Articles by Angela D. Harris

Distribution Economist Reports Stability Ahead

In a 2009 Mid-Year Economic Update Webcast intended for distributors, Adam Fein, Ph.D., founder and president of Pembroke Consulting Inc., reported that the economy wasn’t done being volatile quite yet. He addressed distributors and other attendees on the overall factors that influenced what he termed was a “terrible first quarter.”
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Wireless Entries Wrangle Top Honors

It’s all about the wires this year, or more accurately, the lack thereof. Wireless technology and communicating controls brought the top three competitors gold, silver, and bronze honors in the Residential Controls (including zoning) category of The NEWS’ sixth annual Dealer Design Awards.
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Improved IAQ Products Clean Up

IAQ technology - the forefront of clean air concerns. Science is making new advances in the field and manufacturers are using these discoveries to improve their product offerings. The NEWS’ Dealer Design Awards’ Indoor Air Quality category uncovered three winners seeking to clear the air.
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Economic Tip No. 5: Fine-Tune Operations

Staring down the barrel of economic uncertainty, two contractors - one in Phoenix and one in San Jose, Calif. - have determined that they will not embrace recession without putting up a good fight. Both face different circumstances, but each is addressing economic challenges while keeping a watchful eye on the bottom line. To do this, they are fine-tuning day-to-day operations.
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2015 ACCA Conference

Images from the 2015 ACCA Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Posted on April 8, 2015.


NEWSMakers: Mark Crockett
Mark Crockett vice president, Crockett Facilities Services, explains the importance of technician training, the value of being a top minority-owned company in the U.S., current projects the company is managing, and much more. Posted on April 24.
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2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

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