Articles by Kyle Gargaro

Anybody Want Free Stuff?

The NEWS has launched an exciting product giveaway contest of which everyone reading this is eligible to win. All you have to do is visit our 2009 Dealer Design Awards Website ( and register to win.
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Gargaro's World: If Carrier Is Father, Is Gorrie Grandpa?

On those hot summer days, I’ve always thanked Willis Carrier - the man who invented air conditioning. So imagine my surprise when I was trolling the Internet and ran across the name John Gorrie.
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Gargaro's World: The Prize Does Not Go to Most Deserving

This appeared in my e-mail inbox last week and was verified by With all the talk about the importance of green living, I thought readers would find this interesting.
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Gargaro's World: Calling All Contractors

The editors at The NEWS know enough to know we don’t know it all, so we are opening up the blog section to some real experts - contractors.
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Gargaro's World: That Is a Bad Answer

I’m sure all contractors have heard some pretty bad and awkward answers when interviewing candidates for a job opening. Let’s see if anything you have heard during a job interview can top this list.
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Gargaro's World: HVAC Should Get in the Reality Game

I love reality television. What is to stop the HVAC industry from getting in on the action? If Ace of Cakes can get its own show, then surely we should be able to find some love for the heating and cooling crew.
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Gargaro's World: What Job Ads Really Mean

I thought I would share an e-mail that made it into my inbox this week. It helps job seekers understand what certain phrases they see in a job ad really mean.
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Gargaro's World: Hot Moms and Air Conditioning Fights

Goettl Air Conditioning in Phoenix has found an interesting way to market their business this hot season. And here is yet another reason why contractors need to sell zoning.
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Gargaro's World: A Heavenly HVAC Sign

According to a report on KRGV-TV’s Website, the air conditioning unit of Antonia Rutz Hernandez, a Rio Grand Valley, Texas, resident, is the place where the Virgin Mary decided to appear.
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Gargaro's World: Which A/C Component Are You?

As anyone who is on Facebook knows, fun quizzes tend to be pretty popular on that social networking site. The NEWS did not want to be left behind so we came up with the “Which A/C Component Are You” quiz.
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