Since the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a 12-year deadline for massive, coordinated action to combat man-made climate change, the feasibility of the Green New Deal has taken center stage. But the type of change that’s needed to avoid an insurmountable slippery slope requires cooperation from more than government officials. Builders and property … Continued
How do you know if you’re getting a good value from your HVAC contractor? If you’re like most consumers, you can compare rates and reviews, but beyond that you’re just hoping your contractor is knowledgeable and trustworthy. In some cases a contractor could just be assigned to you by your home warranty company.
It’s no secret that the subscription market is booming – it has more than doubled every year since 2011, rising from $57 million to $2.6 billion in just five years. In fact, in a recent 5-year time span, companies part of this subscription economy grew 900 percent faster than the S&P 500 average, 420 percent … Continued
The urgent need to address climate change has gained renewed focus since late last year when the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned we have as few as 12 years to reduce global emissions by 45 percent. Should we not meet that goal – and average global temperatures rise by more than 2 … Continued
What is the Motili Community Group, how did it come to be, and what does it do? The Motili Community Group brings various activities forward that will help our communities and each other. Each quarter we do a variety of events outlined in the following categories: An outreach event involving the greater local communities of … Continued
Many HVAC contractors recognize that after long days of diagnosing problems, pulling permits, picking up parts and installing equipment, checking on employees and jobs, generating quotes, and trying to find time to bill customers… finding new work can take a back seat. You could be doing great work for existing clients, but what happens when … Continued
HTF Market Intelligence Consulting started off 2019 releasing results of its Global Online On-Demand Home Services study, which found the industry gaining traction worldwide. In the wake of Uber’s immense popularity, on-demand services are offered through software applications that manage a variety of data to match consumers with service professionals in a variety of industries. … Continued
Climate change has led to increased global temperatures and a rising demand for HVAC efficiency around the world. Not only are governments and organizations in search of ways to use less energy, but rising utility bills have set property and business owners on the same path. Therefore, HVAC optimization technology is of greater interest than … Continued
Last week one of our single-family real estate experts had an opportunity to sit down with Think Realty Radio host Abhi Golhar to talk about real estate investing, asset management and optimizing every dollar investors spend on “behind the wall” costs like HVAC and hot water, among other building systems.
Since the first electric furnace was developed in 1861, HVAC technology has forever transformed the way we live. No longer are we huddled next to the fire to keep warm in winter or sleeping outside in the hot summer months. The first century or so in HVAC technology was dominated by mechanical developments, but electronics … Continued