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 […]

June 21, 2019

The Ecobee 5 is Here

Ecobee has just released the all-new, ecobee SmartThermostat Pro. The ecobee 5 looks similar to the past thermostat models but is equipped with advanced technology for clearer connectivity. With a five-year warranty, you can guarantee that this thermostat functions with the high-quality connectivity that your homeowner is looking for. Advancements of the ecobee 5 include: […]

June 7, 2019

Summer Safety Tips

Across the HVAC industry, summer is the busiest and most profitable season. As the days get busier, it is increasingly important to prioritize safety first. Learn how to beat the heat this summer with our Summer Safety Tips: Beat the heat! Extreme weather conditions are a huge concern for HVAC technicians. Many days are spent […]

May 31, 2019

FER Regulations

FER efficiency standards are created by the Department of Energy regarding the energy rating of residential and commercial fans. The DOE issues furnace fan requirements to ensure that manufacturers are producing fans that operate at optimal efficiency. FER standards require a 40% in reduction in electrical consumption. Why are FER standards important? The goal of […]

April 24, 2019

Vendor Spotlight: MARS

MARS is a trusted brand in the HVAC industry. They are committed to being a comprehensive supplier of commercial and residential HVAC motors and components. Products include: Motors: MARS manufactures a vast number of motors that are suitable for any residential or commercial job you encounter. Along with the motor itself, they carry bearings, brackets, […]