueStream™ Hybrid Cooling System.
The company worked with the Electric Power Research Institute to evaluate BlueStream in a wide range of cooling conditions in thermoelectric power plants. 
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New Uponor wireless control offers efficiencies for radiant systems.
Autobalancing in the Climate Control Zoning System II provides 25% faster reaction times and 20% greater energy savings. 
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New Duct Sizing Calculator Available
A new duct sizing calculator from ASHRAE and the Air Distribution Institute (ADI) allows HVAC air distribution system designers to more accurately size ducts, especially flex ducts under varying amounts of compression, based on research results. 
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BAS or EMS: Which Is Right for Your Facility?A flexible, powerful Network Thermostat energy management system provides similar features of a BAS/BMS and is typically installed at less than 50 percent of the cost.
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The Blue Collar Success Group Announces ServiceTitan as the Headline Sponsor of Their Third Annual SAMI (Sales and Marketing Intensive) Event For Home Service Companies. ServiceTitan will join Fellow Industry Experts January 19-20, 2017 in Scottsdale, AZ to Discuss the Impact of Technology on Sales and Marketing.  Read full story >>

Share Your Expertise at Eastern Energy Expo ‘17.
Conference Seeking Best Industry Experts to Serve as Speakers; Deadline for Applications is December 1.
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Rheem and Fujitsu General Limited Announce Strategic Collaboration.
Companies will collaborate to expand their U.S.-focused HVAC businesses.
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Emerson Announces National Distribution Agreement.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR) announced today that it has finalized a national distribution agreement with United Refrigeration Inc.
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Comfort Institute Partners With Service Roundtable To Offer One-Stop Training And Support For HVAC Businesses.  Comfort Institute Now Offers Members Complimentary Membership To Service Roundtable. 
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Control Your Commercial Building from Anywhere with the New Carrier Connect™ Wi-Fi Thermostat.
Commercial building operators are busy and managing a number of competing priorities. To make their lives easier and increase their building's energy-efficiency, Carrier is pleased to announce the release of the Carrier® Connect™ Wi-Fi thermostat for commercial buildings.
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HARDI Aims To Become Largest Supporter of Homes for Our Troops .
In a signing ceremony completed on July 30, Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) entered into an agreement creating what is likely to be both organizations’ largest philanthropic partnership to date.
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Grundfos to Host Free Continuing Education Week for Engineering Professionals.
Grundfos Technical Institute (GTI), the official training academy of Grundfos, will host a week-long series of free online trainings for engineering professionals to earn CEUs during Sept. 12-16, 2016.
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Midwest to help injured veterans to rebuild their lives.
Midwest Tool and Cutlery (www.midwestsnips.com) is well on the way to a significant charitable contribution. The company was inspired by HARDI (www.hardinet.org) to engage in activities that could support U.S. military troops.  
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Trane Announces Significant Centrifugal Chiller Line Expansion and Services for the United States and Canada
Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is expanding its CenTraVac™ centrifugal chiller portfolio for large buildings and industrial applications in the United States and Canada.
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Ferguson gives away grills in O Say Can You Sear contest.
What would you do for a chance to win a new grill? Would you take a photo of your best grilled, seared or barbecue dish and allow the world to vote on it?
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Big Chill 2016 Condensing Unit Promotion is Bigger and Better.
Tecumseh Products Company is pleased to announce the Big Chill 2016 Condensing Unit Promotion, which includes a chance for commercial refrigeration contractors/installers to win any one (1) of three (3) prizes.

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TRC Announces 2016 Big Man On Planet Competition.
Thermostat Recycling Corporation announces the fifth annual competition among HARDI wholesaler members to recycle the most mercury thermostats.
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The Smart Home Revolution under the Leadership of HVAC Contractors.
Smart homes will soon become a common part of almost all households. This revolution has already started under the leadership of HVAC contractors, thanks to the consumer demand that has accelerated the growth of smart homes rapidly.
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Ferguson announces favorable settlement agreement with Lockwood International, Inc. (Lockwood) and several former employees.
Ferguson, the nation’s largest plumbing wholesale distributor, announced it has reached a settlement agreement with Lockwood International, Inc. (“Lockwood”) and several former Ferguson employees.
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$10,000 Winner Mestek Man Cave Promotion.
Mestek’s Residential Comfort Group, North America’s #1 manufacturer of hydronic baseboard and kickspace heaters, recently announced the winners in their “Ultimate Man Cave” Prize Promotion.
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Ferguson supports the trades.
According to Manpower Group’s recent survey, for the sixth-straight year skilled trade jobs are the most difficult to fill in the U.S. and nearly half of the employers in our country are feeling the impact. As the shortage of skilled labor increases and the current labor force ages, Ferguson is actively pursuing solutions and working with its trade partners to address the growing crisis. 
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Noritz Revamps PROCard Incentive Program with New App To Drive Homeowner Sales Leads to Contractors. The goal: Help contractors raise their marketing profiles among local homeowners, while providing faster installations and service to these customers.  Read full story >>

Selecting HVAC systems using OEM data – Not AHRI: ACCA Manual S equipment sizing.  At Savoy Engineering Group we perform hundreds of residential ACCA Manual J, S & D HVAC designs each year throughout the United States. We also review HVAC designs performed by others. Often it is either the homeowner/contractor/builder/architect that does not trust the results they received or a lawsuit may be involved.  Read full story >>

Mestek Announces Top Sales Honors
RBI Water Heaters award recipients are Goes Heating Systems of Houston, Texas receiving the leading sales award for the US Market and HPG Sales of Toronto, Ontario for the Canadian Market. 
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Energy Department Announces Largest Energy Efficiency Standard in History.  Developed with industry, utilities, and environmental groups, these standards will save more energy than any other standard issued by the Department to date. Read full story >>

Emerson Sponsors ‘Supermarket of the Future’ Student Challenge.
Events at The Helix Innovation Center part of University of Dayton Engineers Week.  University of Dayton students designed “supermarkets of the future” as part of the E-Week Innovation Challenge sponsored by Emerson (NYSE: EMR) during the university’s Engineers Week.
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Coolfront Announces New Integration With To Your Success
Coolfront Technologies/Profit Strategies Inc., and To Your Success announce integration of the zero-cost Coolfront Mobile App and eTouch platform. Both organizations serve the HVAC, plumbing and electrical industries, and this integration pairs the leader in flat-rate pricing, with the leader in customer experience strategy and solutions. 
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Sanhua International Sales, Marketing Appointments
Sanhua International announces the addition of a sales engineer and two marketing support personnel to its Commercial team. Brandon Stewart, Andy Schoen and Michael Smith have joined Sanhua and will support sales and marketing efforts in North and Central America.
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New ASHRAE Publication Explains the Impact of IT Equipment on Data Center Design. 
The 13th book in ASHRAE’s Datacom Series, “IT Equipment Design Impact on Data Center Solutions,” is now available. The book was developed by ASHRAE’s Technical Committee 9.9, Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment. 
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Mestek Acquires Turbonics.
Mestek, Inc. of Westfield, MA is pleased to announce the acquisition of Turbonics, Inc. of Cleveland, OH, effective February 4, 2016.
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HVAC Brain Carries Replacement Parts for Carrier Water Source Heat Pumps.  HVAC Brain, Inc. (www.hvacbrain.com), retailer of HVAC/R equipment and replacement parts, has added Carrier water source heat pump replacement parts to their expansive online selection of HVAC equipment and replacement parts.  Read full story >>

RSES is proud to announce the names of members who were awarded RSES Certificate Member and Certificate Member Specialist status January 2016 through March 2016. 
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Attendance High for ASHRAE Winter Conference, AHR Expo
High attendance was reported for the recent ASHRAE Winter Conference and AHR Expo, in Orlando. The 2016 ASHRAE Winter Conference, was held Jan. 23-27, with the AHR Expo held Jan. 25-27.  
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Nailor Industries, Inc. launches new corporate website!
Nailor Industries, Inc. officially launched their new corporate website on March 7th, 2016. The new site brings simplicity and elegance to the user experience, presenting Nailor’s product information in an easy to navigate platform, mobile and tablet friendly.  
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Registration Now Open For ACCA 2016 And IE3 Expo.
ACCA, the Indoor Environment & Energy Efficiency Association, has opened registration for ACCA 2016, the Business Solutions Conference for Indoor Environment Contractors. 
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Bosch Introduces New Stainless Steel Boiler Line:
Eight New Condensing Buderus SSB Units at 98% Thermal Efficiency.
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New Trane Mobile App Designed to Meet the Needs of Contractors and Service Professionals.  New Trane Mobile App Designed to Meet the Needs of Contractors and Service Professionals Trane 360° app provides contractors and service professionals with instant access to product and sales information in one location.  Read full story >>

WeatherBug and Emerson Partner to Deliver Home Energy Efficiency and Comfort Using Local Weather and Wi-Fi Thermostat Data.
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Field Controls Welcomes New Engineering Manager.
Field Controls announced the addition of Mark Lundberg as Engineering Manager. Lundberg will be responsible for leading the Field engineering department in the design, development, and production of new products and product lines. 
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U.S. Department of Energy Finalizes Standards for HVAC Commercial Products.  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has been successful in negotiating the conservation standards for the Commercial Package Air Conditioners and Commercial Warm Air Furnaces Working Group’s products.
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ChillPro® Contractual Liability Coverage for HVAC contractors.
XL Catlin and Financial Risk Solutions, Inc. have entered an exclusive underwriting agreement to offer Chill-Pro® contractual liability insurance coverage for Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) contractors in the US.
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Noritz Accredited as an Authorized Provider of IACET CEUs.
Demonstrating a commitment to high-quality lifelong learning, accreditation spans five years and covers designated Noritz courses offered during that time. 
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Johnson Controls introduces TempMaster, new HVAC products for summer 2015 cooling season. Advanced rooftop units and split systems will meet market’s need for easy specification and configuration flexibility.
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Rotobrush Launches New Air Duct Cleaning System, BrushBeast Boasts Up to 90% Increase in Power.  Rotobrush Launches New Air Duct Cleaning System, BrushBeast Boasts Up to 90% Increase in Power. Read full story >>

Bosch Thermotechnology Announces Launch of National Geothermal Awareness & Educational Campaign.
National Campaign is Designed to Create Broad Consumer Awareness.
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Energy Department Invests $4 Million to Strengthen Building America Industry Partnerships for High Performance Housing Innovation.
As part of the administration's effort to cut energy waste in the nation's buildings and double energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today announced $4 million to develop and demonstrate new energy efficiency solutions for the nation's homes. 
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HVAC Brain Inc. Now Carries Siemens Commercial Room Thermostat.  HVAC Brain, Inc., retailer of HVAC/R equipment and replacement parts, has added Siemen's RDY2000 Commercial Room Thermostat to their extensive online selection of commercial thermostats.  Read full story >>

Spirax Sarco introduces the New Spirax EasiHeat™ DHW with S.I.M.S Technology. A complete, compact and energy efficient heat exchange solution. Spirax Sarco is pleased to release the Spirax EasiHeat DHW.
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ACCA Initiates New Standard on HVAC System Design for Energy Efficient Homes. Standard Will Provide Procedures to Design/Select HVAC Systems and Equipment for Low-Load Homes.  Read full story >>

AEROSEAL MAKES DUCT SEALING EVEN MORE PROFITABLE WITH NEW WIRELESS DUCT SEALING SYSTEM. HomeSeal PRO Significantly Increases Productivity, Simplifies Business Promoting And Increase Bottom-Line Profits For HVAC Businesses.  Read full story >>

Roughly Half of Residential Contractors Not Prepared for New 2015 Efficiency Regulations
Emerson survey shows contractors are still unsure how new regulations will affect their businesses. 
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Registration Open for ASHRAE 2015 Annual Conference, Atlanta.
ATLANTA – ASHRAE has a warm southern welcome as the 2015 Annual Conference comes to the Society’s hometown of Atlanta, Ga. The Conference takes place June 27-July 1, at the Atlanta Hilton. 
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Maytag Launches 20-SEER Air Conditioner.
Maytag® heating and air conditioning releases an all-new iQ Drive air conditioner – the PSA4BG. This new inverter-driven product reaches 20-SEER cooling efficiency in all matches and is available in 2, 3, 4 and 5 ton capacities. 
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Ferguson Acquires Redlon & Johnson Supply.  Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., the largest plumbing distributor in the U.S., on Tuesday announced the acquisition of of Redlon & Johnson Supply, a division of The Gage Company, in a transaction completed March 16.  Read full story >>

Tecumseh Announces Big Chill4 Contractor Trip Promotion.
Tecumseh Products Company is pleased to announce the 2015 Big Chill4 Condensing Unit Promotion, which includes a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Las Vegas for commercial refrigeration and air conditioning contractors and installers.  
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Daikin Applied's Roadshow Delivers Internet of Things Technology Training to Your Doorstep.  Roadshow offers hands-on demonstrations of Intelligent Equipment™ in rooftop units and discussions about IoT at 18 stops nationwide.  Read full story >>

Utilities Address HVACR Education.
When HVACR instructors gather to learn, they expect to hear about new technologies just around the corner that they need to integrate into their training. However, equally important is to learn about what is not being covered effectively in current HVACR Education and what they can do to change it.
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WinWholesale has selected six of its locations as a Company of the Year in their respective industry segments. Segments include plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), industrial PVF, electrical, turf irrigation and “other” industries. Read full story >>

Siemens Partners with Silver Bullet to Offer Water Treatment for Cooling Towers.
The Silver Bullet Technology Helps Kill Harmful Bacteria, Remove Scale, and Control Corrosion.  
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Mitsubishi Electric DC-600E Integration Controller: Empowering Building Managers Through Product-Services Package. These products provide building managers and owners an innovative product-services package that pairs complete building controls with top-notch customer service from Mitsubishi Electric's Professional Solutions Group (PSG). Read full story >>

Krueger-HVAC Releases Blower Coil Product Line and K-Select 13.0 Selection Software.  Krueger-HVAC, a leading manufacturer of air distribution products, today announced the addition of blower coils to their product offering along with K-Select 13.0 selection software. Read full story >>

ASHRAE Publishes Revision of Ground Source Heat Pump Book.
When ASHRAE’s original book on ground source heat pumps was published 17 years ago, such systems were used mainly in residential settings and designers who used them were seen as risk takers. 
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Thermostat Recycling Corporation Reaches New Record in 2014.
Network increased mercury thermostat collections by 12%. 
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HVAC Monitoring System integrates Internet of Things. Daikin Technology Unlocks Data that will Revolutionize Cities Around the World.  Intelligent Equipment(TM) ushers in new era of capabilities for commercial and industrial buildings with integration of Internet of Things.  Read full story >>

Neptronic appoints new VP Sales and Marketing.
Luis I. Melgares has been appointed as Neptronic’s new VP Sales and Marketing. 
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HouseCall Pro, an App for iOS and Android, Integrates New Features to Business Suite.  All-in-one tool for service professionals integrates QuickBooks Online to streamline business process.  Read full story >>

RectorSeal's Mighty Bracket™ is HVAC Industry's First Labor-Cutting Mini-Split Installation Support Tool.
Mighty Bracket™ fits most mini-split sizes; makes evaporator coil installation and connection an easy, single-person job. 
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REHAU Radiant Heating and Cooling Systems Paired With Geothermal Systems Are Key Steps on the Path to Net-zero Building.  Hydronic radiant heating and cooling systems combined with downsized air-handling systems can reduce HVAC energy consumption and initial investment costs while increasing thermal comfort in commercial buildings.  Read full story >>

Award-winning iAQ App Adds Enhanced Quoting Features.
The new app includes enhanced quoting capabilities that assist the contractor when creating custom quotations. 
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Introducing Cor: A Smart Thermostat from the Inventors of Modern Air Conditioning. The smart thermostat fusing the convenience of smart device remote access with improved system efficiency has arrived with the new Cor™ thermostat from Carrier. Read full story >>

NEW ASPIRATING SMOKE DETECTION SETS GAMEWELL-FCI UP TO MEET CHALLENGES.  FAAST XT Detector’s Fast Sensing, Large Coverage and Long Reach Viewed by Fire Alarm Experts as Problem-Solver for Difficult Applications.  Read full story >>

TRC Announces 2014 Big Man On Planet Competition Winners.
Johnstone Supply, Crescent Parts & Equipment, and Corken Steel Products take top awards for mercury thermostat collection efforts. 
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$50 Coupon for Our Quality Residential ACCA Certified Manual J S & D HVAC Design Service. Use our ACCA Manual J& S & D residential HVAC design service and save $50 the first time you use us on any conventional HVAC design project. Read full story >>

Modine to offer a full list of free, accredited HVAC courses at AHR Expo.
Each of the accredited presentations is approved by the Milwaukee School of Engineering and gives participants 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEU).
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Emerson Climate Technologies Announces New Copeland™ Technical Specialist Program. Educational Services, a business unit of Emerson Climate Services LLC, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), today announced the  introduction of the Copeland™ Technical Specialist Program, a five-stage program designed to establish Copeland product experts within wholesale branches to better serve contractor customers.  Read full story >>