May 24, 2016
This was the year we changed our name to Contracting Business. Enjoy this look back at the topics we jumped into in 1984.

Welcome to the inaugural Contracting Business COVERWALL. Over time, we hope to provide you with a look at nearly 400 covers in our fantastic history covering the HVACR industry under this name, starting in 1984.

Our history dates back to 1944, however, this series will display our covers from the past 30 years, as Contracting Business.

Click through and enjoy! Some of you will recall the people, processes and products on display in the issues we review from the 80s and 90s. For our younger fans, have a look at what it was like, "back in the day."

EACH COVER is available as a downloadable PDF.

About the Author

Terry McIver | Content Director - CB

A career publishing professional, Terence 'Terry' McIver has served three diverse industry publications in varying degrees of responsibility since 1987, and worked in marketing communications for a major U.S. corporation.He joined the staff of Contracting Business magazine in April 2005.

As director of content for Contracting Business, he produces daily content and feature articles for CB's 38,000 print subscribers and many more Internet visitors. He has written hundreds, if not two or three, pieces of news, features and contractor profile articles for CB's audience of quality HVACR contractors. He can also be found covering HVACR industry events or visiting with manufacturers and contractors. He also has significant experience in trade show planning.