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Nine Things To Know Before Selecting A Web Host

May 28, 2004
It may seem simple yet it is oftentimes overlooked. When it comes to choosing the right Internet hosting provider for their Web sites, many business owners know very little about making the best Internet/Web hosting decisions. Here are some tips.
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Do You Really Need A New Computer System?

May 14, 2004
If you are considering replacing your computer systems (accounting, inventory control, etc.) because you don't get the information you need to manage your business, ask yourself a few questions and take a look at a more cost-efficient alternative.
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Btu Buddy 14: Fixing A Chronic Leaking Residential A/C Unit

May 14, 2004
In this edition of the Btu Buddy series, Bob learns the proper procedures for finding and fixing a refrigerant leak in a residential air conditioning unit.
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Efficiency And Indoor Air Quality In Relocatable Classrooms

May 14, 2004
School districts in California and throughout the U.S. are increasingly using relocatable classrooms (RCs), also known as modular or portable classrooms. A study was conducted that demonstrates technologies that can simultaneously improve energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality in RCs.
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Hot Topics, Cool Solutions 3: Delegating Work, And More

May 1, 2004
I'm growing my company each year. That's the good news. However, I find I need to keep adding new people every time I grow. The bad news is that I find myself working harder and longer managing my ever-increasing staff.
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VFD Technology Reduces Harmonics At Partial Load

May 1, 2004
ABB is applying its patent-pending Swinging Choke technology "to reduce harmonics at partial load, making an essentially efficiency-driven solution that much more efficient."
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The Economizer, In A Nutshell

May 1, 2004
The function of the economizer is, as its name implies, to "economize" or save on cooling costs. Learn more about the operation of economizers and get maintenance tips here.
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Consumers Use Multiple Forms Of Media At Same Time

May 1, 2004
With most media users saying they often try to absorb two or more forms of media at once, a new study has implications for marketing and advertising as well as online content providers - Who is paying attention to what, and when?
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The Benefits And Limitations Of Corrosion Coupons

April 17, 2004
An estimated one sixth of all steel production worldwide is used to replace corroded metal - much of it at cooling and process water piping systems. This article details the benefits and drawbacks of using corrosion coupons.
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Getting The Most From The Yellow Pages

April 17, 2004
Just under 75 percent of contractors spend over half of their marketing budgets in the Yellow Pages. However, this spending results in just 13.4 percent of HVAC sales. Here are some tips to improve Yellow Pages advertising.
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