Tag Archives: HVAC trends

To Be Smart or Not


How smart is smart? Programmable wasn’t smart enough. Simply programming your thermostat to change temperature at a certain time was not as advanced at having complete access to programming it anytime, anywhere. Thus, the smart thermostat was born. As each new product season takes shape, the manufacturers of smart thermostats…  
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Pump it Up With a Heat Pump


Shipments of air-source heat pumps are up just over 17 percent so far this year vs. last year, according to AHRI (Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute).  The statistics also show central air conditioners increased six percent over last year.  Why the big jump in heat pumps?  They are penetrating…  
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Where’s the Wire?


Wireless technology is making field work easier and more efficient for everyone – from sales people to in-home technicians. The Smart phone and the tablet are commonly seen on job sites, whether it’s a construction site or an HVAC call. You’ll see technicians becoming more computer-savvy and using various electronic…  
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Will HVAC Industry Live Up to Forecasts?


A study cited in ACHR News a few years ago forecast the 2015 HVAC demand at $17 billion, with heat pumps making the strongest gains of any heating equipment. The survey also showed rising interest in geothermal heat. We’ve seen much of this forecast become a reality, in part due…  
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Giving Thanks the HVAC Way


In this month of Thanksgiving and as we approach the holidays, there are many things for which we at HGH Mechanical are thankful, and many things we know our customers appreciate.  We want to take the time to express our gratitude for several things, and give you some tips that…  
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AHR Expo – A Technology Motivator


The annual AHR Expo was held in New York this year, with over 55,000 industry visitors converging on the trade show to experience new technologies for the marketplace and witness the latest “hottest” or “coolest” innovations. According to the Expo reports, there were hundreds of vendors showcasing their latest products…  
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Baby, It’s C-c-c-old Outside!


The Polar Vortex has much of the nation in its frigid grip. If you’ve done your due diligence with your twice-yearly check-up of your HVAC system, you probably have very little to worry about when it comes to heating your home during this extreme cold spell. But you may be…  
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What’s Hot for 2017


The residential heating and air conditioning industry is growing, and the outlook is positive for this year. We’ll even predict a few trends to watch for the coming year — 2018. First, the HVAC industry is growing. That means the job market is growing for HVAC technicians. In addition, jobs…  
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Networking With Your Thermostat


The newest thermostats are energy savers and time savers.  That’s right. The same network that you use for your cell phone, computer and tablet devices now operates your thermostat.  WiFi thermostats allow the user to program their HVAC systems remotely and to do a host of other things both on-site…  
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Award-winning HVAC Products Food for Thought At Home


Choosing heating and air conditioning products can be challenging.  Most homeowners take the advice of their professional HVAC installer.  Some products stand out more than others, and those are the ones smart installers will recommend.  The 2014 Dealer Design Awards named three top-notch products that are advanced and reasonable for…  
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