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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?

Conservation Isn't Hokum? Prove It

By Angela D. Harris
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It may be prudent for contractors to come up with a way to prove to their customers that the financial and environmental conservation techniques being employed are actually successful.
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Ask Better Questions, Buy Better Technology

By Angela D. Harris
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When it comes time to purchase new technology, it is possible that you might be asking the wrong questions. Too often, people and companies purchase items with the hopes that the device will solve all their problems, last for a lifetime, and “bring balance to the force.”


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Murphy's Law: Where Are Those Matches?

By Mike Murphy
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I wonder why ... I can never find the matches when I want to light the propane grill.


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Salute a Veteran

By Cherie Preville
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Is there more to celebrating and honoring our veterans than the retail sales that pop up this time of year?
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Next Level Contractor Webinar a Smash Hit

By Kyle Gargaro
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In a time of dwindling attendance to many national live events, The NEWS' latest webinar series shunned that trend.

 


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Make Time to Innovate

By Angela D. Harris
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Driving into the office one morning I saw a work truck with its logo, phone number, and advertising all over it.


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Murphy's Law: I Wonder Why...

By Mike Murphy
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...the biggest job is always the one you never knew about?


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The Great Green Train

By Barbara A. Checket-Hanks
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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?

By Angela D. Harris
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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?

By Mike Murphy
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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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