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AIRSYS COM4T Wall Mount Units

Many of you who attended the HARDI Annual Conference held in New Orleans at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in December of 2019 may remember visiting the AIRSYS booth at the trade show and meeting Dr. David Gorman. You would remember him because Dr. Dave enjoys talking about wall mount air conditioners and especially the COM4T Inverter Driven Heat Pump manufactured by AIRSYS. Marcus Hamaker, Matt Lindstrum, Dave Gorman and Steven Brock at the AIRSYS booth. Read More

Bizarro World

By Danny Keating, Director of the Louisiana/Mississippi HVAC Insider Am I the only person who feels like I have been sent to Bizarro World? The definition of Bizarro World being “A world where everything is the exact opposite. Up is down, first is last, good is bad, wrong is right, white is black, logical is illogical, giving is taking, insanity is sane, liberty is tyranny, and vice versa. It’s a place where literally, the sky… Read More

Remembering Tom Butcher of Butcher Distributors

Thomas Butcher, one of Butcher Distributors’ founding members, passed away on May 25, 2020, at the age of 93. Tom was a wonderful husband and father, astute businessman, and friend to many. His wonderful sense of humor and love of Lafayette history provided for many laughs and entertaining stories. Tom served in the Merchant Marines and later received degrees from SLI (UL Lafayette) and LSU in Baton Rouge. Tom Butcher In 1949, he and his… Read More

CenterPoint Energy Red River Balloon Rally Converts Summer Festival into Safe Overflight

The fifth annual CenterPoint Energy Red River Balloon Rally, presented by the Louisiana Office of Tourism, converted their popular summer festival event into a safe, picturesque overflight for the Shreveport-Bossier community to enjoy from the comfort of their homes or the seat of their cars, June 12-13. The overflight edition of the Balloon Rally will consisted of nearly 12 local and regional balloons sailing over various neighborhoods in the Shreveport-Bossier area. “I remember reintroducing the… Read More

Something to Ponder on National HVAC Technicians Day

(Editor’s Note – Special thanks to Mr. Rick Kincel for contributing this month’s Editorial) By Rick Kincel I installed my first central system with my father in 1975 and after a stint in the Air Force, I have been working in the industry since 1978. The one thing that has always been in the back of my mind is our job titles. We did not get a cool name like Electrician, or Hydronic specialist. We… Read More

EVAPCO Names Three New Sales Representatives in the South

EVAPCO, Inc. has grown their Southern US business, so much so that it’s taken a single territory and split it into three regions. The three new sales representative firms are: Jackson, MS-based Hydronic Technology, Inc.; serving the Jackson, MS area; Mid-South Equipment Sales & Services LLC, serving New Orleans; and Shreveport, LA-based Mechanical Concepts LLC, serving Shreveport and Northern Louisiana. Hydronic Technology is led by Scott Dees. The team at Mid-South is led by Shelly… Read More