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4 Ways to Prep Your Customers’ HVAC Systems for the Cold Weather Ahead

Frigid temperatures are just around the corner, which means now is the time to contact your customers so you can properly prepare their HVAC systems for the winter. By reaching out to your customers and expressing concern for their comfort during the months ahead, you will make them feel valued, while also setting yourself up as the HVAC expert in your area. Here are the steps you should take to ensure your customers have an efficient HVAC system come winter: Read more

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How to Identify Water Damage to HVAC Equipment

After a hurricane or flood hits, it is time to begin the damage evaluation process. One of the most difficult items to assess—for both insurance adjusters and homeowners—is the HVAC equipment. It is challenging to determine just how severe the water damage is from the outside, and since the equipment is so expensive, claims should not be made haphazardly. Here are the steps to follow to determine how severe the water damage is to the HVAC equipment, even if it can’t be turned on. Read more

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6 Tips to Prevent Damage to HVAC Systems During a Hurricane

Hurricanes are one of the most destructive forces of Mother Nature. They bring with them intense winds and heavy rains, which can be very damaging to HVAC systems. However, hurricanes do have one benefit, which is that residents generally receive ample notice of their approach. Here are some steps that can be taken weeks, days, and hours before a hurricane to ensure as little damage is sustained as possible. Read more

Add HVAC Parts and Supplies to Increase Your Bottom Line

You know that the more HVAC parts and supplies you sell, the more profit you will make. One of the easiest ways to increase your bottom line is by offering upgrades to your customers while you are in their homes. However, you are an experienced HVAC contractor, but maybe not a salesperson. And that’s okay! Here are some tips to help you offer more HVAC supplies to the customers you already have. Read more

Carrier Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Bring the Comfort of Ductless to Homes Nationwide

Over two decades ago, Carrier partnered with Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity to bring comfort and convenience to every home that was built. Over time, this partnership grew to a nationwide affair, and on August 17, Carrier celebrated the relationship with a donation of 500 ductless HVAC units. While the celebration took place in Atlanta, Georgia, the ductless systems will be installed in several states, including: Mississippi, California, Connecticut, Texas, New York, and more. Joining in the celebration was former NFL legend and current philanthropist, Warrick Dunn. Read more

Featured Product: Vive Thermostats

The thermostat is one of the most important HVAC parts within a system. Not only does it tell the rest of the system what to do, but it is the one part of the system that is seen multiple times a day, every day. With hundreds of thermostats on the market, it can be challenging to select the right one for your customer. While there is no one-size-fits-all thermostat, the Vive thermostat is one worth mentioning. Read more