Michael S. Weil
Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Director, 2004-2014, Penton Media, Inc.
Mike Weil served as editor-in-chief and editorial director of three Penton Media, Inc. (now Informa) properties: Contracting Business.com magazine, HPAC Engineering magazine, and HVACR & Hydronics Distribution Business magazine. In total, he worked for Penton Media from November 1980 to 2014, in virtually every editorial capacity and more. Of the 34 years he spent at Penton, 29 of them were with Contracting Business properties, five with HPAC Engineering properties.
Besides managing a staff of four full-time editors and a graphic designer, and writing and editing articles specifically for the HVACR contracting and engineering community, Weil also edited two books for the Service Roundtable, one for NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) and several others.
As editorial director, he was responsible for the daily operations of the magazines and was instrumental in setting their editorial direction. He was also responsible for orchestrating the Comfortech seminars, as well as the content of the properties’ e-media products – Contractingbusiness.com, HPAC.com, HVAC-Talk.com, HVACR Hotmail, HVAC-Talk e-newsletter, HPAC FastTrack, HPAC Networked Controls Plus, HPAC Engineering Green Buildings.
Mike Weil is now Editor-in-Chief, of HVAC Today and Director of Communications & Publications for the National Comfort Institute. He can be reached via email at [email protected]; via Twitter, via Facebook, via LinkedIn or 800-633-7058 (office) or 216-337-6017 (mobile).