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BDR Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Business Development Resources (BDR), a leading provider of business coaching and training services for HVAC and plumbing contractors in the United States and Canada, is proud to announce its 20th anniversary. BDR helps customers increase the profitability and efficiency of their businesses to prime by offering a variety of personalized coaching and training services tailored to the needs of contractors, distributors, and manufacturers. BDR Staff Founded in 1998 by Bruce Wiseman and Barry Burnett in… Read More
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Emerson Completes First Phase of Multimillion-dollar Compressor Plant Investment

Emerson recently announced it has completed the first phase of upgrades to its plant in Rushville, Ind., totaling nearly $8 million. The upgrades began in 2015 and have allowed the company to enhance its Copeland® compressor remanufacturing capabilities while strengthening its OEM manufacturing operations. Since 2013, Emerson has invested $13 million in the plant. Since 2015, Emerson has installed three Okuma machining centers with an auto-load system for remanufacturing, converted to cellular assembly with various… Read More
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5 Signs Your HVAC Company Needs a Digital Upgrade

By Gabe Pinchev New technology can be intimidating. This is even more true for many HVAC contracting companies who operate off tradition and legacy – this is how I was taught to manage projects, so this is how I’ll keep managing projects. Gabe Pinchev Nonetheless, it’s obvious that adopting new technology, software, and apps can greatly benefit contractors – especially HVAC businesses. As we enter the heat waves of summer, or look forward to the… Read More
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Hawkins HVAC Distributors Incorporated Celebrates Charlotte North Carolina Grand Opening

It was a huge turnout with over 150 attendees and 30 vendors for Hawkins Distributors celebrating the Grand Opening of their new 13,000 square foot Charlotte location on September 11, 2018. Joe Hawkins and Dick Dickson have a long professional history in the HVAC/R industry and a great reputation for providing contractors with all their needs. Hawkins HVAC Distributos Inc. located in Charlotte,North Carolina Joe and Dick, along with their knowledgeable and friendly staff,… Read More
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Milwaukee Launches New Additions to Personal Lighting Lineup

The leading jobsite lighting provider in the industry, Milwaukee Tool, continues to expand their rapidly-growing Personal Lighting family of products with the addition of four new trade-focused solutions. The line-up includes two new rechargeable lights – a USB Rechargeable ROVER™ Pivoting Flood Light and a USB Rechargeable Pivoting Flashlight. Also included are two non-rechargeable products – a ROVER™ Magnetic Flood Light and a 325L Focusing Flashlight (available with and without holster). “When we first launched… Read More
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Ellsworth’s Heating and Cooling Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Ellsworth’s Heating and Cooling, located at 1905 North Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers, FL 33903, is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. Ellsworth’s Heating and Cooling Warehouse ManagerCarl Pinault, (12 years with company) President Will Barnesand Service Manager Jack McKinley (22 years with company). Ellsworth’s Heating & Cooling was founded in 1968, making it one of the oldest air conditioning companies in the tri-county area. Started as a one-man operation by George Ellsworth… Read More
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