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Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems Announces Dealer of the Year

Bryant 2020 Dealer of the Year, Family Heating, left to right: Richard Fletcher, Rick Center, Randy Ponson, David Fowler, Sonya Fowler, Kelly Harvey, and Michael Hopkins. Family Heating and Air of Pensacola, Florida has been named the 2020 Bryant Dealer of the Year, the highest honor a Bryant dealer can receive. Each year, this award recognizes the company whose hard work, expertise and business acumen have helped them to stand out as a leader in… Read More

Tyler Peaden Manufactures Hand Sanitizer to Meet Critical Community Need

Tyler Peaden, an employee of Rytman Supply in Crestview, Florida, was asked to help his community and he came through! In his spare time, Tyler is co-owner of Peaden Brothers Distillery in Crestview, Florida. He and his brother make craft whiskey and when hand sanitizer was in short supply in Crestview, they were asked to help. Tyler Peaden Already having government approval to produce a hand sanitizer, they literally started a new business overnight. They… Read More

College HVAC Teacher Gets Creative During Challenging Times

By Lisa Singleton-Rickman Staff Writer, TimesDaily Note: this article is republished with permission from TimesDaily of Florence, Alabama. Northwest-Shoals Community College’s Power5 Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Apprenticeship Program instructor has taken a challenging time and turned it into a teaching time through technology. A Northwest-Shoals Community College Power5 HVAC student in the foreground talks with his instructor, Randy Corsbie, via FaceTime. (Courtesy photo) Randy Corsbie leads the program that began in January and wasn’t… Read More

Thinking Out Loud: Taking Action or Continued Patience?

I have been thinking a lot about what is going on today and which course of action might be the better choice… taking immediate action or continue being patient? Bruce Heberle In doing some research, I came up with 8 benefits of action and 8 benefits of patience. Benefits of Action:                 Gets results Stops some from complaining Helps overcome fears Develops new skills Improves confidence Boosts satisfaction Minimizes regrets Inspires others… Read More

Mingledorff’s Holds Training Events in the Gulf Coast Region

Mingledorf’s Inc. recently held a service seminar titled: Autopsy of a Scroll Compressor at their Loxley, Alabama location on Wednesday March 11, 2020. Over 40 technicians attended the seminar put on by Harold Nelson. The manager of the Loxley facility, Tommy Dallas, branch manager, was very pleased with the attendance. The service seminar in Pensacola had a huge turnout. On Thursday, March 12, 2020, the Pensacola branch held a training event titled ‘Do you manage… Read More

Mingledorff’s Tech Service Tips: Evacuation and Dehydration Methods

By Bubba Moore, Technical Services Manager, Southeast District Evacuation techniques are meant to remove air and moisture trapped in a refrigeration system. Air takes up space in the refrigeration system and causes reduced heat transfer plus erratic operations. On the other hand, moisture in the refrigerant system can freeze-up and block refrigerant flow. Moisture also combines with the oil and refrigerant to form acids and sludge, which can cause system damage or failure. There are… Read More