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Hiring Women is a ‘Recipe for Failure’?

Gender Inequality Ignorance Summed Up in One Anonymous Letter
November 25, 2013

The women in my family have endured more than their fair share of discrimination because of their gender — something I had never experienced personally, until now.


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Podcasts: Nov. 25, 2013

November 25, 2013

Clean-energy entrepreneur and founder of SunEdison, Jigar Shah, discusses his new book, “Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking the Impact Economy,” and shares how contractors can cash in on the power of the sun. 


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Pacifying our Employees on Payroll

Perhaps We Should Consider Disciplining Employees like Children
November 18, 2013

Many of you reading this are not only supervisors, but also parents. And, boasting a staff of working professionals, you’d never treat your personnel like children, would you? 


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Letters From Our Readers: Nov. 18, 2013

November 18, 2013

Readers share their thoughts on retrofitting HCFC HVAC systems to HFC refrigerants, technician attitudes over the years, and improving fleet gas mileage.


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Which HVAC Segment Are You Passionate About?

November 11, 2013

There is a big upside to passion — it is contagious. How much better is a work environment where the leader truly believes in the product? 


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Podcasts: Nov. 11, 2013

November 11, 2013

Jenny Levy, director of corporate social responsibility at Hypertherm, discusses the manufacturer’s continued support of the community and environment, and provides tips on how contractors can do the same. 


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Contractors Crucial in Supermarket Perceptions

HVAC Contractors Essential in Supermarkets’ Freshness
November 4, 2013

To me, cleanliness is extremely important, especially as to what the meat preparation area looks like after it is closed for the evening. I would hope all customers put high priority on store cleanliness and store owners do the same.


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Podcasts: Nov. 4, 2013

November 4, 2013

In this podcast, Kurt Wessling, director of sales at Jackson Systems, discusses how the company’s new barometric zone damper (BZD) eliminates the need for a bypass damper in residential zoning systems, and more.


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Think About a Face-to-Face Meeting

October 28, 2013

At 36 years old, I fall at the end of Gen X and the beginning of Gen Y. I still see the value of a face-to-face meeting, and that was very evident when I attended the Mechanical Xchange recently in Park City, Utah.


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Letters From Our Readers: Oct. 28, 2013

October 28, 2013

Readers discuss refrigerant huffing and recommending companies in other trades.


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