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Here's the place for you to provide your commentary. Our Guest Blog invites all those in the HVACR industry to participate and converse with readers of The NEWS.

HVAC Licensing

By Frank Mutz
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Contractor licensing in the U.S. is indeed frustrating. In an age where HVAC, electrician, and plumber contractors like everyone else need to be able to move to where there are jobs, they usually hit a brick wall.
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What's in a Name?

By Michael O'Grady
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My name is Mike O’Grady and I like my name. I think it’s easy and kind of cool. I’m pretty lucky to have an easy name. I met a man this summer with a pretty challenging name to pronounce. His first name was Robert; I’ll spare you the last name. Even if I spelled it you would have no clue how to pronounce it. Robert told me stories about growing up and going to school.
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When Cautious Thinkers Need You to Take Charge

By Michael O'Grady
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Have you ever been out to dinner with a group of people and, when it comes time to order, there is that one person completely overwhelmed by this decision? “Come back to me after everyone else orders,” he’ll say. When the waiter comes back, he still needs coaching from the group.
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Welcome to Service Purgatory

By Rich Schuster
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My name is Rich Schuster, and I’ll be your host for this journey into the wide world of service ridiculousness. As you likely already know, if you’ve been in this
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Proud to be of Service

By Rich Schuster
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One thing that I have realized over the years is that the service business can be extremely rewarding and give you that heart-felt feeling of helping humanity. That overwhelming sense
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How Much is a Blah, Blah, Blah?

By Rich Schuster
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“Excuse me, sir? Excuse me, yes, hi. Could you tell me what you would charge to change my blah blah blah? Yes, my blah blah blah is bad, and I
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The Gas Valve and the Blanket

By Rich Schuster
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As I sit here in New England’s version of the frozen tundra, I watch as people everywhere scramble to seal up every tiny draft and pinhole they can find as
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To Believe, or Not

By Rich Schuster
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So, the other day a guy called me up and asked for help sizing a heat pump for an addition on a house. I asked him if he had done
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The Customer is always....

By Rich Schuster
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You know, I don’t think there are too many new stories out there, only different names and stupid jokes by the writers. That being what it is, see if you
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Furnaces and Potholes

By Rich Schuster
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One of the things that I love about working in this industry is that it’s never boring. The next chronicle of jobsite bedlam is likely just moments away. Now, what
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