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HVACR Video Game Development Needed

June 25, 2012
Gaming popularity has moved from the realm of the basement-dwelling teenager to the hands of young children, professionals, and grandparents across America. What does gaming have to do with the HVACR industry? Plenty.

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Letters From Our Readers: June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012
One contractor’s response to the high cost of gasoline.

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Opening Eyes to Opportunity

June 18, 2012
I recently had the opportunity to talk to three different generations of a family-owned HVAC business. During my interviews, I got to talk to the second-, third-, and fourth-generation family members. During my conversation with the youngest member of the family, I was particularly struck by the comments he made.

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Letters From Our Readers: June 11, 2012

June 11, 2012
These remarks are about voting in this November’s election and how it might affect the HVAC industry.

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This Is the HVAC World You Live In

June 11, 2012
You might hear this in the coming weeks: “iPods are on the top shelf, you can grab an iPad from the cabinet over there, and you can get a thermostat on that shelf right past the iTunes gift cards.”

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Letters From Our Readers: June 4, 2012

June 4, 2012
Don’t joke around about hell. New HVACR graduates have chosen a great career path.

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A Natural Conversation About Refrigerants

June 4, 2012
While HFC refrigerants appear firmly entrenched in the HVACR industry landscape for the foreseeable future, it is interesting to see how so-called “natural” refrigerants such as ammonia, HCs, and CO2 could have an impact.

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Letters From Our Readers: May 28, 2012

May 28, 2012
How do you handle ventilation in commercial ductless applications?

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Regulators Shift into Overdrive in D.C.

May 28, 2012
Since January 2011, there has been a subtle shift in Washington, D.C., that has had a big impact on the HVAC industry. The slowdown in legislation has led to increased activity elsewhere. Since the 2010 elections, there has been a flurry of activity at federal departments, agencies, boards, and commissions.

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Letters From Our Readers: May 21, 2012

May 21, 2012
Require contractors to show a permit to end moonlighting.

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