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The Home Depot Foundation Expands Trades Training Initiatives with Path to Pro Scholarship Program

The Home Depot Foundation is expanding its $50 million trades training commitment with the launch of the Path to Pro scholarship program to train the next generation of skilled tradespeople. The scholarship program will grant $250,000 in financial assistance to high school seniors and graduates entering or currently enrolled in building construction trade programs. Scholarships will be awarded by The Home Depot Foundation’s nonprofit partner,SkillPointe Foundation, and will be selected based on requirements including: Candidate… Read More

Munch’s Supply Acquires New Hampshire-based API of NH and Delta T

Munch’s Supply (the “Company”), a leading Midwest-based heating, ventilation and air conditioning (“HVAC”) distributor has acquired API of NH and Delta T including its eight branches servicing New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine and Vermont. This will expand the Company’s geographic footprint to 42 locations serving 16 states. Bob Munch CEO ofMunch’s Supply “We are excited to expand our company’s presence in the Northeast,” said Munch’s CEO Bob Munch. “As I got to know… Read More

Southern HVAC® Acquires Dial Plumbing and Air Conditioning

Southern HVAC Corporation announces the acquisition of Dial Plumbing and Air Conditioning, which provides residential and light commercial plumbing, heating, air conditioning, ventilation and gas services in Volusia and Brevard counties. Bryan Benak, CEO of Southern HVAC with Steve Packard, Owner of Dial Plumbing and Air Conditioning Dial Plumbing and Air Conditioning, established in 1967, will continue to provide the same great plumbing and air conditioning services they are known for throughout Florida’s space coast,… Read More

American Air Filter (AAF) Flanders Reaches 100-year Milestone

A hundred years ago, as the world was recovering from the Spanish flu pandemic, Bill Reed developed and manufactured his original commercial air filter in Louisville, Ky. Today, Reed’s idea has grown into the world’s largest manufacturer of air filtration solutions. In April 2016, American Air Filter Co. Inc., (AAF International), acquired Flanders Corp., to form AAF Flanders. With production, warehousing and distribution facilities in 22 countries across four continents, AAF International, a subsidiary of… Read More

Maintenance Plans: Your Secret for Year-Round Success by Katie Conigliaro, Excerpted from CE News

If you’re not currently offering an HVAC maintenance plan as part of your services, now is the time to consider implementing this option for your residential and/or commercial HVAC clients. By having a better understanding of the benefits of HVAC maintenance plans and what should be included in one, you can more confidently offer them to clients. What Are HVAC Maintenance Plans? An HVAC maintenance plan is a service contract that allows clients to… Read More

ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Releases Updated Airborne Transmission Guidance

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force released an updated, unequivocal statement on the airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in buildings. ASHRAE has released the following statement: “Airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 is significant and should be controlled. Changes to building operations, including the operation of heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems, can reduce airborne exposures.” It replaces the April 2020 statement that said airborne transmission was “sufficiently likely” that airborne precautions should be taken. At that time both,… Read More