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December 5, 2011

Tax credits for energy efficiency home improvements like insulation, replacement windows, and upgraded HVAC systems will end on Dec. 31, and Congress has not yet renewed them for 2012.

This warning from the Alliance to Save Energy gives homeowners less than a month to take advantage of as much as $500 in tax credits on their 2011 federal tax returns.

November 30, 2011

Demand in the U.S. for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment is projected to increase 5.1 percent annually to $16.8 billion in 2015, according to a study just released by The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland-based market research firm.

October 11, 2011

Newport News, Va.-based Ferguson Enterprises has purchased the assets of SG Supply Co., a Calumet Park, Ill.supplier of plumbing products, water heaters, hydronic heating, and pipe, valves and fittings for plumbing and mechanical contractors. The purchase price of the transaction, reported by Industrial Distribution, was not disclosed.

August 24, 2011

Falls Church, Va.-based A. O. Smith announced the winners of two $2,500 scholarships for students pursuing plumbing-heating-cooling related studies.

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors (PHCC) Educational Foundation administers the scholarship program and is responsible for selecting the award winners. The scholarship program is designed to attract the new talent essential to the future of the plumbing and HVAC industry.

April 12, 2011

HD Supply is exploring “strategic alternatives” with respect to its plumbing and HVAC business, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The April 8 filing did not elaborate on the possibilities, except to say that it notified its employees on April 5. 

March 23, 2011

Ashland City, Tenn.-based A.O. Smith signed on as the Official Education Sponsor for Quality Service Contractors (QSC). 

QSC is a trade organization serving plumbing and HVAC service and repair contractors.

As sponsor, A. O. Smith will provide many of the tools and resources used to supply contractor education to QSC members throughout the year as well as at the upcoming QSC Power Meeting XXXIV April 7-9 in Nashville, Tenn. A. O. Smith will also provide bi-weekly tech training, QSC HR consulting, and other online resources to contractor members.  

February 23, 2011

Joel Key has joined Raleigh, N.C.-based Healthy Home Diagnostics (HHD) as general manager of the indoor air quality solution company.

Key brings to the company 20 years of experience as an HVAC, plumbing and refrigeration contractor and 13 years of experience as a state-licensed contractor. He developed a pilot training program for weatherization technicians that lead to the state-approved training procedure used in North Carolina.

December 1, 2010

Northeastern Supply, a Baltimore-based distributor of plumbing and HVAC supplies, has purchased the former 84...

April 23, 2008

Of its four business segments, the company saw revenue growth in commercial heating and cooling...

February 27, 2008

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Current employees of Excell will remain and continue...

February 5, 2008

The HVAC manufacturer reaffirms its 2008 outlook....

September 27, 2007

Shareholders vote to approve the company’s name change to “Trane.”...

September 9, 2007

HD Supply is comprised of numerous companies that serve the professional customer, including municipalities, utility...

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