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How to find a dirty evaporator coil (without really looking)

September 19, 2000
Here are tips for inspecting evaporator coils so you can make them come clean.
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Regular coil cleaning improves system efficiency and building IAQ

September 19, 2000
Here’s another good reason to keep those coils clean: indoor air quality.
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How to Become a Ddc Specialist

September 19, 2000
Some contractors are fearful of ddc systems, because they think they’re too complicated to service and install, but that's not really the case.
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Pittsburgh Independent Skeptical of Consolidation

September 19, 2000
“Contractors who sold out to consolidators deserve everything they lost.”
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Quiet On the Set, Including the A/C

September 19, 2000
The upgraded air-conditioning system in Soundstage 11, in the Culver Studios, Culver City, CA, is so quiet, you can almost hear the echoing voices of Clark Gable, Vivian Leigh and Olivia de Havilland from the classic “Gone With the Wind.”
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For Pittsburgh Contractor, ‘Business is in Our Blood'

September 19, 2000
Family-owned Pittsburgh company has survived and thrived because of it's commitment to customers, employees and the community.
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St. Louis-Area Contractor Welcomes All Comers

September 19, 2000
Business is far from dead in this hvacr contractor's renovated funeral parlor store front.
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Independent Contractor Thrives

September 19, 2000
Now that everything's been said and done, how has outspoken consolidation critic Butch Welsch of Welsch Heating & Cooling been affected by industry changes?
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Better Service for Controls Customers

September 19, 2000
Controls Group North America (CGNA) membership standards are strict. Do you have what it takes to be part of this elite hvacr organization?
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Honorable Mention: Don Vallentyne, hvacr instructor at the Valley State Prison for Women in Chowchilla, CA

September 19, 2000
“Yes, you can learn. Yes, women can do this work. Yes, even with a prison record you can get a job.”
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