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The Cultivated Exit

If someone showed up on your doorstep today with an offer to buy your business, would you listen? What number would it take to continue the conversation? The eventual transition of your business may be the most significant financial transaction of your life. Brian Simon There is a 100% certainty that you will exit your business–maybe by choice, maybe by circumstances beyond your control–and there are only three ways out: you can sell it to… Read More

In Memoriam Robert Gene Dello Russo June 29, 1950 – June 4, 2021

Bob Dello Russo passed away on June 4th at the age of 70. Bob Dello Russo Bob is survived by his wife of 48 years Diane, his children Tracy Collins and Kelly Michalewski; 6 grandchildren, Ava, Brody, Addison, Landon, Logan, and Brooklyn; his brother William Dello Russo, two sisters Rosemary Brogna and Jeanette Dalrymple; as well as many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father Edward Dello Russo, mother Lena Dello… Read More

Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US CEO Joins Industry Leaders for White House Virtual Roundtable

Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US (METUS) Chief Executive Officer, Mark Kuntz, was among the top executives from building and construction industries convened this week by the Biden administration for a virtual roundtable discussion about the equitable decarbonization of residential and commercial buildings across the country. Mark Kuntz , (METUS)Chief Executive Officer The event, titled “Accelerating Building Decarbonization: A White House Roundtable with Government & Industry,” took place Monday, May 17 as part of the… Read More

Kurt’s AC & Heat Installs Donated YORK® HVAC System in Home Gifted to Purple Heart Veteran

On April 29, Kurt’s AC & Heat and YORK® Factory Direct partnered with Building Homes for Heroes during a Welcome Home ceremony in Ocklawaha, FL., for Army Specialist James Lipscomb. During a mission in Iraq, Specialist Lipscomb was injured when his truck hit an IED. He suffers from degenerative joint disease, PTSD and a traumatic brain injury. For his service to his country, Specialist Lipscomb was awarded a Purple Heart. Welcome Home for Army Specialist… Read More

National Ground Water Association to Highlight Vapor Intrusion Risk Assessment and Research in Special Issue of Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation

The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) announced a focus issue of its research publication Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation (GWMR) will be published this month on advances in vapor intrusion risk assessment. Vapor intrusion occurs when vapor-forming chemicals from subsurface sources, such as groundwater, migrate into buildings above the subsurface source. While vapor intrusion was first largely researched as a pathway for radon exposure in the 1980s, vapor-forming chemicals can include many volatile organic compounds such… Read More

AHRI Releases March 2021 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 925,031 units in March 2021, up 8.6 percent from 851,939 units shipped in March 2020. U.S. shipments of air conditioners increased 5.4 percent, to 576,646 units, up from 546,992 units shipped in March 2020. U.S. shipments of air-source heat pumps increased 14.2 percent, to 348,385 units, up from 304,947 units shipped in March 2020. Read More