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ClimateCare offers consolidation alternative for Ontario contractors

September 13, 2000
There are currently 28 members of the Ontario group, down from 35 last year.
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New Jersey contractors fight cross-subsidization ‘loopholes’

September 13, 2000
New Jersey’s new utility deregulation law, which takes effect August 1, will allow consumers to choose between gas and electric providers.
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Efficiency and its benefits discussed at national forum

September 13, 2000
The end of the millennium brings to a close an amazing decade filled with many changes in the energy industry — changes that are being marked by the 10th anniversary of the annual Energy Efficiency Forum to be held here June 9.
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What contractors want most from technicians: Honesty

September 13, 2000
Many contractors say that character comes first when hiring new technicians, as long as the candidate has a mechanical aptitude.
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Take it from me: Safety must be your top priority

September 13, 2000
The hvacr service technician is in one of the highest potential injury professions in the world.
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Six steps to overcoming the price objection

September 13, 2000
Survey after survey reveals that people are more concerned about value, quality and service than price.
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Easy-to-install radiant heating offers contractors new market opportunities

September 13, 2000
This product claims to take the science of radiant floor heating one step further.
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Infrared heat is making its mark in one of the world’s most popular sports

September 13, 2000
A venture into year-round golf is just one of many irons in the fire for Solaronics.
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Always for them: Duty, Honor, Country

September 13, 2000
As Americans salute military veterans on Memorial Day, several hvacr contractors reflected on their years of active duty. The memories of their service have had profound effects on them.
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Commercials on hold are music to the ears of hvacr contractors

September 13, 2000
Many hvacr contractors are turning to telephone “on-hold” advertising as an effective, inexpensive way to market products and services to a captive audience.
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Kyle Gargaro, editor-in-chief of The NEWS, hosted the 2014 ACCA CEO Forum. At the event, six well-known, highly respected company executives, Gary Michel, Ingersoll Rand/Trane; Chris Nelson, Carrier Corp.; Chris Peel, Rheem Mfg. Co.; Rod Rushing, Johnson Controls; Brent Schroeder, Emerson Climate Technologies; and Doug Young, Lennox; provided individual industry outlooks and fielded questions directly from attending contractors. Listen to the entire event on the NEWSMakers podcast. Posted on April 14.

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