HVAC

Grundfos’ Swetye Joins Board of Hydraulic Institute

Pump manufacturer Grundfos announced the appointment of Jim Swetye, Technical Training Manager, to serve on the Board of the Hydraulic Institute for 2020-2021 as Vice President of Education. “It is really an honor to be entrusted with this role as an educator,” said Swetye. “For me, the great thing about this organization is that we at the Hydraulic Institute can ...

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HVAC Professor Reaching Out to Industry

A source for companies seeking HVAC help is Edward Curran, HVAC professor at Manchester Community College in Manchester, N.H. “Given the current state of affairs I know many of you may be holding off on hiring, however I have fielded quite a few emails from HVAC companies looking to speak with our students about potential job opportunities,” Curran wrote in ...

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General Filters’ 2019 ‘Soaring Eagle’ Awarded to Shupe, Carboni & Associates

General Filters, Novi, Michigan, presented its annual “Soaring Eagle” Award to Shupe, Carboni & Associates, the sales representative company that best met a wide array of business objectives throughout 2019.    President and CEO Bob Abraham; Owner and Vice President John Redner; and Director of Sales and Business Development Allan Feys presented the Soaring Eagle Award Plaque to Joe Carboni ...

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General Filters Rolls Out New Brand Identity

General Filters, Novi, Michigan, announced a new brand identity that includes new logos, colors, and design. The transition has begun, and will continue in months to come. Since its founding in 1937, General Filters has updated its corporate logo just once. “The previous designs were appropriate at the time, but as the face of the industry changes so must we,” ...

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Comfort Is Critical in All Kinds of Settings

A consumer comfort survey by Emerson shows that heating and cooling concerns can contribute to family disagreements, lowered productivity and even lost retail sales. This presents an opportunity for contractors to start a comfort conversation with homeowners and facility managers about technology and solutions that can help drive comfort and livability, according to Emerson, a technology and engineering company based ...

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Survey: Contractors Need to Prepare for 2023 Regulations

A January 2020 survey of contractors and wholesalers by Emerson has found that only about half of HVAC professionals are familiar with upcoming 2023 efficiency and refrigerant regulations. Contractors and wholesalers surveyed said training service people and technicians is both a top concern and a top priority as they think about getting their businesses regulation-ready. “With three years to go ...

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‘Taco Tuesday’ Webinar Training Series

Taco will be hosting a new, bi-weekly webinar training series, “Taco Tuesday,” throughout 2020. These fun, fact-filled, one-hour webinars are designed to keep participants up-to-date with the latest HVAC systems, tools and technologies. The webinars will be held on Tuesdays at 12 noon EST and each month will feature one residential topic and one commercial topic. Taco Comfort Solutions’ Director ...

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AHR Expo Expert Council On Top Topics In HVACR

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the built environment accounts for nearly 40% of electricity consumption in the U.S. A large portion of this energy is consumed by HVACR systems efforts to heat or cool the indoor environment. The HVACR industry has always been versatile with ever-evolving practices, upgrades, disruptive products and technologies. Though shifts may often seem slow ...

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ENTECH Hires HVACR Instructor

ENTECH hired Berk Little as its day instructor to lead S and B license programs. Little is a former 2017 Oil and Energy Service Professionals (OESP) national Instructor of the Year and brings extensive HVACR experience from his work in the field and in the classroom. His most recent experience includes several years as the HVAC Department Supervisor at Porter ...

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Resideo Expands Smart-Home Offerings

Resideo Technologies, Inc. acquired energy efficiency technology from Whisker Labs and hired the team behind it. The technology creates a thermodynamic model of a home to predict home heating and air conditioning run time and energy use to enable a homeowner to use less energy while maintaining comfort, Resideo said. The announcement, in a May 21 statement, marks the second ...

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