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Recession-Busting Strategies for Construction Pros - Part I: Four Ways Your Competitors Out-Promote You

By Tim Fausch
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Many of your competitors will survive this recession, but only a handful will grow stronger. How in the world are they doing it?
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Murphy's Law: Pop-ups on Your Computer

By Mike Murphy
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The NEWS had such great response to a recent blog about computer protection that we have a few more hints that might come in handy for keeping your computer clean.
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Powell's Ponderings: What China Teaches

By Peter Powell
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It will be interesting to see how many pieces of the energy puzzle fall into place over in China. If they work, we will know that a country can come up with ways to rely on alternatives to coal.
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A-Game Tactics: Aggressive Green Profits?

By Angela D. Harris
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Global climate change, commonly referred to as global warming, is shaping much of the policy currently being formed on Capitol Hill. These new policies are packed with more sunshine than can be soaked up by a California raisin.
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Powell's Ponderings: What The Hotline Is Not

By Peter Powell
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The Hotline that appears from time to time in The NEWS is a Q&A in which technicians send in questions about real-world situations. Then we at The NEWS send that question off to an expert in the industry and get an answer.
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Murphy's Law: Protect Your Computer

By Mike Murphy
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If you have ever had to have a computer rebuilt because of all the bad stuff out there (worms, viruses, etc.), then you know the importance of maintaining a high level of security for your computer systems.
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A-Game Tactics: Maseratis For Sale

By Angela D. Harris
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I recently returned from Washington D.C., where the media spent much of its time prattling about AIG bonuses. Despite this temporary distraction, the overall clamor heard from Capitol Hill is that of change, and the clanging is much louder than the few coins you have left in your pocket after paying your taxes this year.
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Murphy's Law: Utility Gets it Right with NATE

By Mike Murphy
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When a utility program comes along that actually helps to incent consumers to purchase energy-efficient equipment and it encourages good installation principles, then it’s time to stand up and cheer.
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Powell's Ponderings: Carbon Travel

By Peter Powell
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I started writing about carbon footprints and carbon offsets a number of years ago in terms of building projects. Now there’s a Website to find out “the impact of your travel choices.”
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Murphy's Law: MCAA Weather Report

By Mike Murphy
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The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) national convention is in the rearview mirror, but the sunshine remnants are still glowing on my burnt neck.
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