Posts tagged ‘Diamond Contractors’

July 19, 2016, 9:00 am

Diamond Contractor™ Spotlight: McDonald Plumbing & Heating (Renfrew, Pennsylvania)

“There’s no application we can’t put it in,” says Kenneth McDonald, owner, McDonald Plumbing and Heating, Renfrew, Pennsylvania, of our Zoned Comfort Solutions. McDonald Plumbing and Heating has served Western Pennsylvania since 1952. Over the years, our innovations have made the company’s projects simpler to install and easier to service. To hear how, view our most recent Diamond Contractor Spotlight video by clicking above.

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May 25, 2016, 9:00 am

Diamond Contractor Spotlight: Darin Almeida

Our residential solutions provide convenient, specialized installations for contractors and comfortable, personalized spaces for homeowners. To see how Climate Heating and Cooling, Inc. brought targeted comfort to a home in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, check out Diamond Contractor Darin Almeida on our Diamond Contractor Spotlight, featured on YouTube.

February 26, 2015, 11:49 am

Diamond Contractor™ News: Thriving Illinois Contractor Named Leading Contractor

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Throughout the year, Contracting Business spotlights extraordinary HVAC contractors and the products, tools and services that make the contractors and their companies successful. We are pleased that one of our Diamond Contractors, Chappel’s Heating & Cooling, Carol Stream, Illinois, was recently picked as the leading HVAC contractor, listing Mitsubishi Electric as one of its preferred cooling and heating equipment brands. The company also listed our distributor Gustave A. Larson as a preferred distributor.

We take pride in providing products and tools that make contractors’ lives easier and keep their businesses thriving. Click here to read the Contracting Business article to learn more about Chappel’s Heating and Cooling’s success.

February 3, 2015, 4:12 pm

Efficiency: It’s All In the Installation

February 3_NIST Quality HVAC Report ImageA recent National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) report proves that HVAC equipment requires a quality installation (QI) in order to perform at its rated efficiency. The report, “Sensitivity Analysis of Installation Faults on Heat Pump Performance,” shows design and installation deficiencies contribute directly to a rise in energy consumption.

The report is based on a three-year study that focused on how the building, equipment and climate affect HVAC performance. The following installation faults were found to have the largest potential impact on efficiency:

  • Duct leakage
  • Low indoor airflow
  • Refrigerant undercharge or overcharge
  • Oversized equipment with undersized ductwork
  • If two or more simultaneous faults occur, the loss of efficiency and amount of energy consumption risk amplification

A QI requires high-efficiency products, correct design, proper installation and accurate field measurements. To help ensure these components are met, the ANSI/ACCA 5 QI Standard specifies what to measure, how to measure and the measurement tolerances necessary for unitary residential and commercial HVAC systems.

We recognized that a successful, sustainable installation not only requires a high-performing product but top-notch service as well, which is why we created the Diamond Dealer™ program more than 10 years ago. This elite group is the most extensive, highly-qualified contractor network in the industry today. Through demanding certification and continuous education, our Diamond Contractors™ ensure that our energy-efficient products perform at their industry-leading efficiencies.

Click here to view NIST’s full report. Click here to view an article on it in IE3 Magazine.

January 15, 2015, 9:18 am

Diamond Contractors™ Enjoy Golf and Fishing Trip with Fred Funk

In December 2014, 10 lucky Diamond Contractors™ participated in our Golf and Fishing Promotional event. These Diamond Contractors spent two days at the TPC Sawgrass golf resort with Mitsubishi Electric-sponsored golf pro Fred Funk. Contractors enjoyed a golf clinic with Fred, teeing off on the famous course and a deep-sea fishing excursion.

Two contractors from each of our five business units were selected as participants. Contractors’ names were drawn from a list of top achievers from each business unit based on their performance over the last year.

These events demonstrate our commitment to reward our high-achieving Diamond Contractors and distributors. To learn how you can join this elite group and become a Diamond Contractor, talk with your local distributor.

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October 30, 2014, 2:05 pm

Diamond Contractor™ Conferences Visit Sin City

Untitled-2On October 16, we shared with you the activities at the Diamond Contractor Conference in Atlanta. This week we traveled to the West Coast, where more than 400 Diamond Contractors joined us at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for the final conference of the year.

The Diamond Contractor Conferences are part of an ongoing initiative to give certified Diamond Contractors the tools they need to grow their businesses through selling ductless technology, today’s fastest-October 30_diamond_contractor-Logogrowing segment of the HVAC market. As part of the Diamond Contractor Program, the conferences coach contractors on the valuable business-building benefits of ductless technology. The event consisted of business and sales training, networking opportunities as well as presentations on the current state of the economy, in-home selling tips and techniques and the profitability of selling ductless. Weldon Long delivered his popular seminar titled, “The Power of Consistency – Rock your Business – Rock your Life.”

These events demonstrate our continuing commitment to develop the most extensive, highly-qualified contractor network in the industry. To learn how you can join this elite group, talk with your local distributor.

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October 16, 2014, 9:51 am

TV Star Shares Stories at Diamond Contractor™ Conferences

Richard Trethewey, the famed plumbing and heating expert for “This Old House” programming since 1979, was a special guest speaker at one of our Diamond Contractor™ Conferences held in Atlanta last week.

Richard TretheweyMore than 300 Diamond Contractors attended one of the two back-to-back two-day events that featured presentations from Mike Cappuccio (“Are You Making All You Can Make Selling Ductless?”) and Weldon Long (“The Power of Consistency – Rock your Business –Rock your Life”), among others.

Trethewey shared his experiences as an HVAC contractor over the years as well as some humorous HVAC stories from his projects on “This Old House.”

In addition to his role on the popular home improvement television program, Trethewey consults on residential plumbing and heating projects throughout the country, with current projects in Massachusetts, New Mexico and Hawaii.

Listening to Tretheway’s storytelling, it’s evident that his outlook on the industry hasn’t dulled over the past 30 years. In a recent interview with This Old House magazine, Trethewey shared “the HVAC innovation I’m most excited about is electric heat pump INVERTER technology. Traditional units are either 100 percent on or off. These cold-weather heat pumps use sensors to vary compressor speed based on need.”

Not only is Tretheway a long-time advocate of Mitsubishi Electric systems, but he also shares our enthusiasm for achieving maximum comfort using minimal energy. We couldn’t be happier to have him as a part of the conference’s events.

Trethewey is scheduled to speak at the upcoming conference in Las Vegas on Oct. 26-28. Click here for more information about the conference or to see if you are eligible to attend. To learn more about becoming a Diamond Contractor, talk with your local distributor.

November 22, 2013, 11:14 am

Author Weldon Long Hosts In-Home Selling Seminar in Boston

As part of a robust new initiative to support the development of our contractors’ businesses, we’re partnering with New York Times best-selling author and HVAC sales expert Weldon Long to bring an exciting educational opportunity to our Diamond Contractors.

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Weldon Long

The In-Home Selling Seminar Program kicked off this week with its first two-day event in Boston. Long led the seminar, which aimed to accomplish the following:

  • Create the proper mindset necessary to excel in Mitsubishi Electric ductless sales and business.
  • Investigate homeowners’ comfort and efficiency problems and gain their permission to recommend Mitsubishi Electric ductless home comfort solutions.

Long is the perfect spokesperson for this seminar because he is unique familiarity with the HVAC sales process. In 2003, he walked out of prison and built a residential HVAC company worth $0 to $20,000,000 in just 60 months. In 2009, his company was selected by Inc. Magazine as one of “America’s Fastest Growing Small Businesses.” Weldon is here to share the secrets to his success.

The seminar will also take place in the coming months in Philadelphia, New York City and Buffalo. To learn more about the In-Home Selling Seminar Program, contact your Business Unit Administrator or Mitsubishi Electric sales representative.

The seminar is open to Diamond Contractors that have been handpicked by their distributors. If you have any questions, contact

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