D.W. Payne and his son founded Payne Heating & Cooling Products in 1914. They created the first floor furnace that could be installed within a home’s crawl space area. Since then, they have paved the way for many gas furnace innovations, including the first furnace that was approved for installation in a closet and the first option for zone heating. In the 1950s, Payne added remote air conditioning to their lineup, and today, they maintain a collection of dependable HVAC equipment at a reasonable price. Here is a look at three pieces of Payne HVAC equipment we feature at CE: Read more
The AHRI System Builder is your secret weapon for ensuring that your HVAC system installation is smooth and hassle-free. The System Builder tool recommends compatible parts, supplies, and accessories that you need to complete the installation. This ensures that you have everything you need upon arrival at the job site. Have you ever had to return to the shop or supply house because you have the wrong whip or pad? Our online tool saves you from this inconvenience. Here’s a closer look at how the AHRI System Builder helps you be prepared. Read more
The USS North Carolina is a historic World War II battleship that has become a popular tourist attraction in Wilmington, North Carolina, not only for the tour of its superstructure, but now, as a facility to accommodate meetings or other gatherings. Attempting to maintain the authenticity of the ship’s structure without altering the aesthetics, while keeping the internal spaces comfortable, was a challenging task. However, Carrier Enterprise’s use of the Toshiba Carrier VRF, installed by Jacksonville Heating Contractors, was the perfect combination for the historic renovation. Read more
Tampa Bay is bringing new business to its SoHo Corridor with the upcoming multi-use facility–The Morrison. The developer, Metis Property Group Inc., knows the value of mixed-use facilities for both its customers and tenants, and they are excited to open the doors.
However, before any construction could begin, they had to figure out the most effective and efficient way to provide heating and cooling solutions to the building, because of the many and varied needs of their tenants. To achieve these lofty goals, they turned to Toshiba Carrier VRF systems for their extreme versatility, superior energy-efficiencies, and their ability to simultaneously heat and cool. Read more
Although the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) bus depot has been vacant since 2010, it won’t be for much longer. Late last year, DKJ Richmond LLC announced plans to transform the late 19th-century trolley system hub into a sought-after retail and residential mecca. This seven-acre setup is exactly what Carrier Ductless systems were designed for. It is going to be the equipment behind the scenes, that provides residents, shop owners, and visitors the ideal temperature and optimum efficiency year round they desire. Read more
It seems like everywhere you look, people are talking about tiny houses. This is a trend that is here to stay, and HVAC contractors should be prepared. Some tiny house owners may think that an HVAC system is not an option due to their limited space, so they turn to space heaters or stand-alone fans to keep their home at a comfortable temperature.
But, as you know, with a ductless HVAC system, tiny house owners can still equip their home with a proper HVAC system and experience the multitude of comfort that comes with it. Here’s a closer look at why ductless HVAC systems are ideal for small spaces, like tiny houses, tree houses, and sheds. Read more
The Toshiba-Carrier VRF is an ideal HVAC technology to use in facilities that have varying cooling and heating requirements and limited access for ductwork or mechanical room space. Therefore, when the Fishburne Military School in Virginia approached R.S. Boyers 72 degrees Heating and Air Conditioning LLC to upgrade the HVAC system in their barracks, they turned to Carrier Enterprise to provide Toshiba-Carrier VRF systems to exceed their client’s expectations. Read more
The long-anticipated Sensibo-Inside is about to hit the market and we couldn’t be more excited. This state-of-the-art device gives homeowners complete on-the-go control of their Ductless system. It brings a Smart Home to a new level, with no external settings or wire attaching required. The device is installed into your Ductless unit, a simple app downloaded, and the Sensibo-Inside is ready to go. Read more
Customers are rarely satisfied with just one recommendation for an HVAC system. Instead, they want to see options. They want to view the least expensive option to the most expensive option, and they want to be able to easily compare the differences so they can make the best choice for their needs and budgets. In the past, putting together these comparisons took a lot of effort and time; however, with the AHRI System Builder, it’s as simple as a few clicks. Read more
You may have noticed that the price of R410a has recently increased, and you are probably wondering why. We are here to explain, but first, understand that the R410a price increase is an industry-wide issue. As you know, at CE we are always looking out for our customers, and as soon as we can lower the price of R410a, you can be assured that we will. Read more