Jim Wheeler: HVAC
New faces and technologies showcased in Dallas.
April 12, 2013
The recent 65th AHR Expo in Dallas established four new all-time records for Southwest shows.Read More
How to handle uncertainty in the R22 market.
March 12, 2013
There are many things I’d like to tell you about the 2013 AHR Expo held in Dallas in late January, but the message about refrigerants is so urgent that it pre-empts my regular show coverage (which will follow in the April issue of Supply House Times).Read More
Practical solutions for solving heat pump woes.
January 14, 2013
Everyone knows when natural gas is not available (in many Northeast buildings, much of Florida and rural areas), the least-expensive form of heating is the heat pump.
However, among many people heat pumps have a terrible reputation for blowing cold air.Read More
Technology has advanced, not always for the better.
December 1, 2012
During most of my lifetime, furnaces were just furnaces. The main difference was whether they were gas or oil.Read More
November 1, 2012
Marketing and networking are key topics at 2012 HARDI conference.Read More
October 1, 2012
Get involved in the recovery and recycling of R22.Read More
R-22 replacement has its pros and cons.
August 1, 2012
Has it come to this? Well,
not yet, but possibly soon! I recently read an article telling of how some
companies are marketing a hydrocarbon refrigerant to replace R-22 in air
conditioners, and they are marketing it to consumers, not HVACR supply
Bathroom and range hood fans can help increase indoor air quality.
July 1, 2012
Our industry talks a lot
about indoor air quality, and whenever engineers design a commercial,
institutional or industrial building, great care is usually taken to ensure
proper air movement and ventilation.Read More
Education is a must with these air-quality devices.
June 1, 2012
The most important new product to enter the indoor air quality market since the invention of the electronic air cleaner more than 50 years ago is the ultraviolet lamp.Read More
The 2012 AHR Expo was filled with intriguing products.
May 1, 2012
Throughout the AHR Expo you’ll find many small companies with just one product that is a great idea but might never get noticed any other way.Read More