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September 3, 2019

Google and Nest Have Merged: Here’s What You Should Know

Nest and the Google smart home team have been working together since last year and they recently announced a merge to a single brand, aptly named Google Nest. All the smart home gadgets will now be a part of Google Nest including smart displays, smart speakers, Chromecast streamers, Google Wi-Fi products, thermostats and cameras. There […]

September 3, 2019

Ecobee Training Videos

Ecobee has created a series of videos to outline the features, benefits and installation of the new SmartThermostat Pro. A five minute video outlines the features and benefits of the SmartThermostat Pro with voice control. Watch it here. To see how to install the SmartThermostat Pro with voice control on a forced air system click […]

July 26, 2019

Protecting HVAC Systems With The MARS Surge Protective Device

Find out why installing a MARS surge protective device is essential to protecting your customer’s HVAC system from threats they may not even be aware of. Everyday household appliances such as a dehumidifier, microwave or garbage disposal cause voltage spikes that are absorbed by other appliances like the HVAC system. Over time, these spikes damage […]

July 16, 2019

Qualities of a Contractor

If you have been in the industry long enough, you have learned that being an HVAC contractor takes hard work both physically and mentally. Not only are working faithfully in extreme weather conditions and tight crawlspaces, you must come face to face with difficult customers on a regular basis. The ACHR News has taken the […]

July 15, 2019

Beat the Burnout

This season, ACHR News has provided tips for how to avoid technician burnout as heat waves continue to hit regions all across the country. Check out the following tips on how to alleviate the summer frenzy and raise staff morale: Manage Staffing Solutions. Throughout the summer months, contractors are struggling to balance customer demand, increased […]