Daikin Names Harrison Energy Partners as Service Alliance Provider

In 2017, Daikin announced its new relationship with Harrison Energy Partners (HEP), the largest commercial and industrial HVAC firm in Arkansas, as the authorized manufacturer’s representative in central, northwest and western Arkansas, eastern Oklahoma, and Oklahoma City. Effective immediately, Daikin Applied is pleased to extend that relationship, making HEP the Service Alliance Provider in Oklahoma City and the surrounding region. As a Service Alliance Provider, HEP is now authorized and responsible for responding to customers’… Read More

How VR is Reshaping the HVAC Industry

By Kevin Burns Ever since rudimentary HVAC systems were invented by ancient civilizations in places like Greece, Egypt, and China, humanity has pursued different ways to improve the way in which we heat and cool our businesses and homes. The first American air conditioning system was invented in 1904, and since then there have been vast improvements in HVAC thanks to improved coolants, more efficient construction methods, and more environmentally-friendly materials. Additionally, more… Read More

ZAP Consulting Expands HVAC Division

ZAP Consulting, already performing electronics inspections nationwide, entered the HVAC market in 2013 to assist Florida-based clients with air conditioning claims. Since then, ZAP’s certified technicians have covered the southeast with fair and quick HVAC equipment evaluations. Jason Rankin, ZAP Consulting CEO and founder This division, now reborn as HVAC Consulting, is ready to ease the commercial and residential claim process across 13 states – new to the map for 2018: Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana,… Read More

Statement of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute on Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), which represents manufacturers of heating, air conditioning, commercial refrigeration, and water heating products and equipment, is disappointed in the decision just announced by President Trump to impose additional tariffs on steel and aluminum. As we made clear in letters to the President, and to Commerce Secretary Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer, AHRI does not support additional tariffs on steel and aluminum due to their impact on manufacturers and… Read More