The education vertical is one that’s constantly under pressure to over perform; unfortunately, while every institution consistently is pushing to raise the bar on performance, they are not immune to the fierce scrutiny on tightening budgetary requirements. Constrained resources coupled with the need for services to maintain safe and productive day-to-day operations, all make finding a strong alliance necessary. Read more
For commercial property owners looking to upgrade their property’s HVAC system, Toshiba-Carrier recently released a new VRF system. Designed to reduce energy consumption and improve temperature control, this variable refrigerant flow (VRF) system with a digital inverter uses a twin-rotary compressor to deliver the desired temperature to all spaces of a large-scale property. Read more
Strawberry Alley Ale Works in Clarksville, Tennessee, recently opened up their doors to the public, but before they were able to become the hottest brewpub, taproom, and gathering spot in town, they had to do a complete conversion/renovation. At the time of possession, the owners had 7,300 square feet of multiple historical buildings to work with, complete with high ceilings and unorthodox architecture. With these hurdles, Strawberry Alley knew that a combination of traditional package unit systems and a VRF system would be the ideal option for their vision. Read more
Over the past 3+ years, Homans and CE have been developing the best digital tools to make our customers’ lives easier. Although it is often a challenge for HVAC businesses to embrace new technology, the ones who have taken that step have found that online ordering can help them to better manage the process. One of those customers that has embraced eCommerce to help expand and grow their business is Dave’s World.
Dave’s World started out as a humble appliance store in Dover Foxcroft, Maine. After adding Ductless Heat Pumps to their product line, word quickly spread and the business grew to a whole new level. Dave’s World’s tagline is “Awesome!”, because that simple idea represents the commitment they make to their customers and the quality of their work. Being able to place HVAC equipment orders with Homans at the pace they need makes that Awesome customer experience possible. Dave’s World orders Mitsubishi Ductless systems through multiple branches, multiple times each day. The Homans eCommerce platform provides both the flexibility and in-depth product knowledge to keep Dave’s World churning. The staff at Dave’s World who do the ordering are as versed in our HVAC website and all its capabilities as anyone.
“It’s simplified the ordering process and made it much more efficient” –Matt Scott, Co-Owner, Dave’s World
Matt Scott, one of the owners at Dave’s World said “It’s simplified the ordering process and made it much more efficient. The other thing we love about it is it’s all trackable. We can see our orders and PO numbers right on the site so we can always match things up. It’s just a better, more modern way to do business”.
With a company that continues to grow as quickly as Dave’s World does, the Homans eCommerce platform helps them to make “Awesome!” possible.
Refrigerant recovery is nothing new. You already know that there are stringent laws in place dictating how R-22 is allowed to be used, and if you don’t dispose of it properly, you could face some huge fines. However, even with these laws in place, not enough HVAC contractors are responsibly reclaiming the R-22 they obtain on the field. This is bad news for the environment and could result in some serious consequences for you. Read more
The Unitarian Universalist Church is a community staple in Ft. Myers, Florida. Equipped with a vast eco-preserve, nature trail, and more, the 12.5-acre property provides members of the church with a serene location to relax and reflect. However, the church was still relying on the DX systems that were installed when the church was initially built, and they were having a challenging time maintaining the temperature and humidity levels in the main gathering hall known as the sanctuary. Read more
A new exclusive beachfront condo facility just sold out in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida. As the ultimate escape or permanent residence for those in retirement or anyone looking to discover a one-of-a-kind living experience of Indian Rocks Beach, Onella Condos offers high-end, luxurious, expansive condominiums. When choosing HVAC systems for this highly sought-after property, the condos opted for the versatility and efficiency of VRF heat recovery systems. Read more
The Oak Hill Academy is a private secondary school that has been part of Wilson, Virginia’s history since 1878. Although the facilities have been well-maintained throughout the ages, some of the dorms were in desperate need of a full renovation, which included a complete upgrade to their HVAC systems. When the local CE team heard about the project, they contacted the school and worked hard to prove that they had the expertise necessary to win the job. CE partnered with a local contractor, E&L Diamond, and were awarded this high-profile job. Read more
Located in Laurel, Maryland, the Hope House Treatment Center is a non-profit medical facility that is committed to helping men and women overcome alcohol and drug addiction and go on to live a healthy life. The facility, which used to be a car dealership, was in need of an HVAC system upgrade that would allow for efficiency and off-site control, and Carrier ductless systems were chosen to meet their needs.
Located within the historic neighborhood of Columbia Heights rests a gorgeous Section 8 apartment complex called Fairmont Apartments. While the apartment complex itself has been around for some time, it recently underwent a complete upgrade and renovation, which included replacing the existing HVAC system with Carrier ductless systems.