Articles by James Siegel

NAW Confronts Healthcare

February 24, 2003
The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship held a hearing on Feb. 5 to focus on health care and small employers. The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) submitted testimony for the hearing’s record.
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Trane Announces Training Courses

February 24, 2003
Trane has announced that it is accepting reservations for its first half 2003 schedule of commercial training courses.
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Health Plan Association Legislation Introduced

February 24, 2003
The Small Business Health Fairness Act (H.R. 660), also known as the Association Health Plan (AHP) legislation, was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Ernie Fletcher, R-Ky.
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PHC Project Course Debuts

February 24, 2003
The Education Foundation of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association (PHCC) held the first of its new “Essentials of PHC Project Management” courses in January.
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R-410A Training CD Available

February 24, 2003
The AC&R Coalition, a group composed of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), Ferris State University, HVAC Excellence, and ESCO Institute, as well as other industry organizations, has introduced the “Universal R-410A Safety and Training” CD-ROM.
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Feb. 21, 2003: R-410A Training CD Available

February 21, 2003
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. — The AC&R Coalition has introduced the Universal R-410A Safety and Training CD-ROM. The interactive CD-ROM is said to provide field service personnel with the training and
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Zeroing In On The Optimal Humidity Level

February 21, 2003
The 2003 Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) provided attendees with the opportunity to see several new developments from humidification and dehumidification manufacturers.
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Air Conditioning On The Spot

February 21, 2003
Manufacturers are beginning to market their portable air conditioning units as more than just a solution for temporary and emergency cooling. Many of the products on display at the AHR Expo were sporting new looks and recent upgrades, and manufacturers were supplying new reasons to use the products in primary applications.
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Parker Responds To Changes In Standards

February 21, 2003
Parker Hannifin Corporation used this year’s Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) as a platform to announce several new product offerings.
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Manufacturers For The Week: 02/24/2003

February 21, 2003
Blygold America Inc. (Stevensville, Md.) has licensed Mobile Temp Inc. (Geismar, La.) as Blygold Baton Rouge to apply Blygold protective coating products for HVACR coils and equipment. Blygold Baton
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