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Transform into a Service Powerhouse

Innovative Ways Technicians Are Utilizing Mobile Apps
March 24, 2014

With growing customer demands, field service excellence is rapidly becoming a top priority for HVACR companies as they realize more opportunities for sales, revenue, and customer retention in service than ever before.


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HVACR Educators Band Together

Instructor Workshop Keeps Teachers Up to Date on Technology, Industry Happenings
March 24, 2014

The event provided an opportunity for attendees to bounce ideas off one another as they tried to solve the most pressing issue currently facing HVACR educators in the U.S. — how to attract new talent to the industry.


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Geothermal Lobbies to Join Renewable Ranks

Geothermal Industry Reps Continue to Fight for Renewable Label, Seek Extended Tax Credits
March 24, 2014

The Geothermal Exchange Organization is continuing to concentrate its lobbying efforts on including geothermal in federal and state definitions of renewable energy.


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Geo Standards and Training Available

New Personnel Standards and Commercial Training Courses Seek to Bridge Knowledge Gap
March 24, 2014

Efforts are underway to increase awareness and training to promote familiarity with geothermal systems.


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Construction Spending Soars in January

Analysis Reveals Largest Year-to-Year Increase Since 2006
March 24, 2014

Total construction spending in January 2014 posted the largest year-over-year increase since 2006, with growth in both public construction and private residential and nonresidential spending.


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Survey: 74 Percent of Contractors Unprepared for Efficiency Standards

Emerson Survey Shows Contractors Unaware of Pending Efficiency Ruling
March 17, 2014

Unlike the 2005 regulation changes, the 2015 changes will affect both residential and commercial efficiency standards.


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ACCA Helps Contractors Overcome Challenges

Association Unveils More Opportunities for Contracting Success in 2014
March 17, 2014

The nonprofit indoor environmental and energy services association is working to overcome the many challenges set before its contracting members. 


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Learning Labs, IE3 Expo Highlight ACCA

ACCA Featuring More Contractor-Led Sessions Than Ever Before
March 17, 2014

ACCA president and CEO Paul Stalknecht deemed attendance at the ACCA conference one of the best investments contractors can make. 


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ACCA Contractors of the Year

We Care, Haller to Be Honored at ACCA 2014 in Nashville
March 17, 2014

Both award-winning contractors will be honored during the closing MainStage ceremonies at the 2014 ACCA Conference in Nashville, Tenn.


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HVAC School Aims to Put Veterans to Work

York Quality Education Training Center to Train Veterans, Civilians
March 17, 2014

York’s Quality Education & Training Center is working with a local organization called Save Our Veterans (SOV) to teach trained military personnel new skills pertinent to a profession in HVACR.


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