Change Order Basics

March 15th, 2012 → 7:01 pm @

A common belief among owners is that contractors love changes, so they can mark up costs to whatever the market will bear to make up for low initial bids. Contractors, on the other hand, often believe that owners use the change directive process to get a lot of  extra work without having to pay for it […]


Murphy’s Law: The Changing American Dream

March 8th, 2012 → 6:32 pm @

… HVACR Optimism Most companies have voiced cautious optimism for the 2012 business year. Thermal Air Conditioning, has most certainly done so. Some may boom, some may bust – it depends upon where you live. After all, all business is local, especially HVAC in the Los Angeles County . HVACR firms have a business option available to them […]


Electricity Demand likely to Drop by 15 percent

March 6th, 2012 → 6:58 pm @

Attention all Los Angeles air conditioning companies. Thermal Air Conditioning Inc. will like to share with you a recent energy survey conducted at The Brattle Group. A survey of 50 energy experts released by economists at The Brattle Group reported that energgy efficiency is likely to cause a drop of 5- 15% in U.S. electricity […]


Make it Flat, a Turkish company flattens steel using a coil slitting line combined with a leveler

March 6th, 2012 → 5:59 pm @

The automotive and home-appliance industries partly are fueling manufacturing growth in Turkey, which has gained industrial strength in the past decade, says Erkan Kafadar, general manager of Borcelik, Gemlik, Turkey. In the coming years, Turkey will grow to be among the larger producers of manufactured goods, especially in appliances, he predicts. “Turkey is taking big […]