THE WIND-UP: HVAC Education at Yankee Stadium
On Friday, August 25, 2017, 30 engineers gathered in the SAP Board Room at Yankee Stadium to gain valuable knowledge from HVAC experts regarding various VRF products and DOAS. The Home Run Engineering Day was co-sponsored by CE and the Association for Facilities Engineering and featured a triple play of valuable sessions. Afterwards, attendees were VIP guests at the Yankee game against the Mariners. Read more
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
As an HVAC contractor, it is your responsibility to properly recover refrigerant whenever you come across it on a job site. Not only is it the right thing to do, it is required by law. But, the great news is that you can make money off of the reclaimed refrigerant with the Clean Exchange Program at CE.
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
Scheduled to open its doors later this year, the Amber Court assisted living community in Smithtown, NY, is all about making assisted living as luxurious as possible. They strive to provide senior citizens with a beautiful, amenity-laden place to call home. Amber Court focuses on giving their residents a high quality of life, and that starts with the temperature being comfortable in all areas at all times. Read more
DaVita is a nationwide, Fortune 500® company, that provides personalized care and dialysis treatments to patients battling end stage renal disease and chronic kidney failure. Due to the type of treatments they perform, their patients are usually in the facility for at least four hours per visit. Since patient comfort is one of their top priorities, the Ft. Myers location turned to Carrier Enterprise for assistance and were introduced to the technology of Toshiba-Carrier VRF systems and the expertise of the CE staff to ensure their patients stay comfortable during their time at the DaVita facility. Read more
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
With so many new home developments in the works, Milestone Homes wanted a way to stand out from their competitors. To do this, CEO Lance Windel decided to make their homes extremely energy efficient while focusing on quality. Therefore, when it was time to select the HVAC systems for his latest Ardmore, Oklahoma development, he turned to Carrier ductless mini-splits in each home.
Slated to open its doors at the end of 2017, Star Tower Condos is one of the most, highly-anticipated buildings in Long Island City. Star Tower is a 25-floor residential building that will feature a roof deck, a health club, an event room, 184 condo units, and more! Because of the different building spaces, the HVAC needs and requirements are very complex and diverse. In order to meet the heating and cooling demands of these spaces, the versatility and efficiency of the Carrier 2-pipe, VRF systems were an obvious choice. Read more
According to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), your clients should aim to keep their home at a 60% humidity level if kept at the average of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. At this humidity level, the air is easy to breathe without allowing for too much moisture buildup, which can lead to mold growth, health issues, and water damage. In some climates, staying below a 60% humidity level is simple, but if your clients are located near the ocean, or any large body of water, it can be challenging to control the moisture level of the air. Read more