Johnson Controls Holds Inaugural Women in HVAC Event

In 1974, Penny Yonan Padgett was asked by a friend to fill in for her as a receptionist at an HVAC company. Forty-four years later, she is still in the industry, having worked her way up to territory manager for YORK® and another manufacturing division of U.S. Air Conditioning Distributors. “I was one of the pioneers,” said Yonan Padgett. “HVAC is my life and my passion.” Lisa Connors started her career as a mechanical engineer… Read More

Winsupply Names 11 Manufacturers Vendors of the Year

Winsupply Inc., one of the nation’s largest wholesalers, named its 2017 Vendors of the Year at the company’s biannual Strategic Planning Meetings and Vendor Showcase awards dinner held at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville. More than 1,400 guests from Winsupply and its manufacturing partners attended the special ceremony. Champion Heating and Cooling group receiving the HVAC Vendor of the Year from WinSupply. The… Read More

Tower Tech is Advancing Technology to Meet the Needs of an Ever-changing Environment

At the annual AHR Expo in Chicago, Illinois, Tower Tech introduced a new Split Cell cooling tower.  The innovative Split Cell design enables any modular size cooling tower to be utilized at a reduced cooling load using simple motor controls.  The Split Cell tower eliminates the conventional multiple tower installation that was required to accommodate summer and winter loads by isolating cells to maintain the minimum thermal requirements to operate in freezing conditions. Tower Tech’s… Read More

CenterPoint Energy Urges Customers to be On Alert for Potential Utility Scams

In response to rash of utility scams targeting customers around the country, CenterPoint Energy is calling for extra vigilance. Posing as utility company employees, scammers are using multiple tactics to tell customers they are behind on their bills and have a short time to make a payment or their service will be shut off at the meter. Don’t fall victim to utility scam phone calls, emails or text messages from individuals claiming to represent CenterPoint… Read More