Articles by Kyle Gargaro

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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Gargaro's World: I Give You 3 Goats For That Furnace

When times are tough contractors (and any business person) need to get creative to survive. One such idea is what people are calling the “business of barter.” Evidently, bartering is making a comeback.
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Gargaro's World: My Fat Is YOUR Fault

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

Do HVAC technicians get paid enough? In an article on 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

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?

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

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

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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