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Why Investing in HVAC Training is Critical This Year

January 31, 2024

New year, new opportunities, new regulations, new innovations. As the industry continues to evolve, there’s never been a better time to build a culture of training in your HVAC business. In fact, with a major regulatory shift to A2L refrigerants on the horizon in 2025, training your team is essential. 

“It will be critical for everyone to be fully trained,” says Randy Roberts, Vice President of Residential Business at Rheem.

Regulations, Rheem, and You: What Rheem is Doing to Shape HVAC Requirements

January 2, 2024

It’s no secret that the HVAC industry is in period of change. Beyond technological advancements and product innovations, the industry as a whole is experiencing new regulations that impact everyone—from the engineers developing new equipment to contractors, technicians, installers, and the customers they serve.

Although the changes can be hard to navigate, Rheem works hard to make sure contractors and homeowners are in the know and prepared to work through new regulations.

Meet the Rheem Pro Partners Paving the Way in HVAC

July 31, 2023

In early 2022, we announced the start of the Rheem at Work, a new campaign focused on telling the stories behind the passionate, driven and dedicated HVAC contractors all around the country.

Now, over a year into our cross-country trek, we can safely say that we’ve had the pleasure to meet and get to know some of the most hardworking people in the business.

As we continue to uncover the stories of community and partnership that keep our industry going,

What You Can Do About the HVAC Technician Shortage

March 9, 2023

Whether contractors realize it or not, the industry is on the brink of a huge HVAC technician shortage. Now, that doesn’t mean it’s time to worry—but it does signal a change in your approach to recruiting and training technicians.

We asked Jose De La Portilla, Senior Manager of Education & Training at Rheem, about the state of the industry, predicted labor issues and how contractors can prepare their businesses to minimize impact.

Meet Endeavor™, Rheem’s Regulation-Ready Product Line

January 17, 2023

On January 1, 2023, new energy efficiency standards went into effect that bring significant changes to efficiency criteria and the way both residential and commercial HVAC equipment are rated.

For contractors, these new energy efficiency regulations can make a big impact on business, especially when it comes to the products that they can sell and install.

Here’s a look at what’s changing this year—and how Rheem designed Endeavor™, an all-new product line to help make contractors’ lives easier,

An Inside Look at What It Means to Be a Rheem Pro Partner

November 1, 2022

Rheem understands that its Pro Partners not only provide an essential service to the communities they serve but also are experts in their craft. We also that know Pro Partners often operate family-run businesses that employ the communities they serve.

 

But between ever-evolving regulations and innovations and high homeowner demand, staying on top of an HVAC business can be a challenge. How can you keep up with an evolving industry and changing customer needs while managing successful business?