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Feedback: Selling Dotcom, Simple Economics

September 30, 2000
It is easier for someone to become a nurse in the state of Florida than to become a licensed air conditioning. contractor.
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Service Hotline: Vent Residue, Plugged Cap Tubes and Pipes Arrangement

September 30, 2000
Questions and answers in the hvacr industry
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Opening Doors for the ‘Differently Abled’

September 30, 2000
"The disabled want to be able to fully participate in the American dream. Many of them are able to, and want to, work."
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September 22, 2000
"We should be a lot further ahead in terms of our knowledge, experience, problem-solving capabilities, and employee/management relations than we are presently."
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Consolidation Loses Its Sex Appeal

September 21, 2000
Changes in the hvacr industry are not uncommon, but the news about Wall Street companies buying up independent contractors has a certain glamour to it.
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Contractors urged to recycle mercury from thermostats

September 19, 2000
Contractors in Indiana should find it easier to safely dispose of mercury-containing thermostats.
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Members of two contractor groups cope with uncertainties

September 19, 2000
Two national contractor associations recently held their conventions in two Disney World hotels separated in time by one day and in distance by a quarter of a mile.
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When a good thing goes bad: The problem with tax credits

September 19, 2000
What could possibly be wrong with using federal tax credits to encourage the sale of high-efficiency air conditioning equipment?
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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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