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Poison Pills Stall the Political Process

May 21, 2012
More than a year since its introduction, could Congress finally be ready to vote on S. 1000, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (ESICA) of 2011?

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Letters From Our Readers: May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012
What if HVAC dealerships were more like car dealerships?

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Murphy’s Law: Admit Your Mistakes When You’re Right

AKA: Inventory Planning Gone Crazy
May 14, 2012
Upon occasion, I have been wrong about things, and when that occurs, I am quick to point out what that really means: I thought I was wrong about something but actually turned out to be right.

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Letters From Our Readers: May 7, 2012

May 7, 2012
These remarks are about fear of changing due to fear of failure.

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The Far-Reaching Ripples of Your Vote

May 7, 2012
While it can be easy to get fixated on one issue during an election cycle, there will be many other effects of the ballots we submit in November. And many of these results will not be evident for years down the road.

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Letters From Our Readers: April 30, 2012

April 30, 2012
These remarks include a comment on Joanna Turpin’s article “Going Against the $29 Tune-Up,” from the April 2, 2012 issue, and a comment on how to motivate more young people to go into HVACR.

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Do You Have a Social Media Policy?

April 30, 2012
Not every conversation your employees have portrays your business in a positive light. Of course, these conversations have been going on for a long time in everyone’s business. But now that we have social media, they are not just confined to a small group.

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Letters From Our Readers: April 23, 2012

April 23, 2012
These remarks concern the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) regional standards rule.

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Can Your Business Handle Extreme Weather?

April 23, 2012
Dealing with the weather is something HVAC contractors do all the time. The question this year is, “Are contractors ready to deal with extreme weather?”

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Survey Says ...

April 16, 2012
March Online Poll: What best describes your thoughts on the Department of Energy’s rule establishing regional standards?

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