Articles by Angela D. Harris

Instructor Brings Students and Employers Together

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Scott Naill, a 20-year HVAC veteran and 14-year teaching authority, finds himself on the cusp of a progressive partnership philosophy, and the winner of Honorable Mention status in the Best Instructor competition sponsored by The NEWS and the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute.
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Farmhouse Boasts Radiant Combination

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As radiant heat continues to grow in popularity, contractors find themselves searching for the best possible application solutions to fit each individual customer need. In this application, Thor Vanderblue installed a radiant system that combined hydronics and electric radiant heat floor mats.
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MSCA Reaches Toward Service Summit

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In the shadow of Pike’s Peak, the Mechanical Service Contractors of America (MSCA) will hold its 22nd Annual Educational Conference. Members of the MSCA and guests will convene at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct. 14-17, to focus on “Reaching New Heights in Service Excellence.”
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Defined Distribution Trends Guide Industry

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Distributor profitability depends greatly on the supply chain’s ability to predict and then adapt to changes in technology, the market, and multiple other factors. These changes often create new trends that provide each supply chain participant a guide to continued profitable success.
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Distributors Confront Challenges

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Economic and industrial shifts affect every link in the supply chain. Distribution is no exception. Distributors find themselves dealing with challenges and opportunities on a daily basis as they endeavor to thrive, not just survive the constant changes.
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Building HVAC Websites From the Ground Up

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According to David Squires, president of Contractor’s Online-Access Inc., Web consulting firm, and a 33-year HVAC veteran, a Web presence is more than just a colorful page with graphics and some words. Establishing and maintaining a profitable Website is an exercise in dedication, and the contractor with a thriving Web presence concentrates on two things - visibility and usability.
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HARDI Conference Highlights Change

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The HVAC industry is not immune to changing forces, especially in the distribution link of the supply chain. With this in mind, the Heating, Airconditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) devised its 2007 annual fall conference, “Facing the Forces of Change® in HVACR Distribution.”
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FMI Energy Conference Emphasizes Efficiency

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The Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI’s) Energy & Technical Services Conference, being held this week through Wednesday, Sept. 12 at the Marriot Denver Tech Center, offers strategies to reduce energy bills and cut operating costs as well as opportunities to learn about the latest technologies from leading vendors.
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RSES Meeting Invades the Alamo

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Combatants spent 13 days in 1836 battling at the Alamo. The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society’s (RSES’s) 70th Annual Conference attendees will spend three days exploring the Alamo and determining some of the more effective troubleshooting techniques in refrigeration.
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SMACNA Convention Takes Vegas Stage

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Elvis, Wayne Newton, and the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) will all be on stage this fall in Las Vegas. SMACNA’s 64th Annual Convention and Product Show, Oct. 21-25, will be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino and at The Hotel, Las Vegas.
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