Articles by Peter Powell

Refrigerant Management Requires The Six R’s

The recent announcement of a voluntary program offered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the commercial baking industry has reinforced the importance of an organized plan when faced with refrigerant management issues.
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New Product Proves Flexible

A South Carolina manufacturer has a new product and a number of ways to view it.
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Setting Goals, Having Meetings Important to Contractor Success

Just how important are setting goals and having planning meetings to the success of your company? Mike Allen and Paul Wisdom, partners in Allen’s Air Care, a heating and cooling dealer in Smyrna, TN, say they believe goals and meetings are extremely important.
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Trane Contractors Look To The Future In New Orleans

In a time of concern and sometimes-downbeat news, some 750 Trane Comfort Specialists gathered in New Orleans, a carefree city with a decidedly upbeat atmosphere. While the contractors did take in the sights, sounds, and smells of the city, much of the time was spent exploring the basics of building even more profitable businesses.
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Mar. 7, 2002: Search Of Refrigerated Truck Leads To Chicago-Area Drug Bust

HINSDALE, IL — A refrigerated truck was apparently being used for cocaine smuggling in an operation that was broken up by the Cook County (IL) Sheriff’s Department. Police officials announced
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Atlanta Contractor Garners Safety Award From MCAA

A contractor from Atlanta was among those honored for its attention to safety by the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA).
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Service Hotline: 03/04/2002

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Cubers And Flakers Have A New Friend

A new ice machine technology is starting to make an impact.
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A Lesson In Teamwork

When an arson fire destroyed the mechanical room of a 25,000-sq-ft supermarket here, the owner had a simple request of the local refrigeration wholesaler and tech people: “Get my store up and running again as soon as possible.”
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Augusta Dealer Scores High

An Augusta heating and air conditioning contractor has earned one of the top customer-satisfaction scores in a national quality survey conducted by Trane.
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