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Start Stocking Up on Single-Phase VRF

Now is the Time to Start Stocking Up on Single-Phase VRF

With growing interest in individual room-controlled temperature capabilities, superior energy efficiency, and compact equipment footprints, consumers are now beginning to understand the major benefits provided by VRF systems. In order to have this equipment on-site to fulfill the expectations required to meet the urgency of construction schedules of these projects, distributors and contractors have realized that now is the time to stock-up on Single-Phase VRF equipment to meet future project equipment requests. Read more

Proud to Now Provide HVAC Purchasing to E&I Members

E&I: Succeeding in the Education Vertical

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

Are These hilmor must-haves in Your Toolbox

Update Your Toolbox with These Must-Have hilmor Products

Having the right HVAC tools on hand ensures the job is done right the first time, every time. As an HVAC contractor, it allows you to finish the job in a timely manner so you can stay on schedule and keep up with the daily workload. With tools like the Compact Swage Tool, vacuum pumps, and Digital Adjustable Torque Wrenches, hilmor is a reliable brand that is designed to last while incorporating time-saving features. Read more

How to Deal with Mold in an A/C Unit

How to Deal with Mold in Your HVAC/AC Unit

Mold in the AC ducts of a home or office HVAC system is a serious matter. At the very least, mold affects air quality. But, once spores begin to form, it is often just a matter of time before the mold spreads throughout the entire system. From there, it may cause health problems, illness, and damage products manufactured within a commercial facility. As an HVAC contractor, you may offer vent and duct cleaning services or sell mold removal products to property owners. Regardless of the scope of your mold removal services, providing insight into how to clean the HVAC system with specially designed mold removal products is important to make sure the system is clean. Read more

High-end HVAC Systems have huge payoffs

Make Homes Energy Efficient With These Products: How to Sell High End Equipment

Consumers want energy efficiency. Homeowners are willing to spend more on energy efficient appliances and HVAC equipment when they know it saves them money long term and reduces their carbon footprint. However, for those who are on the fence, it’s important to provide cost estimates and overviews on exactly how energy efficient systems will perform for them. Specifically, you might illustrate longer-term annual energy savings vs the higher up-front cost so they can see their break-even over time.   Read more

Carrier's Infinity System is Compatible with Amazon Alexa

The Infinity Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat Can Be Used with Any Alexa-Enabled Device

Voice command digital assistants have grown in popularity over the last several years. These services initially popped up more as a novelty than anything else, but now Amazon Alexa and other voice command devices allow consumers to control an assortment of appliances in their home via voice command. This now includes several HVAC thermostats, such as Carrier’s Infinity Touch Control. This not only makes controlling a home’s heating and cooling easier for your customers, but it substantially helps those with disabilities. Now, clients in wheelchairs or with visual issues can control their thermostats, all with their voice. Read more

Product Spotlight: i-Vu Building Automation System

Take Control of Your Commercial HVAC Equipment With The New i-Vu® Equipment Touch

For faculty and administrative managers looking to take further control over the commercial HVAC equipment running throughout the building, the i-Vu Equipment Touch from Carrier provides exactly that. With a high-resolution, touchscreen display, the i-Vu Equipment Touch provides the in-depth monitoring and real-time information needed to ensure that the HVAC equipment runs at optimal levels. From identifying potential issues within a commercial building’s air conditioning system to boosting the cost efficiency of the entire system, this touchscreen display aims to change how building managers and technicians monitor HVAC performance. Read more

set yourself apart from competition and close more sales

How to Set Yourself Apart and Close a Sale in the HVAC Market

As you’re probably well aware, the HVAC market is a competitive one. When you’re trying to grow a successful HVAC business, it is critical to set yourself apart from the competition. You want to be the clear choice for customers. This can only be achieved when you focus on delivering the services they demand and exceeding expectations. How customers find you in the first place, the quality of your proposal, and finally, the quality of your overall work are all going to have a big impact on your profits, so don’t skimp on any of it.   Read more

How HVAC Contractors can be profitable year round

HVAC Installation & Maintenance: Preparing for the Unknown

When you run an HVAC company, a strong business plan and careful preparation can make your business thrive throughout the year. And in order to keep your business solvent, it’s important to know your daily, monthly, and yearly goals. While sticking to a plan to meet these goals is important, preparing for bumps in the road and changing along with shifting demands are equally as important. Downtime in between seasons can wreak havoc on budgets and the bottom line if you’re not careful. But, by being prepared for these slowdowns and unexpected lulls, you will discover that you can make it as a profitable HVAC provider. Read more

See the unique spaces that benefit from Ductless Systems

Take Control of the Summer Heat in Unique Places with Ductless Systems

When it comes to finding comfort during the hot summer weather, air conditioning can be critical. While there are many spaces that have traditionally been difficult or impossible to provide cooling for, ductless systems have changed the game. When it comes to fitting out an area with air conditioning that has no ductwork and no space to put it, it’s time to come up with a better solution for your customers. Read more