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Jan Green commented on Kristina Frunze's blog post How To Sell Homeowners On Green Building Standards For Residential Properties
"Excellent comments in this article.  As a realtor, the gatekeeper of information shared to the public, sharing real data and statistics is the best way to counter arguments that "going green" is costly.  Looking at real energy…"
Feb 13
Kristina Frunze's blog post was featured

How To Sell Homeowners On Green Building Standards For Residential Properties

While reading this post by one of my fellow contributors on this site, I resonated with its acknowledgment of a major challenge: convincing people to consider green building residential strategies. Whether you’re an HVAC professional or someone designing homes as a whole, you’ve probably encountered this.While my fellow contributor’s piece focused on real estate agents, here are some brief tips for selling homeowners on…See More
Feb 12
Kristina Frunze posted a blog post

How To Sell Homeowners On Green Building Standards For Residential Properties

While reading this post by one of my fellow contributors on this site, I resonated with its acknowledgment of a major challenge: convincing people to consider green building residential strategies. Whether you’re an HVAC professional or someone designing homes as a whole, you’ve probably encountered this.While my fellow contributor’s piece focused on real estate agents, here are some brief tips for selling homeowners on…See More
Feb 11
Kristina Frunze's blog post was featured

HVAC Regulations To Keep An Eye Out For in 2020

As we move into the 2020s, there are many HVAC regulations to keep track of. As in many industries, there is a push for HVAC to become more environmentally friendly and efficient. In this post, I’ll give you a brief overview of the most consequential new HVAC government regulations that make up the core of this push.Alongside each item, I’ll include links to the relevant government websites so you can get the full details.4 HVAC Regulations and Standards To Keep An Eye On In 2020Many of the new…See More
Jan 29
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HVAC Regulations To Keep An Eye Out For in 2020

As we move into the 2020s, there are many HVAC regulations to keep track of. As in many industries, there is a push for HVAC to become more environmentally friendly and efficient. In this post, I’ll give you a brief overview of the most consequential new HVAC government regulations that make up the core of this push.Alongside each item, I’ll include links to the relevant government websites so you can get the full details.4 HVAC Regulations and Standards To Keep An Eye On In 2020Many of the new…See More
Jan 28
Kristina Frunze commented on Building Performance Journal's blog post HVAC Industry Trends: 7 Things Every Contractor Should Know
"@Todd Williams My pleasure, thank you for reading and commenting!"
Jan 13
Kristina Frunze commented on Building Performance Journal's blog post HVAC Industry Trends: 7 Things Every Contractor Should Know
"@Walter Ahlgrim A TON has changed with Geothermal HVAC. Check out this National Geographic post: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/great-energy-challenge/2013/10-myths-about-geothermal-heating-and-cooling/ Also, solar technology has…"
Jan 13
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Kristina Frunze's blog post was featured

HVAC Trade Shows In 2020

Outlook for the HVAC industry remains very strong heading into 2020 as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 13% growth right through the year 2028. If you’re looking to establish yourself in this space (or even just increase your existing presence), here are a few prominent HVAC trade shows in 2020 to look forward to.6 Must-Attend HVAC…See More
Jan 2
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"1/31 – 2/1 2020 BEFORE AHR FOR THE 1ST ANNUAL HVAC/R TECHNICAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE.  236 Hatteras Ave.Clermont, FL 34711"
Dec 30, 2019
Kristina Frunze posted a blog post

HVAC Trade Shows In 2020

Outlook for the HVAC industry remains very strong heading into 2020 as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 13% growth right through the year 2028. If you’re looking to establish yourself in this space (or even just increase your existing presence), here are a few prominent HVAC trade shows in 2020 to look forward to.6 Must-Attend HVAC…See More
Dec 27, 2019
Kristina Frunze's blog post was featured

HCFC Refrigerant Ban: Everything Contractors Need to Know

As of January 1, 2020, HCFC refrigerant use will be severely limited in the United States. If you work in the industry, you’ve probably known this for some time; the Environmental Protection Agency announced these changes way back in the 1990s.Still, that was a long time ago, and you may not remember all the details. In this post, we’ll provide a quick rundown…See More
Dec 27, 2019
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"Hi Bob, Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos, and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for…"
Dec 23, 2019

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Kristina Frunze's Blog

How To Sell Homeowners On Green Building Standards For Residential Properties

Posted on February 11, 2020 at 3:55pm 1 Comment

While reading this post by one of my fellow contributors on this site, I resonated with its acknowledgment of a major challenge: convincing people to consider green building residential strategies. Whether you’re an HVAC professional or someone designing homes as a whole, you’ve probably encountered this.

While my fellow contributor’s piece focused on real estate agents, here are some brief…

Continue

HVAC Regulations To Keep An Eye Out For in 2020

Posted on January 28, 2020 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

As we move into the 2020s, there are many HVAC regulations to keep track of. As in many industries, there is a push for HVAC to become more environmentally friendly and efficient. In this post, I’ll give you a brief overview of the most consequential new HVAC government regulations that make up the core of this push.

Alongside each item, I’ll include links to the relevant government websites so you can get the full…

Continue

HVAC Trade Shows In 2020

Posted on December 27, 2019 at 6:30pm 1 Comment

Outlook for the HVAC industry remains very strong heading into 2020 as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 13% growth right through the year 2028. If you’re looking to establish yourself in this space (or even just increase your…

Continue

HCFC Refrigerant Ban: Everything Contractors Need to Know

Posted on December 13, 2019 at 3:29pm 2 Comments

As of January 1, 2020, HCFC refrigerant use will be severely limited in the United States. 

If you work in the industry, you’ve probably known this for some time; the Environmental Protection Agency announced…

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