Articles by Jim Wheeler


In Part I of Jim Wheeler’s coverage of the show, he discusses refrigerants and plumbing and bath products. More of his observations will follow in Jim Wheeler’s regular monthly HVACR columns published in SUPPLY HOUSE TIMES. You can contact Jim Wheeler, a 25+ year HVACR industry veteran, at
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WHEELER ON HVACR: When Is A Good Time To Sell Cheap?

I was shocked and appalled at the state of our industry when I read the news item in the December 2006 issue of Supply House Times (page 24) “Emerson Survey Shows Most Of 10 SEER Inventory Installed,” for it told of how supply houses and contractors alike had stocked up on 10-SEER residential air-conditioning units so they would have something cheap to sell.
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The Advent Of Higher Efficiency Air Conditioners

I had a call from a marketing lady last October (I often get such calls) who wanted to pick my brain as to what would happen when our industry had to provide residential air-conditioning units with a minimum of 13-SEER efficiency. She didn't tell me who she represented or why she was asking. I thought you might be interested in my reply.
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A pictorial look at Supply House Times' travels in the early part of 2015

Industry events are in full swing. Here’s a pictorial look at Supply House Times’ travels in the early part of 2015.

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Optimizing Variable Flow Pumping for Energy Savings

This session will help engineers ensure they are able to understand the many control modes that are possible with today's modern variable speed pumps to maximize their energy savings. 

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