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Editors Blog
The editors of The NEWS have something to say... and we want to hear back from you! Here's our take on the news of the day. What's yours?

The Great Green Train

October 28, 2011
This year I passed up the options of flying or driving to the Greenbuild event in Toronto, and instead opted to take the train from the Windsor, Ontario, station (10 miles from my home in Detroit) to Toronto and back.

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Can Contractors Make HVAC Purchases Exciting?

October 24, 2011

Is it possible to change the consumer mindset about purchasing HVAC? Ikea sure changed my mindset about purchasing furniture.

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Murphy's Law: Why No Pink Trucks?

October 19, 2011

I know a couple of people associated with the HVACR industry that are fighting breast cancer right now, and I think they might appreciate seeing a pink truck.

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Warning: Brain May Explode

October 18, 2011

I just got back from the annual MSCA conference, which provided an overwhelming amount of ideas and info.

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NEWS Looks for Best Contractors To Work For

October 17, 2011

 If you love your employer, or maybe if you just want to get brownie points, nominate your company in the 2011 Best Contractor to Work For contest. 

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If The Lions Can Do It, You Can Too

October 13, 2011

Can you believe it? Not only are the Detroit Tigers in the playoffs, which has happened a few times before, but the Detroit Lions, the LIONS of all teams, are playing unbelievably well.

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Are Retail Stores Really Your Best Buy?

October 5, 2011
The latest retail store to blur the line between contractor and consumer is Best Buy. Is their foray into HVAC a cause for concern?
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Got Something to Say?

October 3, 2011

If you love this industry and have a lot to say about it, join The NEWS' discussion group on LinkedIn.

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Check Out FROSTlines

September 29, 2011
The NEWS' newest eNewsletter is targeted to refrigeration contractors and distributors.
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Meaningful Green

September 27, 2011

I’m looking forward to my first trip to the Greenbuild event. It covers just about all aspects of truly green construction, from the internals our industry deals with, to landscaping and water conservation measures. 

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Kyle Gargaro, editor-in-chief of The NEWS, hosted the 2014 ACCA CEO Forum. At the event, six well-known, highly respected company executives, Gary Michel, Ingersoll Rand/Trane; Chris Nelson, Carrier Corp.; Chris Peel, Rheem Mfg. Co.; Rod Rushing, Johnson Controls; Brent Schroeder, Emerson Climate Technologies; and Doug Young, Lennox; provided individual industry outlooks and fielded questions directly from attending contractors. Listen to the entire event on the NEWSMakers podcast. Posted on April 14.

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