From the Outside In

By Jim Haney Happy 2018 and get ready for business as it used to be. I myself welcome all the crumbs of money our President throws our way. Optimism reigns. Jim Haney The economic environment for HVACR demand seems to be very good. Consumer confidence is high, and stories of homes selling quickly are common. Employment growth persists, and wages are improving. This Goldilocks scenario is very similar to the high points from last year… Read More

HARDI to Hold HR Workshop

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) will be holding a Human Resources workshop at the HARDI headquarters April 18-19 in Columbus, Ohio. This comprehensive two-day session will be led by Pam Krivda, HARDI’s HR Consultant. Krivda is also a practicing labor law attorney whose team facilitates HARDI’s HR Consulting Services available to members. “There are many constantly-moving parts in the HR world, and it’s important for HR professionals to stay current through training workshops,”… Read More

SRS Enterprises and R. Williamson & Assoc. Win Berner Int’l “Rep of the Year” Awards

Berner International, LLC, New Castle, Pa., the leading U.S. manufacturer and innovator of air curtains, announced manufacturer representatives SRS Enterprises, Middletown, N.J., and R. Williamson & Associates LLC, Skokie, Ill., received the company’s “Rep of the Year–2017” in the buy/resell and commission reps categories, respectively. The awards were presented at the International Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo 2017) Jan. 22 in Chicago. Michael Coscarelli with Berner Int’l, Scott Williamson and Rob Williamson with… Read More

Bard Manufacturing Introduces FUSION-TEC Wall-Mount: The Next Generation of Innovation in Free Cooling

The Bard Manufacturing Company introduced their FUSION-TEC™ wall-mount combination DAC (Direct Air Control) economizer/air conditioner at the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), (#AHR2018). “The FUSION-TEC innovation is a peak-efficiency economizer with an ultra-high efficiency air conditioning system wrapped around it, thereby maximizing free cooling opportunities,” stated Paul Quigley, senior vice president of sales and marketing. “Our factory-installed DAC economizer is at the heart of the FUSION-TEC innovation. Our clients are shocked when they learn the FUSION-TEC… Read More