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Jackson Systems, LLC Welcomes New Team Members

Jackson Systems New Team Members

Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 -- Jackson Systems, LLC, an Indiana-based, award-winning HVAC manufacturer, would like to welcome Kristie Burch and Mike Lee to their team as account managers, as well as the promotion of Chris Rush to Inside Sale Engineer.

In their new roles at Jackson Systems, Burch will be responsible for new business development, and Lee will be responsible for client retention and growth.

“We are excited about adding Kristie and Mike to our growing sales force. They give us the ability to reach out more frequently and intimately to our existing client base while simultaneously working on developing new business.

PexUniverse.com Announces the Addition of New HVAQ and Plumbing Product Lines to Their Extensive Inventory

PexUniverse Zurn

Wilkins Backflow Preventers are essential in protecting drinking water from cross contamination from non-potable sources as the result of back pressure. PexUniverse.com is now carrying seven different model series of backflow preventers in three categories which are reduced pressure principal assemblies, double check valves, pressure vacuum preventers and dual check vacuum preventers. There are several models to choose from in each group.

Murrieta AC and Heating Company Gives Back to Community With Volunteer Work

RNG Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning

Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 -- Seeking out a good, trustworthy plumbing and HVAC contractor can be nerve wracking. Finding honest service without being taken advantage of by a contractor just out to make money, is a valid concern.

“I want to give people who have been ripped off a good experience,” said Richard Griffin, owner of RNG Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning. He and his wife Donna, (co-owner and office manager), want to provide security and comfort for their customers when a plumbing or HVAC problem arises.

Coeur d’Alene Electrical Contractor Announces New Solutions to Protect Seniors at Home

Evergreen Electric & HVAC

Coeur d’Alene, ID (PRWEB) April 15, 2012 -- Eighty percent of elderly live in their own homes. Not surprisingly, according to AARP, 90 percent of seniors would like to stay there. However, many adult children worry with good reason about their parents living alone. Many seniors suffer from mobility issues. In fact, one-third of people age 65 and older will suffer a fall.

What can families do to keep their elderly loved ones safe? Of course, obstacles and risks such as stairs, rugs, and cooking hazards must be addressed. Homes can be retrofitted with universal design elements like grab bars, alternative counter heights, wider doorways, and ramps. Beyond that, personal emergency response systems (PERS) can help protect seniors and reassure caregivers.

Masco Home Services, Inc. and BASF Collaborate to Offer Program for Energy Efficient Homes

Masco Home Services

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masco Home Services, Inc. has announced that it has entered into collaboration with BASF Corporation on a new sustainable residential construction program – BEYOND Applied Building Science - that can help homebuilders construct homes that outperform conventional, code-built homes. The program combines high-performance BASF products and Masco Home Services' Environments For Living® program's advanced principles of building science into a program for builders that can benefit homebuyers.

The BEYOND Applied Building Science program is an initiative of the BASF Center for Building Excellence in North America that offers consulting, plan reviews and other services to assist builders in constructing homes that outperform conventional code-built homes. The program is offered in collaboration with Masco Home Services and its Environments For Living program, which provides testing and certification services for the BEYOND requirements, as well as home buyer marketing benefits including five-year limited guarantees* on heating and cooling energy use and comfort.

Eemax, Inc. Plans Expansion within Connecticut

Eemax, Inc. Expanding

OXFORD, CT – For nearly a quarter century, Eemax, Inc., (www.eemax.com), the market leader in commercial, industrial, and residential electric tankless water heaters, has grown both physically and in terms of sales. With further expansion anticipated, the company has outgrown its Oxford, CT, headquarters and is searching locally for larger facilities with hopes of moving by this September.

U.S. Rep Jim Himes (D-CT 4th District) recently paid a visit to the Eemax headquarters. Himes aggressively works to connect small businesses with government resources and strives to ensure that local businesses have access to the capital they need to invest in their operations. “Small businesses are the heart of our economy,” said Himes. “They create almost all of our new jobs and provide a daily demonstration of the entrepreneurial spirit.”

Eemax is a positive example of a successful and growing U.S.-based manufacturing facility. “Eemax exhibits true American spirit by manufacturing innovative ‘green’ products that save energy, water, time, space, and money,” said Congressman Himes. “Their high quality products create jobs because they are manufactured right here in our own backyard.”

Carrier Achieves Breakthrough with Industry's Highest Efficiency and Quietest Gas Furnace Models

Carrier Gas Furnace Models

INDIANAPOLIS, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier's latest innovations to its Infinity® 98 gas furnace line top the industry, providing consumers with the most efficient furnace and the quietest furnace in the industry. Carrier, the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

"The Infinity 98 fully modulating gas furnace, in the 60,000 Btuh, 5-ton size, is the most efficient gas furnace a consumer can buy with an Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) of 98.5 percent*," said John Gibbons, director of product and platform strategy, Carrier. "This means that 98.5 cents of every dollar spent on gas goes directly to heating the home. This is a tremendous accomplishment in the efficiency level and cost savings associated with gas furnaces, especially when standard furnaces typically waste 20 cents or more per dollar spent on heating costs." 

UTC Climate, Controls & Security Sells Its Fire and Security Branch Operations in the U.S.

United Technologies

FARMINGTON, Conn., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has closed on the sale of its fire and security branch operations in the U.S. to Comvest Investment Partners, a private equity fund of the Comvest Group. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of integrated building solutions, including heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems.

This business, with approximately $250 million in sales, 1,350 employees and 40 locations, was formed as a result of a roll-up of Red Hawk and a dozen other small U.S.-based businesses over the last several years.

"UTC Climate, Controls & Security is strategically reviewing its fire and security portfolio to focus on businesses with industry leadership, large scale and higher returns," said Geraud Darnis, president & CEO, UTC Climate, Controls & Security. "With this transaction, the U.S. fire and security branch network will be able to strengthen its operations and enhance its growth profile by taking advantage of Comvest's deep experience in the industry." 

Nortek Appoints David Smith Chairman of the Board

Nortek David Smith

PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nortek, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTK) a leading diversified global manufacturer of innovative, branded residential and commercial ventilation, HVAC and technology products, today announced that J. David Smith has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. Smith joined the Nortek board as an independent director and a member of the Compensation Committee in February 2010.

Erie’s Admiral Heating and Air Conditioning Knows the Value of Being Involved in the Community

Admiral Heating and Air Conditioning

Erie, PA (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 -- With nearly twenty years of experience in the HVAC business, David Fuchs started up his own business with siblings Amy and Jeremy. The family started, Admiral Heating and AC, a local family owned and operated business that proudly serves residential and commercial HVAC needs in the Erie Area.

Admiral recently completed a project where they provided and installed refrigeration equipment to Frankie and May Fresh Grocer, a 3,500 sq. ft. retail space in Erie, providing organic and locally grown produce. "As a family born and raised in Erie, as well as new business owners ourselves, we understand how vital support of local businesses truly is, and try to do everything we can in order to keep these efforts going. That is just one of the reasons we were so proud to be able to work on the Frankie and May Fresh Grocer Project, a business dedicated to patronizing all things local, from the farmers who grow our food, to the distributors that provide other goods and services,” said Amy Fuchs, owner of Admiral Heating and Air Conditioning.

Admiral Heating and AC, is a member of the Manufacturer Business Association, (MBA). They have local offices in Erie, Williamsport and Harrisburg and are dedicated to providing information and services to its members that will assist them in the pursuit of their business and community interests.

Baltimore, MD HVAC Company Launches Mobile Website

All Seasons Heating & Cooling

Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 -- All Seasons Heating & Cooling has launched its new mobile website and made it easier than ever to schedule an appointment on the go. This streamlined website, optimized for mobile devices and smart phones, makes finding information about All Seasons’ numerous residential and commercial services easy.

It’s simple to schedule a new furnace installation or air conditioner repair in Baltimore or Annapolis with All Seasons’ new website, which features a “click to call” button. It also includes a button that opens the map application on smart phones for directions to their location outside of Baltimore.

Their new easy-to-navigate mobile website features information about All Seasons’ numerous service areas in Baltimore and Annapolis such as Columbia, Ellicott City, Bowie, Glen Burnie, Owings Mills, Towson and more. Their mobile site also lists the many HVAC services that All Seasons’ offers including repair, replacement and installations for air conditioners, furnaces, humidifiers, commercial HVAC systems, heat pumps, dual fuel systems, air coils handlers, programmable thermostats, and ductless splits. There is a section on the mobile website that lists special deals. Currently, they are offering a 15-point Seasonal HVAC Inspection for only $79.

Cincinnati Air Conditioning Company Offers April Rebates

Rick’s Heating & Cooling Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 03, 2012 -- Rick’s Heating & Cooling, a Cincinnati air conditioning company, is offering a new monthly special just in time for the warm weather – a $200 discount on all new air conditioner installations. The guarantee applies to complete system packages only and is good through the end of the month.

Based in Morrow, OH, Rick’s Heating & Cooling has been providing heating and air conditioning service throughout Warren, Butler, Hamilton, Clermont and Clinton Counties and extended areas since 1986. The company prides itself on its commitment to its customers, and their April specials are a testament to this.

Company president Rick Martin says, “Once you become a Rick’s Heating & Cooling customer, you become a member of the Rick’s Heating & Cooling extended family. I tell my staff that our extended family members are the reason why we are in business so their satisfaction is our #1 goal. I understand that your time is very valuable, so we schedule all appointments with a 2-hour window frame with the availability of a call ahead so you are not just sitting around waiting on a service tech.”

AMC Debuts New Unscripted Series "The Pitch"

The Pitch - Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, Mister Sparky and One Hour Heating and A

SARASOTA, Fla., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mister Sparky, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning are the three featured home services brands, owned by Clockwork Home Services, featured in AMC's newest unscripted series, "The Pitch" from the producers of "Undercover Boss," and "Project Runway." 

The series chronicles the high stakes and tight deadlines top advertising agencies encounter when they set out to win new business. The three home services brands lay down the challenge to some of the country's top agencies to create a winning national advertising campaign to position their brands on a national platform to home owners. 

The "ad men" were tasked by Clockwork Home Services President, Scott Boose and Vice President of Marketing, Chris Buitron to develop a campaign that leveraged the brands' relationship and their famous "On-time" positioning both locally and nationally.

"The show gave us a great opportunity to come face to face with some of the advertising world's best creative and strategic thinkers," said Buitron. "Our challenge to them was to express the superior experience each of our brands provides. We know the stakes are high but we're hoping the results will be a game changer for us."

Cambridge Heaters Qualify for EPAct/179D Federal Tax Benefits for Upgrading Warehouse Heating Systems

Cambridge Engineering Warehouse Heaters

St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 -- Warehouse building owners and tenants with new gas-fired heaters from Cambridge Engineering are qualifying for EPAct/179D tax benefits worth millions of dollars. These tax benefits are now available for both new warehouse construction and energy retrofit projects for existing facilities. Other large industrial and commercial buildings can also qualify. Companies are finding that by installing both new warehouse heating and warehouse lighting systems, they can qualify for the maximum deduction making the upgrades more affordable than if completed separately.

Lighting and space heating are the two biggest sources of energy used in many warehouses. The decision to install energy efficient warehouse lighting and heating systems is now a no-brainer based on current EPAct Federal tax incentives, additional utility rebates and a 35% to 50% reduction in energy costs. The payback for installing new warehouse heating and lighting systems can be less than a year. Warehouses and distribution centers that combine energy efficient lighting and heating have become the largest and fastest growing category of buildings qualifying for the highest EPAct/179D Federal tax deductions of up to $1.80/sq. ft.

Beginning in 2012 there are new bans on inefficient lighting. However, old lighting in a large warehouse can be expensive to replace and the cost often exceeds EPAct’s $0.60/sq. ft. cap. A new Cambridge Blow-Thru® Space Heating system will typically cost less than a new lighting system. The smart thing to do is combine a warehouse lighting retrofit with a Cambridge heating retrofit that costs less than $0.60/sq. ft. Together the new warehouse lighting and Cambridge heaters can qualify for a total $1.20/sq. ft. EPAct tax deduction. The low cost energy efficient Cambridge heaters will help pay for new lighting and the energy savings can be so great that the $1.80/sq. ft. EPAct deduction is also sometimes available to help pay for a new warehouse roof or additional insulation.

From Wiley and RSMeans Comes the Newest Edition of a Best Selling Home Improvement and how-to Residential Guide

Wiley How Your House Works

Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 -- This updated and expanded edition of the best-selling residential guide from RSMeans and Wiley, HOW YOUR HOUSE WORKS: A VISUAL GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AND MAINTAINING YOUR HOME, provides consumers with essentially every piece of information they need to understand the dynamics of a home.

From plumbing, electrical, wiring, heating and appliances to windows and doors, this guidebook has it all. Written in an easy-to-understand format, this richly illustrated manual is just as visually enticing as its predecessor and contains no shortage of answers for homeowners’ trials and tribulations.

In HOW YOUR HOUSE WORKS, this revised edition includes considerable additional information such as:

  • new chapters related to sustainability and systems outside the house;
  • new topics in the areas of clock thermostats, ventless gas heaters, moisture and mold;
  • and passive solar heating coverage.

Jasper Air Opening Locations in Louisiana

Jasper Air Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 -- Jasper Air, a division of Jasper Contractors Inc, just announced new openings in Baton Rouge and New Orleans bringing 50 jobs to Louisiana. In early 2011, this division launched in Phoenix and eventually plans to expand throughout the United States.

“Because of our success with the Air division in Phoenix, we plan on opening locations in several of our Jasper Roof markets,” says Brian Wedding, CEO of Jasper Contractors Inc.

According to the website, Jasper Air offers full service maintenance and installation to all residential and commercial heating and cooling clients. These HVAC services remain consistent with the Jasper brand. The company also provides energy efficiency packages, maintenance programs and repair and replacements due to hail damage. Jasper Air uses TRANE products and offers 24 hour emergency services.    

Abacus Plumbing Now Offers Air Conditioning Repair and Installation Services to Houston Homeowners

Abacus Plumbing Houston

Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 05, 2012 -- Abacus Plumbing Company, a leading residential and commercial plumbing company in the Houston area, today announced it will be providing air conditioning and heating services to homeowners in the greater Houston area. Abacus, through a partnership with Berkeys Air Conditioning & Plumbing (Southlake, TX), is extending services to include the installation, repair, and maintenance of residential cooling and heating equipment.

“Abacus has earned a reputation throughout Houston for providing exceptional, award-winning service to homeowners in need of plumbing assistance,” stated Alan O’Neill, CEO of Abacus. “It’s natural to extend that same operational excellence – The Abacus Way – to servicing other major home comfort systems,” he added.

Frost & Sullivan: Heat Exchanger Technologies Witness Strong Uptake on the Back of Growing Awareness of Energy Conservation

Frost & Sullivan: Heat Exchanger Technologies

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Although no significant developments have taken place in the field of heat exchangers, various improvements have been observed in aspects such as material or working fluid selection, design and distribution. Cumulatively, such incremental changes have intensified the spotlight on energy efficiency and energy conservation. With growing awareness of energy consumption and the widening gap between energy generation and consumption, steps have been taken to improve performance of existing heat exchangers, especially in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) applications. For instance, replacing aluminum tubes with copper could help reduce the overall cost of the heat exchanger without significantly affecting its thermodynamic performance.

Burns Engineering Launches Miniature Temperature Transmitter

Burns Engineering Miniature Temperature Transmitter

Minnetonka, MN (PRWEB) February 27, 2012 -- Burns Engineering is proud to unveil the T16, a miniature loop-powered RTD temperature transmitter integrated into a compact aluminum connection head. The T16 is designed for applications where additional signal enhancement is required and space is limited, such as process skids and small reactor vessels.

Although small in size, the T16 is a full-featured RTD transmitter which is easily programmed via PC to create a customized fit with most applications.

The T16 provides a N.E.T. Solution™ (No Exposed Threads) when paired with the Burns S01 Miniature Sanitary RTD, to meet the strict quality and cleaning requirements of the pharmaceutical, biotech and food processing industries

South Hills Electric Heating Cooling Earns Coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award

South Hills Electric Heating Cooling

(PRWEB) February 27, 2012 -- South Hills Electric Heating Cooling has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.

"At South Hills Electric Heating Cooling we enjoy receiving feedback from our customers; good or bad it helps us to better serve them," said Pat Cray owner of South Hills Electric Heating Cooling.

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