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Lennox ready to offer IPO to pay debt, buy dealerships

September 18, 2000
After a century as a privately held manufacturer of heating-cooling equipment, Lennox International will go public.
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Tight labor market can lower standards

September 18, 2000
Don’t let desperation to fill open slots drive you into making the kinds of mistakes that could hurt your business.
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How to inspect, maintain chiller barrels

September 18, 2000
Chillers big and small call for maintenance to protect equipment investment.
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Open-drive chiller maintenance helps keep leakage to a minimum

September 18, 2000
In the United States, about one-third of the centrifugal water-cooled chillers sold use open-drive motors as opposed to semi-hermetic motors that are sealed and serviceable.
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Former contractor uses determination, ‘star power’ to fight back against cancer

September 18, 2000
Father of Detroit Red Wing hockey star Darren McCarty reflects on his years in the Canadian hvac business, and how his bout with cancer is giving him a different purpose in life.
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Finding Growth and Profits in America’s Heartland

September 18, 2000
This 42-year-old family-owned business has weathered changes and the test of time.
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The Apple Doesn’t Fall Very Far From the Tree

September 18, 2000
After consolidation, the business reflects the same strsngths and weaknesses as the parent company.
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Condensing units for 2000

September 15, 2000
Unlike many products, our hvac industry demands constant innovation at an aggressive price.
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Consolidated Contractors Mirror Corporate Goals

September 15, 2000
Ownership and management have changed; new nameplates adorn desks where former hvacr business owners sat for years. Employees have come and gone and new names have been added to old company names, or completely replaced them.
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SUPCO Links Up With HVAConline

September 15, 2000
BuildNet, Inc., based here, announced that its HVAConline community has signed an agreement with Sealed Unit Parts Co., Inc.
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