New or improved industry Web sites.

  •, an industry resource serving HVAC professionals, has partnered with to offer a national database of HVAC job listings. Job seekers can search thousands of HVAC jobs by city, state or job title. Employers can post jobs and receive resumes from top candidates. Users also have access to industry-related news, product information, training and a complete online directory.

  • facilitates connecting customers needing work to contractors wanting jobs. Homeowners can find local contractors in over 400 project-type categories, or submit their home improvement or home maintenance projects and have up to four local contractors contact them. Customers are encouraged to critique contractors' performance.