It is summer. The season has officially begun and it’s time to get out and enjoy the weather. For some this is difficult. Global warming - or was it global cooling? - is allegedly causing some rough weather.
This week I attended the last National Association Oil Heating Service Managers Show in Hershey, PA. Actually, it’s not the last show for this fine organization, but it will be the last show by that exact name.
Here at The
NEWS, we could argue that our job is really about asking and answering
questions. Once we have the answers, we package them in different media
platforms and deliver them for your information and your entertainment.
I keep hearing buzz about how much money the federal
government could save if it eliminated and consolidated duplicative programs.
In response to this, a senator from North Carolina recently sponsored a bill
that would combine the DOE and the EPA.
There’s a lot of talk about energy efficiency in the HVAC
industry, but not as much talk about energy sources. Perhaps that’s because
this is the business of using energy to achieve comfort, and it’s easier to
leave the worrying about the source of that energy to someone else.
Who knew you could copper mine with nothing more
than a truck and a set of heavy duty cutters? The perpetrators that drove away
with the old air conditioning unit from a local church last month - that’s who.
I remember the days when gas was $0.96 cents a
gallon - and I am only 32. I didn’t start driving until I was 16 years old, so
in the past 16 years gas prices have increased around $3.00 dollars or more per