Johnson Controls Acquires Five YORK® Branches from M&A
Supply Co. Inc.
Branches become part of Source 1™ HVAC Supply Network;
allow company to accelerate growth in South Carolina,
Georgia and Florida markets.
SEMCO Names the Trane GA/AL Sales District as "Rep of
the Year–2016" at the Las Vegas AHR Expo.
Trane's Georgia/Alabama territory has banner year with
SEMCO chilled beam, controllable pump module and
dedicated outdoor air dehumidifier system (DOAS) sales.
Modine Innovation Tour Travels to Miami.
Cutting-edge HVAC manufacturer to host hands-on event with the
latest HVAC technology and professional development seminars in
Miami Feb. 28.
A/C E-commerce Company Seeking Licensed HVAC Contractors.
newACunit.com Introduces New Job Sources in Texas, Georgia.
Watsco attributes its growth to its line-up of e-commerce sites and
An aggressive online strategy is helping to drive up revenue and
profits at Watsco Inc., a distributor that operates four e-commerce
sites and several mobile apps for selling heating, ventilation and
Trane Residential HVAC Manufacturing Plant Leaving Fort Smith.
The Trane residential HVAC manufacturing plant in Fort Smith is
leaving the city and transferring to four other U.S. Facilities,
according to a company spokesperson.
Murray Supply opens first South Carolina location on
A new 42,000-square-foot commercial plumbing and
distribution company opened last month in Columbia SC.
New Port Richey Plumber Named As Florida PHCC President.
Frankie Roman of Roman Plumbing in New Port Richey, Florida, has
been inducted as the President of the Florida Plumbing - Heating -
Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC).
HVAC Program Opens New Facility.
The heating, ventilation and air conditioning program at Piedmont
Technical College is on its way to becoming the premier training
facility in the southeast with the recent addition of a
Ferguson CFO Dave Keltner named CFO of the Year by Virginia Business
Ferguson CFO Dave Keltner was recently named CFO of the Year by
Virginia Business magazine. The award recognizes Chief Financial
Officers whose ingenuity and dedication have led to success for
their companies, their staff and their professional careers.
AAF Has Joined with Flanders to Better Serve You.
American Air Filter Co., Inc. has acquired Flanders Holdings LLC
(Flanders), a leading air filter manufacturer in the United States.
With this acquisition, Flanders’ expertise in manufacturing air
filtration products will be integrated into AAF International.
Rinnai America Unveils Cutting Edge Customer Experience
Multifunctional facility will serve as a center of
expertise for industry events, training seminars,
customer visits and product demonstrations.
HVAC Industry's Air Curtains Expected to Help U.S. Fight Oncoming
Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus. The seemingly inevitable
spread of Zika virus from South America to North America through
mosquito contact this summer is prompting additional interest in
HVAC industry air curtains by commercial building managers in the
most vulnerable fields, such as healthcare, hospitality and
Winsupply acquires PVF supplier K&J Supply of Pensacola, Florida.
Winsupply Inc., one of the largest distributors in the nation, has
purchased majority ownership of K&J Supply, Pensacola, Florida, a
distributor of industrial pipe, valves and fittings that serves the
ARS Expands in the Greater Atlanta Area by Acquiring Allgood
Plumbing, Electric, Heating & Cooling. American
Residential Services (ARS), a Memphis, Tenn. based, privately-held
national provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing
services, has acquired the assets of Allgood Plumbing, Electric,
Heating & Cooling in Snellville, GA.
Uniweld Launches The New SmarTech™ Digital Manifold With Bluetooth
Connectivity to Their Complementary SmarTech™ App for The HVAC
Uniweld Products, Inc. is excited to introduce their new SmarTech™
Digital Manifold and free SmarTech™ App for use in the HVAC/R
industry as well as their new SmarTech™ Digital Vacuum Gauge.
Nailor Industries, Inc. releases innovative Florida
Product Approved Louvers.
Nailor Industries, Inc. has released their line of
Florida Product Approved Aluminum Louvers. These louvers
have been tested to TAS-202, rated up to 200 psf, and
are Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Labeled and
Classified ZHLA Windstorm Assemblies.
Fresh-Aire UV® Names
Daugherty Sales "Rep of the Year--2015" at Orlando's AHR Expo
Fresh-Aire UV®, Jupiter, Fla., the largest manufacturer
of UVC and PCO/carbon indoor air quality (IAQ) products
in North America, named Daugherty Sales Company Inc.,
Charlotte, N.C., as its "Rep of the Year--2015" at the
International Air-Conditioning, Heating and
Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo 2016), Jan. 26, in
HVAC Brain Meets Increasing Demand for Humidifiers in Hot Yoga
Nortec RH2 and NHEL, sold by HVAC Brain, provide ideal
humidification for the hot yoga studio environment.
Danfoss Breaks Ground On
New Application Development Center, Enables HVACR Compliance
With Low-GWP And Efficiency Standards And Regulations.
New "Engineering Tomorrow Application Development Center" will
provide laboratory testing of HVACR equipment and facilitate
future R&D initiatives.
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Program Preparing Skilled
Every private residence, business, industry and agency needs the
skill of technicians trained in the installation, maintenance and
repair of air conditioning, refrigeration and heating systems.
Because these systems are increasing in complexity, skilled
technicians are in continuous demand to keep them running at maximum
New PHCC Chapter Organized in South Carolina.
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC)
is pleased to announce the formation of the first PHCC-affiliated
state chapter in South Carolina.
New Johnson Controls HVAC
Supply Center in Jacksonville, Florida, offers easy, one-stop
shopping for contractors.
1 store celebrates grand opening; offers York, Guardian
and Source 1 products.
LG Electronics Opens Expanded Headquarters For Thriving U.S. Air
Conditioning Systems Business. Cutting-Edge Facility
Aims to Connect and Educate Contractors, Engineers and Industry
Leaders, Boost Local Economy.
Emerson Climate Technologies to Release HVAC On-Air Podcast Series.
The podcasts feature discussions of industry issues with key
contractors and include a set of homeowner-focused podcasts that
contractors can use as a resource with customers.
American Standard Withdraws
Plans for Tennessee Manufacturing and Distribution Facility.
American Standard Brands is withdrawing plans to establish a new
manufacturing and distribution facility in Davidson County,
Tennessee, the company announced today.
Trane Commercial Sales
Office Opens in North Charleston, South Carolina, Lowcountry
Region. Trane, a
leading global provider of indoor solutions and services and a brand
of Ingersoll Rand, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the
opening of its new commercial sales and service office in North
Charleston, South Carolina.
Morsco buys Murray Supply Company.
MORSCO, a Fort Worth-based distributor of commercial and
residential plumbing, heating and cooling equipment
(HVAC), and pipe, valves and fittings (PVF), has
acquired substantially all of the assets of Murray
Supply Company (“Murray Supply”), a leading plumbing
supply company based in North Carolina.
NCPMA announces plans for 2015 Summer Convention.
NCPMA invites cooling, heating and plumbing contractors,
and associates to be a part of their 2015 Summer
Convention. This event will be taking place at the
Holiday Inn Resort in Wrightsville Beach from Wednesday,
July 8th through Sunday, July 12th.
DAIKIN ANNOUNCES NEW COMFORTNET® THERMOSTATS AND MOBILE
APP FOR INVERTER TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS.
In keeping with the trend for home comfort systems that
can be controlled from anywhere an Internet connection
is available, Daikin has introduced its next generation
ComfortNet® CTK04 communicating thermostat.
Venice's “Best Heating & Air Conditioning Company”
Offers HVAC Technician Jobs.
Tri County Air Conditioning and Heating, Inc. is
pleased to announce that they have won the 1st Place
title of “Venice’s Best Heating & Air Conditioning
Company” in the Herald-Tribune’s 2015 Reader’s Choice
WinWholesale Opens Miami, FL Winsupply.
Miami Winsupply has opened to provide wholesale plumbing contractors
in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties with an inventory of high quality
plumbing products, supplies and services.
MKT Metal Manufacturing is
seeking a territory sales representative.
Manufacturing, a successful provider of sheet metal products and
services for mechanical contractors, is seeking a territory sales
representative to serve MD, DC & North VA areas.
Climate Technologies Launches New ‘Getting Comfortable
with Designer Air’ Webinar Series.
Emerson experts will discuss how modulating
technologies are enabling enhanced comfort and improved
efficiency in homes and businesses in the United States.
HFC-32 REFRIGERANT RECEIVES EPA APPROVAL VIA SNAP PROGRAM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
has announced the coming final approval of HFC-32 (R-32) refrigerant
for use in certain refrigeration and air conditioning applications.
Regional Trane dealers make donation
to Wounded Warrior Project®
Trane Heating & Cooling dealers in the Lyon Central Ad Club kept
their promise to their customers. In late 2014, a Trane radio
campaign advertised that a portion of the Ad Club’s profits would be
donated to a worthy military charity.
Carrier, ecobee Expand Strategic Relationship.
Carrier Corp. has made a minority equity investment in
ecobee, Inc., marking an expansion in the parties'
strategic relationship following their collaboration to
create the new Wi-Fi-enabled Carrier® Côr™ thermostat.
hilmor Announces ‘Retool Your Future’ Scholarship Contest Winners.
After hundreds of submissions, tool manufacturer hilmor® announces
the six scholarship recipients of its Retool Your Future scholarship
contest. Established to support the next generation of HVAC/R
technicians, the Retool Your Future competition awards each winner a
$5,000 scholarship, innovative hilmor tools, a trip to the AHR EXPO
HouseCall Pro, a Free App for iOS and Android, Launches Nationwide.
HouseCall Pro allows service professionals to run
their business from their smartphone with an all-in-one tool.
Trane Supply Hosts Open House at New Erlanger, Kentucky Store in
Metropolitan Cincinnati. Trane Supplyis hosting an
open house at its new metropolitan Cincinnati area store in
Erlanger, Kentucky. Lunch will be served and additional HVAC
manufacturers will be exhibiting.
Rinnai Moves Tankless Rack System Assembly To Peachtree
Rinnai, the number-one selling brand of tankless water
heaters in the US and Canada, has begun assembly of its
Commercial Tankless Rack System (TRS) at Rinnai
America’s Headquarters in Peachtree City, Georgia.
Fresh-Aire UV Factory Expansion Supports Growth and
Cutting-Edge Air Purification Tech Development.
Fresh-Aire UV expansion now houses one of industry's few
ASHRAE 52.2 and 145.2-compliant test chambers for air
Trane Supply Hosts Open House at Miami Store.
House to be Held on Wednesday, Jan. 14
Trane Supply Store Opens in Fredericksburg, Va.
Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort
solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is
opening a new Trane Supply store in Fredericksburg, Va,
to make heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)
parts, supplies and equipment more accessible for
customers in the Fredericksburg area.
Service Experts Acquires A-Plus Air of Maryland.
Purchase Allows Service Experts to Expand in Virginia, Maryland.
Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning, Wheeling, Illinois,
announced a strategic acquisition of Bryans Road, Maryland-based
A-Plus Air Conditioning & Heating Co.
Clark County (KY) School is Awarded 'Center of
Excellence' for Sustainability from SEMCO.
Geothermal and chilled beam design makes George Rogers
Clark H.S., Lexington, Ky., one of North America's most
Ingersoll Rand Foundation Presents $100,000 Grant to the
Urban League of Central Carolinas.
Ingersoll Rand Foundation presented a grant to the Urban
League of Central Carolinas (ULCC) today to fund
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
National Certification training courses for
under/unemployed individuals in the Charlotte area.
Ferguson partners with LUXE Linear Drains.
The award-winning collection of linear and square tile insert drains
is now available through Ferguson’s expansive North American
Green HVAC Design Helps School District Cut Utility Costs by 35%
in New 30% Larger H.S. Clark County (Kentucky) school's
innovative hybrid HVAC design using geothermal, chilled beams, heat
recovery and other technologies.
2014 ASHRAE Handbook Focuses on Refrigeration
ATLANTA – The 2014 ASHRAE Handbook—Refrigeration, which covers
refrigeration equipment and systems for applications other than
human comfort, is now available for purchase.
American Pipe and Supply Announces Opening of New Facility in
This expansion represents expanded inventory offerings for
DOE invests $6M to support commercial building efficiency.
Project will help businesses cut energy costs, reduce carbon
Greenheck Offers Complete Line of Industrial Dampers.
Greenheck industrial dampers are heavy-duty,
flanged-style frame dampers with various blade styles
and pressure classes designed to control airflow and
provide shut-off in HVAC and industrial process control
Coleman® brand of Johnson Controls presents
Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Road King Motorcycle
to Johnstone Supply-Knoxville.
Distributor wins motorcycle by posting largest
percentage increase in year-over-year purchases of
Coleman HVAC equipment.
PennBarry Selects Gorham/Schaffler Inc. as New Representative in
PennBarry, a leading manufacturer of commercial and industrial
supply and exhaust fans, today announced Gorham/Schaffler Inc. as
their exclusive representative in Memphis, TN and surrounding
counties, effective March 2014.
SPEEDCLEAN ANNOUNCES FUJITSU SOLUTIONS PARTNER STATUS
SpeedClean is happy to announce its official acceptance into the
Fujitsu Solutions Partner Program. This partnership allows
SpeedClean and Fujitsu the full benefit of joint marketing and
promotional activities, while providing contractors and end users
alike the peace of mind knowing these two world class brands are
aligned behind proper mini split coil maintenance.
Johnson Controls introduces industry-leading Luxaire® Ovation™ Ultra
High Efficiency Unit. The combination of the unit’s
two-stage compressor, variable-frequency drive (VFD),
high-efficiency indoor/outdoor coil and premium-efficiency
indoor/outdoor motor delivers the highest AHRI-listed efficiencies
in the industry – up to 18.1 SEER and 14.35 EER.
The Sullivan College of Technology and Design in Louisville,
Kentucky has been granted accreditation of their HVAC program by
With over 1,200 HVAC programs in the United States, how can
prospective students identify which program will put their career on
the fast track to success? How can an employer identify a program
that has the resources and administrative support to help them find
graduates for employment?
Camfil APC Expands Corporate Headquarters.
Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has expanded its corporate
headquarters here with the recent opening of a 13,600 sq. ft. (1,263
sq. meter) office facility for sales and administrative staff.
Fresh-Aire UV® Announces Daugherty Sales as "Rep of the
Year--2013" at New York's AHR Expo 2014.
The 14-year-old manufacturer’s representative firm
presented dozens of UV technology seminars and
installation tips on Fresh-Aire UV’s APCO®, Blue-Tube
UV® and the Mini-UV System™ to large HVAC contracting
companies and wholesale distributors throughout its
territory of North Carolina and South Carolina.
Emerson Announces New Wi-Fi Enabled Thermostat
New Sensi™ thermostat offers contractors simple
set-up, unique branding opportunities
Sensi thermostat will be manufactured and marketed by
White-Rodgers, a business unit of Emerson (NYSE: EMR)
and part of the Emerson Climate Technologies business
Uniweld Products Conducts
Sales Training Seminar For HVACR Equipment With Galpa Export
USA. Uniweld conducts HVAC/R seminar with Galpa
Export USA, a Florida based refrigeration and conditioning equipment
distributor of globally renown brands.
Emerson Climate Technologies Launches New Electronic Valve Kit for
Refrigeration Systems. Emerson XEV Kit includes everything
required to replace existing expansion valves with an
energy-efficient, full electronic solution.
Noritz Sizing Calculator Designed to Support Tankless
Water Heater Selection for Both Consumer and Contractor.
By answering two simple questions,
homeowners can make a preliminary determination of the
tankless water heater model needed and locate a
qualified local installer. This information makes it
easier for the contractor to quote the right solution.
Johnstone Supply opens in Daytona. Johnstone Supply, a
Portland, Ore.-based wholesale distributor of parts and accessories
used in heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment, has
opened a store — its first in Volusia County — at 1871 Mason Ave. in
Sontay announces partnership with Kele.
Sontay, the control, measurement and HVAC peripherals specialist,
has announced an exciting new distribution partnership with Kele, a
leading supplier of building automation products based in North
FieldAware Raises the Bar in Field Service Automation with New
FieldAware, a leader in cloud-based, made-for-mobile field service
automation solutions, has released new apps designed to increase
field service productivity and customer service while maximizing
Honeywell Introduces Remote Monitoring Service for Residential
Heating and Cooling Systems. Innovative Offering
Provides Contractors 24-hour Access to Home owners Heating and
Coburn Supply Company Inc. is placing a distribution
center in the Greenwood-Leflore Industrial Park in
Company president Don Maloney tells the Greenwood
Commonwealth that the Greenwood facility will employ
between 30 and 40 people once it is fully operational.
Michael & Son Services
automates Field Service Operations with MO.S.T. Contractor
Software. Michael & Son Services is a Plumbing,
Electrical, HVAC, Remodeling Residential Contractor that
started servicing the Washington DC metro area, and has
expanded operations to Richmond VA, Norfolk VA,
Baltimore MD, Raleigh NC, Charlottesville VA and
New Course on Commercial
Building Energy Audits Offered by ASHRAE in Fall Online Course
Series. Given the tremendous growth in emphasis on
energy efficiency in existing buildings, private markets
are looking for cost-effective investments to make in
ShuBee® Joins the Global
Shipping Market. Announces Availability to Ship to Over 90
Greensboro Plumbing Supply
Announces New President of Company.
Plumbing Supply (GPS), announced Bob Nelson has been
promoted to the position of President, from his former
position as Vice President of Sales, effective July 25,
Parker Hannifin – Sporlan Division Announces CHILLSKILLS Sporlan
Online Training Platform for its Customers. Sporlan
unveiled CHILLSKILLS Sporlan Online Training, an innovative training
website specially designed by Sporlan Sales Engineers, for training
customers with self-paced online modules to help them understand
Sporlan products and the HVAC/R industry.
MSD Research, Inc., an
innovator of HVAC products announced the launch of its
ALL-ACCESS Condensate Cleanout Device.
The Model AA1 device
installs easily into ¾” or 1” PVC drain lines in either the
horizontal or vertical position. Once installed, the technician will
never need to cut the drain line again to service it.
TSI Introduces Expanded Capability Hydronic Manometers.
TSI Incorporated, manufacturer of precision measurement
instrumentation, is pleased to introduce an expanded capability line
Hydronic Manometer Models
HM685, for use to balance commercial hydronic heating and
cooling systems, check pump performance and to set balancing valves.
HVAC Industry Professionals
Will Gather in Atlanta for Fall Technical Conference.
The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA), an
association of HVAC industry professionals, including air systems
cleaning specialists, mold remediators and HVAC inspectors, is
prepping for its Fall Technical Conference, September 26-28 in
AirGuide Opens Clarksdale, Mississippi, Manufacturing Plant.
A manufacturer of parts for the HVAC industry and energy efficient
lighting products, AirGuide, officially opened the company’s
manufacturing operations in Clarksdale, Mississippi. The new
$720,000 facility will create 40 full-time jobs. Last August, the
company announced consolidation of its operations in Mexico and
Houston, Tex., into the Clarksdale facility.
Source Refrigeration & HVAC Acquires Fournier Air
Conditioning of Jacksonville, Florida.
Acquisition Builds on Source’s Leading Position in the
Refrigeration and HVAC Market, Provides New Growth
Opportunities for Fournier.
Industry Leading HVAC Firm,
Morris-Jenkins, Implements ServMan Service Enterprise Software
for All-In-One Business Management Solution. Cube Six, Inc. announced today that
Morris-Jenkins Company, one of the largest residential heating and
air conditioning service providers in the United States, has
completed the initial implementation of Cube Six’s ServMan ERP
Software for an all-in-one business management solution.
HVACR Programmatic Accreditation on The Rise.
HVACR programmatic accreditation continues to grow. Sixteen newly
accredited programs were recognized for their accomplishments at the
HVAC Excellence National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference.
Central Carolina Technical College Granted HVAC
Now that the program has been granted accreditation it
can: provide employers with confidence in the quality of
the program, assist students in selecting a program,
assist students with transfer credits, help the students
with advanced placement in the United Association
Labor Cabinet Partners with
Kentucky Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling
Contractors. The Kentucky Labor Cabinet has
entered into an association-based partnership with the Kentucky
Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors (KAPHCC), a
professional trade association with a membership of more than 800
SOURCE REFRIGERATION & HVAC
ACQUIRES TP Electrical. Acquisition Strengthens
Source’s Growing Capabilities and Presence in the Southeast.
Source Refrigeration & HVAC (Source), a portfolio company of Arsenal
Capital Partners (Arsenal), today announced the acquisition of TP
Fredericksburg HVAC Company
Honored With Multiple Industry Awards.
Robert B. Payne, Inc., Receives Several Top Honors for Outstanding
Service at Dealer Event.
ZIP Economizer™ the Fast Route to Reliable Energy Savings.
The ZIP Economizer has been developed to allow for easy
user interaction when setting up or troubleshooting
Economizer systems and RTUs.
Murray Supply Company, wholesale distributor based in
Winston-Salem, North Carolina is pleased to announce the
promotion of Marian Borland to Branch Manager for the
Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) Branch located
in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Engineer Elected President of ASHRAE Atlanta Chapter.
Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division, America's No. 1
selling brand of ductless cooling and heating technology, announced
that Charles Miltiades, senior controls engineer, has been elected
president of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and
Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Atlanta Chapter for the
Noritz Awards Carolina
Plumbing + HVAC Installer Grand Prize in its National Contractor
Appreciation Promotion. Brothers Air, Heat &
Plumbing of Rock Hill, S.C., wins a Yamaha Rhino 4x4 utility
vehicle, the top award in the Noritz 2012 PROCard Promotion.
Bowling Green Technical College Granted HVAC Excellence
HVAC Excellence is pleased to announce that the Bowling
Green Technical College has been granted accreditation
of its Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Drake State Technical College HVAC program receives
The Heating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program at Drake
State Technical College has received accreditation from
Win a Super Bowl Party for
Ten, Delivered Right to Your Door!
HVAC/R Master Distributor Metropac Industries and Johnson Controls
have teamed up again for their Super Bowl Party Promotion.
Wholesalers purchasing Johnson Controls products from Metropac will
earn “yards” towards a complete super bowl party for ten.
HVAC Division of Mitsubishi Electric US Sponsors
Champions Tour Greater Gwinnett Championship.
The HVAC Division of Mitsubishi Electric US (Mitsubishi
Electric), America's No. 1 selling brand of ductless
cooling and heating technology, is proud to announce its
sponsorship of the PGA Champions Tour® Greater Gwinnett
CPS Products, Inc. Acquired by Harbour Group.
CPS is a manufacturer of tools, equipment, and
instruments used around the world by professional
technicians who service commercial HVAC/R systems.
Murray Supply Volunteers at Dash Baseball Game to
Support the Ronald McDonald House.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina based wholesale plumbing
distributor Murray Supply Company volunteered with a
group of sales associates from the Winston-Salem Branch
at a Dash baseball game on August 13, 2012 where they
served concessions to raise money for the Ronald
Center (Memphis) Granted HVAC Excellence Accreditation. The Tennessee Technology Center
Memphis campus has been granted accreditation of their Heating,
Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) program by
Rockledge Winsupply Opens on Florida’s Central East
Rockledge Winsupply has opened on Florida’s central east
coast to serve residential plumbers, schools districts,
hospitals, motels and hotels with natural gas and water
heating supplies and products. The company also carries
gas grille supplies and igniter switches.
AirGuide to Locate Manufacturing Operations in
Clarksdale, Miss. – Governor Phil Bryant and
officials from AirGuide announced today the company is
locating manufacturing operations in Clarksdale, Miss.
The project represents a company investment of $720,000
and will create 40 full-time jobs.
Watsco Rolls Out Contractor Mobile Assist Apps to its
Independent Contractor Community Powered by SurfBI
mobile. Watsco, Inc. has successfully
rolled out Contractor Mobile Assist apps on the iPhone,
iPad, Android Tablets and phones, to enhance and
optimize services to its 50,000 contractor customers.
University Doubles Down on Energy Efficiency With Siemens
Performance Contract. Sweeping Campus Infrastructure
Project Will Dramatically Reduce Energy Consumption, Put Local
Contractors to Work and Create New Local Skilled Trades Jobs.
PHCC Asks VP
Biden to Help Spread the Word of the Professionalism of the
Industry. A little over a week after Vice President
Biden commented that “there are an awful lot of smart
plumbers,” the president of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling
Contractors—National Association (PHCC) has reached out
to Mr. Biden for help in spreading positive messages
about the plumbing profession whenever he can.
Gulf Coast Supply
Will Be Among the Vendors Featured at the Florida Roofing &
Sheet Metal Expo in Orlando. The Florida Roofing & Sheet
Metal Expo is scheduled for June 27-30 in Orlando. The
annual event is put together by the Florida Roofing,
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors
Association, Inc., (FRSA).
extends sponsorship of Make-A-Wish into 2014.
Luxaire first embarked on a sponsorship of
Make- A-Wish in 2001. Since that time, Luxaire has
donated more than $2.4 million to the organization, enough to grant
nearly 330 wishes.
Rheem Opens a New
PROSTOCK Store South of Atlanta with Hughes Supply.
McDonough, Ga.-based store will distribute Rheem HVAC
parts and aftermarket supplies to local contractors.
Conference - Exhibitor Registration Is Open.
A recent energy study showed that 85% of replacement
residential air conditioning systems were improperly
Electric Cooling & Heating Taps Jerry Stiller for “Split
Personality” Ad Campaign. In May, millions of
people across the country began to see new TV and online
ads from Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating
(Mitsubishi Electric) that feature actor and comedian
in Raleigh reopens.
After a tornado virtually destroyed the location last
spring, reconstruction is complete and the showroom is
ready for business.