Product Highlight– The Platinum Flex Vacuum Pump by JB Industries

Product Highlight– The Platinum Flex Vacuum Pump by JB Industries

Posted in News on Jul 13, 2021

JB Industries is known for its corded vacuum pumps, but now that is changing. In the past, others have attempted battery-powered vacuum pumps with little success outside of select automotive applications, but JB Industries has succeeded in creating and manufacturing a battery-powered vacuum pump with their Platinum Flex Vacuum Pump.


HARDI Highlights HVAC Industry Trends

HARDI Highlights HVAC Industry Trends

Posted in News on Jun 23, 2021

The last five months have seen very strong sales growth, and we expect that rate to climb to even new record heights in May, as the May 2020 numbers were so adversely affected by the COVID pandemic. Last spring’s pause was a temporary one, and this current demand surge will be temporary as well.


Manufacturer Prices Continue to Rise

Manufacturer Prices Continue to Rise

Posted in News on Mar 24, 2021

The past year has seen manufacturers’ price increases across the board, due in large part to factors driving up the costs of shipping. The coronavirus pandemic has had a profound impact on the global supply chain and the trickle-down is unlike anything in recent history. The fact of the matter is, we haven’t seen the worst of it.


Freight Industry Issues and Their Far-Reaching Effects For All

Freight Industry Issues and Their Far-Reaching Effects For All

Posted in News on Feb 25, 2021

The freight industry is in disarray due to COVID-19, and it goes back to the very onset of the pandemic. From coast to coast, everyone in logistics is feeling the gravity of the situation as goods have become more and more difficult to transport as a result of the virus.


Relative Humidity and IAQ

Relative Humidity and IAQ

Posted in Indoor Air Quality on Feb 04, 2021

Indoor Air Quality has been a hot topic of late, and is getting more attention in this current climate than ever before. HVAC efficacy and IAQ efforts are only a piece of the puzzle, however, and research shows that another important factor with a correlation to health and wellness is the relative humidity inside buildings.


Manufacturers Pricing Increases and Shortages in 2021

Manufacturers Pricing Increases and Shortages in 2021

Posted in News on Jan 26, 2021

Commercial contractors continue to battle various material shortages as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Q4 2020 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index. Furthermore, experts say that the shortages and difficulty in procuring certain construction materials, as well as the resulting cost increases, won’t go away any time soon.


Is Air Conditioning Spreading COVID-19?

Is Air Conditioning Spreading COVID-19?

Posted in Indoor Air Quality, News on Jul 06, 2020

As States begin to open up again for business and the weather heats up, many of us may be wondering if HVAC systems could be spreading coronavirus in buildings. Some news articles on this topic have popped up here and there, but the connection seems unclear.


Shupe Carboni & Associates Launches New Website

Shupe Carboni & Associates Launches New Website

Posted in News, Uncategorized on May 05, 2020

The Shupe Carboni & Associates team is pleased to announce an update in branding and a new website. Shupe Carboni & Associates will continue to offer the same high level of customer service their manufacturers and customers have come to know, and hope the update in their digital presence will provide some additional resources and opportunities for various levels of support. They can still be reached by way of phone, fax, or email, but will be sharing industry trends, news, announcements, and more on shupecarboni.com


COVID-19 & Indoor Air Quality

COVID-19 & Indoor Air Quality

Posted in Indoor Air Quality on May 01, 2020

What is the link between indoor air quality and illnesses like COVID-19? It’s no secret that indoor air quality is critical for overall health and wellbeing. Indoor air pollutants can have adverse effects ranging from short-term eye and throat irritation to long-term effects like respiratory disease and even cancer.