BDR Celebrates 20th Anniversary.
Driving profit & growth for customers across the United
States and Canada for 20 Years.
Morsco Enters Nevada Plumbing Market With Purchase Of Desert
Pipe & Supply's Las Vegas Branch. MORSCO, a
leading U.S. distributor of commercial and residential
plumbing, waterworks and HVAC products, today announced that
it has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of
Desert Pipe & Supply's Las Vegas plumbing location.
SupplyHouse.com opens Nevada distribution center for
The 190,000-square-foot warehouse will allow the
Melville-based plumbing supply company to better serve West
Coast customers, an executive said.
HVAC Distributor Geary Pacific Launches Learning Management
Geary Pacific Employees can choose from a catalog of 200
courses related to products and customer service.
Aquatherm Expands, Updates Training Programs.
The manufacturer's new training program, Aquatherm Academy,
will consist of three programs.
Lennox Launches Ultra Low NOx Gas Furnace; Meets California
The SL280NV is said to be the first product to meet new
environmental regulations established in several California
Winsupply acquires Tacoma Electric Supply, distributor to
the greater Puget Sound market. Winsupply
Inc., one of the largest distributors in the nation, has
purchased Tacoma Electric Supply LLC, a Washington-based
distributor of electrical equipment and supplies.
Daikin Selects Distributor Don Stevens for Expanded
Territory in Western States.
In addition to Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin, Don
Stevens will distribute Daikin residential unitary HVAC
equipment in Arizona, Colorado and Utah, with planned
expansion into New Mexico next year.
Surefire Local Acquires Marketing Agency Specializing in
HVAC Small Businesses.
The acquisition of Sequoia IMS (Internet Marketing
Solutions) by Surefire Local is going to bring more advanced
internet marketing and SEO solutions to the HVAC industry.
ServiceTitan Hosts First User Conference for Home Service
Dispatch, ServiceTitan's first user conference, welcomes the
best and brightest from the home services industry to
Hollywood for networking, education and celebration.
Newest State-of-the-Art Apprenticeship Training Center in
Fairfield Celebrating its Grand Opening. The
Bay Area Industry Training Fund is proud to announce the
grand opening of the Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Training
Center in Fairfield.
Standard Plumbing Supply expands.
Standard Plumbing Supply recently supersized with a $400,000
remodel that moved the store from a relatively narrow
inventory of wholesale plumbing items to a wide array of
home improvement products for the general public.
Clean Energy Comfort has joined the “Hire A Veteran Project”
As more and more veterans retire out of the service or end
their commitments, looking for work becomes very important.
US Air Conditioning Distributors Announces 47th Store
US Air Conditioning Distributors recently announced the
opening of the 47th store in Van Nuys, California.
Sergio Villegas, General Manager, Leads US Air Conditioning
Distributors in Van Nuys, CA. US Air
Conditioning Distributors, an HVAC wholesaler and
distributor, is gearing up for a big Grand Opening and Open
House celebration at their newest branch in Van Nuys,
California Faucets adds third facility to accommodate
Award-winning innovation and stellar customer service
drive rapid expansion.
The new building that opened on December 1, 2016 is located
near the company’s current headquarters in Huntington Beach.
Permira Funds to Acquire DiversiTech.
Global private equity firm Permira announced that a company
backed by the Permira funds has signed a definitive
agreement to acquire DiversiTech, an aftermarket
manufacturer and supplier of highly engineered components
for residential and light commercial HVAC and refrigeration
ServiceTitan, The Seal Join Forces to Improve Customer Peace
Integrating The Seal verification and mail tools into the
ServiceTitan platform affords home service business
customers a high level of comfort that the service
technician is who they say they are.
Cyndi Marshall, California Chapter Executive, Receives
SMACNA’s Special Legislative Service Award.
Cyndi A. Marshall, executive vice president of the
California SMACNA state association chapter (CAL SMACNA) in
Sacramento, was recognized with the Special Legislative
Service Award at the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning
Contractors’ National Association’s (SMACNA) 73rd Annual
Emerson Thermostats Help Contractors Fill Home Technology
New Emerson 80 Series thermostats offer high-end standard
features and easy installation.
California Orders Changes to Thermostat Collection Program.
Mercury is a powerful neurotoxin which, like lead,
interferes with normal childhood development. The health
concern it poses is well-known and severe.
72 Evaluators Needed at the Utah Career Center.
As part of its mission “to providing the best building
construction tradesmen and women, and the best HVAC&R
technicians in Utah,” the Utah Career Center, in partnership
with UMCA members, continually strives to improve its
classroom experience for its apprentices and instructors.
Southern California Manual J load calculations – Residential
Manual J HVAC Design around the United States. A
Manual J for Southern California can be tough if you do not
perform Manual J HVAC designs on a regular basis. Most
Residential HVAC designers have only worked within one
climate zone - experience limited to one area.
Plumbing supply company selling Hawaii operations.
Seattle-based Pacific Plumbing Supply Co. LLC announced
Wednesday it is selling its Hawaii operation to another
plumbing supply wholesaler.
Controlco President Listed as Finalist for 2016 Digital
Pleasant Hill, Calif., June 21, 2016, – Controlco is pleased
to announce that its President Brian Turner has been
selected as a finalist in this year’s IBcon Julie Devine
Digital Impact Award.
Northwest Sees Strong Energy Efficiency Performance in 2015
NEEA’s Annual Report highlights role of collaboration,
innovation in accelerating energy efficiency.
Noritz Revamps PROCard Incentive Program with New App To
Drive Homeowner Sales Leads to Contractors.
The goal: Help contractors raise their marketing profiles
among local homeowners, while providing faster installations
and service to these customers.
Jacobs Heating & Air Conditioning Receives The 2016 Carrier
Portland-based heating and air conditioning company
recognized by Carrier for outstanding performance as a
Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer.
Utah 2016 Legislative Session: What You Need to Know.
The 2016 Utah Legislative session adjourned late on the
final day, Thursday, March 10th, after lawmakers considered
488 House Bills and 259 Senate Bills, together with various
America’s Leading Service Contractor
Sales Coaching Website ContractorSelling.com & Conference
Celebrates 10 Years Helping Contractors Grow Their
One of America’s leading service industry sales coaching
member sites and conferences celebrates 10 years of helping
almost 4,000 service contractors grow their businesses and
generate millions more in revenue.
Williams Comfort Products Leaders to Visit Capitol Hill,
Colton, CA business leaders, Ruth Ann Davis and Monte
Kartchner will head to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, March
15, and Wednesday, March 16, to attend the Air Conditioning,
Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) 2016 Public
26th Annual SMACNA’s Southern CA Technical Seminar.
SMACNA is proud to announce this year’s guest speaker Eli P.
Howard, III, Executive Director Technical Services for
SMACNA National. As SMACNA’s Executive Director, Technical
Services, Eli has the overall responsibilities of more than
30+ SMACNA Technical and ANSI Standards related to the HVAC
and Sheet Metal Industry.
Simplify rooftop unit troubleshooting with Fault Detection
and Diagnostics from Champion® HVAC.
With Fault Detection and Diagnostics (FDD) from the
Champion® brand of Johnson Controls, contractors can
configure, commission and troubleshoot packaged units
faster; engineers can confidently confirm specifications;
and building owners can cut energy and service costs.
EMERSON’S SENSI™ WI-FI PROGRAMMABLE THERMOSTAT NOW WORKS
DIRECTLY WITH AMAZON ECHO. Customers can now
ask Alexa, the Amazon cloud-based voice service, to control
their Sensi thermostat for complete home comfort control.
City of Santa Rosa, California, and Trane to Increase Laguna
Wastewater Treatment Plant’s Energy Independence.
The City of Santa Rosa, California, is collaborating with
Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort
solutions, and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, to
execute an innovative project that will increase energy
independence at the city’s Laguna Wastewater Treatment
Emergent Coils Offers Tools to Make Ordering Coils Easy for
To make selecting and ordering new HVAC coils easier,
Emergent Coils provides interactive stock coil selection
tools, videos demonstrating how to measure coils and blank
coil drawings that can be used to record coil measurements.
ASHRAE Announces Fall Online Courses.
Participants can access these instructor-led courses from
anywhere with an Internet connection.
Utah Mechanical Contractors Association Trap Shoot
Registration Now Open.
Registration is now open for the UMCA 2015 Annual Trap
Shoot! Join us at the Great Salt Lake Gun Club on October 1,
2015 at 4:00PM.
Jonas Construction Software Releases Version 12.5 of their
Enterprise Software Solution. Jonas Construction
Software, a leader in construction management and accounting
software, providing software solutions to the construction
industry for over 25 years, has officially released
Enterprise Version 12.5 with a variety of new software
Geary Pacific Acquires HVAC Supply of Denver. Long-term
relationship inspires joining of forces.
California-based Geary Pacific Supply announces the
acquisition of Denver’s HVAC Supply following a long-term
business relationship that paved the way to their joining
Moffitt Corporation Welcomes Gabe Cansler, New West Region
Moffitt Corporation, Inc. (Moffitt), the nation's leading
provider of industrial ventilation solutions welcomes new
West Region Sales Manager Gabe Cansler to the team.
THERMAL SUPPLY RECEIVES 2014 HAROLD V. GOODMAN AWARD
Goodman Manufacturing Company, L.P. is proud to announce
that Thermal Supply is the recipient of the 2014 Harold V.
Goodman Award. Thermal Supply is an independent distributor
of Goodman, Amana® brand and Daikin HVAC products and is
headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
Western Air Supply to service west coast HVAC market
RUUD distributor opens three locations in Arizona and
California, with more planned.
Ferguson, one of the largest companies in the HVAC/R
industry in the U.S., announces the opening of Western Air
Supply to serve HVAC professionals in select west coast
E Instruments Announces New Commercial and Residential
Combustion Analyzers Available. HVAC
businesses or professionals that need a new combustion
analyzer and/or emissions analyzer can turn to E Instruments
this spring. The company is pleased to announce that they
have new residential and commercial combustion analyzers
Viega 2015 Radiant Training Seminars Scheduled for
Washington D.C. and San Francisco.
Viega, in collaboration with the Center for the
Built Environment (CBE), at University of California,
Berkeley, is holding the one-day training courses, titled,
“Energy and Comfort Performance of Radiant Slab Systems.”
Johnson Controls introduces York LX Series packaged units,
new standard in residential and commercial heating and
cooling. 14 SEER units feature higher efficiency,
weather and corrosion resistance, and contractor-friendly
Emerson Climate Technologies Approves Refrigerants R-449A
Emerson Climate Technologies has approved DuPont Opteon XP40
(R-449A) and XP10 (R-513A) for use in a wide range of their
scroll and semi-hermetic compressors.
Johnson Controls renews its commitment to veterans in 2015
for the second year. York distributors and
contractors donate heating and cooling systems as part of
Building Homes for Heroes® sponsorship.
FieldConnect Announces Remote Quoting Software for Sage 300
Construction and Real Estate; Facilitates Instant, Accurate
Quoting for Field Service Organizations.
FieldQuotes is a mobile quoting solution fully integrated
with Sage CRE.
Broan-NuTone ULTRA Green Ventilation
Fans Receive the ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2015
Designation for the third Consecutive Year.
Continuing in the tradition of best-in-class ventilation
products, 36 models in the Broan-NuTone ULTRA Green™ series
today were awarded the ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2015
Region funds NEEA’s 2015-2019 Strategic and Business Plans.
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), which works on
behalf of more than 140 Northwest utilities and energy
efficiency organizations and 13 million energy consumers,
announced it secured funding at a total of $168.6 million
for its next five-year business cycle.
California's Geary Pacific acquires HVAC Supply of Denver.
Wholesaler HVAC Supply of Denver has been acquired by Geary
Pacific Supply of Orange, California.
"The Practical Guide to Buying Software for Service
Most likely, your business doesn't have a dedicated software
purchasing department...so how can you make sense of the
250+ software vendors trying to sell their product to your
service contracting business without going crazy?
AC Pro Establishes New Location in Anaheim, CA
AC Pro, a leading wholesale supplier in Southern California
and Nevada, has announced it has set up a new location in
Anaheim, CA. The company is now positioned to supply
heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment to
contractors throughout North Orange County and the eastern
suburbs of Los Angeles County.
Commercial HVAC manufacturer moving into McClellan, adding
Unison Comfort Technologies, an HVAC manufacturing company,
has moved into a 105,000-square-foot space at McClellan
Williams Comfort Products is pleased to introduce James Gill
to the position of Vice President of Sales. In this
role, Gill will be responsible for Williams’ worldwide sales
operations including the company’s newest line of air
Berner Receives Patent For the HVAC Industry's Most
Aerodynamically Efficient Electric Air Curtain Heater.
Strategic positioning of the VTH Venturi-style
electric heater offers up to 40-percent more aerodynamic
efficiency by not obstructing air curtains' discharge or
laminar air pattern.
Promotion Extended: $649 Contractor Special on GE
GeoSpring Heat Pump Water Heaters. Valid On
All Orders* Placed Between July 29 and December 15, 2014.
Blue Tube UV Becomes First HVAC Product to Win Packaging
Industry's Prestigious Ameristar Award. New UV
light system packaging ranks in stature with other Ameristar
Award winners from Fortune 500 consumer product companies.
ABM Expands HVAC and Energy Solutions Presence in Northern
California with Acquisition of Airco Commercial Services.
ABM a leading provider of facility solutions, announced
today that ABM Building & Energy Solutions, a business unit
of ABM Facility Solutions Group, has acquired Airco
Commercial Services Inc.
Southern California Edison is Offering Great Incentives to
Contractors with HVAC Excellence Certification.
Are you HVAC Excellence Certified? If not this is a great
opportunity to join the Nearly 200,000 Strong and Growing...
WinWholesale Opens New Regional Distribution Center in
WinWholesale Inc. has opened a new 256,000 square foot
regional distribution center in Denver to serve operating
locations mainly in the western United States.
General Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Receives 2014
Carrier Corp. President's Award. Monrovia, CA
HVAC Dealer Honored for Quality and Leadership Excellence.
Daikin Applied and Daikin North America LLC Announce
Formation of a New Southern California Sales Organization
Primary products include applied systems, VRV and
ductless. The new sales organization is a merger of the
existing Los Angeles and San Diego offices of Norman S.
Wright Mechanical and Climatec.
Ecotone Products Now Stocks and Distributes Advanced
Panasonic WhisperGreen Ventilation Fans. Ecotone
Products is now distributing green building standards
complying Panansonic WhisperGreenTM ventilation fans. These
fans are made to be installed in residential bathrooms and
are built to continuously operate at a low adjustable cubic
foot per minute (CFM) rate 24/7.
SMACNA Member Starts Green Equipment Options, Inc. In
Northern California To Help HVAC Contractors With
Geothermal. SMACNA Member with 30 years HVAC
experience opens Green Equipment Options, Inc. to fill the
product availability and experience gap for ClimateMaster,
Agreenability, and Earthlinked products and geothermal
TRC Names Johnstone Supply 2013 Big
Man on Planet.
Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) announced that
Johnstone Supply has been named the 2013 Big Man On Planet (BMOP),
an annual award given by TRC in partnership with Heating
Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors
Ecotone Products: Rheem Marathon Water Heaters Back In
Most popular Rheem Marathon water heater models are becoming
available again for coop utilities and contractors as supply
shortages ease up.
IAPMO Moves 2014 Technical Committee Meetings to Las Vegas.
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical
Officials (IAPMO®) has announced that its annual Technical
Committee Meetings toward the development of the 2015
Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®) and Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC®)
have been relocated to Las Vegas.
Alerton's new Ascent Building Management System is First to
Combine BACtalk and Tridium's Niagara Framework® in a Single
Controller. Software, Wall Sensors and Control
Module All Designed For Simpler Monitoring and Control of
HVAC and Other Building Systems.
ClimateMaster Highlights “Energy Independence” Benefits of
Geothermal for Homeowners at IBS 2014.
ClimateMaster will showcase the latest in its Tranquility®
line of industry-leading geothermal and water-source heat
pumps, providing homeowners with control over their energy
bills and ultimate energy independence, at IBS 2014 booth
No. C8716, Feb. 4 to 6 in Las Vegas.
WPL Publishing Schedules LEED Green Associate Exam
Preparation Webinar Series. The series, which
is set to begin Jan. 21, will cover green design,
construction, and operations as well as energy efficiency,
indoor environmental quality, stormwater management, and
other topics involving green buildings and the U.S. Green
Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental
Design program. The course has been approved for six
American Institute of Architects learning units.
Ecotone Products is making LG mini split systems available
to HVAC contractors, builders, and home performance
contractors. Ecotone Products, LLC is proud to
announce the latest addition to its line card of energy
efficient products – LG Mini Split Heat Pump systems.
PennBarry Selects Pottorff Air Product Sales as
Representative in Southern California.
PennBarry, a leading manufacturer of ventilation solutions,
today announced Pottorff Air Products Sales, Inc. as their
exclusive representative in Southern California.
Uponorpro.com Now Features LiveChat™ Online Technical
Support for Professionals. Uponor North
America (Uponor) recently launched LiveChat™ on
Uponorpro.com where professionals in the PEX plumbing, fire
sprinkler and radiant heating and cooling industries can
access Uponor Technical and Design Services online for
San Francisco Restaurant Solves
Cooking Hood Draft Challenges with Fabric HVAC Diffuser
Retrofit. KitchenSox® air diffuser reverses
dining area cooking odor infiltration, reduces sanitation
costs, improves employee air comfort and reduces energy
California Colleges Granted HVAC Excellence Accreditation.
Since 1999 there has been a national movement to improve the
quality of HVACR educational programs in the Untied States
through programmatic accreditation. The national movement to
improve HVACR education has arrived in the west.
ASHRAE Announces 2013-14 Conference Lineup.
ATLANTA— Mark your calendars now because ASHRAE’s conference
schedule for 2013-2014 is widespread in both dates and
WinWholesale opens Winsupply
locations in Southern California and New York.
Both companies serve plumbing and mechanical
contractors, but with different product mixes.
HVAC Brain, Inc. Now Carries The Complete Line Of Amtrol
HVAC Brain, Inc. is the complete resource for Amtrol tanks
and replacement tank products. With competitive pricing and
quick shipping, facility managers and HVAC professionals
benefit from HVAC Brain’s wide selection of Amtrol products.
New California Regulation Requires a Contractors State
Licensing Board ID Upon Recycling Mercury Thermostats.
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
has placed additional requirements on C-20 HVAC and C-21
Demolition contractors and business collecting waste mercury
thermostats through manufacturer sponsored program(s).
PennBarry Selects Hercules
Industries, Inc. as Representative in Colorado and Wyoming.
PennBarry, a leading manufacturer of ventilation solutions,
today announced Hercules Industries, Inc. as their new
representative in the states of Colorado and Wyoming,
effective May 2013.
tekmar Control Systems to Build
BACnet Communication Protocol into HVAC Systems.
Values connection with BACnet International to facilitate
building managers access and control of their HVAC systems.
REGEN Energy Inc. Announces Strategic Agreement with
REGEN Energy Inc.™, developer of the patented wireless Swarm
Energy Management™ electrical demand management and dynamic
load control technology, announces a new agreement with
Carrier, the world's leader in high technology heating,
air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions.
Smith Heating and Air Conditioning
Stays in the Zone
With Sage 100 Contractor.
Over the years, the company has benefited from the product’s
evolution. The solution has become its complete business
management system, helping with contracts, project
management, engineering, estimating, service management and
Tjernlund Ventilation Products Join Lineup of HVAC Supplies
Among the products now offered are basement ventilation
fans, draft inducers (including wood stove draft inducer),
crawl space fans, duct booster fans, and radon mitigation
Linear Announces Copper Cop, Simple Solution to Protect
HVAC against Metal Theft. Easy to install with
multiple levels of security, Copper Cop is a powerful
deterrent against metal thieves targeting industrial HVAC
Web-enabled Thermostat Systems Can Save Churches Substantial
Money on Energy Costs. According to Energy
Star®, the two systems that account for the largest portion
of energy usage in churches are the lighting and heating and
DealNet stock gains as the company builds its HVAC financing
Shares of DealNet Capital Corp. (CNSX:DLS) rose more
than 11% Wednesday following on the heels of its One Dealer
subsidiary signing a preliminary deal for a joint marketing
program with an undisclosed "large" North American heating,
ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) distributor last
Coleman’s New Echelon™ zoning Communicating Control achieves
temperature and humidity setpoints. A new zoning
Echelon™ Communicating Control from the Coleman® brand of
Johnson Controls, the global leader in building efficiency,
provides up to six zones of temperature and humidity control
from a single zone panel.
Poised to Set High Bar in Plumbing, Heating and Cooling as New
President of PHCC-ORSB.
Scott Harrison, the owner of Orange County plumbing
company Scott Harrison Plumbing is the newly appointed
president of PHCC (Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors)
Association of Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino
A 60-Week Customer Care Program will be Unveiled at Nexstar®
Network’s 20th Anniversary Super Meeting. At
the event, Nexstar will unveil a 60-Week Customer Care
Program, with specific for plumbing, hvac and electrical
Honeywell Eliminating Inventory Of Certain Ozone-depleting
Materials, Selling Resulting Emission Reduction Credits.
Partnering with MGM Innova to sell resulting greenhouse gas
credits for California’s cap-and-trade program; sale of
credits to offset costs of destroying refrigerants.
Tecogen Inc. and Ilios Dynamics Sign Distribution Agreement with Air Treatment
Corporation for Southern California.
Air Treatment is committed to offering technology solutions
that enhance both energy and water efficiency in both the
HVAC and refrigeration markets.
Rebel is the First to Meet DOE Rooftop Unit Challenge.
Rooftop Unit Delivers 60-70 Percent Energy Savings for
Tracking Increases Productivity for the HVAC and Plumbing
Tracking platform and its reporting functionality has proven to
help improve all areas of its HVAC and plumbing customers’ fleet
operations while reducing overhead costs such as fuel,
maintenance, payroll and insurance.
Gustave A. Larson Company Signs EcoSmart Energy Management
Technology Distribution Agreement with Telkonet, Inc.
The distribution agreement provides the Gustave A.
Larson Company with access to the complete EcoSmart energy
management solution; a suite of products that has already
been deployed in well over 200,000 rooms.
Reduce Inrush &
Light Flicker caused by Compressor Cycling!
Superior Technology & Supplies Corp. introduces the new
1P100-ST soft start. IntegraPower is the only specially
engineered SCR Soft Start that will meet mandatory Rule 2
compliance for Maui County or other Municipalities that
require limiting Inrush below 100 AMPS.
Centrotherm Eco Systems InnoFlue
Now the 1st UL-1738 Listed Polymeric Vent System in North America