Articles by Mike Murphy

Training - (The Subliminal Message)

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Sure, training and education can be wonderful cures for a variety of ills, but only if people attend the classes.
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LINC Service Group ‘Arrives' in Florida

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At the 2006 Linc Service® Principals Meeting and All-Star Diamond Event/Incentive Trip held recently in Florida, Scott Giacobbe told a gathering of more than 100 franchise owners that they and their organizations had "arrived" as the premier service organization for professional HVAC contractors.
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Breaking the Rules

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The year 2005 was one of accomplishments for the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), according to Paul Stalknecht, president and CEO. He attributed these successes to the fact that the membership had demanded excellence and commended the group for knowing when to "break the rules."
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Murphy's Law - It Was Bound to Happen

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The HVAC industry isn't immune to Murphy's Laws. Editor-in-chief Mike Murphy shares a few Murphy's Laws and each one's HVAC corollary.
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Consolidation Is Back

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Just as the proverbial Phoenix rose from the ashes, is it possible that consolidation is about to soar once more?
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Bryant Dealers Light Up Vegas

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Nearly 4,000 Bryant dealers, territory managers, and distributors gathered at the 2nd Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems National Dealer Convention, which began with an assortment of new product introductions followed by a two-day trade show.
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Small Company, Big Company, ... Good Company?

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Whether it is a one-person or 100-person company, there are some things that every good company does.
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California Contractors Find Ways to Avoid Title 24's Regulations

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Title 24 continues to baffle me. The portion of the program that pertains to HVAC falls under what is known as Title 24, Part 6. It could be a good program, but currently it is not.
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Dealer Design Awards Nearing

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One week ago, glitz and glamour reigned supreme as Hollywood rolled out the red carpet once again for the Academy Awards. The HVAC industry has its own glamorous event coming our way this summer - the Dealer Design Awards.
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Enemies of Comfort Don't Stand a Chance

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A new comfort Superhero joined with some recognized superstars in the glitz and glamour of the 2nd Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems National Dealer Meeting. With perhaps the biggest marketing splash seen in years, Bryant announced the creation of Bryantman.
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