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Contractors on the Pandemic: Positive Signs One Year Later

After a challenging year resulting from the global pandemic that hit full force in March 2020, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) reports that – one year later – there are signs that conditions are improving. A contractor sentiment survey conducted by PHCC finds that 84% of respondents rank the continuing impact of COVID-19 on their businesses as having either a “low” or “medium” impact compared to 57% in spring 2020, when PHCC first began tracking… Read More

Certificate of Inactivation Effect of UVC GENERATOR of Haier Air Conditioner on the Novel Coronavirus

QINGDAO, Mar.19, 2021– Haier Air Conditioning announced that Texcell S.A. (*1), the global research organisation, has confirmed that Haier UVC GENERATOR inactivates 99.998% of Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) within their sealed test facilities. The test target was to assess the effects of UVC GENERATOR in inhibiting novel coronavirus instead of the performance of air conditioner unit with UVC GENERATOR. In November 2020, Haier Air Conditioning initiated an official cooperation with Texcell S.A. to conduct tests… Read More

Lincoln Tech CEO Addresses Education Technology Conference

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ: LINC) announced that President and CEO Scott Shaw was a featured speaker at Landmark Ventures’ Social Innovation Summit that was held on Wednesday, March 17th at 1pm EDT. The webinar, “EdTech: One Pandemic Year Later,” examined transformations in education technology in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Scott Shaw, President and CEO of Lincoln EducationalServices Corporation “Over the last 12 months, we’ve seen tremendous shifts in how our sector… Read More

DLX-N High Output, Dual UV-C Fixture Disinfects Moving Airstreams; Can Inactivate the SARS-CoV-2 Virus

The DLX-N™ high output NEMA-4 ultraviolet fixture from UV Resources efficiently and affordably inactivates pathogens – including the SARS-CoV-2 virus – on surfaces and in airstreams. The dual, high-output UV-C fixture delivers the necessary germicidal dose to inactivate pathogens in virtually any airstream and its NEMA-4 outdoor rating makes installation possible on any exterior return, supply or exhaust duct. The DLX-N™high output, dual lampultraviolet NEMA-4 fixture from UV Resources efficiently disinfects HVAC/R airstreams, cooling coils. Read More

Pinnacol Urges HVAC Employers to Take Safety Precautions to Protect HVAC Employees

As businesses make ventilation improvements to reduce transmission of COVID-19, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) work has become essential to the community response. Colorado’s largest workers’ compensation insurer, Pinnacol Assurance, urges HVAC employers to take precautions to reduce employee exposure to aerosols and droplets that can spread the virus. While HVAC employees are critical to fighting COVID-19 and helping Coloradans remain safe, they’re often overlooked as essential to the COVID-19 response. The Centers for… Read More

CoolSys Creates Relief Fund to Support Employees Impacted by Covid-19, Natural Disasters and Emergencies

CoolSys has created a relief fund to provide financial support for employees during the pandemic and other unexpected life challenges. Initially created to help employees who were furloughed due to COVID-19, the CoolSys Cares Employee Relief Fund has now been expanded to assist employees who are financially impacted by a natural or manmade disaster or unexpected military deployment. Adam Coffey, CEO CoolSys “At CoolSys, our greatest asset is our employees. Throughout… Read More