The labor shortage in the skilled trades has turned the search for new talent into a treasure hunt. However, the fact remains that employment of HVACR technicians and installers is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations, per the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of…

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In 2010, a major British supermarket chain called Waitrose published its Carbon Plan, which documented the company’s long-term plan to reduce its stores’ carbon emissions. A key part of this plan was to change refrigerants. Waitrose switched to low GWP (Global Warming Potential) Opteon™ XP40 refrigerant, with the full support of Chemours, in one of its…

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Air conditioning has undergone many reincarnations and innovations over time, and national opinion has changed alongside it. President Franklin D. Roosevelt famously hated air conditioning, U.S. senators were alarmed by it, and many citizens felt it was too good to be true. But it was Willis Haviland Carrier, often called the father of air conditioning for…

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  Ever wonder how people in warm and temperate climates survived the summer before modern air conditioning equipment was developed? Well, it depends on location, and creative architecture was often involved. Click here to read more

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Crescent Parts & Equipment (CPE) now handles a variety of residential and commercial Lochinvar water heaters. Known for its high-efficiency products, Lochinvar has a long history of providing the best water heaters in the industry. As always, all products sold by CPE come with our outstanding customer service. Follow the link below for more Lochinvar…

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