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Opening Doors for the ‘Differently Abled’

By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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"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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"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

By John R. Hall
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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

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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

By Thomas Mahoney
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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

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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

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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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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

By James Siegel
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College isn't for everyone.
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Great People, Great Weather, Great Food: So Where Was Everybody?

By John R. Hall
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"I would suggest that people in our industry get angry about the lack of interest in our trade."
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