Articles by Kyle Gargaro

Gargaro's World: Keep the Deer Urine Out of the A/C

March 12, 2008
I am sure every technician has a story about the craziest problem they have found when doing a service call. The question is, can you beat finding an air conditioning unit that has been doused with deer urine?
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Gargaro's World: Does God Grade on a Curve?

March 3, 2008
It might be an uphill battle for me to spend eternity upstairs rather than downstairs. But I hope when my number is up, I end up at the pearly gates for Judgment Day surrounded by the lowlife thieves that are stealing HVAC equipment from churches.
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Gargaro's World: Carbon Monoxide Mandate

February 27, 2008
I know this is usually John Hall’s category, but I found an interesting carbon monoxide article online. It seems like the Newark City Council wants to mandate that owners of rental units install and maintain carbon-monoxide detectors in each unit of their property.
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Gargaro's World: HVAC Contractor or Madam?

February 22, 2008
Found this top ten list at It is his top ten reasons why owning a contracting business is similar to running a bordello…
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Gargaro's World: Bush Weighs in on Global Warming

February 12, 2008
Since everyone was in agreement on my take on the company Apple (see previous blog), I thought I would take on a less touchy issue - like global warming.
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Gargaro's World: HVAC Company Sues Apple

January 29, 2008
Lets face it; Apple Inc. is the evil empire. The New York Yankees have nothing on this company. They sell gadgets at obscenely high prices and then make us feel uncool if we don’t purchase them.
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Gargaro's World: Playoffs? Playoffs? Carrier Is Talking About Playoffs?

January 10, 2008
In marketing, sometimes it pays to be lucky. And sometimes it pays big time to be lucky. Such was the case with Carrier Corp. who decided a few years ago to buy the adverstising that shows up behind the players and coaches of the Indianapolis Colts during post-game press conferences.
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Gargaro's World: Passing Time in Training Class

January 4, 2008
I am sure most contractors would like to believe their employees get a ton of good information from attending a training class. However, in some instances it might be as effective as sending Bobby Knight to anger management class.
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Gargaro's World: How To Tell If You're a Grinch...

December 25, 2007
Merry Christmas to the loyal readers of The NEWS. Please take this quiz to see if you register as a Christmas Grinch.
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Gargaro's World: Picky HVAC Customers

December 19, 2007
I am sure that all contractors have dealt with their fair share of problem customers. You know, the ones where your work is never good enough despite the fact you have delivered top quality product and service.
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