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Rees Scholarship Foundation Awards $65,000 to Aid Aspiring HVACR Technicians

The Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), and the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), announced on January 10, 2019, scholarship awards totaling $65,000 to 39 students, including five military veteran program recipients, studying to become technicians in the HVACR and water heating industry. Stephen Yurek “We are pleased to award scholarships to these qualified and dedicated students and veterans, and we… Read More

Congressman Scott Peters to be Featured in Upcoming HARDI Documentary for Workforce Recruitment

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) has announced Congressman Scott Peters, D-Calif., as having a feature in HARDI’s upcoming workforce recruitment documentary. Congressman Scott Peters, D-California Peters co-sponsored H.R. 2353, the bipartisan Strengthening Careers and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which was signed into law by President Trump on July 31, 2018. “What I’ve seen is that there are a lot of high-paying jobs that do take training, but they don’t require… Read More

Precise Air Systems Relies on Venstar’s Explorer Mini for Affordable Title 24 Thermostat

Venstar® recently announced that its Explorer® Mini Wi-Fi® thermostat is being used by Los Angeles-based Precise Air Systems to help its customers manage their energy usage and costs. One of the lowest-priced California Title 24* Wi-Fi thermostats, Explorer Mini is just 3.2 inches wide by 3.2 inches high and less than an inch deep, making it a perfect fit for Precise Air’s residential customers, which are primarily apartment complexes. “We were challenged to find… Read More

CASE STUDY: Venstar’s Skyport Cloud Services Gives Queirolo’s Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Remote Control of Customers’ Wi-Fi Thermostats to Help Manage Energy Usage and Costs

Venstar® recently announced that its Skyport® Cloud Services is being used by Stockton, Calif.-based Queirolo’s Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. to remotely control its customers’ ColorTouch® and Explorer® Wi-Fi® thermostats, helping customers manage their energy usage and costs. Founded in 1954, Queirolo’s provides HVAC services to residential and commercial customers, including retail stores, schools, office buildings and IT rooms. “With 258 sunny days per year in Stockton, having reliable air conditioning is essential. Having… Read More

SPX Cooling Technologies to Highlight Aftermarket Cooling Tower Components and Training at Mechanical Service Contractors of America Education Conference

SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc., a full-line, full-service industry leader in the design and manufacture of evaporative cooling towers and air-cooled heat exchangers, will showcase Marley® cooling tower components and promote the company’s service contractor training series – “Marley School of Cool” – at the Mechanical Service Contractors of America (MSCA) Education Conference from Oct. 21-24, 2018, in Huntington Beach, CA. SPX Cooling Technologies booth #26 will feature cooling tower components including Marley MBX fill and… Read More

Samsung Ignites Change

Shearer Supply team Samsung HVAC invigorated the energy from their previous year’s Annual Partner Summit focused on Changing the Comfort Zone to reveal the manufacturer’s strategy to Ignite Change. Samsung hosted a diverse crowd of 300 business partners in Dallas, Texas, to recognize exceptional business performance, develop key relationships and communicate the future of Samsung HVAC America. Samsung recognized exemplary wholesale distributor partners, commercial spec and plan representative partners, and an exceptional Samsung residential dealer… Read More