The Texas Department of Insurance recently reported that seven people were arrested in connection with a scheme to defraud insurance companies by intentionally flooding homes and filing bogus claims with insurance companies.
And here I thought I was going to go to Las Vegas to forget about life’s problems for a while. Well, ever since arriving at Caesars Palace to report on the proceedings of the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association’s (SMACNA’s) 2002 annual convention, things have been … well … not necessarily encouraging.
OCTOBER 30-31 Service Management Training National Training Seminars (NTS) San Francisco, CA 407-302-6073 31-November 1 Direct Digital Controls HVAC Controls Consultants LLC Exton, PA 610-363-1212NOVEMBER 4 Heat Pump School York
While I was at the airport, waiting for my connecting flight, a couple of the stories in the newspaper caught my eye. One dealt with a proposed school bond proposal, which would include remodeling existing school buildings, including adding A/C. The other explained how NASA astronauts were working on repairs to HVAC equipment in the international space station.
That James Bergmann is something else. Bergmann, the HVACR Instructor at Cuyahoga Valley Career Center (located outside of Cleveland, OH) was present on Oct. 14 for the first-ever Workforce Recruitment and Retention Summit, hosted by The News and Oakland Schools (Oakland County, MI).
As I’ve said here many times, readers of The News produce some great Feedback letters. Steve Johnston, of Johnston Sheet Metal and Air-Conditioning, is no exception. “It’s time to take a new look at a growing problem in the HVACR industry,” wrote Johnston.