Articles by James Siegel

MasterFormat Draft Released

March 15, 2003
The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)/Construction Specifications Canada MasterFormat™ Expansion Task Team (MFETT) recently released the third draft of a revised MasterFormat document.
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Ammonia Conference Looks At HFCs, CO2

March 15, 2003
A range of refrigerants is gaining attention at the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration’s Ammonia Refrigeration Conference & Exhibition March 16-19 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
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AirTime 500 Develops Training Center

March 15, 2003
AirTime™ 500 has developed a training center for HVAC contractors. According to AirTime 500, the New Millenium Academy™ offers specialized training classes to focus on the needs of HVAC contractors and their employees.
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The Kids Are Alright

March 15, 2003
It is easy for contractors to have some doubt about the younger generations. Finding excellent employees seems to get harder and harder. Well, here is a glimmer of hope. An event called SkillsUSA-VICA reminds us that the industry’s next generation is in good hands.
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Georgia Programs Up For Accreditation

March 15, 2003
The Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education (DTAE) has begun the process of accrediting its HVACR programs.
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A/C Shipments Up In January

March 15, 2003
Combined U.S. factory shipments of 382,545 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for January were up 5 percent compared to shipments for the same month last year, according to Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Institute (ARI) statistics.
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Lee College Hosts Train The Trainer

March 15, 2003
Lee College recently hosted a Train the Trainer seminar to teach air conditioning instructors about new techniques to pass along to their students.
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IAI Hosts Industry Day

March 15, 2003
As part of the annual meeting of the International Alliance for Interoperability (IAI) will be a special “Industry Day” conference on May 14, 2003, in Alexandria, Va.
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March 14, 2003: AirTime 500 Develops Training Center

March 14, 2003
ST. LOUIS — AirTime 500™ has developed a training center for HVAC contractors. According to the organization, the New Millennium Academy™ offers specialized training classes to focus on the needs
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Contractors For The Week: 03/17/2003

March 14, 2003
Oliver Heating & Cooling (Delaware County, Pa.) has announced that John H. Cameron Jr. was named Rotarian of the Month by the Kennett Square Rotary International of Pennsylvania. Publication
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2014 MCAA Annual Convention

Scenes from the 2014 MCAA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.


Kyle Gargaro, editor-in-chief of The NEWS, hosted the 2014 ACCA CEO Forum. At the event, six well-known, highly respected company executives, Gary Michel, Ingersoll Rand/Trane; Chris Nelson, Carrier Corp.; Chris Peel, Rheem Mfg. Co.; Rod Rushing, Johnson Controls; Brent Schroeder, Emerson Climate Technologies; and Doug Young, Lennox; provided individual industry outlooks and fielded questions directly from attending contractors. Listen to the entire event on the NEWSMakers podcast. Posted on April 14.

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