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Bulldog Recruiting: The Pursuit Of Talent

January 23, 2004
If you want to hire the best people, you have to be like a bulldog. With the growing shortage of qualified people in our industry, it's NOT likely that a superstar employee will just fall in your lap.
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American Standard Announces Winning 'Stars and Stripes' Dealers, Distributors

January 19, 2004
American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning has announced the winners of its 2003 "Stars and Stripes" dealer and distributor sales incentive program. The five-month incentive program generated 60,000 program entries.
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Fossil Fuel Heating Equipment: Principles And Troubleshooting

January 11, 2004
This application note was written to provide you with an understanding of the basic principles of fossil fuel heating systems and how to troubleshoot these systems using thermometers, digital multimeters, pressure/vacuum modules, and other accessories.
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Superheat And Subcooling Made Simple

January 11, 2004
The purpose of this article is to provide a simple explanation of these terms for those who desire a concise understanding as well as a review for those who understand the terms but want to take another look.
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Court Case Could Have Implications For HVACR Contractors

January 11, 2004
As determined by a recent court case, building components may not be subject to the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act.
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Software Helps Distributor Maintain Up-To-Date Pricing

January 3, 2004
Managing customer and vendor pricing can be a time-consuming, frustrating task. Just ask Roger Torri.
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Pulling A Good Vacuum Equals $$$ For The Contractor

December 29, 2003
Pulling a good vacuum before charging a new system with refrigerant or after a repair is essential for the proper operation of an air conditioning system. In addition to the vacuum pump, a micron gauge is an essential tool.
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How Middle-Market Companies Can Increase Profitability

December 29, 2003
Sixty-seven percent of middle-market companies plan to increase profitability, indicates Grant Thornton's Survey of Middle-Market Business Leaders. But how are these companies planning for profitability? Here are some tips.
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Hydronic System Keeps Native American College Warm

December 29, 2003
For this design/build project, the tribe's architectural firm convinced college officials that a LoadMatch hydronic system would not cost much more than the all-air system they originally called for, and would be more comfortable and reliable in its delivery of Btu.
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Btu Buddy 9: Discovering Reduced Airflow In The Ducts

December 13, 2003
With one end of the building cool and one end warm, Bob and Btu Buddy discover an airflow problem. Find out how they track down the problem and repair the system.
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