Articles by Mike Murphy

Refrigerant Strategy: Conflicting Data

Recent information suggests that the amount of refrigerant produced for our industry's consumption is not being recovered at the same level. But our industry recovers, recycles, and reclaims refrigerants, does it not? Evidently, not to the extent that it should.
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Conference Breaks Attendance Records

The 2005 ACCA Conference & Indoor Air Expo wrapped up its best attended annual conference. Contractors from across the country crowded into jam-packed workshop sessions, a sold-out trade show floor, and general sessions featuring state-of-the-art lighting, fiery production, and rousing keynote speakers.
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Replacement Market Looks Variable ...

Though outdoor condensing unit variable-speed motors have been around as long as their indoor counterparts, they are less well-known. With the onset of the 13 SEER efficiency standards, it is likely that variable-speed technologies will become even more the norm.
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Stars Shine At MCAA National Convention

A variety of celebrities, from Tom Brokaw to Kenny Rogers, made appearances at the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) national meeting, held in Scottsdale, Ariz. Other events at the meeting included an update on the United Association and an awards ceremony.
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Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

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