Information Only Helps If It’s Implemented, Says Contractor

If International Service Leadership (ISL) ever sought a “poster contractor” — as opposed to a poster child — Leland Smith should be ISL president Bill Efird’s first choice.
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ACCA Arizona Brings Easter To Kids - Again

For the third straight year, ACCA of Arizona participated in a Phoenix community project known as the Easter Basket Giveaway.
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Goettl Air Conditioning Receives Honors

Goettl Air Conditioning, Inc., which has been manufacturing heating and air conditioning equipment in Phoenix, AZ, since 1939, earned two awards recently.
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This Is The Pits (But It’s Fun)

Rusty Wallace had a few newcomers on his team at the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Racing Event, held March 3 in Las Vegas.
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Contractors Seek To Defeat Construction Defect Lawsuits

The Southern Nevada Air Conditioning Refrigeration Service Contractors Association (SNARSCA) learned that no one with a contractor’s license can escape the destructive effects of construction defect lawsuits.
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DOE Awards Oregon $2.8 Million

Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham announced recently that the Department of Energy (DOE) will award the state of Oregon $2,856,430 to improve the energy efficiency of hundreds of low-income households this year.
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Ed McMahon Sues Over Toxic Mold

Ed McMahon is suing his home insurance company for $20 million, claiming it botched a simple repair on a broken pipe and, as a result, allowed a toxic mold to spread throughout his Los Angeles home, making his family sick and killing his dog.
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Trane Oregon Receives Award

In a recent ceremony, one of Oregon’s largest electric utilities formally recognized Oregon Trane for its contributions to energy efficiency programs.
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California Contractors To Form New State ACCA Affiliate

The development of a new state Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) affiliate in California is in the works.
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Hallinan Elected CCA Trustee At-Large

Richard Hallinan of Executive Plumbing, Heating & Air, Corona, CA, was elected as a new trustee at-large of the Construction Contractors’ Alliance, an enhanced service group of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association.
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