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Articles by Matt Bishop
Mike Agugliaro and Rob Zadotti realized something had to change. Their company was scuffling, and they were working around 80 hours per week. They’d finally had enough.
A gallon of the liquefied, flammable hydrocarbon (HC) gas that sold for $1 last year has risen nearly four-fold in cost.
While the seasons might be shifting and you’re looking at the short-term future, considering the company’s long-term future might not be such a bad idea, either.
A state of emergency has been declared in Alabama, Iowa, Wisconsin, and 27 other states. The cause: a lack of propane. A brutal cold snap spanning the country, combined with distribution issues, has led to a limited supply and historically high prices.
When it comes to boilers and water heaters, manufacturers are sensing an ongoing trend — the move to higher-efficiency models.
Water heater and boiler manufacturers are diligently introducing high-efficiency systems into the marketplace with the goal of making life easier for both the contractor and the consumer.
These days, it’s not just going into a house and installing a cast-iron boiler. Today’s units offer consumers multiple choices regarding efficiency and performance.
Encouraging employees to do the right this is one of the reasons why Kirk Jackson of San Diego-based Jackson & Blanc has been named The NEWS’ Best Contractor to Work For in the West region.
Many HVAC contractors and their employees face the same challenge on a daily basis — how to keep theircompanies safe on the Internet.
In the HVAC industry, staying in business for 50 years is considered an accomplishment. So you can imagine how proud the staff at Oklahoma City-based Spaeth Inc. is about its recent 100th anniversary celebration.