Trade associations, industry consultants, and many contractors agree upon and preach the need for being prepared for an emergency. However, not many contractors have a written natural disaster plan on record, nor have practiced for a potential weather-related hazard.
Yes, I am still pushing for getting an HVACR-related TV show on the air. I believe it is still possible, but I also realize it will not happen overnight. It’s going to take time, but it must be attempted. I’m encouraged by some of the comments and suggestions that keep coming from readers.
North American Technician Excellence (NATE), through its NATE Bowl competition, is awarding a grand prize, all-expense-paid trip to Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa (February 2009). The five contractors with the most points from each of three divisions will be entered into the grand prize drawing.
The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) - along with several associations and local distributors and contractors - filed a formal complaint in U.S. District Court seeking “declaratory and injunction relief under federal law” against enforcement of the city of Albuquerque’s new Energy Conservation Code and High Performance Building Ordinance.