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Geothermal article by manufacturer called misleading

September 18, 2000
As a consortium representing the interests of the GeoExchange industry, the Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium (GHPC) appreciates the frequent attention paid to GeoExchange technology in The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration News.
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September 15, 2000
Long hours, hostile customers, dirty and dangerous conditions, clueless customers and suppliers, and sarcastic responses are all a part of the game.
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Pass Down Trade Knowledge With the Tech Page

September 15, 2000
College isn't for everyone.
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Great People, Great Weather, Great Food: So Where Was Everybody?

September 15, 2000
"I would suggest that people in our industry get angry about the lack of interest in our trade."
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Open-drive chillers offer many advantages

September 14, 2000
The article on open-drive chiller maintenance, authored by Jim Parsnow of Carrier Corp. (The News, April 26), appears to be based substantially on outdated information and perceptions of open-drive technology.
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Flying fruit teaches teamwork in Ohio vo-tech school

September 14, 2000
The construction of the Polaris pumpkin launcher, known as the Polaris Pumpkin Eater, was originally intended to be a small project that would allow a few students to demonstrate the skills they had acquired in their program areas.
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Control of Electric Expansion Valves

September 13, 2000
There are two basic schemes for sensing superheat.
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Tort reform: So close and yet so far

September 13, 2000
Product liability reform, which came tantalizingly close to reality two years ago, may still be realized after the 2000 election.
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National skill standards can help employers and workers

September 13, 2000
More than ever, we compete in a global economy and we need to ensure that the education and skills of our workforce match those of competitive countries.
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Feds refuse to release documents on listeria outbreak

September 12, 2000
Although government officials were quick to hypothesize that dust from an air conditioning repair was the likely cause of the major listeria outbreak last December at Bil Mar Foods, Zeeland, Mich., there is still no proof after six months of investigation.
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