Articles by James Siegel

Best Instructor 2003 Runner-Up:
Industry Involvement Is Key To Success

The drive and ambition of Ray Peters of Linn State Technical College have earned him a runner-up award in The News' Instructor of the Year contest.
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Best Instructor 2003 Honorable Mention:
Instructor's Program Continues To Grow

The hard work of Ed Taylor of Central Kentucky Technical College has earned him an honorable mention in The News' Instructor of the Year contest.
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Oct. 27, 2003: Carrier Seeks Instructor Input

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - In order to serve instructors better, Carrier Corp. is seeking input on what it can do to help out educators. Through a questionnaire, the Carrier Training Center
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Best Instructor 2003 Winner:
Looking Out For His Students And Improving Industry Education

It is Bob Feathers' work with RETS Tech Center and his drive to improve overall industry education that have earned him the title of 2003 HVACR Instructor of the Year.
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Aftermarket Is No Longer An Afterthought

The demand for aftermarket parts has created a new awareness for many manufacturers about the importance of making these products more easily available. To satisfy distributors and contractors - and create lifelong customers - companies are beginning to strengthen their focus on service parts.
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Oct. 14, 2003: NEMI To Hold Emerging Markets Workshop

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Two years ago, the National Energy Management Institute (NEMI), asked the FMI Corporation to begin research on a contractor growth initiative. Erik Emblem, executive director of NEMI,
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Rheem Helps Contractors Work Together

The Rheem Team is a network of contractors working together to better their individual businesses. The team also serves as an example of what can be accomplished when dealers, distributors, and manufacturers come together.
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Aug. 29, 2003: One Hour Franchises Open To All Contractors

SARASOTA, Fla. — One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating, a nationally branded HVAC company, has announced that its national franchise opportunities are now available to any qualified contractor wishing to
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Working Together For Optimum Results

One of the biggest problems contractors deal with is the dreaded callback. To alleviate frustration and help ensure the satisfaction of consumers, contractors and manufacturers are learning to work together from the beginning of a new construction project until the end.
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Simplified Pool Dehumidification

Installing dehumidification systems for natatoriums can be a niche market for contractors, but the applications can be complex. Many contractors who specialize in these applications are realizing the benefit of applying packaged units for these installations.
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