Articles by James Siegel

HARDI Regional Meeting Tackles Energy, Economics, and More

April 16, 2012
While challenges remain, brighter days are ahead. That was part of the message at the Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International’s (HARDI’s) western regional meeting held in Phoenix recently.

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Carving Out A Place In History

June 18, 2004
Installing a heating and cooling system for older and historical buildings can present an array of challenges, but many contractors assert that ductless mini-splits can provide efficient heating and cooling with a minimum of frustration.
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Mini-Splits Poised To Enter The Mainstream

June 18, 2004
Ductless mini-splits are not new, but there still seems to be a bit of mystery surrounding these systems. Although some questions linger, many manufacturers are doing their part to enlighten contractors about ductless heating and cooling systems.
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Mini-Splits Find A New Home

June 18, 2004
Ductless mini-splits have many practical commercial applications, from schools to office buildings. But ductless is also a practical residential choice.
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EAI Bolsters Member Opportunities, Programs

June 13, 2004
Members of Excellence Alliance Inc. (EAI) now have new opportunities and initiatives designed to assist them in creating and running a successful business. These new programs were introduced at the group's 2004 spring managers meeting.
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Customers Are Ready For Zoning; Are You?

May 18, 2004
According to some manufacturers, contractors need to become more familiar with today's zoning technology, reevaluate their attitudes toward zoning, and take another look at the needs of their customers.
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Taking The Frustration Out Of Zoning

May 18, 2004
The new Infinityâ„¢ Control is designed to manage six separate functions - temperature, humidity, airflow, ventilation, indoor air quality (IAQ), and zoning. But zoning is one of its clear benefits.
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Zone-By-Zone Ventilation

May 18, 2004
When it comes to zoning, contractors and manufacturers tout the benefits of heating and cooling multiple areas of a home. But what about using zoning for ventilation in a residence?
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Canadian Show Explores A Changing Industry

May 12, 2004
A glimpse of the future of the HVACR industry was one of the highlights of the 2004 Canadian Mechanicals Exposition (CMX), held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
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Making Sense Of Filter Selection

May 6, 2004
What do your customers really know about the air filtration system in their homes and businesses? To select the right filter, contractors need to tell their customers the whole story.
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