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Health, Hygiene, & HVAC: Nu-Calgon Products to Improve Air Quality

For the sake of your customers’ health, hygiene, and the environment, HVAC equipment requires constant care. The more comprehensively you clean HVAC equipment, the easier it is to prevent the buildup of grease, particulates, and microorganisms, keeping the system in full working order. With the help of CE, your go-to HVAC supplies distributor, Nu-Calgon offers a variety of HVAC supplies online to clean and strengthen your customers’ HVAC system, providing you with: Read more

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How HVAC Contractors Should Deal with Negative Reviews

As an HVAC contractor, you rely on positive reviews to grow your business. So when a negative one arises (and eventually, one will), you need to act swiftly to ensure it does not wreak havoc on your company. Below we will outline the best course of action to take when you get a negative review online, such as on Google, Yelp, the BBB, or anywhere else. We will also show you how you can capitalize on the services we offer to HVAC contractors to help you avoid negative reviews in the first place. Read more

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Carrier Cor and Apple HomeKit Now Compatible

The mission behind the Carrier Cor is to be the most versatile, simple to operate, effective smart thermostat on the market. So when Apple announced its release of Apple HomeKit, Carrier got to work making sure their thermostat would interact with it flawlessly. With Apple and Carrier combined, homeowners can effortlessly manage their home’s climate like never before. Read more

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Check out the New Features on our HVAC Mobile App

When you are on a job site, time is of the essence. You don’t have time to head back to the office to find information for your customers. You need to give them the answers they are looking for immediately. With our HVAC mobile app—aptly named the HVAC Contractor Assist—you can. Built to make your life a whole lot easier, our HVAC app is sure to become your new favorite tool in your tool belt. Here is a look at the upgraded features and enhancements that we have integrated into our app for HVAC contractors. Read more

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Refrigerant Recovery: What You Need to Know

As a key player in the HVAC industry, it is no surprise to you that refrigerant recovery is an important part of your job. R22, the most common refrigerant used in stationary air conditioners, is damaging to the ozone, and if you don’t dispose of it correctly, you could face hefty fines. Here is a closer look at the reasons behind the strict laws regarding refrigerant recovery, as well as a rundown of how CE can help. Read more

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Ensure Your Client’s Safety Before Installing Smart HVAC Thermostats

Internet-connected HVAC thermostats are becoming a popular request, which means they are also becoming a common target for hackers. Luckily, the thermostat manufacturers understand this, and they continue to take safety measures to protect the personal information stored within these connected thermostats. As a contractor, it is your job and due diligence to install smart HVAC thermostats that make cybersecurity a priority. Here are the data safety measures to look for: Read more

Congratulations GAME TIME GIVEAWAY WINNERS!

Pictured (L to R):
Simon Butlin, Del-Air Purchasing Manager
Richard Fortin, Del-Air Senior Vice President Operations
Bret Dorion, CE – Del-Air’s Account Manager

Congratulations to our Game Time Giveaway GRAND PRIZE WINNER, Del-Air Heating & Air Conditioning of Florida!

CE’s Game Time Giveaway ran the entire month of October, 2016, where all orders placed online were entered into a drawing to win a grand prize – a 60 inch 4K UHD Television, just in time for the holiday season.

Del-Air’s continued commitment to using our technology – including shopping online – paid off. Not only do they benefit from the increased efficiency and time savings offered by our online tools, but they’re now enjoying this season’s sporting events in style!

Runner-up prizes were awarded to 9 winners representing each of the CE North America regions. Each of these randomly selected winners won a $25 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods or Sport Chek:

Dunco Mechanical Ltd, Canada
Bismark Heating & Air Conditioning, Comfort Products
Bayside Electric Supply, Homans
Maryland Heating & Air, Mid Atlantic
Billy Rogers Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Mid-South
Danisi Energy Company Inc, Northeast
Conway Air Conditioning, South East
Sunwave Air Conditioning, South Texas
City Wide Mechanical, South Central

Congratulations to all of our winners!  Stay tuned for our next sweepstakes, coming this spring.

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CE vs Big Box Stores

When you need HVAC parts and supplies for your clients, you have several places to turn. However, when you opt for CE instead of a big box store, you can experience superior customer service while ensuring you get the correct high-quality part or supply the first time. Read more