Stephen Lamb, CAE, executive vice president of the Chicago Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA), has been working to position the organization as the “Education Association.” The Chicago MCA has made educating members its top priority, according to Lamb.
Ron Newman, Lakes Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, Inc., Spirit Lake, IA, was named the HVAC Contractor of the Year at the recent annual convention of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) in Toronto, ON, Canada.
The Excellence Alliance Foundation (EAF), along with Excellence Alliance Inc. (EAI) member Bonfe’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Service Inc., St. Paul, MN, has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Adam Matzek and to Jacob Niebur at Minnesota State Southeast Technical College.
Apple Heating Inc., Ashtabula, OH, formed a team to participate in the Ashtabula portion of the American Heart Walk on Sunday, October 6, 2002. Apple Heating's team captain was service manager Stan Zwaduk, the survivor of two heart attacks.
Who’s buying the Tempstar Homeowners’ Extended Labor Plan (HELP)? According to an article in The Dealer Star, Tempstar’s dealer newsletter, most customers who purchase Tempstar equipment from Bettendorf Heating & A/C, in Bettendorf, IA, are buying it.
Foster Products Corp. recently announced information about its indoor air quality (IAQ) product line. The company said its line of products “provide a long-term solution to problems associated with [poor IAQ] by killing and preventing the re-growth of odor-causing mold, mildew, bacteria, and fungus.”
In August, a painter working at Ford Field — the new home of the NFL’s Detroit Lions — was killed when a hydraulic lift he was working on fell into the seats. The Associated Press reported that the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) had cited the man’s employer, Thomarios Painting, for two safety violations earlier this summer.