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Will HVAC Embrace Online Selling?

By Kyle Gargaro
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Everyone from Amazon to Stamps.com is cashing in on the paradigm shift. Is the HVAC industry missing the boat? 

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Podcasts: Aug. 18, 2014

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Frank Landwehr, vice president of marketing and product planning for Emerson Climate Technologies Inc.’s air conditioning business, talks about a survey of 300 residential HVAC contractors addressing how prepared the HVAC industry is for the regional standards change.

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The Refrigerant Shuffle

More Options Trying to Find a Place
By Peter Powell
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High-global warming potential (GWP) gases, including a number of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), have come under attack from environmentalists for being part of the climate change issue.

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Survey: Should EPA Halt Production of R-22 in 2015?

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Some in the industry are calling for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to halt production of R-22 as of 2015. What do you think?

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Are You Adequately Honoring Your Company’s All-time Greats?

Recognition, Rewards Go a Long Way in Honoring Employee Performance
By Herb Woerpel
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Without a doubt, your employees are your greatest asset. With that in mind, are you giving them the recognition they deserve?

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Letters From Our Readers: Aug. 4, 2014

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A reader discusses politics and calls for a return to the nation's founding principles and foundational documents.

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Even the Best Employees Make Mistakes

How You Handle Your Staff Shows What Kind of Leader You Are
By Jen Anesi
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How you help your employees handle their mistakes will determine the kind of leader you are — and what kind of employee they become.

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Podcasts: July 28, 2014

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Charlie McCrudden, senior vice president of government relations at ACCA, discusses the hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC)-22 phaseout, how it could affect HVACR contractors, how alternative refrigerants may be affected in the future, and what the industry needs to do to stay on top of the changes.

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Everyone Knows If Your Employees Are Unhappy

By Kyle Gargaro
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If the folks you are paying are unhappy, you can be certain many more people than you realize have been told about the unhappiness.

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Podcasts: July 21, 2014

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Jon Melchi, HARDI's director of government affairs, discusses the recent regional standards settlement agreement.

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