Author: Dominick Guarino

10 Reasons To Attend Summit 2018

March is quickly approaching, and NCI’s 2018 Summit is right around the corner. Whether you’re an NCI member or not, this year’s Summit is one you won’t want to miss. The 2018 conference is all about getting together with your fellow high-performance contractors, learning from each other’s successes and failures, and creating your game plan for 2018. Performance-Based Contracting is without a doubt the next Blue Ocean for the HVAC industry. If you have not yet read the book, Blue Ocean Strategy, by W Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne, I recommend you pick up a copy. Finally, only 300...

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Why Manufacturers and Distributors Should Support Performance-Based Contractors

Estimates show that the number of High Performance HVAC Contractors in North America is currently somewhere between 5 and 10% of the industry. This group continues to grow at an increasing rate every year. Furthermore, HVAC service companies everywhere are increasingly discovering there’s a better way to differentiate their businesses, deliver a superior product, take better care of their employees, and make more money. Sound like a tall order? It is. But it’s achievable in baby steps, with significant rewards along the way. There are many forces at work that will help create the perfect storm for measured performance...

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Performance-Based Contracting Finally Gets Its Voice

We hope you’ve enjoyed the inaugural issue of High Performance HVAC Today. This magazine is the next step in supporting and giving voice to a growing segment of the HVAC industry. This first issue will reach about 13,000 HVAC professionals. Our goal is 30,000 readers by this time next year. To date, more than 25,000 professionals in 7,000+ residential and commercial companies have embarked on the journey towards providing measured, verified performance on HVAC systems across North America, and worldwide. Performance-Based Contracting™ is more than just a technical discipline. It’s a culture within organizations that aren’t satisfied with just installing, replacing, or servicing equipment. These contractors understand they can provide customers with the highest level of quality and performance when they test every HVAC system they come in contact with. Performance testing allows them to verify each system is operating at optimum performance. And then they can provide documented proof. Who Is High Performance HVAC Today?? So to better explain the genesis of this magazine, let me tell you about our staff and contributing authors. Our amazing team has a combined 200+ years experience in publishing and working within the HVAC industry. First, our Editor-in-Chief, Mike Weil, has more than 34 years of experience in magazine publishing, nearly 30 of those in the HVAC industry. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and understanding of what makes our...

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