Manage Energy Use For a High-Performing Bottom Line

January 31st, 2012 → 7:32 pm @

Attention all Los Angeles County Air Conditioning Companies… Metalworking is a complex, energy-intensive process. The National Energy Education Development Project reports the cost of energy in steel and aluminum manufacturing is approximately 25 percent of production cost. With the summer months upon us and market prices expected to increase, according to the Average Hour Whole […]


Overcoming Copper Thieves, Mold and Deadly Bacteria

January 26th, 2012 → 7:35 pm @

Plagued with Legionella bacteria infestation, copper looting and unabated mold growth, the 97-room Cortina Inn here was in need of an overhaul.  Among the needs: an entire heating and domestic water supply makeover. Originally constructed in 1968 with additions in the following decades, the Cortina Inn tested positive for Legionella bacteria in 2008. The hotel […]


Honeywell Voluntary Recall of Electric Baseboard and Fan Heater Thermostats

January 19th, 2012 → 11:48 pm @

Attention all Los Angeles County Air Conditioning companies! In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) in Canada, Thermal Air Conditioning Inc, will like to inform you that  Honeywell has announced the voluntary recall of certain electric baseboard and fan heater thermostats (model numbers T4700, CT 1950 and CT1957) sold from 2000 […]


EPA Announces New Energy Star Requirements for Furnaces

January 19th, 2012 → 11:17 pm @

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is updating Energy Star requirements for furnaces. The new requirements are a part of Energy Star’s overall commitment to protect people’s health and the environment by encouraging energy efficiency. Distributors, contractors and consumers will be able to identify and purchase Energy Star qualified furnaces that are appropriate to their […]


DOE Proposes to Redefine Direct Heating Equip.

January 19th, 2012 → 10:34 pm @

The Department of Energy (DOE) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) to amend the definition of vented heart heater that was specified in the April 16, 2010, final rule on revised minimum efficiency requirements for Direct Heating Equipment. DOE is proposing to revise the definition of vented hearth heater to replace the exception for heaters with […]


Coleman Echelon 16 Seer Meets 2011 Tax Credit Requirements

January 4th, 2012 → 10:49 pm @

The new Echelon 16 SEER air conditioner from the Coleman brand of HVAC products made by Johnson Controls equips contractors with a premium unit that meets the efficiency requirements for a 2011 tax credit. Attention all Los Angeles County Air Conditioning companies… The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 extends […]


GreenHomes America Partners with Mike Callahan and Callahan/Roach & Associates

January 4th, 2012 → 10:29 pm @

GreenHomes Americ, Inc., a Home Performance Contracting firm, has retained the services of Mike Callaha, President of Callahan/Roach & Associates, to aggresively promote the adoption of Home Performance solutions in the HVAC industry. Home Performance Contracting (HPC) adopts a holistic, whole-home approach to achieving significant energy efficiencies, often in the range of 40-60 percent. Home Performance  […]