Opinions Blog
Editorials from The NEWS editors.

Pass Down Trade Knowledge With the Tech Page

September 15, 2000
College isn't for everyone.
Read More

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."
Read More

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 (The News, April 26), appears to be based substantially on outdated information and perceptions of open-drive technology.
Read More

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.
Read More

Control of Electric Expansion Valves

September 13, 2000
There are two basic schemes for sensing superheat.
Read More

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.
Read More

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.
Read More

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.
Read More

The heat wave is causing us to sweat ... again

September 12, 2000
The higher temps in many areas of the country will undoubtedly bring a flood of articles about distraught customers, wallowing in steamy kitchens and fanning themselves on porches, impatiently awaiting visits from overworked service technicians.
Read More

A reminder to protect your hearing

September 12, 2000
Ken Patkin, of Cool Tech Refrigeration, first told the industry about his experience with hearing loss in a letter published in The News March 11, 1996.
Read More



Image Galleries

2014 MCAA Annual Convention

Scenes from the 2014 MCAA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.


NEWSmakers: Julian Scadden

Training is an ongoing process. Julian will discuss how you can generate maximum return on time and energy invested training by following a three part process. Listen to this podcast to get expert tips on training, tracking and follow up. 

More Podcasts



NEWS 04-14-14 cover

2014 April 14

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe


Which statement on service calls best applies to your business?
View Results Poll Archive


2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con