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Are Bearings Making You Spin?

An Inside Look at Installation, Application, and Lubrication Myths
By Ian A. Rubin
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The wheels of industry turn on bearings, so why do the wheels often vibrate, clatter, squeak, drag, and overheat? 


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Choose Your Advertising Metrics Wisely

Cost per Lead is Easy to Calculate, but Those Numbers May be Misleading
By Ben Landers
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Using data to make increasingly smarter marketing decisions goes beyond simply collecting a bunch of statistics and putting them into a pretty report. 


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Buying Your Competition is Not so Easy

Fair Market Value is Only 1 Part of the Equation
By Jim Hughes
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Once you’ve made the decision to buy a business, buy into a business, or sell your business, you need to prepare yourself. 


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UK Considers Organic Rankine Cycle

Brunel University Researchers Ponder Country’s Energy Capacity Concerns
By Julian Milnes
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Energy that is recovered can be used in another part of the process or can be converted to “high value” electrical power. A technology that can achieve the latter is the Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC).


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Home-Performance Bolsters Business

Company Profiting on Patient, Accurate Work
By Matt Bishop
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Bolton said adding home-performance work has absolutely made his company better, helping build it to more than $2 million in annual revenue.


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Standards and Consumer Desires Drive Rooftop Innovations

Air Handlers and RTUs Becoming Smarter, More Efficient, Connected
By Jen Anesi
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Manufacturers are producing units that are more efficient, intelligent, and connected than ever before by incorporating increased motor efficiency, design improvements, and the utilization of energy recovery options.

 


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Working to Curb Unlicensed HVAC Contracting

Credibility of Evolving Industry Affected by Unlicensed Activity
By Matt Bishop
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In a trade where reputation is everything, reputable contractors and associations are continuing to stress the importance of contractor licensing to homeowners and those operating without the proper licensing.


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Technicians Share 5 Common RTU Issues

HVAC Techs Compare their Most Common Problems and Solutions
By Jen Anesi
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While normal wear and tear is to be expected on rooftop units, major problems can be prevented with routine, thorough maintenance.


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Many HVAC Contractors Unaware of Pending Chiller Standards

By Kyle Gargaro
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The chiller standard will need to be adopted more on a state-by-state basis, making it highly unlikely it will be evident throughout the country by 2015.


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Marketing Magic: What’s Keeping You from Closing Sales?

Seven Tips to Help You Seal the Deal
By Adams Hudson
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If your leads aren’t paying off, there’s trouble afoot. 


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