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ERVs: Revolutionizing the Home Ventilation Industry

“IAQ IQ: Indoor Air Quality and You” podcast, host Tyler Kern chatted with Nick Agopian, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at RenewAire LLC, and Brian Simmons, RenewAire Senior Technical Sales Support Specialist, regarding ERVs and home ventilation. They discussed: Purpose of ventilation ERVs and why we need them in the HVAC industry The importance […]

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ERVs: Revolutionizing the Home Ventilation Industry

“IAQ IQ: Indoor Air Quality and You” podcast, host Tyler Kern chatted with Nick Agopian, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at RenewAire LLC, and Brian Simmons, RenewAire Senior Technical Sales Support Specialist, regarding ERVs and home ventilation. They discussed: Purpose of ventilation ERVs and why we need them in the HVAC industry The importance […]

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Labor Demand: Layoffs were Common During the Pandemic, So Why are Small Businesses Struggling with Labor Supply Now?

Labor demand increased by 13% according to recent statistics and supply increased by 132 percent from 2019 to 2020. Furloughs and layoffs were abundant just over two years ago when the pandemic hit, and the statistics don’t lie. The Bureau of Labor Services found that between 2019 and 2020, labor demand decreased by 13 […]

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Mitigating COVID-19 Through Improvements to Indoor Air Quality

One thing is universally known three years into the global COVID-19 pandemic: almost all COVID-19 infections occur indoors. Poorly ventilated spaces help spread COVID-19, flu, and other raspatory illnesses. Recognizing the seriousness of the situation, in October 2022, the Biden administration held a White House Summit on Improving Indoor Air Quality. The summit gathered public […]

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Amidst Triple-Digit Business Growth, CTSI Relaunches as Pavion

Chantilly, Va. – Oct. 7, 2022 – Corbett Technology Solutions, Inc. (“CTSI”) and its portfolio of recently acquired companies have relaunched as Pavion. Pavion provides customers with access to best-in-class products and services to connect and protect their people and assets in three key business units: fire, security and critical communications integration. Top takeaways: Pavion connects […]

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Main Street’s Looking Pretty Sunny These Days

On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, the Dow dropped 3.94% after an August inflation report indicated a 0.1% month-over-month rise. Tech stocks bared a large brunt of the losses, with Meta dropping 9.4% and the Nasdaq composite closing at 11,633.57, or down 5.16%. The overall loss of 1,200 points erased recent gains the DOW had made […]

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The Challenges Brought by a Cooling Housing Market

With the hot housing market that erupted during COVID-19, experts are starting to say we are “cooling off’ and trending toward a housing recession, reported Michael Bergin, Co-Founder, and VP of Platform at Higharc, a platform for home building design, construction, and sales. Housing market analyzer and owner of Zelman & Associates Ivy Zelman predicted […]

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Clean Energy Sets $1.1 Trillion Record That’s Bound to Be Broken
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Last year was a double milestone for decarbonizing the world’s energy system. It was the first year when investment in the energy transition equaled global investment in fossil fuels, according to the latest data release from clean energy research group BloombergNEF. The money flowing into the upstream, midstream and downstream segments of oil and gas, and […]

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American Airlines Sees Profit Above Estimates on Steady Demand
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — American Airlines Group Inc. expects profit this year to exceed estimates following a slow start, as steady demand for air travel keeps an industry recovery going into 2023. Full-year adjusted earnings will be $2.50 to $3.50 a share, the Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier said in a statement Thursday that also detailed fourth-quarter results. […]

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Chipotle Seeks to Hire 15,000 Workers Amid Tech Layoffs
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is adding 15,000 jobs across its North American locations — a sign that demand for restaurant food is robust despite high inflation and economic uncertainty. The burrito chain’s hiring push is meant to ensure its more than 3,000 US restaurants are fully staffed for the company’s busiest season, which […]

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ERVs: Revolutionizing the Home Ventilation Industry
January 20, 2023

“IAQ IQ: Indoor Air Quality and You” podcast, host Tyler Kern chatted with Nick Agopian, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at RenewAire LLC, and Brian Simmons, RenewAire Senior Technical Sales Support Specialist, regarding ERVs and home ventilation. They discussed: Purpose of ventilation ERVs and why we need them in the HVAC industry The importance […]

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Labor Demand: Layoffs were Common During the Pandemic, So Why are Small Businesses Struggling with Labor Supply Now?
January 1, 2023

Labor demand increased by 13% according to recent statistics and supply increased by 132 percent from 2019 to 2020. Furloughs and layoffs were abundant just over two years ago when the pandemic hit, and the statistics don’t lie. The Bureau of Labor Services found that between 2019 and 2020, labor demand decreased by 13 […]

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Mitigating COVID-19 Through Improvements to Indoor Air Quality
December 27, 2022

One thing is universally known three years into the global COVID-19 pandemic: almost all COVID-19 infections occur indoors. Poorly ventilated spaces help spread COVID-19, flu, and other raspatory illnesses. Recognizing the seriousness of the situation, in October 2022, the Biden administration held a White House Summit on Improving Indoor Air Quality. The summit gathered public […]

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Amidst Triple-Digit Business Growth, CTSI Relaunches as Pavion
November 3, 2022

Chantilly, Va. – Oct. 7, 2022 – Corbett Technology Solutions, Inc. (“CTSI”) and its portfolio of recently acquired companies have relaunched as Pavion. Pavion provides customers with access to best-in-class products and services to connect and protect their people and assets in three key business units: fire, security and critical communications integration. Top takeaways: Pavion connects […]

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Main Street’s Looking Pretty Sunny These Days
October 7, 2022

On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, the Dow dropped 3.94% after an August inflation report indicated a 0.1% month-over-month rise. Tech stocks bared a large brunt of the losses, with Meta dropping 9.4% and the Nasdaq composite closing at 11,633.57, or down 5.16%. The overall loss of 1,200 points erased recent gains the DOW had made […]

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The Challenges Brought by a Cooling Housing Market
September 20, 2022

With the hot housing market that erupted during COVID-19, experts are starting to say we are “cooling off’ and trending toward a housing recession, reported Michael Bergin, Co-Founder, and VP of Platform at Higharc, a platform for home building design, construction, and sales. Housing market analyzer and owner of Zelman & Associates Ivy Zelman predicted […]

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What a Supply Side Recession Means For Labor
September 19, 2022

A Goldman Sachs report from August 2022 indicates the U.S. could slip into a recession by the middle of 2023. However, they predict a mild recession that would see only a 1% increase in the current unemployment rate. Unlike demand-side recessions that hit the economy hard, often resulting in layoffs, Zaid Rahman, Founder & CEO […]

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Challenges of Meeting Demand with a Reduced Labor Force
August 23, 2022

Supply and demand – the driving force behind a capitalist economy has impacted the U.S. housing market tremendously since the onset of the global Covid pandemic. Since 2020, housing costs have risen for both homebuyers and renters. This was great news for rental companies and everyone involved in real estate transactions including mortgage brokers, lenders, […]

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As Mortgage Rates Stay Up, Lenders and Brokers Need to Get ‘Creative’
August 7, 2022

Editor’s Note: This report was initially conducted after July 14’s Freddie Mac weekly average mortgage rates were released. Though the video focuses on those specific averages, the article has been expanded upon to add context from the last several weeks of mortgage rate fluctuation. Freddie Mac’s weekly averages since July 14 have been volatile, with […]

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