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Ed Lord II/SMCI Scholarships Awarded To Four Students

April 17, 2003
The Sheet Metal Contractors of Iowa (SMCI) Scholarship Committee recently announced the winners of four student scholarships.
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New Contractor Consortium Forming In Cincinnati

April 11, 2003
A new consortium of HVAC contractors is in the formative stages, led by two familiar names in the trade.
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Siemens Helping Summa Health System Save On Energy And Labor Costs

April 4, 2003
Ohio’s Summa Health System is undergoing a $4.2 million building infrastructure upgrade to reduce operating costs and improve patient and staff comfort. Summa plans to accomplish these improvements with no capital outlay. It financed the one-year boiler and lighting system upgrade through a performance contract arrangement with Siemens Building Technologies Inc.
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Ohio Contractor Named ABC’s Contractor Of The Year

March 21, 2003
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) presented its Contractor of the Year award to Mark Small, senior vice president and chief financial officer, Cleveland Construction Inc., Mentor, Ohio, at the association’s national convention in San Diego.
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News Editor Keynote Speaker At St. Louis ACCA Chapter Conference

March 7, 2003
The St. Louis and Southern Illinois Chapters of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) are hosting a conference and trade expo on Wednesday, March 26, 2003. Keynote speaker will be John R. Hall, business management editor for The News.
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Michigan Rules Favorably For Contractors In Complaint Against Consumers Energy

March 2, 2003
The Michigan Public Service Commission cited Consumers Energy for various violations of the Commission's code of conduct for its appliance service plan (ASP) program.
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Iowa Contractor Takes Unique Approach To Marketing

February 24, 2003
Ray Armstrong is quite the marketer, according to a story in a recent issue of Heil’s “Dealer Link.” If he wasn’t the owner of Armstrong Plumbing & Heating Inc., he might have embarked on a career in marketing.
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Indiana Contractor Forms Two Operations Centers

February 10, 2003
Temp-Masters Inc., a Midwest installation and contracting company, has announced the formation of two operations centers to better serve customers for commercial refrigeration and HVAC.
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Carbon Monoxide Course Offered At Ohio College

February 1, 2003
Columbus State Community College and the Central Ohio Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) chapter have joined together to present a two credit hour college course designed to provide better understanding of carbon monoxide and the prevention of carbon monoxide poisoning.
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Minneapolis Contractor Buys Back Company From Encompass

January 31, 2003
Yale Mechanical Inc. recently purchased its company back from the consolidated owners who had acquired it in 1997. Encompass Services Corp., the consolidator that purchased Yale, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in November 2002.
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