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2020 outlook: climate control at each desk

August 18, 2000
Kenneth Hickman, chair of the Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Technology Institute (ARTI) 21CR Steering Committee and former York executive, combined his look to the future with some current research projects designed to bring some of those speculations to life.
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Contractors are 'building America'

August 18, 2000
Government program stresses energy-efficient homes.
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Setting the standard for hvac hygiene in the new millennium

August 16, 2000
Just like the gold rushes of the 1800s, would-be hvac hygiene “service” providers are flocking to the marketplace in droves.
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Certification program open to air duct cleaners

August 16, 2000
Added respectability and validation has come to the air duct cleaning industry via a certification program conducted by the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA).
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Take the time to educate consumers about IAQ issues, comfort solutions

August 16, 2000
By educating consumers that IAQ is a year-round concern and that there are system solutions that can improve IAQ regardless of season, contractors can help make their customers more comfortable while building trust in their expertise.
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New economizer controls extend capabilities to smaller rooftops

August 16, 2000
Establishing demand-control ventilation for smaller rooftop markets has been a pie-in-the-sky ambition up until now.
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Hvac cleaning requires access: Take care when opening ductwork

August 16, 2000
Both the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) and North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) have set official construction standards for access ports.
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NIOSH expert stresses need for hvac maintenance, cleanliness

August 16, 2000
The first National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) conference on “Indoor Air Health” was held here in May.
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Building ductwork gets the lead out

August 16, 2000
When lead was found in the ductwork of a State of Washington office building, it was cleaned up after a very careful study.
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Florida contractors beat heat and the competition by consolidating

August 16, 2000
Florida contractors are keeping a wary eye on temperature fluctuations while maintaining market share in this air conditioning-dependent region.
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