Climate Center reports booming air conditioning sales

Wholesaler says sharp rise is ‘significantly ahead of the market’ 9 May 2012 Climate Center has reported a sharp rise in sales of air conditioning equipment. With overall UK air conditioning sales fla...


ACCA's Quality Assured Contractor Recognition Program Now To

Contractors May 8, 2012 ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) announced that it has recognized its 500th Quality Assured (QA) contractor. ACCA launched the QA program in February 2011. Since then the association said there has been a steady flow of contractors applying to the program.   “We are extremely pleased that our QA program has grown so quickly in the fi...


Coolant Shortage To Boost AC Repair Bills

May 8, 2012 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The rising costs of air conditioning repairs could make people lose their cool in Kansas City this summer. Freon is an important part of what makes many central air conditioners work, and there’s even less of it available these days than service experts had expected. "(Customers) definitely will be paying more than last year," said Roger Mose of CM Mose and Son. ...


Haier Lends a Hand to Help Choose the Right Air Conditioner

-- From Window AC’s to Portable Air Conditioners, Haier Offers the Answer -- NEW YORK, May 09, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- BTUs?, EER? 115V or 230V? Selecting the correct air conditioner can be daunting....


A more efficient way to cool your condo unit this summer

May 9, 2012 MANILA, Philippines -- The easiest way to escape the heat this summer is to install an air-conditioner at home. Hitachi has come up with efficient window-type air-conditioners designed for smaller rooms, which makes them perfect for residential condos.  The manufacturer, however, admits that while air-conditioning can offer comfort and relief from heat; this can also be expensive ...


Central Hudson offering rebates on air conditioner upgrades

05/09/12 Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. is once again offering rebates for customers who replace and recycle old working air conditioners with new Energy Star models.   Air conditioner turn-in events will be held from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. May 12 at the Sears parking lot at the Hudson Valley Mall in Kingston, and from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on May 19 at the Sears parking lot at the Poughk...


Air conditioning gets a makeover with new seasonal styles

09/05/2012By Claire Reilly in Melbourne While there are plenty of huge, commercial-grade air conditioning units on show at the Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Building Services Exhibition in Melbo...


Air conditioner sales cool down

2012-05-08 End of supportive subsidies blamed as profits hit by rises in raw material, labor costs When 35-year-old Yuan Bao stepped into a Dazhong Electronics store in the Changping district of Bei...


Teco using Androids to heat up sluggish air conditioner sale

08/05/2012 Seasonal appliance brand Teco Australia is looking to heat up air conditioner sales this winter by offering a free Tecovision Android media centre worth RRP $249 with the sale and installation of selected units.   “Teco Australia is stimulating sales through what is generally a quiet period for air conditioning business with a winter period air conditioning consumer promotion, offe...


Graeme Fox re-elected as AREA president

7 - May - 2012 AREA, the European air conditioning and refrigeration contractors association, has re-elected Graeme Fox as president for the next two years. Other board members saw their mandate renew...


Carrier's Latest Sustainability Symposium Series to Provide

May 7, 2012 SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Carrier is launching its third Sustainability Symposium series this month, providing consulting engineers, design-build contractors, and facility managers a one-day cours...