I recently watched an episode of the television show, “60 Minutes,” which talked about America’s addiction to mobile devices. It spurred some internal thought about my habits and the attention spans of my fellow humans, which seem to be growing shorter. With shorter attention spans and an economy that is more and more based on fulfilling our impulse needs, it seems as if everyone is rushing to be first, even if that means sacrificing quality.
Industry experts foresee installations for geothermal energy systems in the North American market to remain stable for the next two to three years based on existing factors such as cost, government grants, and tax incentives to people and businesses looking for ways to tap into long-term energy sources.
By the time you read this, we will be in the closing days of the 2016 campaign. As someone who has eagerly followed campaigns, elections and government for some time, I have to say that this campaign has at times sucked the life out of me.
WASHINGTON — A record number of distributors, wholesalers, and manufacturer’s representatives from across the U.S. took their issues and concerns directly to Capitol Hill during the eighth annual HARDI Congressional Fly-In, held May 24-25 in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON — In the year since the new regional energy conservation standards for split-system and single package central air conditioners took effect Jan. 1, 2015, the HVACR industry has adapted as best it can to the new energy conservation standards in the absence of any enforcement guidance from the DOE.
With a little less than one year left until the 2016 elections and a little more than one year left in President Barack Obama’s final term in office, it’s time to take a look at what 2016 may have in store for HVACR distributors and our industry at large.
As he faced a banquet hall full of HVACR distributors, wholesalers, manufacturers and reps at the Liaison Capitol Hill DC, Jon Melchi, vice president of government affairs and business development for Heating, Air-conditioning, and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI), had a simple request for attendees of HARDI's 2015 Congressional Fly-In.