Articles by Thomas Mahoney

Cautionary tale: furnaces and cars

The AutoNation action should serve as a cautionary tale to the hvac sector, which is going through a transformation whose ultimate shape is yet to be determined.
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Buy-sell deals may change in distributor-contractor chain

In tomorrow’s world of vendor-managed inventory (VMI), manufacturers will look into the shelves of their distributor customers and replenish parts and pieces.
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HVAC Excellence certifies techs in many specialties

A relatively new entry on the technician certification scene is the HVAC Excellence program.
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Lennox closes deal on Service Experts

Lennox International has completed its acquisition of Service Experts.
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Contractor trains techs - any techs - in centrifugals

Pat Rucker, a 66-year-old commercial hvac contractor has helped change the landscape for big-system service technicians.
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Tempo Mechanical Services: Where service techs get equity

With all of its innovations and smiling employees, Tempo was voted one of the winners in The News' first-ever "Best Contractor to Work For" contest.
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20th Century ended on high note, say News contractor-subscribers

You really have to work to find a contractor who’s a pessimist about business in 2000.
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Lennox is on a roll, sees $3.2 billion year

Lennox International will report 1999 sales of about $2.4 billion and projects this year’s sales to be about $3.2 billion.
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NY contractor's preseason oil offer saves many headaches

The sudden spike in the price of home heating oil has made life adventurous for dealers who sell the fuel and service the homes’ oil furnaces and boilers.
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York 'Liberties Plan' aims to keep dealers independent

The Unitary Products Group of York International has unveiled an ambitious plan to keep its dealers loyal.
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