The real stinkers in this industry are Frank Denny Plumbing (Menlo Park, CA), Premium Plumbing Co. (Beaumont, TX), Heartland Walcott Heating and Cooling (Mackinaw, IL), and L & D Associates (Madison, VA).
It was difficult not to get personally caught up in the emotionally charged forum, “Should ASHRAE Develop a Separate IAQ Standard for the Hospitality Industry?” Whether you’re a smoker or nonsmoker, patron or business owner, it’s difficult to remain impartial.
A NYC mechanical service contractor that lost two technicians who were working in Tower 1 of the World Trade Center set up separate trust funds for the families of the two men, Felix (Bobby) Calixte and Arturo (Angelo) Sereno. A reader in Reno, NV, read a News article about this and felt an immediate pull at her heartstrings. Anna Weakland, co-owner with her husband of Weakland’s Heating and Air Conditioning, made it her goal to raise money for the families — despite the distance and the cost that such an undertaking would involve.