Monthly Archives: March 2014

Future Workforce Concerns

Steve Coscia

Steve Coscia

At a conference in Baltimore, Steve Coscia engaged an audience of mostly college instructors about the future of the workforce. He shared an interesting research study from Bryant & Stratton College and and Wakefield Research focused on soft skills in the workforce. These soft skills include communication, teamwork, attitude and problem solving. Steve recently shared some of the studies findings on his blog. We wanted to share this important information which will have an on-going impact on the future of our workforce. Click here to read Steve’s post: Education, Evidence and Employment.

Settlement Agreement Reached in Regional Standards Lawsuit

The HVAC industry has been dealing with regional standards legislation for the efficiency of heating and cooling equipment. This battle has been waged for over 5 years now with some hope of resolution with this new settlement agreement.

Awaiting court approval, this settlement agreement would vacate the regional furnace efficiency standards and restart the rulemaking process. This would provide interested parties the opportunity to give feedback throughout the new process. This settlement also provides the industry an 18-month sell-through period to comply with the January 1, 2015 efficiency standards for split system air conditioners. As a part of the settlement, the DOE has agreed not to penalize distributors as part of the standards enforcement.

The News recently published a great article on this issue. To read the full article, click here.

Greg McAfee to Host HVAC Business Boot Camp

build-your-businessIf Greg McAfee can do it…in Dayton, Ohio, you can too! Greg made an investment of $274.00 and worked to become the leading HVAC service provider in an area that’s been deemed one of the ten worst places to do business in the United States, Dayton, Ohio. Learn how he went from his humbling beginnings to a growing multi-million dollar company.

And now, Former Marine Greg McAfee and his Team are ready to share their knowledge, systems and quality practices with HVAC Business Owners and managers. The Boot Camp will be held on April 8 – 9 at Greg’s Dayton headquarters. Click here for more information or to register: HVAC Business Boot Camp