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CAPFA Cased Coil Lineup Expands To 3 Tons

Goodman has announced an expansion to the CAPFA cased coil lineup, known as the AlumaFin7. In addition to the 1.5 ton coils that were launched in 2018, the coils now range up to 3 tons. The CAPFA has a number... Read More

*MVC80803 Furnaces Not Making High Fire Pressure Switch

Goodman has released Service Bulletin SF-083 concerning AMVC80803/GMVC80803 not making the high fire pressure switch, causing the furnace to fault into an E9 error code.  (more…) Read More

PSR-01 Collector Box Pressure Switch Relocation Kit Now Available

Goodman has released Service Bulletin SF-082 announcing the availability of a PSR-01 Collector Box Pressure Switch Relocation Kit, which provides an alternate location to connect the collector box front cover pressure switch on Amana and Goodman furnaces. (more…) Read More

2019 SMECO Residential Rebates Announced

HVAC Distributors continues to participate in the SMECO residential rebate program, which runs from January - December 2019. Rebates are available on heat pumps, condensers, ductless units and ENERGY STAR® certified smart thermostats. HVAC Distributors carries Amana, Goodman, Daikin, Honeywell... Read More

Aston Branch Location Moving to Better Serve Our Customers

Effective December 24, our Aston branch will move to 136-138 Quigley Blvd, New Castle DE. The new location is more accessible for our customers. Our locations page will be updated with new contact information. Using the existing Aston phone number... Read More

Daikin VRV Now Available through HVAC Commercial Solutions

HVAC Commercial Solutions is now a certified Daikin VRV resource for Design/Build projects in Central and Eastern PA. How do I get started with VRV? Daikin VRV is available for Daikin VRV Pro Contractors. To become a Daikin VRV Pro... Read More

2018 Christmas and New Year’s Holiday Hours

All HVAC Distributors branches will be closed on Tuesday, December 25, and Tuesday, January 1, in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays. There will be no scheduled deliveries on these days. However, on call emergency ordering service will... Read More

Daikin Announces Updated Company Store

Daikin has launched a refreshed and enhanced Daikin Company Store website.  Based on customer feedback, they have created a more user-friendly and visually satisfying shopping experience. The new store will not contain any of your account information from the old store.  Because... Read More

New HVACDist.com Web Site Coming in December

The new web site will provide faster access to the information and tools you use, as well as product news and upcoming events. We will be launching the new site in December 2018. Read More

HVAC Distributors Participating in SMECO Rebate Program

HVAC Distributors is participating in the SMECO residential rebate program, which currently runs through the end of 2018. Rebates are available on heat pumps, condensers, ductless units and ENERGY STAR® certified smart thermostats. HVAC Distributors carries Amana, Goodman, Daikin, Honeywell... Read More

2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

All HVAC Distributors branches will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday, November 22. The Mount Joy counter will be open from 7am - 11am on Friday, November 23.  All other HVAC Distributors branches will be closed on Friday; however,... Read More

HVAC Now Stocking ADP’s M-Series Coil For Mobile Home Applications

HVAC Distributors is now stocking the M-Series coil from ADP.  This is an uncased upflow/downflow coil intended for mobile home use.  The M-Series copper coil will work with 2 ton, 2.5 ton, and 3 ton systems and includes a factory-installed TXV. Benefits:... Read More

ComfortBridge™ Communicating Control System Added To Amana & Goodman 80% Furnaces

Goodman Manufacturing has announced the next phase in the roll out of ComfortBridge -equipped furnaces.  The new board-based communication platform has now been added to AMVC, GMVC, ACVC and GCVC8 80% variable speed, ECM-based 2-stage gas furnace models. The equipment... Read More

HVAC Distributors Now Stocking Red Devil Duct Sealant

HVAC Distributors is now stocking Red Devil Duct Sealant, which provides smooth application, no dripping, and better adhesion to metal than competitive duct sealants. Product Benefits: Dry Time: Dry to the touch in 9 hours and completely dry in 24-72 hours (depending... Read More

Lochinvar Announces 2018-2019 VIP Contractor Program

Lochinvar has announced the launch of its 2018-2019 VIP Contractor Program. Kicking off on Oct. 1, 2018, the program offers participating contractors numerous ways to earn prizes for their installations of Lochinvar’s residential boilers. From receiving Visa® Reward Cards for... Read More

New Swaging and Flaring Kits from Rectorseal

HVAC Distributors is now stocking tool kits for easier and faster lineset flaring and swaging.  Both kits from Rectorseal allow the use of a high RPM drill (minimum 2000 rpm, 12v cordless) to produce quality flares or swages in just... Read More

Upcoming Lochinvar Product Training

B.J. Terroni Co. is collaborating with Lochinvar for an in-depth Lochinvar product training. Lochinvar's Ernie Chase will be instructing on the service and installation of the Knight KHB, Noble Combi, and the new Noble Boiler. Topics: Venting Combustion Air How... Read More

California Proposition 65 Warning Labels Now on Residential Equipment

Effective August 30, 2018, California's Proposition 65 has been updated. As part of the code update, manufacturers have new notification requirements for consumers in California. While HVAC Distributors does not do business in California, several of our manufacturer partners have... Read More

Earn 5X Contractor PRO™ Points on Honeywell Homes Products Through September 15

For a limited time only, Honeywell Contractor PROs can receive 5X the rewards on all Honeywell Homes product purchases, excluding residential combustion products.  There's no limit to the number of products you can buy, so this is the perfect time... Read More

Goodman Releases CoolCloudHVAC™ Technical Guide for Furnaces with ComfortBridge™ Control Platform

With the introduction of the ComfortBridge™ control platform for furnaces, Goodman has released this Technical Support Guide for the CoolCloudHVAC™ app developed for the installer and service technician. This Technical Guide should be used in conjunction with the installation manual... Read More

LG Launches New Redesigned Website

LG has announced the launch of LGHVAC.com, a new, consolidated website. The primary goal of the redesign is to help both installers and consumers access the information they need in a quick and efficient manner and bring consistency to the... Read More

Change to Daikin Ductless Product Registration Site

If you use the Daikin Partnerlink site to register Daikin Ductless units, please note that Daikin is in the process of migrating content to Daikin-specific web sites. To register Daikin Ductless units, you will now use the form located on... Read More

Extra Rewards for Lochinvar Continues through September 30, 2018

VIP Contractors – Don’t Miss this Opportunity! When you register the following KNIGHT® Heating Boiler models, you’ll receive $125 – that’s 5x the usual reward! This offer is valid June 1 through September 30, 2018. KNIGHT® Models eligible for $125 are: WHB Models WHN... Read More

Meet the Rinnai Sensei – Next Friday, July 20

Rinnai is holding online orientations to its new Sensei line. The Sensei has flexible installation options, service improvements over prior models and more. It is also the only tankless product with Amazon Alexa integration. Choose from one of the two... Read More

ComfortBridge™ Control System Furnace Non-Communicating Setup Using PCB Pushbuttons

Goodman has released Service Bulletin SF-078 containing instructions on setting up a new ComfortBridge™ control system furnace with a non-communicating outdoor unit. (For Goodman's announcement on the ComfortBridge system, click here.) From Goodman: When installing a new ComfortBridge™ control system... Read More

New DX11/DZ11 Daikin Light Commercial Models Available

Daikin has recently updated the DX11/DZ11 units to meet new performance standards.  These are large 7.5 and 10 ton split systems used in small commercial buildings, churches, schools, and for specific industrial solutions. These replace the older models that were... Read More

ComfortBridge: Amana & Goodman’s New Communicating Interface for Equipment

Goodman Manufacturing has announced the next phase of its communicating equipment interface: ComfortBridge™. This technology will replace the current ComfortNet™ communicating thermostat. What is ComfortBridge? ComfortBridge is a board-based communication platform (versus the thermostat-based ComfortNet technology). It uses Bluetooth® technology... Read More

TryRinnai Rebates Available on the New Sensei Tankless Water Heater

Rinnai has released the next-generation SENSEI™ Tankless Water Heater.  To learn more about the unit click here. Keep reading for the limited time offer of $100 back when you try the Sensei. For a limited time only, try the new... Read More

New Rinnai SENSEI™ Tankless Water Heaters Now In Stock at HVAC Distributors

Rinnai has released the next-generation Sensei™ Tankless Water Heater.  The Sensei has flexible installation options, service improvements over prior models and more. You can view an interactive demonstration of the unit's top benefits here. And, for a limited time, you can get... Read More

Extra Rewards For Lochinvar VIP Contractors Through Summer

VIP Contractors - Don't Miss this Opportunity! When you register the following KNIGHT® Heating Boiler models, you'll receive $125 - that's 5x the usual reward! This offer is valid June 1 through September 30, 2018. KNIGHT® Models eligible for $125 are:... Read More

Daikin Ductless 17 Series Single Zone Inverter Systems Now Available at HVAC Distributors

Daikin has launched the new 17 Series single zone inverter ductless system. The system is available in heat pump or cooling only systems and replaces the 15 Series as Daikin's value line. Key Features: 17 SEER - 9.0 HSPF -... Read More

Keeping Ductless Simple with the D6 Pro Wireless Controller

The D6 Pro is a cost-effective alternative to ductless branded controls and Wi-Fi adapters. It is compatible with more than 100 different models of ductless mini-split systems from top manufacturers. Install In Record Time The D6 Pro can be placed on... Read More

HVAC Distributors Now Stocking Tear-Resistant Ductless Line Sets

HVAC Distributors now stocks tear-resistant line sets for ductless installations. (We also have standard ductless line sets available) Why Tear-Resistant? Many contractors appreciate that this type of line set, which bonds a tear-resistant outer material to the line set insulation,... Read More

Honeywell Spring New. Now. Next. Events

Honeywell is hosting local Spring Launch Events to share information about Honeywell's latest innovations in Ductless Controls, Water and Connected Solutions. Products being covered include: D6 Wi-Fi Ductless Mini-Split Control Hydronic Zone Panels T Series Z-Wave C-Wire Adapter T6 Hydronic... Read More

ClimateMaster Manufacturer’s Certification for Geothermal Tax Credit

If you sold ClimateMaster for a residential installation (including installations done in 2017), your homeowner may look to claim the re-instated geothermal tax credit. As part of the claim process, homeowners will need ClimateMaster's Manufacturer's Certification of Geothermal Heat Pump Property... Read More

Amana/Goodman 80% Furnace Flue Connector Fit-Up Inaccuracy

Goodman has released Service Bulletin SF-076 concerning the positioning of the flue connector fit-up on an on 80% furnaces produced at the new Daikin Texas Technology Park. Please note: The positioning of the flue fit-up connector does not affect the safety... Read More

2018 Unico Preferred Contractor Program Announced

Unico has announced the details of its 2018 Preferred Contractor Program. As a Unico Preferred Contractor (UPC), you receive the following benefits: 15 year warranty on all Unico System equipment for projects registered within 90 days of installation. A $100... Read More

Lochinvar Knight Pre-Paid VISA Promotion – February 15 – March 30

Lochinvar has announced a special incentive when you purchase Knight boilers between February 15 and March 30, 2018. Get a $150 VISA® Pre-Paid gift card with the purchase of qualifying Knight models. Model Rebate WHN $150 KHN $150 KBN $150... Read More

New Rewards Added to HTP Contractor Rebate Program

HTP is offering American Express gift cards with the purchase of qualifying units between February 5 and March 31, 2018. The Rebates Model Reward UFT boiler $150 UFTC/EFTC Combi $150 Elite Premier Boiler $150 Elite FT Boiler $150 Phoenix Water... Read More

Geothermal Tax Credit Reinstated – Retroactive to 2017

As part of the tax bill passed on Friday, February 9, Congress reinstated the federal geothermal tax credits for residential and commercial use. Residential Geothermal Tax Credit The residential credit (detailed below) applies to residential systems installed from January 1,... Read More

Updated: HTP Announces $150 Contractor Rebate on Qualifying Equipment

Updated to Add: More models have been added to this promotion. Click here for updated promotion details. HTP is offering a $150 American Express gift card with the purchase of  every UFT boiler, UFTC/EFTC Combi, Elite Premier Boiler, Elite FT Boiler,... Read More

2018 Spring EAP Rebates

Philadelphia Area Contractors, read on for current Homeowner Rebates from Electrical Association of Philadelphia (EAP). For assistance determining qualifying match-ups, use the AHRI site. EAP rebates can be combined with PECO Smart Home Rebates, for combined rebates of up to $1,550 per qualifying... Read More

Incorrect Speed Selection on Dip Switch Sticker on *MVC96/*CVC96 Furnace

Goodman has released Service Bulletin SF-075 concerning an error found on the dip switch sticker on select furnaces: Goodman has discovered an error in the blower speed label affixed to the *MVC96 and *CVC*96 furnace product. Under the Speed Selection... Read More

Circuit Breaker Sizing on HKSC10 and Smaller Heat Kits

Goodman released the following bulletin, G-GN-OT-1494, regarding circuit breaker sizing on heat kits: Circuit breakers furnished with the heat kits of 10kw and less are for safety disconnect purposes only and are not supplied to be used for circuit protection.... Read More

Flashshield Arc-Resistant CSST Available at HVAC Distributors

One of the biggest concerns with installing gas furnaces is ensuring that the gas connections are not a fire hazard.  Two common causes of potential fires are lightning strikes (common within the HVAC footprint in Maryland and Pennsylvania) and power... Read More

2017 Christmas & New Year’s Hours

All HVAC Distributors locations will be closed on Monday, December 25, and Monday, January 1, in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays. There will be no scheduled deliveries on these days. However, on-call emergency ordering service will be available for... Read More

Changes for 2018 – Convenient Rebates, Rooftop Standards

Convenient Rebates Goodman Manufacturing announced updates to its homeowner-oriented web sites, www.goodmanmfg.com and www.amana-hac.com. The sites now integrates rebates available based on a homeowner's location into its web site layout. As customers (or you) search for products, rebates available in the... Read More

Updates to EPA Section 608 – Effective January 1, 2018

Effective January 1, 2018 new regulations impacting the way refrigerants are handled and sold go into effect. Additional regulatory changes will go into effect on January 1, 2019. (more…) Read More

Updates to Lochinvar After-Hours Tech Support

Lochinvar has announced new hours for its Technical Service Hotline: After Hours Support: 5 PM EST - 8 PM EST (Monday - Friday) Emergency Support: 9 AM EST - 5 PM EST (Saturday - Sunday) Holiday Support: 9 AM EST -... Read More

2017 Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

All HVAC Distributors branches will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday, November 23. All HVAC Distributors branches will be closed on Friday, November 24, however, orders may be placed from 7am - 12pm through Web Order Entry or by... Read More

Rinnai Rolls Out QuickWIN Installer Promotion

Now through December 31, 2017, receive a $100 rebate from Rinnai when you purchase a Rinnai HE+ Tankless Water Heater. Bundle it with a Rinnai Control-RTM Wireless Module and double your rebate to $200! Purchase one or more of these eligible Natural Gas Tankless Water Heater models to... Read More

HVAC Distributors Now Stocking Lochinvar Noble™ Combi Boiler

Lochinvar's new combi boiler, the Noble, improves the current combi experience - both for you, the contractor, and your customer, the homeowner. First - the Noble offers cost savings. Instead of sizing up to get the stated BTUs for your... Read More

Lochinvar Announces 2017-2018 VIP Contractor Program

Lochinvar has announced the launch of its 2017-2018 VIP Contractor Program. Kicking off on Oct. 1, 2017, the program offers participating contractors numerous ways to earn prizes for their installations of Lochinvar’s residential boilers. From receiving Visa® Reward Cards for... Read More

Goodman Expands 96% Furnace Offering

Goodman has expanded its furnace offerings by launching the new GMEC96 and ACEC96 model furnaces.  These new options are the downflow/horizontal version of the popular GMEC96 and AMEC96 furnace lines. The new models feature: 96% AFUE Energy-efficient, multi-speed ECM motor... Read More

#HoustonStrong

As a distributor for Amana, Goodman and Daikin Ductless brands -- manufactured out of Houston, Texas -- we wanted to share an update from Goodman Manufacturing about how Goodman employees and the Goodman facilities are following the impact of Hurricane... Read More

Defrost Timer Change on AVZC18/20 SEER Inverter Heat Pump Units

Goodman released Service Bulletin SR-072, regarding a software change on AVZC18 and AVZC20 Inverter Heat Pump units: This bulletin is to inform you of a software change made to the Inverter Heat Pump models listed above. For units with a... Read More

Warranty Process for Aspen Coils

[caption id="attachment_3808" align="alignleft" width="262"] Aspen Tag Sample[/caption] When submitting a warranty request involving an Aspen coil, you must return the silver-gray Mylar tag on the coil that contains the Model & Serial Number of the coil. Photocopies are not accepted... Read More

New “D” Cabinet Width on Goodman GMVC96 and Amana AMVC96 Furnaces

Goodman Manufacturing has expanded its furnace offering by adding a D-width (24-1/2”) to the popular GMVC96 and AMVC96 furnaces in the 100MBH, 5 ton size.  Previously, these models have only been offered with the C-width (21") cabinet. The D-width cabinet... Read More

Daikin Unveils Texas Technology Park

The new Daikin Texas Technology Park is one of the most technologically advanced HVAC manufacturing facilities in North America.  Covering an area of approximately  4.1 million square feet on 500 acres of land, it is the third largest factory in the... Read More

Up to $100 Rebate for Rinnai Propane-Fired Products

Rinnai propane-fired products are eligible for up to a $100 rebate through December 31, 2017. Rebate Period: Offer valid April 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 Eligible Products & Rebate Amounts: SE+ Series Tankless Water Heaters (models RUR98i-LP, RUR98e-LP, RUC98i-LP, RU98e-LP,... Read More

Ductless Tools to Save You Time (Ductless Days of Summer 2)

Last year, we provided a round up of HVAC Distributors new tools to help you with ductless installations. We have some new tools to add to the list to help you with ductless installations to save time, reduce call backs... Read More

Goodman Tubular Upgrade Warranty Program Updates

Goodman Manufacturing offers a Tubular Upgrade Program, which provides contractors with the option of upgrading homeowners with a non-functional clamshell-type heat exchanger (covered under the terms of the original warranty) to a new Goodman brand furnace featuring a tubular heat... Read More

Ultravation Introduces New Ion Generator For Indoor Air Quality

Ultravation® has introduced the Orion™ ion generator for odor and fine particulate reduction to help your customers breath better. The Orion™ ion generator can be used independently or in combination with other IAQ systems. The negative and positive IONS generated... Read More

Daikin Announces Updated Consumer Website

Daikin has announced the launch of the newly updated daikincomfort.com website. The new website offers a complete visual refresh from the previous version and provides a simplified layout with content organized for the consumer experience. The updated daikincomfort.com will initially focus... Read More

Amana® Products Now Have Premium Product Packaging

To better differentiate its Amana brand, Goodman Manufacturing has introduced premium product packaging on all Amana brand high efficiency equipment: condensing units, heat pumps, furnaces, and air handlers. The packaging enhancements are designed to better protect products in transit and... Read More

Nest Thermostat Earns ENERGY STAR Designation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has designated Nest's learning thermostat an ENERGY STAR product, making it the first thermostat to receive the acknowledgement since regulators stripped it from all programmable thermostats years ago. The Nest thermostat, which learns customer preferences... Read More

ComfortNet CTK04 Now Includes Voice Control

Consumers are increasingly looking for ways to connect their lives and homes. Goodman has recognized this trend and has updated the ComfortNet CTK04 to include voice controls. When you install a CTK04 and connect it to the Honeywell Residential Internet... Read More

HVAC Distributors Now Stocking Zoomlock™ Braze-Free Fittings

Connecting copper tubes just got a whole lot easier and more efficient with the ZoomLock™ line of braze-free refrigerant line fittings from Parker. Specially designed to work without brazing, these one-piece fittings are reliably secure, leak-proof, and more repeatable than... Read More

NATE Board of Trustees names David McIlwaine 2016-2017 Chairman of the Board

The North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Board of Trustees has announced its roster for 2016-2017, including a new chairman and new and replacement members elected to serve for the new term. The NATE Board of Trustees named David McIlwaine, HVAC... Read More

Maryland Tax Free Weekend – Feb 18 – 20

Maryland is holding a Tax Free Weekend for EnergySTAR® HVAC products from February 18 - February 20, 2017. Qualifying products include: Boilers Condensers Dehumidifiers Furnaces Heat Pumps Programmable Thermostats To participate in the tax holiday, you must buy and pick-up... Read More

Smart Thermostat Rebates for PPL & UGI

PPL currently offers a $100 rebate for contractor-installed NEST version 2.0 or 3.0 thermostats (compared to a self-installed rebate of $50). Click here for the PPL rebate form. UGI currently offers a $50 rebate for  programmable thermostats installed on a job. To... Read More

Updates to EPA Section 608 and Section 609

If you have an active EPA Section 608 Certification, you need to be aware of how Section 608 and Section 609 are changing in 2017 through 2019.   The EPA has provided a simple .pdf of changes that relate to HVAC technicians. Additional... Read More

Incorrectly Labeled Transformers – 208/240 Volt Models

Goodman recently released Service Bulletin SA-029, regarding incorrectly labeled transformers affecting models AWUF, ACNF, ARPT, ARUF, ASPT, ASUF, AVPEC, AVPTC, AWUT, DVxx, FXTQ, MBR, MBVC, APC, APD, APG, APH, DCC, DCG, DCH, DPxx, DSC, DSG, DSH, DTC, DTG, DTH, GPC,... Read More

2016 Christmas & New Year’s Hours

HVAC Distributors will be closing at 4pm on Friday, December 23rd.  All locations will be closed on Monday, December 26, and Monday, January 2, in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays. There will be no scheduled deliveries on these... Read More

Beckett Technical Advisory Bulletin on Cleancut Pumps

Beckett recently released the following bulletin regarding Cleancut Pumps (A2EA-6527): This bulletin advises that Cleancut pumps A2EA-6527 manufactured during months March, April, and May 2016 might present a tightness issue on Inlet/Return ¼-18 NPTF plugs. In order to identify such pumps, it... Read More

2016 Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

All HVAC Distributors branches will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday, November 24. The following HVAC Distributors branches will be open on a modified schedule Friday, November 25: Syracuse, Warminster, and Youngwood branches open for pick-up orders 7 AM –... Read More

Nest Outdoor Security Camera Now In Stock At HVAC Distributors

HVAC Distributors is now stocking the Nest Cam Outdoor Security Camera (HVAC item #455748), a weather-proof camera that can be installed anywhere on on the exterior of the home. The Nest home automation system is a simple way to provide... Read More

Rinnai Direct Vent Wall Furnaces Now In Stock At HVAC Distributors

Are your customers looking for a cost-effective heating solution for a particular living space or even their whole home?  HVAC Distributors now stocks Rinnai EnergySaver® Direct Vent Wall Furnaces, with self-adjusting heat that keeps room temperature consistent, from floor to ceiling. Benefits: Easy... Read More

Economizer Installation Wiring for Residential Package Units

Goodman has recently released Service Bulletin SP-038 Rev. 1 regarding economizer installation wiring for residential package units.  The purpose of this bulletin is to provide instructions for the installation of an economizer on “H” and “M” Series residential package units that do... Read More

Who Determines the Best HVAC Brands?

Would you believe that it's the installing contractor? Below are reviews of major heat pump brands, pulled from FurnaceCompare.com, a site that describes itself as "the only comprehensive, unbiased source for air conditioner, boiler, furnace and heat pump data on... Read More

Daikin Introduces New Ductless Wi-Fi Adapter

Daikin has introduced a new Wi-Fi adapter accessory (BRP072A43) that allows the homeowner to control their Daikin ductless system via their smartphone or tablet. The device is a small box, about the size of a deck of cards, that mounts to... Read More

Lochinvar Makes VIP Program Updates

The Lochinvar VIP Program is moving to a new website, www.LochinvarVIP.com.  The new site includes a fully mobile site with better functionality, including barcode scanning, allowing eligible products to be registered quicker than ever. Use a smart phone or tablet to scan the barcode on... Read More

Summary of Federal and State Tax Credits/Rebates for Hydronics

For the most up-to-date detail of federal, state and local tax credits, visit dsireusa.org. Federal Hydronics Tax Credits & Qualifying HVAC Distributors Equipment Maximum Available Tax Credit Product Type Efficiency Requirements $150 Natural Gas, Propane or Oil Boilers 95% AFUE... Read More

HVAC Distributors Now Offers New Lochinvar KHN Floor-Standing Fire Tube Boiler

[caption id="attachment_3553" align="alignright" width="141"] New KHN boiler with fire tube heat exchanger.[/caption] Lochinvar's Knight boiler line now includes a floor-standing fire tube boiler option. This new model is currently offered as an additional mod-con option in the Knight line. The... Read More

Rinnai On-Demand Water Heaters Now Vent with PVC

HVAC Distributors stocks Rinnai's Ultra Series models, which can be vented with either PVC or CPVC. Previously, Rinnai product could only be vented with polypropylene piping. Additionally, Rinnai has expanded its Ultra Series line with lower BTU options for single family and... Read More

Update: Amana 18 SEER Inverter Heat Pump Now In Stock!

Goodman Manufacturing announced a new 18 SEER inverter heat pump, with ratings of up to 19 SEER and 13 EER. The heat pump will be sold in 4 sizes: 2, 3, 4, and 5 ton. Because of the true inverter motor,... Read More

Are Your Techs Costing Your Customers Money?

Did you know that improper installation of equipment can decrease the efficiency of HVAC equipment by more than 30%? According to a 2014 study released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), duct leakage can cause a 30% energy penalty.... Read More

Last Call for 13 SEER Package Rooftop Units

Due to DOE Federal regulatory requirements, manufacturers must end production  of 13 SEER packaged rooftop products by December 31, 2016. This change affects both Fraser-Johnston and Daikin rooftop units sold through HVAC Distributors & HVAC Commercial Solutions. In preparation, manufacturers are... Read More

Honeywell Introduces the T Series Thermostat

Experience the launch firsthand! Join the Honeywell team for a product overview, demonstration,  and dinner to get to know the new T Series.   All attendees will receive a product certificate redeemable for a FREE T Series thermostat. When: September 21, 2016 Time:... Read More

Goodman Manufacturing Increases ENERGY STAR Certified Products

Goodman Manufacturing recently announced its continued and expanded participation in U.S. EPA's ENERGY STAR program. ENERGY STAR is frequently a shorthand criteria for federal, regional and local energy rebates, and this increased participation will make it easier for you to... Read More

LG Summer Co-op Marketing Materials Now Available

Boost your residential ductless sales during peak summer season with a Dealer Co-Op Kit from LG.  The Kit is based on the concept of "Comfort Zones," where everyone has a preferred room temperature.  The marketing materials target homeowners who are... Read More

Updated: 2016 HVAC Homeowner Rebates – PECO

Philadelphia Area Contractors, read on for current Homeowner Rebates from PECO. For assistance determining qualifying match-ups, use the AHRI site. PECO Smart Home Rebates can be combined with EAP rebates for additional homeowner savings. PECO Smart Home Rebates Updated as of June... Read More

DOE Finalizes Regional Standards Enforcement

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication of its finalized enforcement plan for the Regional Standard on central & single packaged air conditioners. At this time, there are no published enforcement standards for heat pumps. Once the final... Read More

Ductless Days of Summer Checklist

As the season gets hectic, we want to make sure that you have everything you need to save time and increase customer satisfaction with your ductless jobs. Below is a handy checklist of ductless accessories & add-ons available through HVAC Distributors.... Read More

Hidden Features of Ultravation UV Products

Ultravation prides itself on being a contractor-friendly manufacturer. To that end, Ultravation provides several common features on its products designed to make your life as a contractor/installer easier. How many of these features did you know about? Lamp Out Alarm. A... Read More

Now At HVAC Distributors: Rectorseal WBB300 Wall Bracket

As your Partner for Success, we are always interested in finding products that make your job easier. With ductless installation, this means: adjustable wall brackets for the ductless outdoor unit. Instead of measuring and installing individual L-brackets, with the RectorSeal... Read More

Lifetime Warranty Water Heater & Hybrid Tankless Now Available at HVAC Distributors

HVAC Distributors now offers the following new products from HTP to help you stand out to your customers by giving homeowners peace of mind and money-saving high efficiency.   HTP Crossover (RGH-199) The Crossover eliminates the "cold water sandwich" effect that... Read More

CTK03 and CTK04A Displaying Improper Outdoor Temperature

Goodman has recently released Service Bulletin SR-066 regarding CTK03 and CTK04A thermostats displaying improper outdoor temperatures. From Goodman: On a limited amount of communicating systems, we have had reports of CTK03 and CTK04A thermostats not displaying the correct outside temperature. The root... Read More

HVAC Distributors will be Closed for Memorial Day

  We are open regular hours on Friday, May 27. We will re-open for business on Tuesday, May 31. Read More

Goodman Product Labels Help Contractors Meet DOE Requirements

Starting July 1, 2016, the Department of Energy may begin to seek penalties for violations of regional standards related to air conditioner installation. As a contractor, it's important to understand key aspects of the regulation to help you avoid penalties:... Read More

Daikin LV Series and Quaternity Ductless Products Receive ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2016 Recognition

Daikin has announced that Daikin LV Series and Quaternity models are now qualified for the ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2016 Recognition Criteria. The models below and their ratings are listed on the Consortium for Energy Efficiency’s (CEE) Directory of Efficient Equipment at http://www.ceedirectory.org/site/1/Home. There... Read More

Dip Switch Settings on Inverter 18 & 20 SEER Split Systems

Amana has recently released Service Bulletin SR-064 regarding dip switch settings on Inverter 18 & 20 SEER split systems DZ18VC0**1A*, DZ20VC0**1A, DX20VC0**1A*, AVXC200**1A* and AVZC200**1A* Models. From Amana: Technical Services has received information from the field relative to installed units where... Read More

Federal Tax Credits on Qualifying Residential Indoor Comfort Systems

The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 has been extended and revised to provide federal tax credits on qualifying, high-efficiency residential HVAC products and systems through December 31, 2016. Many Amana systems qualify for these rebates. Goodman has provided... Read More

Daikin Ductless Now Available at HVAC Distributors

HVAC Distributors is now offering Daikin Ductless residential and light commercial products as part of its ductless line up. As your Partner for Success, HVAC Distributors decided to bring the Daikin line on for our customers because: Daikin is a... Read More

Federal Tax Deduction on Commercial/Industrial Space Heating

Cambridge HTHV Space Heaters, available through HVAC Commercial Solutions, are eligible for EPAct Tax Deductions of up to $0.60/square foot. Tax benefits are available for both new construction and retrofit applications. For full details, click here. What is HTHV? High... Read More

Federal Geothermal Tax Credits Expiring This Year

The federal 30% tax credit on purchase and installation of geothermal equipment continues through December 31, 2016. This tax credit can be combined with geothermal tax credits offered by EAP in the Philadelphia area. Requires: Installation in existing home (second... Read More

Nest Introduces 2 New Product Features for Smart Home Line

Nest Labs announced updates to its Nest Smart Home line of products: Family Accounts and Home/Away Assist. These updates are retroactive to currently installed product. For complete information from Nest on these new features, click here. These home automation features, which... Read More

Lockouts On Modulating Furnaces

Goodman recently released Service Bulletin SF-067 regarding lockouts on 40" modulating furnaces. From Goodman: Nuisance or unexplained lockouts (E0 Lockout Code Displayed on 7-Segment Display) with the 40” modulating furnaces may be due to moisture in the front cover pressure switch tube,... Read More

Oil in Basepans, on Coils, or on Shipping Boxes of Products

Goodman recently released Service Bulletin SA-027. From Goodman: Occasionally we receive reports of oil in the basepan, on the coil or on the shipping box as products are being installed. Due to the variability of manufacturing processes used to produce coil fins... Read More

Daikin’s New ComfortPlex Texas Facility Closer to Completion

Daikin's new $417 million ComfortPlex facility is nearing completion. Daikin anticipates that it will be fully operational by March 1. The new, state-of-the-art business campus will manufacture Amana, Goodman and Daikin residential unitary equipment, Daikin commercial equipment and Daikin ductless equipment.... Read More

2016 HVAC Homeowner Rebates – EAP

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The PECO Smart Home Rebates Program has updates effective June 1, 2016.  Click here to view updated program information. Philadelphia Area Contractors, read on for current Homeowner Rebates from Electrical Association of Philadelphia (EAP). For assistance determining qualifying match-ups,... Read More

2016 HVAC Homeowner Rebates – PECO

EDITED TO ADD: As of September 22, 2016, this program's funding has been exhausted. Philadelphia Area Contractors, read on for current Homeowner Rebates from PECO. For assistance determining qualifying match-ups, use the AHRI site. PECO Smart Home Rebates can be combined... Read More

2016 HVAC Homeowner Rebates – PGW

Philadelphia Area Contractors, read on for current Homeowner Rebates from PGW. For assistance determining qualifying match-ups, use the AHRI site. PGW Efficient Equipment Rebates Available September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016 Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are... Read More

Improved SPM Dual Port Manometer Now at HVAC Distributors

[caption id="attachment_3459" align="alignleft" width="214"] SPM-K1 Dual Port Manometer Kit[/caption] By popular demand, AAB Smart Tools' SPM-100 and probes are now a convenient kit. The new kit also includes a brass barbed fitting for taking gas measurements. The app has also... Read More

Contractor Feedback Improves Honeywell Actuator Design on Dampers

Based on contractor feedback, Honeywell zoning dampers now come pre-installed with its improved actuator design. These new dampers, the TrueZONE™ series, are available at all HVAC Distributors locations, by phone order, and for order through Web Order Entry. [caption id="attachment_3492"... Read More

Amana Inverter Heat Pumps Now at HVAC Distributors

Amana has introduced at 20 SEER inverter heat pump to expand its inverter product offering. Inverter-certified customers are able to order the inverter heat pump from any HVAC Distributors location, through Web Order Entry or by calling 800.228.4822. The 20... Read More

Economizer Installation Wiring for Residential Package Units

Goodman recently issued Service Bulletin SP-038 providing instructions for the installation of an economizer on “M” Series residential package units that do not have a factory installed economizer wiring harness. From Goodman: The DP14GM24 – 48 and A/GPG1424 – 48 units... Read More

AAB Smart Tools ABM-100 and ABM-200 In Stock at HVAC Distributors

HVAC Distributors now stocks AAB Smart Tools' ABM-100 and ABM-200 smart phone tools. These tools are compatible with all Apple smart devices and most Android phones. They allow you and your techs to use a smart phone, rather than bulky tools, to... Read More

GSC and GSH Dry Charge Units Discontinued by Goodman

Goodman Manufacturing has discontinued the production of GSC and GSH dry charge units and no longer has product available for purchase. HVAC Distributors has limited inventory of dry charge units available for purchase. If you have an R-22 replacement job,... Read More

2015 Christmas & New Year’s Hours

All HVAC Distributors branches will be closed on Friday, December 25, and Friday, January 1, in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays. There will be no scheduled deliveries on these days. However, on call emergency ordering service will... Read More

New Marketing Tool Available for Lochinvar VIP Contractors

Lochinvar has introduced a new marketing feature in conjunction with the 2015-2016 VIP Program. The "VIP Toolbox" is a customizable tool that allows you to place your logo and contact information on various marketing pieces and have them printed and delivered to your door... Read More

2015 Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

All HVAC Distributors branches will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday, November 26. The following HVAC Distributors branches will be open on a modified schedule Friday, November 27: Pittsburgh, Youngwood, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Mount Joy branches open for... Read More

Beckett AquaSmart Service Options on Select Peerless Boilers

Peerless released Service Bulletin M-15-7 regarding Service Programs related to Fix-on-Fail issues with Beckett AquaSmart Boiler Controls on select Peerless units. Beckett posted a service bulletin in February 2015 identifying manufacturing issues with the 7600P LWCO enabled sensors used in... Read More

Nest Home Automation Solutions Now Available at HVAC Distributors

[caption id="attachment_3590" align="alignleft" width="300"] Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Protect Smoke & CO Alarm & Nest Cam Wi-Fi Video Camera[/caption] HVAC Distributors now offers Nest Home Automation Products in-stock. Products include the 3rd Generation Nest Learning Thermostat, Protect 2.0 Smoke &... Read More

ENERGY STAR Program Requirement Changes Effective September 15, 2015

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has updated specifications related to Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps that qualify for the ENERGY STAR® program. ENERGY STAR is a qualification for many federal, state and regional utility rebate programs related to equipment... Read More

HVAC Distributors Now Stocks Self-Regulating Freeze Protection Cable

[caption id="attachment_3595" align="alignleft" width="300"] Diversitech's self-regulating freeze protection cable warms condensate lines to prevent freezing without the risk of melting PVC tubing.[/caption] HVAC Distributors now stocks Diversitech's self-regulating freeze protection cable. Self-regulating freeze protection has several benefits over traditional constant... Read More

HVAC Distributors Now Carries AAB Smart Tools SPM-100 Dual Port Manometer

HVAC Distributors now stocks AAB Smart Tools' SPM-100 Dual Port Manometer (Product SPM-100) and static pressure probes (Product PRB-KIT). The SPM-100 connects to smart phones or tablets (Apple or Android device) via Bluetooth Smart or Bluetooth LE through a free AAB smart... Read More

Lochinvar Announces the 2015-2016 VIP Contractor Program

Lochinvar has announced the launch of its 2015-2016 VIP Contractor Program. Kicking off on Oct. 1,2015, the program offers participating contractors numerous ways to earn prizes for their installations of Lochinvar’s residential boilers. From receiving Visa® Reward Cards for product... Read More

PPL Utilities Residential Air Source Heat Pump Rebate Reduces to $200 Effective October 17

Effective October 17, the $1,200 PPL residential utility rebate on qualifying Air Source Heat Pumps  will reduce to its pre-2015 level of $200. Currently, 16 SEER and higher air source heat pumps qualify for the $1,200 rebate. The 15 SEER ASHP... Read More

HVAC Distributors Now Carries Diversitech UltraLite Ductless Pads

HVAC Distributors now carries Diversitech's UltraLite® Lightweight Concrete Equipment Pads for ductless outdoor units. This 2" pad is made of fiber-reinforced cement. It is designed to flex, instead of crack or break, under the weight of the outdoor unit. The pad's... Read More

Goodman Announces New Location of Furnace Rating Label & Serial Number on 34.5″ Furnaces

[caption id="attachment_205" align="alignleft" width="220"] Updated 34.5" Blower Door Serial Number & Rating Info Location[/caption] Goodman Manufacturing recently issued Service Bulletin SF-063 to remind contractors that the furnace rating label for the 34.5” chassis furnaces, which contains the furnace serial number, is located on the... Read More

Fieldpiece JL2 Transmitter Now Available at HVAC Distributors

Fieldpiece's JL2 Transmitter and JobLink™ App turn your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) into a time-saving tool in the field. Using the Bluetooth® capabilities of your Apple device, you can use the wireless transmitter to: View live measurements taken from... Read More

Dunkirk and Pennco Boilers Now Available in HVAC Distributors East Region

HVAC Distributors now offers select residential Dunkirk and Pennco boiler models in its East Region (Eastern PA, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia). The selection was made in keeping with HVAC Distributors' "Partners in Success" promise of providing contractors with quality equipment that... Read More

HTP Combis and Tankless Now Available at HVAC Distributors

HVAC Distributors now offers HTP combi boilers and tankless water heaters throughout its footprint. The selection was made in keeping with HVAC Distributors' "Partners in Success" promise of providing contractors with quality equipment that they can stand behind. HTP offers H-stamped... Read More

2015 Fall Training Schedule Announced

The Fall 2015 Training Schedule has just been released and we are excited to be offering some new classes this season, including Amana Inverter Training (exclusive to Amana dealers) and Hydronics Essentials...just in time for boiler season! Training from HVAC can help... Read More

Modulating Furnace – Gas Manifold Pressure/Valve Adjustment

Goodman has released Service Bulletin SF-065 regarding the proper procedure for adjusting the manifold pressure or gas valve on modulating furnaces. From Goodman: In the event of low manifold gas pressure, loss of flame, or low flame signal fault alerts on modulating furnaces, perform... Read More

Goodman Manufacturing Introduces U.S. Alumacoil as Coil and Air Handler Manufacturer

Goodman Manufacturing issued Product Marketing News (PMN) C-GN-OT-972 announcing that safety and rating plates on common coils and air handlers will list U.S. Alumacoil™ as the manufacturer, starting with units produced August 2015. U.S. Alumacoil is a registered business name (D/B/A) for Goodman Manufacturing... Read More

Rectorseal Mighty Bracket Now In Stock at HVAC Distributors

[caption id="attachment_3499" align="alignleft" width="192"] Rectorseal Mighty Bracket[/caption] Rectorseal's Mighty Bracket is a ductless installation tool that reduces your labor costs on ductless installation or servicing jobs. From Rectorseal: Mighty Bracket cuts job site labor costs by 50% because it reduces... Read More

ClimateMaster Warranty Processing Updates

ClimateMaster recently announced updates to its warranty processing procedure, effective July 15, 2015. Because of the changes announced by ClimateMaster, HVAC Distributors is able to process your warranty claims that include replacement product purchased through HVAC Distributors and provide you... Read More

Honeywell Product Updates VisionPRO Thermostat Line

Honeywell has announced updates to its VisionPRO thermostat line-up for Summer 2015. In response to contractor feedback, the wi-fi version of the 8000 is enhanced to be more user-friendly for both technicians in the field and homeowners. All versions of the VisionPRO... Read More

Amana 14 SEER Product Warranty Update

Amana has released PMN A-GN-OT-980 regarding warranty updates for the Amana 14 SEER product. The notice states that 14 SEER AC and 14 SEER HP units produced after August 1, 2015, will have 10-year parts limited warranty (see www.amana-hac.com for... Read More

Coming Soon: Amana Inverter Product Line

Edited to add: Inverter Amana Air Conditioners are now in stock at HVAC Distributors and available for purchase for inverter-trained dealers.  Amana announced that it will be begin releasing its inverter line this summer. Because this line uses different technology... Read More

Laars MightyTherm LoNOx Parts Support Ending

Laars recently issued Service Bulletin 15-2 regarding parts support for the MightyTherm line. Because the MightyTherm LoNOx line has been obsolete for 10 years, some key suppliers of components are no longer making parts for the LoNOx line. Inventory is limited and,... Read More

New 34.5″ Chassis High Efficiency Furnace Venting Table

Goodman recently issued Service Bulletin SF-064 to provide updated venting tables for the 34.5" furnaces. It is important to note that this service bulletin pertains to furnace venting tables for the models specified in it.  While the bulletin stresses the importance of... Read More

Now Available: Amana Equipment Reviews

Goodman has recently invested a great deal of time and resources into collecting thousands of consumer reviews on all of its products.  Amana equipment is averaging 4.7 out of 5 stars in customer satisfaction. Reviews are visible on each individual product... Read More

Aluminum Coil Cleaning Best Practices

Goodman recently issued Service Bulletin SA-026 to address inquiries related to recommended cleaning practice for aluminum evaporator coils. Best cleaning practice is to simply flush the coil with water. Alternately, you can use an approved, non-chlorine cleaner (such as Nu-Calgon - EVAP-Green -... Read More

HVAC Distributors Providing Mercury Thermostat Recycling Option

For your convenience, each HVAC Distributors branch location provides safe mercury thermostat recycling. This service is provided to you for free to ensure the safe disposal of hazardous materials. The program is open for all brands of wall-mount mercury-containing thermostats. The... Read More

LG Perks Program to be Discontinued

LG has announced that its LG Perks program will be discontinued this year. A new program, not yet announced, will replace LG Perks and provide reward opportunities for LG contractors. From LG: No additional points will be awarded under the... Read More

New Amana Goodman and Daikin Warranty Plans Effective April 15

Goodman announced new plan numbers for its extended warranty contracts on Goodman product, Amana product and Daikin ductless product. New plans go into effect April 15, 2015. Current pricing and plans are in effect on installations through April 14, 2015.... Read More

Upcoming Beckett Burner Training

Beckett Burner training is coming to a town near you!  This program is specifically designed to enhance the knowledge of technicians from beginner to advanced levels. Program Topics: Gas Burner Introduction to CG4 Power Gas Burner Gas Supply & Venting Sequence... Read More

PPL Electric Utilities Boosts Rebate on Heat Pumps

Through PPL Electric Utilities’ E-power energy efficiency programs, customers can receive a rebate when they purchase a high efficiency heat pump. As of March 1, 2015 rebates on heat pumps have increased to: up to $1,200 on a qualifying Air-Source Heat Pump System... Read More

Amana Advantage Funds March 31st Deadline

All remaining 2014 Amana Advantage funds must be utilized by March 31, 2015.  All submissions must be provided to HVAC Distributors by May 31, 2015 and dated no later than March 31, 2015 to be considered for reimbursement. Contact marketing@hvacdist.com with any questions. Read More

2015 Spring HVAC Training Schedule Announced

The Spring 2015 Training Schedule has just been released and we are excited to be offering some new classes this season! Training from HVAC can help you to obtain the skills and knowledge needed to keep up with the constantly changing... Read More

Replacement of Front Collector Box Cover on Some 92% Goodman Brand Furnaces

Goodman recently issued Service Bulletin SF-060 regarding incorrect front collector box covers being used on some some AMSS920803BNAA, DM92SS0803BNAA and GMSS920803BNAA model furnaces with serial numbers 1501360901 and prior. From Goodman: (more…) Read More

UPDATE: Sticking TXVs on 2 and 2-1/2 Ton Split System Evaporator Coils and 15 SEER Package Units

Goodman has revised the serial number date range for Service Bulletin SA-023. Update From Goodman: (more…) Read More

New, Extended Warranty Terms for LG Excellence Dealers

2015 New Exclusive LG Excellence Member Benefits Announced Starting January 1, 2015, LG Excellence contractors can offer their customers an extended, 10 year parts/10 year compressor warranty on the installation of qualifying LG ductless products. (more…) Read More

Updated LG Duct-Free Presentations & Guide Specs

LG recently issued Bulletin #101614A with updates to Duct-Free Split Single Zone and Multi-Zone presentations and guide specification files. (more…) Read More

Optional Assurance Care Warranties Now Available on LG Equipment

Contractors: You Can Now Purchase Optional Warranties On All Distribution Equipment LG is pleased to announce the new Assurance Care site is now LIVE! lg-dfs-warranty.com is the new home for all of your DFS extended warranty needs. (more…) Read More

2014 Fall HVAC Training Schedule Announced

The Fall 2014 Training Schedule has just been released and we are excited to be offering some new classes this season!  Training from HVAC can help you to obtain the skills and knowledge needed to keep up with the constantly... Read More

Sticking TXVs on 2 and 2-1/2 Ton Split System Evaporator Coils and 15 SEER Package Units

Goodman recently issued Service Bulletin SA-023 regarding Sticking TXVs on 2 and 2.5 Ton Split System Evaporator Coils & 15 SEER Package Units. (more…) Read More

New Amana Goodman Gas Furnace Line-Up Announced

We are pleased to announce that effective this fall, Amana/Goodman will be introducing a revised 90%+ Gas Furnace line-up. The new line-up has higher efficiency and greater installation flexibility (think smaller & 3-position installation). Read more for the full details! (more…) Read More

Modulating Furnace – Service Replacement Control Board PCBKF200SF

Goodman recently issued Service Bulletin SF-048 regarding Modulating Furnace Replacement Control Board PCBKF200SF. From Goodman: We have received reports that when replacing the control board on the modulating furnace, the  necessary data is not consistently being uploaded to the replacement... Read More

E-Coated Air Coils

ClimateMaster has issued technical service bulletin TBJ017 related to all water to air units with E-Coated (black) refrigerant air coils. From ClimateMaster: PRODUCT: All water to air units with E-Coated (black) refrigerant air coils AFFECTED RANGE: All units with E-Coated air coils. ISSUE:... Read More