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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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HVACR Manufacturers Upbeat About 2019

HVACR manufacturers reported positive 2018 sales growth according to the latest AHR Expo and ASHRAE Journal Annual Economic Outlook Survey. Confidence in the industry’s economic outlook is forecasted to carry into 2019, with 87% of respondents anticipating positive business prospects heading into the new fiscal year. The report indicates that the HVACR market is primed for continued business growth. Reports ...

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Registration Opens for the 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference

Registration is open for ASHRAE’s 2019 Winter Conference, to be held in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 12-16, at the Omni Hotel Atlanta at CNN Center and the Georgia World Congress Center. Registration for the conference provides entry to the co-sponsored  AHR Expo, to be held Jan. 14-16 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The ASHRAE Winter Conference features eight conference tracks, tours, social events, and a ...

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Technical Institute to Open New Campus in Maine

Northeast Technical Institute hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new campus in Bangor, Me. “The new campus will not only help us better serve our current students, but we believe it will help the region as a whole with increased educational resources and training opportunities,” Jim Liponis, Northeast Technical Institute’s president, said in a June 6 statement. Northeast Technical Institute ...

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Bergquist Updates Online Storefront, Streamlines Ordering

Bergquist, Inc., a wholesale propane equipment distributor, updated its Online Storefront to improve user experience, simplify transactions and increase access to its product catalog. The updated storefront is designed to look less like a catalogue and more like an online retail store. “We used feedback from our customers to improve the layout and experience,” said Don Montroy, director of marketing ...

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HVAC Job-Seekers

Do you have a current job opening and need a qualified person to fill it? It’s that time of year again at Manchester Community College, in Manchester, N.H. The HVAC students are graduating with their associate degrees, or certificates in heating or AC, or both. “Our students are motivated and qualified to enter the industry,” says HVAC Program Coordinator Eddie ...

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How to Sell Springtime Tune-Ups

Trying to figure out how to sell your customers on a tune-up this spring? Here’s how Nicholson Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, based in Holliston, Mass., encourages homeowners to schedule their HVAC tune-ups before summer arrives. The family-owned home service company, and recipient of the Angie’s List Super Service Award for the eighth year in a row, recommends that homeowners ...

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