CE Appoints Mel Velez South Florida General Manager

Carrier Enterprise (CE) has announced the appointment of Mel Velez to the position of South Florida General Manager. He reports to CE Florida President Jeff Hoffman and is responsible for overseeing and supporting sales and operations functions for the seven CE Sales Centers in the South Florida region. Mel Velez A New York native, Mel earned a BA degree in Economics and played football at Columbia University in New York City and received his MBA… Read More

Comfortmaker, Heil and Tempstar Introduce Ion: A New Smart Thermostat to Complement Premium Climate Control Solutions

Comfortmaker Heating and Cooling Products, Heil Heating and Cooling Products and Tempstar Heating and Cooling Products are pleased to introduce their Ion system control, a new smart thermostat for their top-tier products that provides improved aesthetics and enhanced efficiency for variable-speed air conditioners and heat pumps. Comfortmaker, Heil and Tempstar are a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The Ion thermostat provides homeowners with a smartphone-inspired… Read More

Economic Electric Motors Announces Haier Factory Training Class

Economic Electric Motors will be hosting a Haier factory technical training class at their Boynton Beach location on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Topics include an introduction to Haier ductless, a discussion of the technology and the product lineup. The detailed technical training covers proper installation and startup procedures including pipe flaring, pressure testing with nitrogen, drawing a vacuum, wiring and how to charge a system. Systemoperation and control, troubleshooting,… Read More

In Memoriam: Mike Howell 1951-2018

Contributed by Jeanene Miller, Sr. VP of Marketing, Baker Distributing On July 3, 2018, Mike Howell lost his battle with cancer. Mike was a loyal and dedicated employee of Baker Distributing in Jacksonville, Florida, for 50 years. Mike Howell Mike held many positions with Baker over the years including Store Manager, Territory Manager and Commercial Refrigeration Sales in Jacksonville and the surrounding areas. Most recently Mike was able to use his vast knowledge… Read More