Even PBS NewsHour is talking about the labor shortage in skilled trades like HVAC/R. The shortage has been an ever-growing problem for contractors and technical colleges alike and is starting to get more mainstream news coverage, with articles on the Read More ›
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By 2021, the commercial HVAC market is expected to be worth about $12.3 billion, growing 3.3 percent annually from now until then, according to a new study by Cleveland-based research firm The Freedonia Group. The commercial market makes up 58% Read More ›
The EPA has recently added new record-keeping requirements to their Section 608 Refrigerant Management Program, among other changes. The requirements apply to any appliance containing 5-50 pounds of refrigerant. According to Jeremy Arling, refrigerants team lead in the EPA’s stratospheric Read More ›
It’s no secret that skilled trade industries, including HVAC/R, are experiencing a serious labor shortage. With more and more qualified technicians nearing retirement and a much smaller amount of young people entering the industry, it’s more difficult than ever to Read More ›
The term “smart home” triggers a variety of responses in people — confusion, excitement, dread, wonder. This is especially true for those in the HVAC industry, which has an important, yet still developing role in the future of smart home Read More ›