Articles by Kyle Gargaro

Gargaro's World: My Fat Is YOUR Fault

May 4, 2009
So it’s your fault, Mr. HVAC Contractor. You with your comfortable air conditioning and toasty central heating. You’re the reason the spare tire around my midsection would rival anything you could find at Goodyear.
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Gargaro's World: How Much Techs Get Paid

April 13, 2009
Do HVAC technicians get paid enough? In an article on Careerbuilder.com titled, “5 Salaries You Thought Would Be Higher,” HVACR mechanic and installer took second place on this dubious list.
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Gargaro's World: The Thicke Chase Continues

April 6, 2009
In case any of my three readers forgot, about a month ago The NEWS started a Facebook page. The first goal was to create a place to get updates on The NEWS, in addition to talking shop with HVAC contractors, technicians, et al. from all around the world.
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Gargaro's World: Who Is Best in the HVAC Class?

March 16, 2009
It’s fair to say I was not the easiest student to deal with back in the day. That’s why it’s a bit ironic that I am heading up the 2009 Instructor of the Year competition sponsored by The NEWS and the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).
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Gargaro's World: Memo to Employees

March 9, 2009
This joke e-mail made its way into my inbox recently. While I don’t suggest contractors use this as a template, it does provide a laugh.
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Gargaro's World: The NEWS Joins Facebook

March 2, 2009
The ACHR NEWS has made its arrival on Facebook. For those of you who don’t know, Facebook is an online social network that allows you to connect with people all over the world.
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Gargaro's World: Some HVAC Poetry

February 20, 2009
It would be the understatement of the year to say I am not a poetry aficionado. Unless, of course, we are talking about: “There once was a man from Nantucket.”
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Gargaro's World: What's Your Excuse?

February 2, 2009
As part of a careerbuilders.com annual survey on absenteeism, the site shared some of the unusual excuses that hiring managers had heard from employees.
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Gargaro's World: An HVAC Bailout?

January 23, 2009
Everywhere you turn there are government bailout discussions. Everyone from major financial institutions on Wall Street to domestic auto companies are looking for some cabbage from the taxpayer.
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Gargaro's World: Is Air Conditioning a Luxury or Necessity?

January 7, 2009
There is no doubt that air conditioning is an important product for America. However, a recent survey from the Pew Research Center reaffirms what all of us know.
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