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Volta Insite
Volta Insite
April 27, 2023

Dallas, TX – With so much technology available to businesses, it’s easy to understand why many are hesitant to adopt new solutions. However, for those in the HVAC and mechanical service industry, the benefits of integrating a system that can continuously monitor and alert potential issues before they become catastrophes are clear. And the system…

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A Discussion with Volta Insite
Software & Technology
A Discussion with Volta Insite
April 27, 2023

There is so much technology out there that can help improve the efficiencies of your business – but much of it is hard to use, hard to understand, and even harder to integrate. People are afraid to adopt – but they shouldn’t be. For one consumer in the HVAC and mechanical service industry, integrating a…

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Smart Controls and ERVs: Enhance IAQ Effortlessly in Resimmercial Spaces
Smart Controls and ERVs: Enhance IAQ Effortlessly in Resimmercial Spaces
April 26, 2023

After COVID-19, the criticality of high-level indoor air quality (IAQ) is clear. With invisible, odorless and potentially deadly indoor air contaminants swirling around, it’s evident that increased ventilation is essential for safeguarding occupant health. This is especially crucial in tight structures that trap contaminants indoors. However, more ventilation requires more energy, which boosts costs…

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Inspiring the Young Generations to Enter the Skilled Trades Industry
Building Management
Inspiring the Young Generations to Enter the Skilled Trades Industry
April 26, 2023

HVAC technicians, plumbers, electricians, welders, and construction managers are only a fraction of the incredibly vital trade careers and skills needed in any advanced society.  As of 2022, however, there has been a skilled trade labor shortage. The National Association of Business Economics concluded that 57% of their Business Conditions Survey respondents stated there…

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The UK HVAC Industry and the Different Equipment Involved
Building Management
The UK HVAC Industry and the Different Equipment Involved
April 19, 2023

The UK and the US are two very different places—in culture, in accent, and in climate. In total, the UK is roughly one-third the size of the state of Texas—so by American standards, it’s pretty small. But it is this relatively smaller size that helps tradespeople work all over the place, seeing different opportunities and…

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SafTDek Fall Protection Equipment
SafTDek Fall Protection Equipment
April 12, 2023

On today’s episode of the Conversations from the Edge podcast, host Michelle Dawn Mooney speaks with Greg Crumpton, Vice President of Service Logic, Nathan Sollenberger, and Ryan Kerfien, both Co-Creators of SafTDek about the importance of fall protection in the workplace and the innovative SafTDek Condenser Railing system. During the podcast episode titled “SafTDek Fall…

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How to Get the Best Filtration With the Lowest Life Cycle Cost
Building Management
How to Get the Best Filtration With the Lowest Life Cycle Cost
April 12, 2023

The costs of investing in good air quality for your building can come with a hefty price tag. As more and more companies and institutions look to pour money into improving their filters for better indoor air quality, or IAQ, additionally, there’s another challenge that appears when it comes to making the best HVAC decisions…

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How Can Companies Attract the Younger Generation of High Performers to the Skilled Trades?
Building Management
How Can Companies Attract the Younger Generation of High Performers to the Skilled Trades?
April 05, 2023

Many from the newer generations find the skilled trades industry old school. However, there is a significant shortage in the industry, and it is surrounded by stigmas. This, coupled with the fact that baby boomers, who hold a sizable majority of the positions, are retiring, has caused a massive decline in the number of skilled…

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HVAC Services: Heroes of the 21st Century Keep Our Homes and Businesses Running
Building Management
HVAC Services: Heroes of the 21st Century Keep Our Homes and Businesses Running
March 22, 2023

HVAC services are essential. Some might say they are recession and pandemic-proof. No matter the situation, businesses rely on the solutions they provide to keep their facilities up and running. Still, like many skilled professions today, recruiting people into the industry is a challenge, and it is critical to find new talent to keep the…

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How Companies Can Benefit from Working with Volta Insite
Energy
How Companies Can Benefit from Working with Volta Insite
March 15, 2023

Driving Technology Solutions for a more sustainable future doesn’t happen in a bubble. Commercial HVAC Service providers like Service Logic rely on close relationships to improve what they do and vice versa. One partnership Service Logic values is the one they have with Volta Energy.  Volta Knowledge host Tyler Kern wanted to learn more…

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Is There a Clear Winner in the Debate Between Solar Cars and Electric Vehicles?
Transportation
Is There a Clear Winner in the Debate Between Solar Cars and Electric Vehicles?
March 09, 2023

As the world works to lower greenhouse gas emissions, the debate between solar cars and electric vehicles is heating up. While electric vehicles are steadily gaining popularity, solar panel cars are a relatively new concept. So, how do they work? These vehicles are equipped with solar panels that absorb energy produced by the sun and…

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Generative AI Could Reshape Construction – Is It Time to Get AI a Hard Hat?
Engineering & Construction
Generative AI Could Reshape Construction – Is It Time to Get AI a Hard Hat?
March 01, 2023

From hospitality to education and businesses large and small, the potential for generative AI solutions is getting a lot of attention thanks to the recent success of ChatGPT. One industry prime for AI augmentation is construction. In architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC), AI technology is making it easier to understand project limitations and create…

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AHR Expo’s Promising Outlook for the HVAC Industry This Year
AHR Expo’s Promising Outlook for the HVAC Industry This Year
February 28, 2023

Atlanta, GA – The 2023 AHR Expo, held in Atlanta earlier this month, has concluded with exciting news for the HVAC industry. The event was attended by over 35,000 visitors and featured more than 1,800 participating companies and their displays. The promising direction that the industry is headed in will offer more options to companies…

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AHR Expo’s Promising Outlook for the HVAC Industry This Year
Building Management
AHR Expo’s Promising Outlook for the HVAC Industry This Year
February 28, 2023

The HVAC industry can expect to see some exciting changes this year after the 2023 AHR Expo concluded in Atlanta earlier this month. The three-day event, held from Feb. 6-8, featured over 1,800 participating companies and their displays, along with over 35,000 attendees. The promising direction that the HVAC industry is headed in will offer…

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Diving into the Role of a Plumber: It’s More Than Just Toilets and Sinks
Building Management
Diving into the Role of a Plumber: It’s More Than Just Toilets and Sinks
February 23, 2023

When most people think of the role of a plumber, services like toilet repair and sink unclogging usually come to mind. However, while plumbers are experts in these areas, the role a plumber and their training are also in more technical areas, like HVAC, grease traps, line cameras, drain cleaning, boiler installation, water conditioning/testing,…

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The Rising Growth of Portable Evaporative Coolers
Building Management
The Rising Growth of Portable Evaporative Coolers
February 16, 2023

There is a growing demand for commercial cooling solutions, as indicated by the past two years. Industry experts say the evaporative cooling market hit $5.76 Billion in 2021, which they expect to reach $8.41 Billion by 2027. It’s evident; the market isn’t cooling off any time soon. Ben Wulf, President & CEO of Portacool, LLC,…

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The Way Forward for Educating HVAC Novices
Business Services
The Way Forward for Educating HVAC Novices
February 15, 2023

On the latest episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton”, host Greg Crumpton, had a chat with Martin King, about the evolution of teaching the younger generation, in terms of including not only the professional skills, but also emotional skills required to do a job. King started by saying the younger generation has more access to technical…

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Unlocking the Potential of the HVAC Industry for Career Success
Building Management
Unlocking the Potential of the HVAC Industry for Career Success
January 26, 2023

The demand for HVAC solutions came into broad view during the COVID-19 pandemic. The industry thrived during this period and continues to do so, heading into 2023. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts steady growth of HVAC industry jobs through 2029. The is lots of potential in the HVAC industry with excellent pay…

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Career Progression and Bridging the Educational and Representational Gap in the HVAC Industry
Building Management
Career Progression and Bridging the Educational and Representational Gap in the HVAC Industry
January 24, 2023

Over 97% of HVAC technicians in the US are men, while women comprise only 2.6% of the industry. This disparate statistic is often a commonality among many trade industries. However, one insider hopes to change that. What is she doing to encourage others to join the skilled trade of HVAC? On the latest episode of…

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ERVs: Revolutionizing the Home Ventilation Industry
Building Management
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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